Watch a quick word from Kelli Gunnells, our 2021 BAR President. For more information on upcoming events, classes, and schedules, please visit or

We look forward to celebrating the REALTOR® community with you in the coming months!
We're ready and looking forward to seeing you!
We are pleased to announce the re-opening of our offices, which will be done in two phases. The safety of our members, subscribers, and staff are our top priority.
March 22 - April 9
Meetings & Service by Appointment
  • Classroom C is converted to three smaller meeting spaces; A and B will be used for Committee Meetings. Spaces include drapery and socially distanced seating.
  • Committees will be charged with the decision to meet remotely or in-person beginning in April.
  • Social distancing will continue in accordance with current local and state orders.
  • You will see signage with reminders throughout the building regarding social distancing and safety practices.
  • We will have cleaning stations to thoroughly prepare meeting spaces before and after each use.
  • Facilities will continue to be cleaned daily by a professional service.
April 12
Walk-in Service is Back!
  • Walk-in service will re-open, and staff will be available to assist you with any BAR Membership and MLS Subscriber needs. 
  • Hours will remain the same: Monday-Friday, 8AM-4:30 PM. 
  • Lockboxes will once again be available on a walk-in basis. 
  • In-person; hybrid, that offer both a live and virtual component; and virtual events will be offered to meet the needs and comfort levels of all our members. 
FREE to Attend
Summit: 1:00PM – 4:30PM | President's Reception: 4:30PM – 6:30PM
In-person and Virtual Event
Who are the Key Experts & Inspirational Speakers?
Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research – National Association of REALTORS®
Lawrence regularly provides commentary on real estate market trends for NAR's 1.4 million REALTORS®.
“The Bowtie Economist”
President & Chief Economist for GraphsandLaughs, LLC
 Internationally acclaimed, Elliot specializes in making the arcana and minutia of economics FUN, relevant and educational.
Billy is a writer and advertising guy from Birmingham, AL. He writes notes and puts them in his kids' lunchboxes. Follow #napkinisms and @wrivey to see what it's all about.
Wednesday, March 24
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, April 8
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Saturday, April 24
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Thursday, May 20
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Monday, October 25
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Thursday, June 17
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Announcements, Programs, and REALTOR® Benefits.
Thank all of our members who took the time to vote in our Bylaws Vote that ended February 25. We are happy to report that all the revisions proposed by the Birmingham Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors PASSED.

The latest version of our Bylaws with the recently approved revisions is available HERE.

Thank you to everyone who voted on their favorite Market Statistics flyer. We are excited to add this monthly flyer to the list of Member Benefits provided by BAR and GALMLS.

The vote was so tight we let the raffle winner be the tiebreaker! Congratulations to Todd Sharley for winning the raffle and a $50 gift card.

Click here for the new flyer design, and be on the lookout for upcoming Market Statistics!

Monday, April 19 | 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
This will be a virtual event, via Zoom.

Do you want to understand the world of distressed properties and short sales? Learn how to explain the process of a short sale or foreclosure from contract to close.

NAR Committee applications are open from March 2 - May 7. Apply to a 2022 Committee and help shape the direction of your National Association of REALTORS®.

Submit multiple applications (up to five) in order to be considered for all committees you have an interest in serving on.

NAR's Good Neighbor Awards recognize REALTORS® who have made an extraordinary impact on their community, or on the national or world stage, through volunteer work. Win $10,000 for your community.

Since 2000, more than 200 REALTORS® have been named Good Neighbors, and the nonprofits they lead have received nearly $1.4 million in grants. This year's Good Neighbor Award deadline is May 7, 2021.

Each month, NAR offers savings on select tools, products, and resources most beneficial for you and your business.

March Benefit: Tap into the power of NAR’s That’s Who We R Consumer Ad Campaign to set yourself apart in the market. Claim Your Free .realtor™ Domain. Boost your brand, build an innovative business, and set yourself up for success with .realtor™
President's Notes