News

Jul 06, 2020
To All Members, With increasing COVID-19 infection rates continuing to set record highs in the Knoxville area, the KAAR physical office will be closed beginning Tuesday, July 7 for the foreseeable future.  KAAR staff will immediately shift to working remotely from home as they continue to meet members’ needs. All KAAR meetings, courses and events will be delivered virtually until further notice.  Brokers with new agents needing new...
Jul 01, 2020
Yesterday's Knox County order, which takes effect on July 3rd, only applies to indoor public spaces such as stores, professional offices, banks, restaurants, etc. and then only when maintaining 6 feet of social distancing is not feasible. Because traditional Open Houses are open to the public and it would...
Jun 15, 2020
Several members have contacted the association regarding offers being received on properties from an individual stating he is on an oil rig or at some other unique site and is unable to communicate by phone. The offers contain proposed very large earnest money deposits. Be careful of this potential scam situation!
Jun 11, 2020
Director and Community Involvement Liaison Ryan Levenson interviews 2019 Good Neighbor winner Cyndi Sweet about her involvement with Haven House and A Place at the Table. Special guest Alyson Gallaher, Executive Director of Volunteer East Tennessee, talks about how REALTORS® can be good neighbors to local nonprofits.
May 29, 2020
Since mid-March and the arrival of COVID-19, the KAAR staff has been working remotely while continuing to meet members' needs. We take pride in knowing that we quickly rose to the occasion and didn't miss a beat when it came to the continued delivery of the extraordinary service the association's members are accustomed to. KAAR staff will return to the association's office on Monday, June 1st and we want you to know we view the...
May 22, 2020
Under the details of Phase II of Knox County's Reopening Plan Open Houses are allowed in Knox County beginning May 26 with the following guidelines. Although allowed, it is not business as usual yet. Open Houses may only have a maximum of 50 people for the duration of the event. Physical distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained between attendees of different households.  If physical distancing cannot be maintained, all attendees...

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