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Jan 08, 2020
On Monday, January 6, 2020, Roger Brown, age 50, passed away unexpectedly at his home. Roger graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 1987 and went on to spend the next two decades working alongside his mother at Linda Brown Realty and, thereafter, Crye-Leike. Roger was an active member in his community and workplace where he often volunteered for the local Boys and Girls Club of Oak Ridge and served as past chapter president for Anderson County...
Dec 12, 2019
Members of the National Association of REALTORS® have reported receiving phone calls and text messages from the number 800-874-6500. This is the toll-free phone number for the National Association of REALTORS®; however, communications from NAR do not originate from this number.    Please share this message and be vigilant in protecting your personal information. If you receive requests via phone or text originating from 800-874-6500,...
Oct 07, 2019
The Board of Directors approved a new constraint regarding commercial properties in Flexmls based on recommendations by separate Commercial and Residential MLS Committees. Beginning January 1, 2020, any commercial properties over $150,000 must be listed in the Commercial MLS, KAARCIE, and cannot be entered into Flexmls. Any current listings will remain until the listing expires. This new constraint does not apply to land and multifamily...
Sep 19, 2019
Back in April of this year, we asked you to complete a survey regarding your KAAR membership. We wanted to share a brief overview of the survey results with you. Bear in mind that with over 600 responses, the feedback was much more comprehensive than you will find in this report, but we wanted to summarize the highlights and actionable items that came as a result from your input. While this particular survey has come to a close, your leadership...
Sep 13, 2019
It's time to elect the 2020 KAAR Officers and Directors! Voting will take place Monday, September 23 through Wednesday, September 25. KAAR members will receive an email from AssociationVoting.com on the morning of the 23rd with a ballot of the candidates below. Please take some time before then to review the candidates' bios by clicking on their names below. President-Elect Candidates...
Aug 08, 2019
The Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® (KAAR) joined forces with Youth Villages on Thursday, August 1 to fill 425 backpacks for Youth Villages’ annual Backpack Heroes campaign. These backpacks were distributed to kids all across the East Tennessee Region to help them start the school year off on the right foot. KAAR’s Community Involvement Committee, Youth Villages Staff, and Youth Villages Lifeset Scholars (foster kids who have since aged...

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