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31 May 2012 - 14:55, by , in news, No comments
Many participants in a real estate transaction get excited at the thought of having a cash buyer. After all, there are so many potential issues that can become non-issues with a cash buyer. However, real estate licensees need to exercise caution on behalf of their cash-buying clients and avoid allowing a novice real estate purchaser...
25 January 2012 - 14:39, by , in news, 5 comments
As you know, your members have been expressing the need for broker-specific education for years. Following one of your leadership meetings in Russellville a few years ago, AREC assembled a task force of brokers, salespersons and educators to work with AREC staff to develop curricula specifically for broker pre-license, post-license and continuing education. That work...
18 October 2011 - 18:00, by , in news, 1 comment
Here’s a sneak peek in to one of the articles from the November issue of the Arkansas REALTOR. Over the past few years, many of you have read or heard about your real estate commission’s involvement in the leadership of the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO). While we have provided brief descriptions...
10 July 2011 - 18:37, by , in House To House, 1 comment
This week’s House to House is written by Gary Isom, Executive Director of the Arkansas Real Estate Commission.  Gary can be reached at gary.isom@arkansas.gov. In Arkansas and other states, real estate brokers and salespersons are required to meet established entry-level educational and experience requirements in addition to undergoing state and federal background checks. Afterward, throughout...
30 January 2011 - 15:33, by , in House To House, No comments
A friend’s recent experience in trying to rent a house they owned brought to my mind the possible lack of information that some renters may have in regards to their responsibilities as renters who are paying for the right to enjoy someone else’s property. No one wants to see someone evicted but unfortunately, that action...
10 January 2011 - 15:39, by , in House To House, No comments
This week’s House to House column is written by Gary Isom, Executive Director, Arkansas Real Estate Commission (Gary.Isom@Arkansas.gov)/              The closing is over and the buyers just walked into their new house with excitement and anticipation. Then to their surprise, they discover that special item they thought was included in the sale is missing.            ...