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Appointment Showing Service

See details here and contact us if you have any input.

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Could You Use an Education Scholarship Credit?

Apply for an education scholarship by Sept. 17.

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Apply for the 2019 Leadership MAAR Class

The application deadline is July 31.

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RPAC Broker Involvement Challenge

Reach 100% involvement by Aug. 24 for a chance to win prizes!

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Earn Your Pricing Strategy Advisor Certification

Class begins July 13th. Sign up today.

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YPN Memphis Presents Camp Collaboration

Share advice with peers in a roundtable discussion at MAAR on July 11th.

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Get Ready for the Annual Meeting & Residential Summit

Aug. 15, 1 p.m. at the U of M University Center.

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Teri Trotter Has Passed

Teri was a longtime member of MAAR. She passed away June 16.

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Appointment Showing Service

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Touch ID and Facial Recognition Available in SentriLock App

Download the app in the App Store or on Google Play.

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Notification of Changes to MLS Rules

Changes were approved for the MAAR MLS Rules. See the changes here.

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Don't Forget Your Code of Ethics Requirement

The current cycle ends Dec. 31, 2018. Don't risk suspension of membership!

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Active Listings Up, Per the May MLS Report

In addition, properties spending fewer days on market.

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NAREB Realtist Got Talent Showcase

Jun. 26 at Chuckles Comedy House with proceeds benefiting St. Jude and Habitat for Humanity.

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NAR to Increase Annual Dues

Members can expect a 25% dues increase in 2019.

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Save the Date for the Annual Political Soiree

July 12th at MAAR!

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Touch ID and Facial Recognition Available in SentriLock App

Download the app via the App Store or Google Play.

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Notification of Changes to MLS Rules

Read about the changes here.

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Appointment Showing Service

Interested in an association appointment showing service? See details here.

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Positive Numbers in the Market Again in May

See the latest market report.

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Congratulations to the 2018 Class of Leadership MAAR!

The 2018 program recently concluded. Well done, grads!

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See You This Week for YPN ❤'s RPAC

June 7th at Ghost River Brewing Co.

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2019-2020 BOD Nominations

The deadline to submit your nominations is May 31.

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Maximize Your Time to Grow Your Business

June 8th at MAAR!

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Multiple Offers = Multiple Confusion

A lunch & learn course, June 9 at 11:30 a.m.

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Save on Car Rentals

As a member of NAR, you are eligible for discounts on car rentals. See further details.

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Window to the Law: Creating a Cybersecurity Program

In this edition of Window to the Law, brokerages can learn about the steps to follow when implementing a cybersecurity plan to help to protect the firm’s assets from outside threats.

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SRES®—Your Next Designation

May 31 & June 1 in the Education Center.

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More Recognition for the Day of Unity

This time MAAR was featured in NAR's On Common Ground.

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Tennessee REALTORS® Officer Applications Available

The application deadline is June 5.

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2019-2020 BOD Nominations

The deadline is May 31.

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SentriLock Lockbox Upgrade Opportunity

Trade in your old lockboxes for the new Bluetooth® REALTOR® model.

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The April MLS Report Is Here!

See last month's statistics.

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YPN ❤'s RPAC

The day is inching nearer! Have you registered yet?

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2018 REALTORS® Conference & Expo Registration Open

Ready, Set, Boston!

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SRES®—Your Next Designation

Sign up today.

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Save the Date for the Member Appreciation & Affiliate Expo

June 14 at the Great Hall in Germantown.

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Your Client(s) Could Be Featured in the Commercial Appeal

See details here.

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Pick Up Your Butts This Friday!

Don't miss out!

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National Spotlight Shines on MAAR!

The association was recognized for its efforts during Fair Housing Month.

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Numbers Up in the April Market Report

The market is heating up!

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Notification of Changes to MLS Rules

Read the changes here.

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2019-2020 BOD Nominations

Nominations are being accepted through May 31.

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Important Agent Notice

A suspicious buyer has raised eyebrows. See details here.

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YPN ❤'s RPAC

Mingle with young professionals and learn about RPAC, June 7th at Ghost River Brewery.

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2018 Fall Convention: Reach the Summit

Early bird pricing is available through July 24. Register now!

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Commemorating the Fair Housing Act, Part 5

Watch the final video in the series.

