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28 June 2011 - 17:27, by , in news, No comments
Fireworks stands across the state are starting to do big business as Arkansans prepare to celebrate the Independence Day weekend.   Arkansas’s Attorney General recently shared these safety tips to remind Arkansans about state laws concerning fireworks.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, three people were killed and an estimated 8,600 others injured in...
27 June 2011 - 17:26, by , in news, 1 comment
The Arkansas REALTORS® Association reported today that the average price of homes in Arkansas showed a decline of 1 percent to $140,256 over the same period last year and a 7 percent decrease in the average price of homes sold for the month. The monthly report covers a 42 county area, including some of Arkansas...
26 June 2011 - 18:56, by , in House To House, No comments
One day we are going to get around to selling our house and finding something new.  We’re not ready yet, but one day we surely will be.  In the meantime, I’ve been spending some time looking around my house and starting to consider what I would need to do to make is more “sellable.” According...
23 June 2011 - 20:58, by , in News Releases, No comments
LITTLE ROCK (June 24, 2011) – The Arkansas Realtors® Association recently named Arkansas Senator Jonathan Dismang and Arkansas State Representative Darrin Williams the group’s 2011 Legislators-of-the-Year.  The annual award was established to recognize Arkansas legislators whom the association believes made a powerful and positive impact on the future of the Arkansas real estate industry and...
22 June 2011 - 15:36, by , in news, No comments
Win a trip to Anaheim in the 2011 REALTORS® Conference & Expo Video Contest! Break out the video camera, and tell us how the 2011 REALTORS® Conference & Expo will make a difference to your business. Your video should be no longer than three minutes, and all you have to do is explain in your...
21 June 2011 - 18:32, by , in news, No comments
The amazing thing about being a REALTOR® is being able to help people in my community achieve their dreams.  Much of the time this is through the purchase or sale of a home, but sometimes it is through fund raising efforts.  I have found that REALTORS® across the state have big hearts when it comes...
19 June 2011 - 21:19, by , in House To House, No comments
Since joining the Arkansas REALTORS® Association, one of my favorite quotes is “All politics is local and so is real estate.”  It has been especially relevant for me in terms of communicating the local real estate market’s status in comparison to that of the national market and the consistently negative reports we each are hearing...
16 June 2011 - 15:37, by , in news, 1 comment
RelocateAmerica has published its “TOP100 Places to Live” report in its 14th annual listing of the top communities in America. Little Rock, Hot Springs Village and Fayetteville are in the overall Top100 and is in the final running to be recognized as Top10 overall community. “We are looking for a strong show of support among local...
13 June 2011 - 19:49, by , in news, No comments
REALTORS®. & RPAC SUPPORTERS: Did you know there’s a mobile app where you can get the latest headlines on issues affecting REALTORS®., respond to “Calls for Action” right from your phone, & access “Call for Action” reports and see the response rates for both your state and local association? What better way to receive Realtor®....