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As mandated by Act 725 of 2021, the Arkansas Real Estate Commission has implemented a waiver of the initial licensing fee for applicants who qualify for the Workforce Expansion Act of 2021. If the initial applicant is currently receiving assistance through the Arkansas Medicaid Program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for …

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MEMORANDUM TO: Arkansas Real Estate Licensure ApplicantsFROM: Andrea Alford, Executive DirectorDATE: October 15, 2021 Re: Updated Application Procedure Beginning October 18, 2021, the Arkansas Real Estate Commission will no longer accept physical fingerprint cards towards licensing applications from Arkansas resident candidates. Pursuant to Arkansas Code § 12-12-1005, fingerprints must be submitted electronically through the Arkansas …

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Meet the New Commissioner Governor Asa Hutchinson recently appointed Suzett Sparks of Rogers to the Arkansas Real Estate Commission. Ms. Sparks is the Managing Broker of Lindsey & Associates in Rogers, and a 27-year real estate industry professional. She is a servant leader, known for successfully leading agents through their commercial and residential real estate …

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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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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, and our staff are now working on site. We are accepting guests in our building and masks are required. We check temperatures at the door and ask that anyone who is ill, been exposed to COVID or any contagious illness contact us by phone or …


Arkansas State Government

Arkansas Real Estate Commission
612 South Summit Street, Little Rock, AR 72201-4740

Main Phone: 501-683-8010
Main Fax: 501-683-8020

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday | 8:00a – 4:30p

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