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PMN Designation: Effective Negotiating for Real Estate Professionals

Class begins May 4 at 8:30 a.m.

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Good Neighbor Award Nominations

The nomination deadline is Friday, May 4.

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New REALTOR® Safety Video Available

Remember to make your safety a priority.

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Apply for a Position on an NAR Committee

The deadline is Tuesday, May 1.

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Fair Housing through the Decades

See how fair housing has developed and changed over time.

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e-PRO® Certification Day 1 Livestream

April 25 at MAAR.

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ULI Memphis Presents: RegionSmart 2018

Register today & use a special discount code for 25% off!

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Commemorating the Fair Housing Act, Part 4

Watch the fourth in a series of videos on Fair Housing.

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PMN Designation: Effective Negotiating for Real Estate Professionals

This course counts towards two designations. See more details here.

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Good Neighbor Award Nominations

Know a good candidate? Submit their name by May 4.

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Notification of Changes to MLS Rules

Changes were made to Section 8.7 concerning lockboxes.

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2019-2020 BOD Nominations

Submit your nominations by May 31.

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Numbers Up Across the Board in the March MLS Report

See the full report.

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ULI Memphis Presents: RegionSmart 2018

April 26th at the Halloran Centre.

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How Do You #BringYourSoul

Take to social media to tell us what you are passionate about.

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Commemorating the Fair Housing Act, Part 3

Watch the third in a series of videos on Fair Housing.

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Good Neighbor Award Nominations

The deadline to submit is May 4.

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Fair Housing CE Courses

Earn some CE this April!

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Boston Butts Are Back!

Boston butts and turkey legs are on sale through Apr. 30.

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Meet Your New Mark: A REALTOR® Brand Evolution, 45 Years in the Making

The National Association of REALTORS® has redesigned its logo.

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Commemorating the Fair Housing Act, Part 2

Watch the second in a series of videos on Fair Housing.

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April Proclaimed "Fair Housing Month" in Memphis & Shelby County

The mayors of Memphis and Shelby County signed a joint proclamation.

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Sales Up from February, Per the March Market Report

More statistics this way.

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Brokers, Put Your Company Logo on RPR®

Click through to find out how.

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Notification of Changes to MLS Rules

These changes are concerning lockboxes.

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MAAR Fights Blight

Download the Memphis 311 app to do your part!

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Memphis 3.0 Transit Project – What REALTORS® Need to Know

The event is one week from today!

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Time Running Out to Register for the Progressive Dinner Tour

The tour takes place next week. Reserve your seat today.

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Registration Open for the Tennessee REALTORS® Fall Convention

September 12-15 at the Holiday Inn Downtown Knoxville.

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Commemorating the Fair Housing Act, Part 1

Watch the first in a series of videos on Fair Housing.

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Gov. Haslam Proclaims April "Fair Housing Month" in Tennessee

See the proclamation here.

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Thank You to Our RPAC Major Investors!

Thank you for your commitment to RPAC.

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Mark Your Calendars for the Blight Forum & Fair Housing Fair

April 17 at 11 a.m.

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Odd Situation Concerning a Listed Property

If you experience(d) something similar, please contact MAAR.

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MAAR Member Wins the First Broker Investment Challenge

Hats off to Ryan Lubin and Lubin Property Management!

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Leon Dickson Inducted into the RPAC President's Circle

Leon is the first member of MAAR to achieve this distinction.

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February MLS Report Shows Pending and Active Listings Up

See the MLS report here.

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Is the Listing Agreement Binding If the Seller Has Died?

Find out the answer, per the Tennessee REALTORS® Legal & Ethics Hot Line Attorneys.

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Register to Vote by Apr. 2

Tennessee is holding elections on May 1! Verify that your voter registration and voter location.

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Application for REALTOR® Emeritus Certification

The deadline to apply for Emeritus status is Apr. 2.

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MAAR Day of Unity Has Reached Capacity

A waitlist is available. See details.

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Have You Completed Your Ethics Requirement?

The deadline is Dec. 31, 2018. Failure to complete this requirement may result in suspension of membership.

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Get to Know WeAreMemphis

A new brand initiative is sweeping the city. Don't be the last to know!

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A Refresher on Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality was revived recently. Take a moment to refresh yourself on the issue.

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IRS Confirms Interest Deductibility

Check to see if this pertains to you.

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MAAR Day of Unity

See details here.

