Your ARA News & Updates
2018 Leadership Retreat
October 17 - 18, 2017
T he retreat will begin at 1:00pm on Tuesday, October 17th and we will be hosting a dinner and social that evening. Our retreat will conclude at noon on Wednesday, October 18th. 

There will be a  Board of Directors Meeting  Immediately following the conclusion
of the retreat to discuss the 2018 Budget on Wednesday, October 18th. 
Staying Overnight?
Rooms available at the Wingate Hotel 501-227-6800 ( request Arkansas REALTORS® Association rate ) OR The Crowne Plaza 501-223-3000.  
Our 2018 ARA President
Velda Lueders, Conway, was installed as the 2018 President of the Arkansas Realtors® Association (ARA) during the Inaugural Banquet held on Wednesday September 20, 2017 at the Marriott Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas. The banquet also installed incoming 2018 ARA Officers and Directors. Andy Schaus, 1988 ARA President and past CEO of ARA, carried out the induction. 
2017 Convention - A Huge Success!
Thank you to all who participated in this years 2017 Arkansas Realtors® Association 93rd Annual Convention & Trade Show! It was truly one of the best years yet and we look forward to another great year together!
LAND 101 Course
November 8-9, 2017
LAND 101 is the perfect introduction to the land specialty. Whether you are just entering the land real estate industry or looking to refresh on the basics, attendees will acquire knowledge to more confidently assist clients. This course provides a strong foundation for any real estate professional looking to perform land transactions.
Just imagine acquiring:
  • Expertise to navigate various environmental, land-use rights and restrictions, and taxation factors associated with land transactions.
  • Confidences to identify, describe, map and value the different types of land real estate.
  • Competence needed to help clients through the 1031 tax-deferred exchange process.
  • Knowledge to strategically market and sell properties.
Walk away with these valuable resources:
  • Farm Listing Checklist
  • Tools to Estimate Tract Productivity
  • Sample Marketing Package

WHEN: November 8-9, 2017

WHERE: Arkansas REALTORS® Association
11224 Executive Center Dr., Little Rock

COST: $225 ALC Designees
$295 Non ALC Designees

INSTRUCTOR: Benjamin E. Crosby, CCIM, ALC

10 Hours of CE Credit
(Course does not cover AREC required
Broker Specific Topic or 1-hr Safety Topic)
Congratulations 2017 Graduate
REALTOR® Institute
GRI Designation

Earning  the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation is a way to stand out to prospective home buyers and sellers as a REALTOR® who has gained in-depth knowledge on technical  subjects  as well as the fundamentals  of  real estate .

Watch the newsletter
for upcoming
2018 classes
for GRI and take advantage of this invaluable designation!!
CRS Sell-A-Bration 2018
The brightest stars in residential real estate will head to Dallas, Texas, Feb. 5-6, 2018, for the Council of Residential Specialists' Sell-a-bration 2018 . We have a special discount code: ASSOCIATIONSTAR , which lets you register
for just $499 for this world-class event!
Get ready to take in two days of unparalleled networking opportunities, business-building strategies, and the chance to hear insights from the top-producing agents and industry leaders.
Invest in the future of your business
and register today!
2017 Convention Memories! Inaugural Night!