Resource Center

BABR Needs Your Leadership in 2017
Join a Committee Today!

We are accepting volunteers on Bartow Area Board Committees. This is a great way to get involved, meet new friends and help your industry. Many opportunities are available and we hope you will participate in 2017!

Protect Yourself from the #1 Crime in the U.S.: Identity Theft
Real Estate, Safety, and You

Identity theft is a serious and costly crime. People whose identities have been stolen can spend months or years cleaning up the mess thieves have made of their good name and credit record. In the meantime, victims may lose job opportunities, be refused loans, housing or cars, or even get arrested for crimes they didn't commit. The following tips can help you lower your risk of becoming a victim.

NEW in 2016 - REALTOR® Safe Harbor
REALTORS® often need a simple way to find safe, public locations to meet prospective clients. REALTOR® Safe Harbors are locations who have agreed to allow REALTORS® to meet at their office. REALTORS® can now simply use this app to quickly find all Safe Harbor locations in their area. The location can be quickly forwarded to a client with a few clicks. Mobile apps are available for iOS and Android and can be found by searching for “REALTOR® Safe Harbor” on the App Store or Google Play.
2016 PAC Application Deadline
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by 5:00 pm

Congratulations! You are still in the best business in town. As the year comes to an end, it is time to prepare for the 2016 Professional Achievers Circle awards. All PAC documents are available online. The Awards Luncheon has been set for Tuesday, March 21, 2017. We look forward to celebrating your accomplishments!

NAR-backed Condo Legislation Passes U.S. Senate, Offers Relief for Homebuyers

The U.S. Senate passed the Housing Opportunity through Modernization Act of 2016 passed the U.S. Senate on July 14. More than 139,000 REALTORS® across the nation responded to a Call for Action to urge the Senate to vote on the bill. NAR calls the legislation a significant step toward eliminating barriers to safe, affordable mortgage credit for condos.

FAA Rule Allows Commercial Use of Drone Aircraft

Commercial use of drones in the real estate business got a boost this week with the release of federal rules governing small unmanned aerial systems. The rules create a clearer pathway for real estate professionals to use drones for business purposes, a prospect that NAR President Tom Salomone called “a win for the industry.” Read more on this important development.

November Membership Luncheon
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The next monthly membership meeting of the Bartow Area Board of REALTORS® will be held on Tuesday, November 15th at 12:00 am at the Cartersville Country Club.

December Holiday Luncheon
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The Holiday Luncheon of the Bartow Area Board of REALTORS® will be held on Tuesday, December 8th at 11:30 am at the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce.

October Membership Luncheon
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for the next monthly membership meeting of the Bartow Area Board of REALTORS® will be held on Tuesday, October 18th at 12:00 am at Cartersville Country Club.

Flood Insurance Changes Now In Effect

Several statutory changes included in the 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act became effective on April 1, 2016. One of the most significant changes is the gradual implementation of new and unsubsidized premium rates for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). How much are rates expected to rise?

Page:  1  2  3 
Bartow Area Board of REALTORS®The Voice of Real Estate in the Greater Bartow Area | © 2016 Privacy Policy