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30 April 2012 - 14:06, by , in House To House, No comments
The National Association of Realtors® and the Arkansas Realtors® Association applaud the Federal Housing Finance Agency for issuing new guidance requiring servicers of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans to speed responses to short sale requests. The guidelines would require servicers to acknowledge receipt of short sale purchase offers within three business days; respond to...
Annual National Rebuilding Day Celebrates Month Long Call To Assist Communities In-Need
30 April 2012 - 13:57, by , in news, No comments
PR Newswire — Rebuilding Together celebrates its annual National Rebuilding Day, a day of rebuilding homes and neighborhoods, and an accumulation of a month of service as part of April’s National Rebuilding Month.  The Rebuilding Together national network collectively completes 4,000 rebuilding projects for low-income homeowners in April each year. Rebuilding Together and its 200...
30 April 2012 - 13:52, by , in news, No comments
PR Newswire – The foreclosure, neighborhood blight and natural disaster crises are having a disproportionate impact on minority communities, and minority-owned real estate businesses across the nation. As a result, the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB®), the oldest African American trade association of real estate business owners and professionals in the country, have...
26 April 2012 - 20:29, by , in House To House, No comments
The spring buying season has begun, and this year potential buyers can take advantage of plentiful inventory and record-breaking housing affordability conditions. To kick off the season and bring buyers and sellers together, the Arkansas REALTORS® Association is participating in REALTOR® Nationwide Open House Weekend on April 28-29. During the weekend REALTORS® across the country will hold...
26 April 2012 - 19:03, by , in news, No comments
Most people give little thought to leftover prescription drugs in their medicine cabinets. But out-of-date prescriptions pose a danger to consumers if they’re taken accidentally or fall into the hands of children or people who abuse them.  The Office of National Drug Control Policy issued a report in 2007 showing Arkansas has the worst teen...
23 April 2012 - 14:07, by , in news, No comments
The Boone County Heritage Museum will open the time capsule in the cornerstone of their building exactly one hundred years to the day it was laid. The cornerstone of what was then the new high school building was laid on April 30th 1912. To celebrate the 100th birthday of the building that houses the Boone...
Investing in Real Estate Saves Money for Families of Stair-Step College Students
20 April 2012 - 13:44, by , in news, No comments
From our friends at Lubbock, Texas Association of REALTORS®: Strapping back for college as you look at one child and scratching your head as you look to your second and third coming right behind? Maybe it’s time to consider buying a house. Pardon the whiplash on that last one, but the fact is, many parents...
19 April 2012 - 19:17, by , in news, No comments
Your assistance is needed NOW in developing an Arkansas REALTOR® Cookbook to benefit Special Olympics AR and Hearts & Homes in 2013 and beyond!!!  Please enter your favorite recipes online at http://www.typensave.com/app/ between now and June 1, 2012. Username: ARA Password: rosemary2010. Cookbooks will go on sale shortly and will be delivered at the 2012 Convention, September 10-12 at the...
19 April 2012 - 16:35, by , in news, No comments