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The Kentucky Association of REALTORS® (KAR), Inc. is one of the largest and most influential associations in Kentucky. Founded in 1923, KAR represents more than 9,500 REALTORS® who are involved in all aspects of real estate. KAR serves as a conduit to growth, knowledge and professionalism for its members and the real estate industry as a whole. The Association is committed to delivering its members the very finest tools and information to help them succeed - and to meet the needs of today's property buying and selling consumers.

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KAR Blog

Realtor.com makes updates to search and SEO
November 21, 2015

There have been several new changes to the platform, many of which deal with the "Find Realtors" search and agent profiles. The biggest takeaway from the recent announcements is to claim your profile, include a photo and start gathering recommendations. Not only will these help on the realtor.com site but will also be great for your SEO.

Kentucky ranked 28th by Forbes for Best States for Business & Careers
November 20, 2015

Kentucky has been ranked 28th in Forbes’ 10th annual Best States for Business & Careers, up five spots from last year. Kentucky was ranked No. 14 in business costs, No. 46 in labor supply, No. 32 in regulatory environment, No. 20 in economic climate, No. 23 in growth prospects and No. 23 in quality of life.

Kentucky's jobless rate dips to 4.9 percent in October 2015
November 20, 2015

Kentucky’s preliminary October 2015 unemployment rate dipped to 4.9 percent from a seasonally adjusted 5 percent in September 2015, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Kentucky’s jobless rate had not been that low since May 2001 when it was 4.9 percent.

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KAR Calendar

2016 Leadership Conference

December 2–3, 2015

Hyatt Regency Hotel Lexington, KY

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2016 Legislative & Buisness Meeting

February 9–11, 2016

Embassy Suites, Lexington, KY

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2016 Summer Business Meeting

June 7–10, 2016

Crowne Plaza, Louisville, KY

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2016 Convention & Expo

September 19–22, 2016

Marriott Griffin Gate, Lexington, KY

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Member Benefits

Over 8,800 members of the state's largest association receive valuable benefits for their dues. See all member benefits

Online Education

Take courses that fit your schedule - 24/7, from anyplace and anywhere - to satisfy your annual requirements. See the education calendar

Why use a REALTOR®

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