NAR and DOJ Reach Anti-trust Settlement

NAR and DOJ Reach Anti-trust Settlement

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) announced it has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on anti-trust allegations against MLS rules.
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Alabama Realtors® Challenges CDC Eviction Moratorium in Federal Court

Alabama Realtors® Challenges CDC Eviction Moratorium in Federal Court

The Alabama Association of REALTORS® (AAR) has filed a legal challenge to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Eviction Moratorium (Moratorium) in the United States District Court for the ...
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Alabama Realtors® Asks Governor Ivey to Establish Rental Assistance Program;  NAR Asks Congress for Rental Relief

Alabama Realtors® Asks Governor Ivey to Establish Rental Assistance Program; NAR Asks Congress for Rental Relief

As the COVID pandemic continues into its ninth month and enters into winter, the need for additional support for both renters and housing providers is increasing. Many renters have struggled to ...
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NAR’s Board Amends Code of Ethics and MLS Rules for Discriminatory Conduct

NAR’s Board Amends Code of Ethics and MLS Rules for Discriminatory Conduct

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Board of Directors made multiple changes at its November 13 meeting that impact NAR’s Code of Ethics and REALTOR®-owned MLSs. You can read about these ...
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Two Projects Approved for Historic Tax Credit

Two Projects Approved for Historic Tax Credit

The Historic Tax Credit Committee approved two projects to receive Alabama’s Historic Tax Credit. One of the projects is in a rural county while the other project falls in the urban ...
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AREC Appoints New Chair, Vice Chair

AREC Appoints New Chair, Vice Chair

The Alabama Real Estate Commission (AREC) held its monthly meeting on October 22. Read more about the events of the meeting here.
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Alabama Real Estate Commission Holds September Meeting

Alabama Real Estate Commission Holds September Meeting

The Alabama Real Estate Commission met on September 24 to discuss business and conduct hearings.
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AREC Held August Meeting – License Renewal Deadline Looms

AREC Held August Meeting – License Renewal Deadline Looms

The Alabama Real Estate Commission (AREC) met on August 20 for its monthly meeting. All Commissioners were present, either in person or virtually.
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Website Accessibility under the ADA for REALTORS®

Website Accessibility under the ADA for REALTORS®

Lawsuits or letters threatening litigation over website accessibility continue to proliferate the real estate industry. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires certain businesses to make their websites accessible to those ...
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Common Violations & Tips for Dealing with the Alabama Real Estate Commission

Common Violations & Tips for Dealing with the Alabama Real Estate Commission

Going before the Alabama Real Estate Commission (AREC) for any reason is likely not on your bucket list. The Commission, the governmental entity charged by the Legislature with enforcing licensing laws, ...
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