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14 February 2017 - 18:37, by , in News Releases, Comments off
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For additional information contact: Jessa Friedrich, Marketing Manager 800-441-5263 | jfriedrich@realtors.org     Newly Released Land Markets Survey Shows Shift from Ag to Recreational and Residential   February 14, 2016 (Chicago, Ill.)- Recreational and residential land sales accounted for 50 percent of all closed land transactions between October 2015 and September 2016 according...
13 February 2017 - 20:16, by , in House To House, Comments off
The Myth of the Mortgage Down Payment     Did you know that the median down payment for first-time buyers has been 6 percent for three straight years? If you answered no to this question, you are likely not alone. According to the National Association of Realtors® Aspiring Home Buyer Profile, 87 percent of non-homeowners indicated...
23 January 2017 - 15:40, by , in news, Comments off
Click here to Register!   Agenda Sunday – April 2nd 3:00-5:00 PM     Clinton Presidential Center tours featuring Beatles Exhibit 5:00-7:00 PM     Welcome Reception at Dizzy’s Gypsy Bistro Monday – April 3rd 11:30am               Trustee Lunch 1:00-5:00 PM     Region 9 Conference 6:00 PM               Dinner and Tastings at Rock Town Distillery...
17 January 2017 - 16:47, by , in News Releases, Comments off
Happy New Year Fellow Arkansas REALTORS®,   The Diversity Committee of the Arkansas REALTORS® Association has been working hard on a variety of issues that affect REALTORS® across the state.  We need your feedback to effectively reach our goals and objectives for 2017.  By understanding our power as an association as we include everyone regardless of race,...
17 January 2017 - 16:43, by , in House To House, Comments off
House to House: New Years’ Resolution: Home Organization by February 1 By Emily Morgan, Director of Public Relations and Communications   I recently read an article on HouseLogic.com that gave a plan to have your home organized by February 1st by spending an hour or less a day working towards that goal. Sounds crazy, right?...
17 January 2017 - 16:41, by , in House To House, Comments off
Realtors®’ Housing Expectations for 2017   As another strong year for the housing market has come to an end and the calendar turned over to 2017, it is time to examine the housing outlook and expectations for the new year.   Existing-home sales are forecast to muster only a small gain in 2017 because of...
4 January 2017 - 18:17, by , in news, Comments off
2017 Advocacy Survey   The 2017 Arkansas legislative session is upon us and the Arkansas REALTORS® Association has been working hard on a variety of issues that affect REALTORS® across the state.  As a member of ARA, your feedback is needed to gauge the reach of our collective networks and enable us to effectively plan...
3 January 2017 - 18:12, by , in House To House, Comments off
House to House: Housing Then and Now: Trends in Home Buyer and Sellers Across 35 Years Thirty-five years ago, the National Association of Realtors® introduced the first Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. The year was 1981 and mortgage rates were over four times higher than they are today, and first-time buyers made up a...
20 December 2016 - 19:46, by , in News Releases, Comments off
Governor to Appoint Philip Taldo to Highway Commission by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 1:14 pm   Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Monday that he intends to appoint Philip Taldo of Springdale as the next commissioner of the Arkansas Highway Commission. Taldo will replace Frank Scott Jr. of Little Rock, whose term expires...
5 December 2016 - 22:06, by , in House To House, Comments off
House to House: Should you sell your home this holiday season?   The holidays have arrived and so has the time of year when home sellers wonder whether they should keep their properties on the market or take them off. Or if owners haven’t listed their home yet, they may be asking themselves if they...
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