President’s Corner – 2nd Quarter Recap

Mobile Area Association of REALTORS®

President’s Corner – 2nd Quarter Recap

Second Quarter Recap Greetings REALTORS®! I hope everyone is having a prosperous start to summer 2021 and I hope everyone had a great July 4th weekend. MAAR volunteers and staff have been working hard behind the scenes to keep this great real estate market on track. NAR accomplished a monumental lobbying effort that went all …

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Governmental Affairs is off for the summer!

July is creeping up on us and we’re taking the plunge to be around our families and friends and get a little base tan! As our members take a little time off, we decided to cancel the Governmental Affairs Forum for July. We will resume our regularly scheduled meetings on August 5th at 11:30am with …

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HOT Topic: Fair Housing

Something has been buzzing around the real estate world for a while now, and this year has been it’s biggest year yet! Fair housing. Why 2021? What’s all the hullabaloo about? Fair housing is more than a list of dos and don’ts, rights and penalties, and mandatory continuing education. As stewards of the right to …

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June is Homeownership Month!

  Each year during the month of June, the Mobile Area Association of REALTORS® takes the opportunity to celebrate homeownership by showcasing individual homeowners, government officials, and various programs that protect and promote the American Dream of homeownership. Homeownership Month was created both to encourage current and future homeowners to be advocates for homeownership and …

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Announcement from Realist

The Realist Sell Score is now a searchable attribute available under My Search —>Customize Search. The Sell Score is based on the Propensity to List model, now featuring a numerical value (0-1000) that predicts the relative likelihood a property will be listed for sale in the next six months. Click Here for the full announcement.  …

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FMLS Agreement has been signed!

Hello MAAR Family! I’m happy to share news that FMLS and the Gulf Coast MLS and Mobile Area Association of REALTORS®, comprised of roughly 1,600 MLS subscribers, have signed a significant partnership agreement. Later this summer, GCMLS members and their MLS listing data will be integrated into FMLS — greatly expanding cross-promotion of inventory across …

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2021 President’s Corner – First Quarter Recap

First Quarter Recap Greetings REALTORS®! I hope everyone is having a prosperous start to 2021 as interest rates continue to remain low and property values continue to rise. Lets keep this market strong so our businesses can flourish and we keep our clients satisfied. Our market continues to remain productive and busy and I trust you …

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Change is good, but Christy is Better!

We are so pleased to announce that our favorite CFO, Christy Guy, is back! After a year of missing her and so many changes (because 2020 was hard on everyone). Boy oh boy have we missed her! Please help us extend a warm welcome back. We appreciate your patience as we transition Christy back into …

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Hindsight is 2020

It’s that time of the year again. We are all setting new goals. 2020 is now behind us and we have turned over a fresh new page. We now have 12 new chapters, 365 pages to fill. What are your goals for 2021? All of us here at MAAR want to know. What can we …

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4th Quarter President’s Report

Greetings!   2020 has been a unique experience for us all! I hope you and your family have been able to find times of peace and joy in this holiday season.   Here is a final update on what your Association has been up to for 2020, Q4.   The Governmental Affairs Forum continued to meet …

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