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In accordance with Act 820 of 2019, which requires occupational licensing agencies to provide for automatic licensure for active duty service members, returning military veterans and their spouses to engage in their chosen professions, the Arkansas Real Estate Commission has promulgated new Rule 4.5, which will be effective November 1, 2020. A copy of the …

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To Register for Property Management Workshop October 7th, 2020 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM Click here

The Arkansas Real Estate Commission will hold a Public Hearing at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 10, 2020, in the Meeting Room of the Arkansas Real Estate Commission building, 612 South Summit Street, Little Rock, Arkansas and via a livestream platform for the purpose of receiving public or written comment on the adoption of proposed …

Notice of Proposed New Rules: Automatic Licensure for Active Duty Service Members, Veterans and their Spouses; and Pre-Licensure Criminal Background Checks & Waiver Requests Read More »

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 AREC was notified this afternoon that several licensees have received a suspicious-looking email from an account posing as “Arkansas real estate commission”. The email states “New Profile Validation Required” and may bear the subject line “Arkansas real estate license validation”. The email goes on to urge licensees to click a link …

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Rule 4.1 Suspension

Is the AREC still open? Yes, the Commission remains operational; however, our building is not currently open to the public. We are following the directive of the Governor and the Secretary of Health to limit onsite work to employees who are critical to our necessary functions while enabling certain employees to work remotely. In essence, …

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October 2019 Newsletter

Advertising, including all forms of identification, representation, promotion and solicitation (signage, business cards, websites, television/radio advertising, and social media), disseminated in any manner and by any means of communication to the public for any purpose related to brokerage activities listed in A.C.A. §17-42-103(10) must be under the supervision of the Principal Broker or the Branch …

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By Andrea S. Alford, Deputy Executive Director, Arkansas Real Estate Commission The day has finally come. You’ve signed every last closing document and you’re standing in the living room of your new house. You get a little misty-eyed as you picture a brightly-lit Christmas tree in front of the window. You make your way to …

WHAT DO YOU MEAN THE SELLERS TOOK IT WITH THEM? Read More »

by Andrea S. Alford, Deputy Executive Director, Arkansas Real Estate Commission Webster defines the term “bona fide” as “genuine; authentic; neither specious nor counterfeit”. In one of my favorite scenes from “O Brother Where Art Thou”, Ulysses Everett McGill has escaped from prison and returned to his wife, Penny, only to learn she is engaged …

O BROKER, WHERE ART THOU? Read More »

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