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Why RPAC? Regulatory Costs Slow Down The Housing Market

If you think that RPAC doesn't affect your business you're dead wrong! Recent studies have shown the cost of local regulations, zoning, permitting, and fees are contributing to the inventory shortage. " The number of rules associated with developing land and building homes and apartments are immense in scope and involve all layers of government. Too often, these rules are examined in isolation, thus missing the “death by a thousand cuts” process that layers higher costs on the total construction process, holding back supply and contributing to the affordability crisis " (Housingwire).
Don't leave it up to the other REALTOR® to contribute.
Do you know BAR offers an installment plan for major RPAC investments? Invest in your future income by contacting Chris@Birminghamrealtors.com to set up your RPAC investment installment plan today.
reAL News You Can Use
The application period for elected State Directors for 2020 is now open! Click HERE to download the application. The deadline for submitting an application to the Credentials and Elections Committee is Thursday, August 1, 2019 by 5:00 PM.
RPAC Auction Items Needed!

Received a gift card you will never use? Do you have artwork that no longer fits your style? Antique Mirrors? Furniture in excellent condition- too good for a yard sale? Signed books? Christmas gifts still in the original packaging? A timeshare you can't use this year? Donate these items to the RPAC auction and support our industry. Contact Jasmine@birminghamrealtors.com for pickup. All items must be picked up by the committee prior to May 31st.
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BAR has opted to support AAR's first comprehensive association health plan of its kind in the state! BAR CEO Dawn Kennedy stated that the larger pool of applicants would lower premiums for BAR members. Enrollment ends FRIDAY, May 10. Enroll HERE...
I NSTAGRAM WORKSHOP- FREE TO BAR MEMBERS (Beginner Level)

Friday June 14 in room 207 (BAR offices) starting promptly at 9:30am. Contact Dawn@birminghamrealtors.com to register. Non-Member Cost: $50









Monday Rewind
It was a busy week at BAR! YPN hosted their first panel of the year, Single Agents vs. Teams and CAGA enjoyed a Sunset Social at the Red Pearl. If you're interested in YPN, contact Jordan@BirminghamRealtors.com. For all CAGA inquiries, contact Felicia@BirminghamRealtors.com!
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reAL Education. reAL Events.
Silent Angels Lights & Lanterns Gala
May 22, 2019
Global Business Summit
Monday, June 3

RPAC Auction
Thursday, June 6
Awards Luncheon
Thursday, June 20
May 22, 2019
(9:00-11:00 AM)

May 22, 2019
(1:00-3:00 PM)

June 4, 2019
(1:00-4:00 PM)
3 CE Hours

June 7, 2019
(9:00 AM-12:00 PM)
3 CE Hours
"I AM A NEW BROKER; NOW WHAT?"
If you are new to brokerage there is more to know than license law. This workshop will cover office policy manuals, equal opportunity checklists, broker-specific education & events, BAR and MLS requirements, marketing & more.
June 10, 2019, 9-10:30am
FREE  to BAR Brokers
MLS Only Brokers: $50
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TECH TIP THE WEEK
Several major enhancements have been added into the buyer and seller’s features and functionality of Paragon’s Collab Center. The Greater Alabama MLS wants to help YOU navigate these changes, so they're offering a workshop on May 22! Click HERE ... to register.
Thanks for your support!
Gusty Gulas
2019 BAR President 
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