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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Ivey Creates $100M Program to Help Low-Income Families with Students Pay for Internet Access

Ivey Creates $100M Program to Help Low-Income Families with Students Pay for Internet Access

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced a new $100 million program designed to enhance internet access for low-income students during the coronavirus pandemic.
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The ARPAC Impact

The ARPAC Impact

How does investing in ARPAC affect me, my business, and the real estate industry?
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Social Media Do’s & Don’ts for REALTORS®

Social Media Do’s & Don’ts for REALTORS®

As the social media landscape evolves, the rewards are rising, but so are the risks. You should be aware of these concerns as you create content for public view. Take the ...
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AREC Meets, Discusses Sunset Committee Review

AREC Meets, Discusses Sunset Committee Review

At the meeting, Director Vaughn Poe provided an update on the review of the Commission by the Alabama Legislature’s Sunset Committee.
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10 Tips for Looking Your Best on Video

10 Tips for Looking Your Best on Video

Whether you use it for conferencing, livestreaming, training sessions, home tours, or “vlogging” (video blogging), video is a powerful tool.
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Existing-Home Sales Surge to Record Pace in June

Existing-Home Sales Surge to Record Pace in June

Existing-home sales rebounded at a record pace in June, following three consecutive months of sales declines, the National Association of REALTORS® reported.
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Elder Care Updates to Counter Viral Spread

Elder Care Updates to Counter Viral Spread

Residents in these group settings have proven highly susceptible to contracting the novel coronavirus, as it’s able to rapidly spread among people in close quarters. But changes are in the works—some ...
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Bill Proposes ‘Pandemic Savings’ for First-Time Home Buyers

Bill Proposes ‘Pandemic Savings’ for First-Time Home Buyers

The First-Time Homebuyer Pandemic Savings Act would allow up to $25,000 of a coronavirus-related retirement distribution to be tax-exempt and penalty-free as long as it is put toward the down payment ...
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Alabama Airports Awarded Almost $11M in Federal Grants — ‘Important for Economic Development’

Alabama Airports Awarded Almost $11M in Federal Grants — ‘Important for Economic Development’

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded 16 local airports across the state of Alabama a total of $10,750,845 in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants for infrastructure improvements.
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