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RPAC event raises nearly $30,000 in contributions Oct. 13

RPAC event raises nearly $30,000 in contributions Oct. 13

A special thank you to all who supported our Oct. 13 Party Like a Mad Scientist RPAC Experimental Auction. We tabulated nearly $30,000 in total contributions. That’s amazing support from the BAR family. Our special guest Vince Malta, member involvement liaison for the National Association of REALTORS®, was impressed! Your RPAC is stronger and more influential when it has your support, so there is still time […]

Congratulations BAR award winners!

Congratulations BAR award winners!

Three winning professionals were honored recently with Birmingham Association of REALTORS® awards. The awards were presented at the Oct. 6 Awards Luncheon at The Club. The 2016 winners are Residential Sales Associate of the Year Mechelle Wilder of ARC Realty (pictured), Tom Rast President’s Cup winner Ginny Willis of RE/MAX First Choice and Earline Cummings Affiliate of the […]

Online payment portal access

If you’re looking for the Birmingham Association of REALTORS’ new online payment portal, here it is! The portal allows you to see any unpaid and paid “orders” (invoices), such as dues payments. The portal also allows you to access a list of upcoming events and classes. You will need your MLS number to log in. ONLINE PAYMENT

International Day Oct. 20 at City Club Birmingham

International Day Oct. 20 at City Club Birmingham

BUY TICKETS NOW! 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 […]

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 […]