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May 12, 2021
Please be aware of the latest reported scam - A fence company shows up to measure and assess for a new fence for a guy (not the name of sellers or buyers). The fence company is then sent a check from Ultimate Chemical Solutions Inc or another third party for 50% deposit plus additional funds, with instructions that the additional funds are to be paid to a plumber or electrician that will be showing up to collect payment. Realtors should...
May 07, 2021
KAAR has reports regarding members receiving a call from Lt. Chad Simpson of the Maryville Police Department. The Maryville Police Department number is 865-273-3700 and that is the number that will show up on your phone. He says that you have a failure to appear on an ongoing court case and that you must meet him and turn yourself in. He will only give you the final destination once you are in your car and headed in a certain direction, with...
May 05, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 6, 2021 Knoxville Area Association of Realtors Endorse Multi-Use Stadium Development in Downtown Knoxville KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — The Knoxville Area Association of Realtors (KAAR) today announced that its Board of Directors voted unanimously to endorse the proposed multi-use, multi-sport stadium development to be located in downtown Knoxville. The project would also feature an...
Apr 12, 2021
Statement on Today’s Officer Involved Shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School April 12th, 2021   KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — The Knoxville Area Association of Realtors today released the following statement: “We are devastated to learn about the deadly officer involved shooting that occurred today at Austin-East Magnet High School, and our hearts are with all those affected by this senseless tragedy. We would also like to...
Apr 12, 2021
Please be aware that there is a new text scam alert. Members have reported receiving text messages from supposed potential clients saying that they are interested in a property the agent has, and included in the text is a link. The link redirects to a fake Facebook login page that is setup to capture the login information to presumably impersonate them at a later date. Always be on alert for messages or emails with suspicious links!
Apr 01, 2021
Are you a KAAR member with a graduating senior? There are two great opportunities for your child/grandchild to win a scholarship toward a post-secondary education. KAAR will be awarding a rising senior with a $2,500 scholarship toward a four-year college, and Tennessee REALTORS® has also opened its TREEF scholarship application to assist incoming college freshman to a university, junior college or accredited trade school! Check out the...

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