GLAR Weekly News Update for Members
Election Results!
Congratulations to your newly elected members of the Board of Directors and our sincerest thanks to all those who ran. Your willingness to serve our industry is truly appreciated!
Elected to the Board of Directors of the Greater Louisville Association of REALTORS:
Julie Gamble
Elizabeth Monarch
Mike Mudd
Doug Myers
Dave Parks
Elected to the Board of Directors of Metro Search, Inc.:
Eric Cowley
Scott Hack
Erik Speaks

Congratulations to your new officers who were nominated without opposition.
GLAR President-Elect: Judie Parks
GLAR Secretary/Treasure-Elect: Kim Sickles
GLAR Vice Presidents: Kristen English & Mike Farrar
Committee Sign Ups Now OPEN
Get involved in the decision making process of your Association by volunteering to serve on a committee! Click on the button below to view the list of available committees for the upcoming year and then sign-up ! If appointed, each committee member will serve a 2 year term with service beginning October 1, 2019 and ending on September 30, 2021. (Exception: Interview Committees and Legislative Quick Response Team serve a one year term beginning October 1, 2019. The Professional Standards Committee is a one year term with service beginning January 1, 2019.) DEADLINE for members to sign up for a committee is August 31, 2019.
Annual Meeting Registration Now Open
Mark your calendar! The GLAR Annual Meeting and Installation Luncheon is scheduled for September 13th, 2019. Held at the Crowne Plaza Louisville, this event includes presentations of coveted Association awards, a review of the year from our Presidents, and the swearing-in of Board Members. The luncheon is FREE for all GLAR REALTORS and Affiliate Members, and guest tickets are available for $25.00 each. You must have a reservation to attend. Contact Tosha Ridenour at or 502-894-9860 with questions.
Sponsorship Opportunity for Affiliate Members
The Greater Louisville Association of REALTORS ® is working to improve professionalism in our industry. It is our goal to be considered the premier resource for real estate education, training and career development . Achieving this goal starts, on the front line, by offering the best possible courses and most professional real estate instructors.
To further the quality of real estate education offered in the State of Kentucky, the Greater Louisville Association of REALTORS® is providing a 2-day Instructor training for our faculty members.   You can be a part of this exciting endeavor with your sponsorship.  We are looking for two affiliate sponsors who will provide lunch for the Art of Training attendees on August 12th and 13th.  Please email for more information if you are interested in sponsoring one of the lunches for our wonderful instructors.
International Realtors ® Conference in Jamaica
The REALTORS® Association of Jamaica is hosting it's first International Realtors® Conference and Expo in the Caribbean on December 2 - 8, 2019. The conference will include Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Training, Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS) Training, both local and international industry expertise presenting and facilitating discussions, visits to residential and commercial developments in and around Montego Bay, and more. Find out more HERE .
Important MLS News & Updates
When an agent represents a buyer on the purchase of an unlisted property, the agent often chooses to add that transaction to the MLS. This allows the agent to see the transaction in their production numbers and allows other members access to the sale information for comps. This has always been allowed by the MLS, however, legal counsel has advised us that the agent should get authorization from the seller before disseminating this information via the MLS. Accordingly, MLS Rule 1.24 has been updated. The Association has also updated the language in the One-Time Showing Agreement/Authorization form to include language authorizing such use.   Click here to view the updated One-Time Showing Agreement/Authorization form.
1.24 RECORDING SOLD PROPERTIES NOT LISTED IN THE MLS: A MLS Participant or Subscriber who has represented a buyer in a transaction that was not listed in the MLS may record such transaction in the MLS as long as it is entered within thirty (30) days of the property closing and a listing input sheet is signed by the Seller(s) in order to verify accuracy of the data and authorization to disseminate the property information via the MLS. The listing date should be shown as the pending date and the listing agent and listing company should be shown as “nonmember”. After entering the listing, the selling agent should immediately close the listing .
Legislative Update
Legislative issues impact your real estate business every day! Our government affairs representatives are continually working to remain on top of issues that affect your profession. Read the latest report.

Weekly Stats - Residential Single Family & Condo
July 21 - 27, 2018 = 502
July 21 - 27, 2019 = 542

July 21 - 27, 2018 = 417
July 21 - 27, 2019 = 398
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