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February Market Report Shows Slight Slump in Sales

Numbers were otherwise strong.

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Memphis 3.0 Transit Project – What REALTORS®, Need to Know

April 11 in the Education Center.

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RPAC Broker Involvement Challenge

Reach 100% participation and you could win big!

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NAR Recognizes MAAR!

See details here.

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Lockbox Tips & Word of Caution

A recent burglary involving a lockbox has taken place in a vacant home. No one was injured, but red flags were raised and a safety reminder is pertinent.

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Scam Alert: Fraudulent Craigslist Rental Listings

Find out what to do when your listing ends up on Craigslist.

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Become a GRI in 2018

The first three courses needed to complete the designation will be offered Feb. 28-Mar. 2.

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#BringYourSoul for Our Amazing City

Share the hashtag on your social media.

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Show Off Your Knowledge at Benevolent Fund Trivia Night!

Mar. 22 in the Education Center.

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Safety Alert: Suspicious Individual Targeting REALTORS®

He has been calling agents throughout Tennessee as well as several other states. See here for details.

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January MLS Report Now Available

See the full report here.

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True Picture in Advertising

The 2018 Code of Ethics was updated with new advertising rules. Be sure you're following the current guidelines.

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A Conversation about Day on the Hill

Hear from a Day on the Hill veteran and an agent who went for the first time this year.

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Sales Up in the January Market Report

The market is starting off strong in 2018.

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Can You Advertise 'Low-Crime' Area in MLS?

What do the Tennessee REALTORS® Legal & Ethics Hot Line Attorneys have to say about advertising low crime.

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Scam Alert: Suspicious Buyer

A suspicious, purportedly out-of-town buyer is targeting agents in TN & MS.

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Lynn Pfund Accepted into A.R.E.A.

Congratulations to Lynn!

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MAAR Video Is a Winner!

RPAC's video was the winner of the statewide RPAC jingle contest.

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Become a GRI in 2018

MAAR will be offering all six classes this year.

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Property-Condition Exemption

The Tennessee REALTORS® Legal & Ethics Hot Line Attorneys answer a question about the property-condition exemption.

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Local Fire Department Locator

Find it on tnrealtors.com.

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New Year, New Look—MAAR Has a New Logo!

Read a letter from MAAR 2018 President Lauren Wiuff and see the new logo.

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Disclaimer Signature Block

The Tennessee REALTORS® Legal & Ethics Hot Line Attorneys explain the reasoning behind having one signature block in the disclaimer notice.

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The December Market Report Has Been Released

See the final numbers for 2017 here.

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Safety Tips for Agents

Advise your clients to invest in sturdy doors.

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November MLS Statistics Available Now

See the report here.

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Safety Tips for Agents

This week's tip concerns online shopping.

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Safety Tips for Agents

Be careful where you park! The sun sets earlier this time of year. Don't get caught in the dark.

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Can You Use Tennessee REALTORS® Forms for a FSBO?

Find out the answer here.

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Safety Tips for Agents

This week's tip concerns open house safety.

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Hot Off the Presses, the October MLS Report

See the stats for the past month.

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Unsure How to Handle Commissions to Former Team Members?

Find out how the Tennessee REALTORS® Legal & Ethics Hot Line Attorneys advises you to act in this situation.

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Safety Tips for Agents

Be careful when carrying cash as you work from day to day.

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October Market Report Shows Healthy Market

See the latest statistics here.

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Safety Tips for Agents

This week's tip also concerns password safety.

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Safety Tips for Agents

Your passwords may be too simple. Don't make it easy for hackers to access your accounts.

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Safety Tips for Agents

Think you can take an assailant if a situation goes sideways? That may not be the best course of action.

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The September MLS Report Is Out Now!

Positive numbers show the market holding on as we move into fall.

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Safety Tips for Agents

Have a plan for when you feel like you're being followed? See what to do in that situation.

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Total Sales Slump, Sales Volume Healthy in September

The September Market Report has been released. Get the lastest update on the Memphis-area market.

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Safety Tips for Agents

Have you had a chance to look over the NAR 2017 Member Safety Report? It's available here.

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Active & Pending Listings Drop from August; Sales Prices Up from 2016

The August MLS Report is now available. Details inside.

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Safety Tips for Agents

Register for one of these upcoming seminars for Safety Month.

