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Annual REALTORS® Golf Tournament Oct. 3

Annual REALTORS® Golf Tournament Oct. 3

Download the golf registration and golf sponsorship forms! You still have time (although NOT MUCH!) to form your golf team and/or be a sponsor at our annual REALTORS® Golf Tournament Monday, October 3, 2016.  Please scan your completed registration andsponsorship forms to dave@birminghamrealtors.com and call him with your credit card information at (205) 802-6079. If you don’t have enough players for […]

International Day Oct. 20 at City Club Birmingham

International Day Oct. 20 at City Club Birmingham

Join the Central Alabama Global Alliance (CAGA) for its International Day: Global to Local 2016 event Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at City Club Birmingham (formerly The Summit Club). Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the program is from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. International Day will include world renowned speakers such as Mahnaz Khazen of […]

Mad Hatter Day Oct. 6 at Rogue Tavern

Mad Hatter Day Oct. 6 at Rogue Tavern

The Affiliate Council invites you to put on your party hat and join them at Rogue Tavern 5-7 p.m. Oct. 6 to celebrate Mad Hatter Day! There will be food, drinks and good times. Don’t miss the delicious Taco Bar! The “Maddest Hat” will win a featured spot in REALTOR® Magazine. The Affiliate Council Members are […]

Join BCRC for its Sept. 22 Property Showcase

Join BCRC for its Sept. 22 Property Showcase

Join the Birmingham Commercial REALTORS® Council for a Property Showcase from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. at Cahaba Brewing Company (4500 5th Ave. South, Building C). The commercial real estate community will enjoy a showcase of new development and redevelopment projects in the Birmingham area. Please plan to attend this exciting networking event, which is FREE to all […]

#RealtorDogs Trending on Twitter

#RealtorDogs Trending on Twitter

In honor of last night (and tonight’s) 140th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (‪#‎WKCDogShow‬), NAR Social decided to have some fun on Twitter using the hashtags ‪#‎BestInShowings‬ and ‪#‎RealtorDogs‬, encouraging REALTOR® members to share via the hashtag pics of their pooches. It was a lot of fun.   [View the story “#REALTORDOGS Trending on Twitter” […]

Just How Low Will Mortgages Go?

Just How Low Will Mortgages Go?

For the sixth consecutive week, mortgage rates were on a downward spiral as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage hovers near its 2015-low of 3.59 percent, Freddie Mac reports. “The 30-year mortgage rate dropped another 7 basis points this week to 3.65 percent,” says Sean Becketti, Freddie Mac’s chief economist. “This week’s drop leaves the mortgage rate […]

2016 Real Estate Alabama Legislative Update

2016 Real Estate Alabama Legislative Update

2016 Real Estate Legislative Update Compiled by Andrew Sims, BAR Communications Director and Jessica Coates BAR Director of Government Affairs – Additions by Alabama REALTORS® It’s crucial to the success and future of real estate in Alabama that REALTORS® and consumers both know the issues going on statewide and nationally when it comes to real […]

See The CE Classes Coming Up

See The CE Classes Coming Up

Upcoming Education Classes:   Join Juanita here at the Association office on February 8th for day 1 of the ePRO designation. The class is $99 and counts for 6 hours of CE credit. REGISTER ONLINE TODAY On February 9th, Juanita will be teaching two 3 hour CE classes at the Region’s Ballpark downtown. These classes […]