Author: Anniee

& this time, we hit it out of the park – Welcoming Liz Merrow

Help us welcome our newest staff member, Liz Merrow! Liz is ready and willing to be the best Administrative Assistant. She has experience in many aspects of real estate, including mortgage lending, first-time homebuyer education and MLS. She coached softball for over 8 years and served on the park board as president for 2 of …

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Checking in with Community Relations

We are halfway through 2021 and what a year it has been! After being cooped up all through 2020, MAAR’s Community Relations Committee has been taking taking this year by storm. Let’s see what they’ve done so far:   For Valentine’s day, our volunteers made handmade cards and put together packaged goodies for the local …

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Housing Snapshot: June

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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