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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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Unemployment rates down in 93 KY counties
August 25, 2016

Unemployment rates fell in 93 Kentucky counties between July 2015 and July 2016, but rose in 27 counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

Overtime rule from the DOL
August 16, 2016

Effective December 1, 2016, DOL revised the requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regarding the minimum salary threshold for employees to be considered exempt from overtime.

'Know Before You Owe' helps agents and consumers
August 8, 2016

Since the October 2015 implementation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ‘Know Before You Owe' mortgage initiative, Realtors® have raised red flags over challenges in gaining access to what's known as the mortgage "closing disclosure" form, or CD. The CD is delivered to homebuyers in advance of their closing and contains important financial information related to their purchase.

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KAR Calendar

2016 Convention & Expo

September 19–22, 2016

Marriott Griffin Gate, Lexington, KY

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CRS 200: Business Planning & Marketing

Monday September 19, 2016
8:30 am–5:00 pm

Marriott Griffin Gate Resort

3.00 CE hours | 16.00 CRS hours

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Appalachian Rebuild Project

October 5–8, 2016

Auxier, KY

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GRI 300: Marketing (Lexington)

Monday October 10, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors

6.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours | 8.00 GRI hours

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GRI 500: Contracts (Louisville)

Thursday October 13, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Greater Louisville Association of Realtors

6.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours | 8.00 GRI hours

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Core (eastern KY)

Tuesday October 18, 2016
9:00 am–4:00 pm

Eastern KY Assoc. of Realtors

6.00 CE hours | 6.00 law hours

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The Code of Ethics - Our Promise of Professionalism

Wednesday October 19, 2016
9:00 am–12:00 pm

Eastern KY Assoc. of Realtors

3.00 CE hours
Code of Ethics requirement

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Core (Murray)

Wednesday October 26, 2016
9:00 am–4:00 pm

William "Bill" Cherry Agricultural Expo Center

6.00 CE hours | 6.00 law hours

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GRI 200: Risk Reduction (Owensboro)

Thursday October 27, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Greater Owensboro Realtor Association

6.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours | 8.00 GRI hours

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GRI 100: Ethics & Law (Florence)

Friday November 4, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Northern KY Association of Realtors

6.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours | 8.00 GRI hours
Code of Ethics requirement

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GRI 200: Risk Reduction (Richmond)

Monday November 14, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Madison Co. Board of Realtors

6.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours | 8.00 GRI hours

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Real Estate Safety Matters: Safe Business = Smart Business

Wednesday November 16, 2016
9:00 am–12:00 pm

Eastern KY Assoc. of Realtors

3.00 CE hours

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6 Easy Ways to Ruin Your Life

Wednesday November 16, 2016
1:00–4:00 pm

Eastern KY Assoc. of Realtors

3.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours

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GRI 600: Business Systems & Technology (Louisville)

Wednesday November 30, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Greater Louisville Association of Realtors

6.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours | 8.00 GRI hours

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