A Letter from AAR President Slade McElroy

A Letter from AAR President Slade McElroy

Read on to hear several important updates from AAR President Slade McElroy as we begin to close out a successful 2021.
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September 14, 2021 Board of Directors Meeting Recap

September 14, 2021 Board of Directors Meeting Recap

The Alabama REALTORS® Board of Directors met on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at the Alabama REALTORS® Building in Montgomery for their third meeting of the year to conduct business of the ...
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Getting Your Home Autumn Ready

Getting Your Home Autumn Ready

Alabama’s first cool autumn breezes signal change ahead: colorful leaves that crackle under your feet, football games, state fairs, fire pits, pumpkin patches and cookouts. Along with all that fun comes ...
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7 Steps for Attracting Your Ideal Client

7 Steps for Attracting Your Ideal Client

Consumers have no shortage of agents to choose from, but they’re looking for someone who understands their unique needs. Believe it or not, they’re more likely to choose a professional with ...
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Bidding Wars – the Scourge of Buyers – Slowed in August

Bidding Wars – the Scourge of Buyers – Slowed in August

The bidding wars that put smiles on the faces of sellers and simultaneously drove buyers to rip their hair out weren’t as frequent in August, according to the latest report from brokerage Redfin. ...
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Remote Working To Impact U.S. Housing Demand for Years

Remote Working To Impact U.S. Housing Demand for Years

Based on new research by Zillow, nearly 40% of U.S. workers (39%) still don't know if or how often they'll be working in person. More than one-third of those workers (35%) ...
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Home Warranty Shopping – Five Questions to Ask

Home Warranty Shopping – Five Questions to Ask

Home warranty policies are frequent purchases by homeowners and home sellers. Here are some questions to ask and important things to consider when buying or requesting a home warranty policy. ...
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Working Prepared Is Working Safe

Working Prepared Is Working Safe

September is a month of transition – changing seasons, schools, grades and goals. It’s also a good time to assess your own work-related safety plan as part of Realtor® Safety Month. ...
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Home Price Appreciation Is Skyrocketing in 2021. What About 2022?

Home Price Appreciation Is Skyrocketing in 2021. What About 2022?

One of the major story lines over the last year is how well the residential real estate market performed. One key metric in the spotlight is home price appreciation. According to ...
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Budget Stresses Weigh on Buyers

Budget Stresses Weigh on Buyers

Nearly a third of buyers—30%—say that, to triumph in a competitive offer situation, they paid more than they anticipated on their home purchase. Here's a closer look at what recently surveyed ...
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