Spring Dues Adjustment for 2024
Our upcoming billing for your spring membership dues is scheduled to go out via email at the end of February and is due April 1st. As approved by the Board of Directors and previously communicated, we wanted to remind you that our billing process is transitioning to an annual billing in the fall. To facilitate this transition, we are adjusting your upcoming dues bill to also include the months of October, November, and December. With this one-time adjustment, your membership dues will be fully paid through the end of 2024. This change is part of our ongoing efforts to streamline processes to provide you with a more consistent and efficient billing system that won’t interrupt your services. See the adjusted amounts in the table below.
Annual billing for the 2025 calendar year will take place in late fall 2024. That bill will include your 2025 GLAR, MLS, Kentucky REALTOR® and National Association of REALTORS® dues.  Click here to read the full announcement sent last week.
NAR's Senior Counsel Matt Troiani Joins Us for our NAR Update
We are excited to share that Matt Troiani, NAR's Senior Counsel and Director of Legal Affairs is joining us for our upcoming NAR Update on March 7th at GLAR featuring your NAR Directors Lamont Breland, Will Fischer, and Carter Martin, Jr. 

During this session, members will be updated on the NAR lawsuits and culture concerns as well as what solutions are being put in place. This provides a great opportunity for members to ask questions and hear directly from both NAR and your own representatives at the National level.

CLICK HERE to register for this in-person event at GLAR.
January Local Market Statistics Reports by County
The State of Black Homeownership
During Black History Month, we are sharing insightful information from both NAREB and NAR on the state of black homeownership. Find even more resources on our Black History Month landing page.

The National Association of REALTORS® Snapshot of Race and Home Buying in America released in 2023 reports the following statistics:
  • The national Black homeownership rate in the U.S. is 44%,
  • The Black homeownership rate is 40% in Kentucky,
  • 21% of Black homeowners spend more than 30% of their income on housing in Kentucky,
  • 24% of Black renter households can afford to buy the typical home,
  • 17% of Black Americans are denied home financing in Kentucky,
  • Median household income for Black/African Americans in the U.S is $80,000,
  • 17% of Black/African-Americans purchased multigenerational homes; and
  • 27% of single women homebuyers are Black.

The 2023 NAREB State of Housing in Black America (SHIBA) Report shares information on the state of Black homeownership and disparities in homeownership rates compared to other races.
Commercial REALTORS® Property Resource Class
Join us for a new class for commercial agents on harnessing RPR for your business! Taught by GLAR's Adam Rowe, you will learn how to create your RPR account, fully utilize RPR to search and find information on commercial properties, and examine location/area demographics using RPR tools to research commercial market trends.

Instructor: Adam Rowe
March 27, 2024 | 1-4pm at GLAR
CE: 3 KY Elective
PLE: 3 KY Elective
Learn - Grow - Thrive through Education!
Seeking professional growth can unleash your full potential for business success! We offer a variety of courses that will help you do just that. View our education schedule of classes along with credits and course descriptions online through your member portal.

Don't miss our NEW marketing class Real Estate Marketing Tools and Practices on February 27th or the opportunity to take the Zoom Live option of our popular class Real Property Title in Estate or Trust on February 28th.

Expand Your Clientele to Work with Military and Veteran Buyers
In collaboration with the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals, we are offering the opportunity for GLAR members to obtain the VAREP Military Veteran Housing Certification. You will learn about the VA home loan program, as well as important topics including the VA loan history, military and veteran demographics, and tips on writing a great VA loan offer. Mastery of these topics will allow you to better serve the military and veteran families.

Instructor: Nathan Bellows & John Cissell
March 12, 2024 | 8:30-5:30 at GLAR
CE: 3 Law/5 Elective
PLE: 3 Finance/3 Fair Housing/2 Elective
Please email with any questions on this program.

Putting Clients First: How to Deliver Positive Real Estate Outcomes With RPR
As a REALTOR®, you’re a champion for your client’s best interests, guiding them through the complexities of a real estate transaction. Your expertise instills confidence and trust, and with RPR (Realtors Property Resource®) at your disposal, your capacity to deliver positive outcomes is unparalleled. Discover five ways RPR’s indispensable tools can sharpen your negotiation skills, ensuring each client’s journey leads to the best possible destination. READ MORE.
Legislative Update Report
Legislative issues impact your real estate business every day! Our government affairs representatives are continually working to remain on top of issues that affect your profession.  

READ the latest legislative report.
READ the latest GLAR Capitol Connection Advocacy e-Newsletter
Feb. 11 - 17, 2023 = 357
Feb. 11 - 17, 2024 = 351
2023 = 2,299
2024 = 2,259
Feb. 11 - 17, 2023 = 255
Feb. 11 - 17, 2024 = 215
2023 = 1,444
2024 = 1,302
CLICK HERE to view more market statistics reports.
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