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Pearson Vue Test Centers will be performing maintenance on their site on November 14-16, 2022. Licensee candidates will be unable to register or take the Real Estate Exams on these dates.

Act 733 of 2021 establishes a registration requirement for time-share resellers and interest transfer services providers who operate in Arkansas. Contact AREC for further information.

Effective July 1, 2022, the following new and amended rules have been enacted. • Rule 3.4 Waiver of Fees is responsive to Act 725 of 2021 which waives certain fees for license applicants who receive certain state benefits or fall below 200% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines.• Rules 4.5, 6.1 and 11.1 are responsive …

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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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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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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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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 …

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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 …

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