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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...
Jun 19, 2018
The National Association of Realtors Board of Directors met in mid-May in D.C.  Among the many matters considered by the Directors were two items relating to the Realtor Code of Ethics and its enforcement. The NAR Directors approved an addition to Standard of Practice 1-7 that all Realtors should be aware of.  The addition reads “Upon the written request of a cooperating broker who submits an offer to the listing broker, the...
Jun 13, 2018
Join the Women's Council of Realtors for the Leadership Summit next Thursday, June 21 at the Courtyard by Marriott Pigeon Forge.  REGISTER HERE
May 24, 2018
Thank you to the MLS Participants who cast their vote regarding the proposed change to the MLS rules involving the Coming Soon issue. And, thank you to all MLS Subscribers who weighed in on the matter through conversations with their brokers, KAAR leadership and staff. Following certification by the online voting vendor, the result is 91 in favor of the proposed change, 68 against. The proposed rule change passed. The rule change will require...

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