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Size of Broker's Name on Yard Signs?

Make sure your firm's name is the correct size when advertising via real estate signs.

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Safety Tips for Agents

This week's tip concerns security in advertisements.

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The Memphis Market Was on Fire in August

Sales in August were the highest in 2017. See the market report for stats.

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Meet Your 2018 Board of Directors

The election results were announced August 31 at the Residential Summit & Annual Meeting.

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Safety Tips for Agents

This week's tip concerns squatters in vacant properties.

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Safety Tips for Agents

Making cash deposits? Be careful and watch your surroundings.

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July MLS Report Shows Pending Sales & Active Listings Down

See the full stats here.

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Safety Tips for Agents

Vacant land listings present their own challenges. Keep that in mind when showing.

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Sales Down from June; YTD Sales Up in the July Market Report

The July numbers were overall positive. See the full report here.

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June MLS Report Shows the Market Heating Up for Summer

Last month's numbers were positive across the board.

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Safety Tips for Agents

Don't neglect to move the gas grill this summer.

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The June Market Report Released Today

Click here to see how the market performed in the month of June.

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Safety Tips for Agents

There may be benefits to keeping a safety alert on your person.

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Safety Tips for Agents

Cybersecurity is extremely important in the digital age. Do you have a checklist handy to keep track of your safety precautions?

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Good Numbers Across the Board in the May MLS Report

The stats were released this afternoon. See the report here.

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Numbers in May Were Up Across the Board, Per the Latest Market Report

See the statistics here.

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April MLS Report Shows Pending & Active Sales Up

Stats from the latest MLS report are available here.

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Average Sales Price Up, Home Sales Slump in the April Market Report

See last month's stats here.

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March MLS Report Shows Pending, Active Sales Up

Numbers were up across the board over the last month.

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Home Sales Shot Up in March – the March Market Report

See the full sales stats here.

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Pending Sales Up, Active Listings Down in the February MLS Report

Full stats this way.

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February Market Report Show YTD Sales Volume for February Up 19.7 Percent

See the latest market stats here.

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MLS Report Shows Active and Pending Sales Up in January

See the full January report here.

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Market Off to a Strong Start, Per the January Market Report

See the full statistics here.

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The December MLS Report Is Now Available!

See the full statistics here.

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All Numbers Up in the Year-End Market Report

The December Market Report has been released and it shows a good end to 2016.

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The November MLS Report Is Now Available

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Weekly REALTOR | December 12, 2016

Join us this week for the Honors & Awards Luncheon!

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Home Sales for November Up 33.3% from a Year Go, Per the November Market Report

The full report also shows numbers up across the board.

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Weekly REALTOR | December 5, 2016

Join us for the Honors & Awards Luncheon!

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Weekly REALTOR | November 28, 2016

Volunteer to make food baskets with Soulfull Memphis!

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Weekly REALTOR | November 21, 2016

Gear up for Grizz Night!

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MLS Report Shows Active and Median Sales Prices Are Up

See the full October statistics here.

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Weekly REALTOR | November 14, 2016

Save the date for the Installation & Reception!

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Home Sales Up 9.3% in the October Market Report

See the full stats here!

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Weekly REALTOR | November 7, 2016

Meet MAAR's supported candidates in tomorrow's election.

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Weekly REALTOR | October 31, 2016

Brush Up on Buyer Sales Strategies in CRS 202

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The MLS Stats for September Are Now Available!

See the details here.

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Weekly REALTOR | October 17, 2016

Join us this week for the Annual Political Soiree!

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Weekly REALTOR | October 10, 2016

Last call for Coat Drive donations!

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The September Market Report Is Out Now!

Home sales for September increased 11.4 percent from a year ago.

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Weekly REALTOR | October 3, 2016

Earn your ABR designation this week at MAAR!

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Weekly REALTOR | September 26, 2016

Smoked to Sell: The Residential Real Estate Summit. October 25.

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Weekly REALTOR | September 19, 2016

Earn your AHWD certification at MAAR.

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The August MLS Report Has Been Released

See the full stats here.

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Weekly REALTOR | September 12, 2016

Meet Your 2017 Board of Directors!

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August Numbers Up Across the Board in the Latest Market Report

Total Home Sales increased by 12.6%. More stats are available here.

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Weekly REALTOR | September 6, 2016

Two Days Until the Annual Meeting!

