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BAR Members Get Huge Discount (33%) off ACRE Res Use Promo Code "BAR"

It is the 3rd Annual ACRE Res Conference and BAR is a Co-host. This event promises to deliver. To register today click here and use promo code "BAR".

Shawn Lovejoy - Founder and CEO of, will deliver the opening keynote at ACREres 2019. He has been a real estate developer, church planter, megachurch pastor, and successful entrepreneur and leadership coach.
ENJOY EARLY BIRD PRICING for the SRS designation by reserving your seat today for the April 4 & 5th course. Email: to reserve your seat and pricing discount.
Re A L News You Can Use
Hackers Access Data On Thousands of Loans

Consumers are urged to change the passwords on their financial accounts and your should too! . A new report released by TechCrunch found that tens of thousands of loans and mortgages had compromised data.

Your Charity Could Win $10K from NAR

NAR has two programs that recognize and nurture REALTORS® who are working to better the world around them. The Good Neighbor Awards recognize REALTORS® for extraordinary accomplishments in community service. Volunteering Works is designed to help new and growing volunteer efforts grow by providing seed money and mentoring from the seasoned experts that make up the Good Neighbor Society.

Nominate yourself or someone else today:

Volunteering Works entry form  (Next deadline February 28, 2019) 

Good Neighbor Awards entry form  (Next deadline May 10, 2019)
Monday Rewind

Last Wednesday, members of the board and professional standards committee members completed their administrative/enforcement training with national instructor, Leigh York.
Birmingham Home Show- Give Your Clients the Gift of a Ticket to the Show
When: February 15-17
Where: Jefferson Convention Complex
For your free tickets contact
HURRAY! The Government Is Open, Almost

The recent deal struck to end the federal shutdown still needs to pass congress. The Senate passed the measure January 25. The House is expected to take it up as soon as possible. Once the measure passes the House, it must go to Trump for his signature. Then negotiations begin for a budget deal to fund the government long-term, after the Feb. 15 expiration of the stopgap measure. (Source: NAR)
Zillow's Competition Pulls Its Listings

Comehome, one of the newest consumer portals stated it receives all of its listings from MLS data licensing agreements BUT MLS executives across the country are saying the agreements do not exist. Currently, Comehome has pulled down its listings until agreements can be verified.
Re AL Member Perks
This Week's Happenings
February 7, 2019
Leading Edge ACRE Res
At The Club. BAR Members get a 33% discount use Promo Code BAR

February 15-17th
Bham Hone Show
Contact Jasmine for tickets
March 14- Member Luncheon
Featuring; Dr Kevin Elko
At The Club. Registration opening soon.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
3 CE Hours

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 (1:00 PM to 4:00 PM)
3 CE Hours

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
3 CE Hours

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 (1:00 PM to 4:00 PM)
3 CE Hours
Thanks for your support!
Gusty Gulas
2019 BAR President

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