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Dec 10, 2018
Many National Association of REALTORS® members received a solicitation today, purportedly from the REALTOR® Party, asking for donations to fund medical expenses for a young girl. This solicitation is not from the REALTOR® Party or the National Association of REALTORS®. NAR never solicits donations for personal or individual charities. If you received this "Help Support Diana Recovery” solicitation, please delete the email without clicking on any...
Oct 18, 2018
KAAR has been made aware of a safety situation during a recent open house in Blount County.  A member was confronted by a gentleman who has a criminal record and is listed as a registered sex offender made several inappropriate comments and remarks to her.  The Blount County Sheriff's office was alerted to this, but we urge our members to extremely cautious during open houses, as well as meeting clients outside of the office. ...
Oct 08, 2018
It's time to elect the 2019 KAAR Officers and Directors! Voting will take place Monday, October 22 through Wednesday, October 24. KAAR members will receive an email from AssociationVoting.com on the morning of the 22nd with a ballot of the candidates below. Please take some time before then to review the candidates' bios and letters of recommendations by clicking on their names below. President-Elect Candidates...
Sep 27, 2018
Congratulations to the KAAR members who received 2019 NAR Committee Appointments by NAR Leadership! Brenda Brewster - 2019 Conventional Financing and Policy Committee – Member: At-Large Lyle Irish - 2019 Risk Management Issues Committee – AEC Representative Caitland Orlicz - 2019 Member Communications Committee – Member: At-Large Mike Pappas - 2019 Federal...
Sep 04, 2018
As a prelude to  the Tennessee REALTORS® convention Sept. 12-14, KAAR has joined forces with Tennessee REALTORS® for the 2018 KAAR REALTOR® Service Day.  We invite our members to plant trees at The Restoration House of East Tennessee from 1-5 p.m. EDT on Tues., Sept. 11.  Led by the Tennessee REALTORS® Diversity Inclusion Committee and the Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® Community Involvement Committee, the...
Jun 19, 2018
What the Association Health Plan Rule Means for REALTORS® The U.S Department of Labor (DOL) has finalized its long-awaited Association Health Plan (AHP) rule to expand the definition of “employer” to include “working owners.”  This change allows real estate professionals and other self-employed individuals to participate in association health plans.  A key provision, forwarded for inclusion in the...

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