Starting Tuesday, September 22, 2020, the Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® office building is back open during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Initially, we will have limited staffing while a few staff continue to work remotely before transitioning back into the office. For now, all professional development classes will remain virtual. Members visiting the office are strongly encouraged to wear a mask out of respect for the staff's health!

Safety is Non-negotiable

If you listen to no other "In the Loop" podcast episode, please listen this one! September is REALTOR® Safety month, but safety is imperative for our members year round. Carl Carter opens up about his mother, Beverly Carter, and how her murder led him to create the Beverly Carter Foundation. Please check out the Beverly Carter Foundation's list of resources as well at

Featured Class

Technology has revolutionized the ways we live, shop, socialize, entertain, access information, and conduct business in the modern world. This course empowers you with the strategies and tools you need to navigate your business and clients through the perilous legal, online, and social media world. Course participants also leave with actionable tips and strategies for personal security practices to help secure and protect you and your clients valuable information. The cost for this course is $99 for KAAR members / $125 for nonmembers.

Online CE classes

GRI 404-406 - EXPRESS BUNDLE - 18 CE | 9/29, 9/30, 10/1/2020

BROKER ONLY - Social Media Risk Management for Brokers - 3 CE | 10/5/2020 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Cost: $15)

Unearthed: Development of Land - 6 CE | 10/9/2020 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

KAAR Podcast Now Streaming!

"In the Loop": Keeping members at the Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® in the loop with up-to-date industry news & trends and the latest association events." KAAR's official podcast is now streaming via Spotify, iTunes, and other channels. Seven episodes are now available!

COVID-19 Updates

As the coronavirus remains a growing concern in the U.S. and in Tennessee, KAAR will continue to share the latest developments affecting our members and communities. We are compiling the latest announcements, advocacy efforts, and updates from our local, state and national organizations which can be found at this page. Please make sure to check this page for regular updates.

What's Going On

Sep 24, 2020
KAAR member Janet Neal with Radiant Title needs our help. Janet was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and needs some financial help in order to get the chemo treatments that she desperately needs.  If you can help by donating please do and please help spread the word. Here is the link for the GoFundMe page:...
Sep 03, 2020
Breaking yesterday, the White House announced its plan to sign an Executive Order that bans evictions through December. Here is an article from Politico that explains...
Aug 28, 2020
Eddie "Butch" Marvin Debord, 72, passed away Monday, August 24, 2020 at Augusta Health. Mr. Debord received his bachelor's degree from East Tennessee State University and received his master's degree from the University of Tennessee. Butch was a former REALTOR® with Realty Executives Associates and later retired as a general contractor. A Celebration of Life will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, August 28, 2020 at the Olivet Presbyterian Church...