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The July MLS Report Is Out Now!

See last month's MLS stats here.

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Weekly REALTOR | August 15, 2016

The Annual Meeting is on the horizon.

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Average Sales Price Year-Over-Year Was Up 9.6% in the July Market Report

While total sales from July to July were down 7.5 percent, all other numbers were up.

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Weekly REALTOR | August 1, 2016

Meet your 2017-2018 Board of Directors candidates!

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Weekly REALTOR | July 25, 2016

The 2017-2018 Board of Directors slate has been announced!

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June MLS Report Shows Active Listings Up

Lots of bright spots in the latest MLS report. See more here!

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Weekly REALTOR | July 18, 2016

Safety Matters: Grab Some Lunch and Learn to Protect Yourself!

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Weekly REALTOR | July 5, 2016

Tell Us How You Feel and You May Win $50!

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Weekly REALTOR | June 27, 2016

Transaction Desk Are Back! Plus RPAC 101, NAR Call for Action, Regions Green Bike Giveaway, and more!

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Weekly REALTOR | June 21, 2016

The Commercial Council Delivers a Check to Make-A-Wish.

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May MLS Report Shows Active Listings Up

See the full report here!

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Weekly REALTOR | June 13, 2016

NAR Issues a New Call for Action.

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May Stats Show Homes Sales Up 7% from a Year Ago

See the full stats in the May Market Report.

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Weekly REALTOR | June 6, 2016

Join Us THIS WEEK the Member Appreciation & Affiliate Expo.

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Weekly REALTOR | May 23, 2016

Save the Date: Member Appreciation & Affiliate Expo.

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Sales Up and Market Time Down in the April MLS Report

See more MLS statistics in the full report.

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Weekly REALTOR | May 16, 2016

Save the Date: Member Appreciation & Affiliate Expo

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Weekly REALTOR | May 9, 2016

MMDC Elects a New Board of Governors.

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The April Market Report Has Been Released

Home sales in the Memphis area increased 13.5% from a year ago.

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Weekly REALTOR | May 2, 2016

Join Us Wednesday for the THDA Homebuyer Financial Aid Seminar.

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Weekly REALTOR | April 25, 2016

ListHub & MAAR Team Up for the Market Smarter Seminar!

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March MLS Report Shows Pending and Active Sales Up

Numbers were up across the board. See the full report.

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Weekly REALTOR | April 18, 2016

Spanish, Nachos & Margaritas Tomorrow at MAAR!

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The Market Moved Forward in March, Per the March Market Report

Sales were up 30% from February. See more stats here.

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Weekly REALTOR | April 11, 2016

McNeill, Steffner, Woods, Crosstown Receive Top Pinnacle Award Honors.

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Weekly REALTOR | April 4, 2016

Earn Your GRI Designation at MAAR This Week!

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Weekly REALTOR | March 28, 2016

Earn Your Negotiation Expert Certification This Week at MAAR!

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February MLS Report Shows Pending Sales Up 8%

Active sales also rose from mid-February. See the full report here.

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Weekly REALTOR | March 21, 2016

Smart Selling, a Lunch & Learn Event, Is This Week!

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Weekly REALTOR | March 8, 2016

Presenting RENE, a New Negotiation Certification Course Offered by NAR. See details here.

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The February Market Report Has Been Released

The latest report shows an increase in home sales from a year ago.

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Weekly REALTOR | February 29, 2016

Registration Is Now Open for the YV5K & 10 Miler!

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Weekly REALTOR | February 22, 2016

Introducing the 2016 MAAR Ambassador Program!

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MLS Report Shows Sales Up 11% from mid-January

Active listings and average market time were also up.

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Weekly REALTOR | February 8, 2016

Online Registration Ending Soon for the Commercial Summit!

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Market Report Shows the Market Suffered a Seasonal Effect in January

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Weekly REALTOR | February 1, 2016

Register for the Commercial Property Forecast Summit!

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Weekly REALTOR | January 25, 2016

Sign Up to Earn Your SRS Designation!

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Weekly REALTOR | January 19, 2016

Sign up to earn your SRS designation!

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Weekly REALTOR | January 11, 2016

Apply for a Designation Scholarship!

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Weekly REALTOR | March 31, 2015

Join Us For The Biggest MAAR Event Of The Spring!

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