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REALTOR.COM Market Outlook Just Released

View the demand drivers as well as other relevant economic trends. 330,000 fewer starter homes this year over last.
NOW is the time to donate to RPAC if you have not done so already! Head on over to the member portal to make your contribution today.
PLAN ON ATTENDING THE INAUGURATION OF GUSTY GULAS 2019 BAR PRESIDENT
Realtors® See Increase in Commercial Income and Sales Volume for Second Straight Year

The median gross annual income for commercial members hit an all-time high of $150,700 in 2017, up from $120,900 in 2016. The median sales transaction volume in 2017, among members who had a transaction, was $3,870,500, an increase from the median sales volume of $3,500,000 in 2016.
FSBO Transactions Hit Record LOW

New report finds that for sale by owners dropped a full percentage point in 2018, from 8% of all homes sold to 7% of all homes sold. Read the full article here...
Western Area Caravan Charity Auction

Attend the Larry Blankensopp Memorial Christmas Breakfast Buffet
November 29th; Breakfast starts at 8:00am
Hueytown Community Center
Monday Rewind

BAR commercial REALTORS® joined ACRE last Friday at the 5 Bar for networking, food and fun! We are stepping up our commercial programming in 2019. Interested in receiving the monthly Commercial REALTOR® newsletter? Contact Felicia@birminghamrealtors.com
GLVAR Walks Back its Decision to Stop Syndicating to Zillow

According to Inman News, " A week after  the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) Board of Directors announced  they would end the capability for the 14,000 members of the trade group to automatically send listings to online home search portals Zillow and ListHub beginning in 2019, there has been a change of heart.
The BAR RSTORE is temporarily closed for inventory as we move the store online.
Fair Housing Expansion Bill Introduced

This week, Sens. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, introduced the “Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018. This bill seeks to add veterans to the protected classes and to prevent discrimination against non-wage income receivers.
This Week's Happenings
YOU ARE INVITED!
Plan on Attending the 2019 BAR President, Gusty Gulas' inaugural. Click on the invite to learn more.
C2EX is the latest self study education course for REALTORS® just go to c2ex.realtor to start the course
Take the Online Course by clicking here...
Special Thanks to Our
. Executive Affiliate Partner
Thanks for your support!
Kim Mangham-Barelare
2018 BAR President
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Accepting Sponsorships for the 2019 Inaugural Celebration. Contact Kate@Birminghamrealtors.com
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