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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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"Get REALTOR" consumer ad campaign launched by NAR
February 8, 2016

Buying a home isn’t as easy as clicking a few buttons and magically getting the home of your dreams, as the current real estate advertising landscape leads many to believe. The reality is that real estate transactions can be stressful and there are often challenges and obstacles along the way.

REALTORS® Applaud House Passage of "Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act" - Copy
February 5, 2016

The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to advance legislation that will expand opportunities for homeownership. H.R. 3700, the "Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act," includes a number of initiatives that have strong support from the National Association of REALTORS®, who hailed the vote as important progress for home buyers and sellers.

Gov. Bevin to study possibility of tax reform
February 5, 2016

Gov. Matt Bevin and his top policy officials will study the possibility of reforming Kentucky’s tax code after this year’s legislative session, state budget director John Chilton said Thursday. “He has said it needs to happen,” Chilton said. “All different things will be considered.

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KAR Calendar

Professional Standards Committee Training (Bowling Green)

Thursday February 18, 2016
9:00 am–4:00 pm

REALTOR® Association of Southern Kentucky

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Professional Standard Committee Training (Louisville)

Wednesday February 24, 2016
9:00 am–4:00 pm

Greater Louisville Association of Realtors

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Professional Standards Committee Training (Lexington)

Thursday March 24, 2016
9:00 am–4:00 pm

Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors

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GRI 100: Ethics & Law (Louisville)

Friday March 25, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Greater Louisville Association of Realtors

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GRI 200: Risk Reduction (Louisville)

Thursday April 7, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Greater Louisville Association of Realtors

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Pre-licensing Summer 2015 Session (Lexington)

Saturday April 16, 2016
9:00 am–4:00 pm

TBD

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2016 Broker Summit

April 20, 2016

Louisville, KY

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GRI 400: Finance (Lexington)

Thursday April 28, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors

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GRI 500: Contracts (Bowling Green)

Thursday May 12, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

REALTOR® Association of Southern Kentucky

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GRI 300: Marketing (Louisville)

Wednesday May 18, 2016
9:00 am–6:00 pm

Greater Louisville Association of Realtors

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GRI 400: Finance (Louisville)

Thursday June 2, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Greater Louisville Association of Realtors

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2016 Summer Business Meeting

June 7–10, 2016

Crowne Plaza, Louisville, KY

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GRI 500: Contracts (Florence)

Thursday June 23, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Northern KY Association of Realtors

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GRI 100: Ethics & Law (Henderson)

Friday August 19, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Ramada Inn Henderson

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2016 Convention & Expo

September 19–22, 2016

Marriott Griffin Gate, Lexington, KY

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GRI 300: Marketing (Lexington)

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

Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors

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GRI 500: Contracts (Louisville)

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

Greater Louisville Association of Realtors

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GRI 200: Risk Reduction (Owensboro)

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

Greater Owensboro Realtor Association

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GRI 100: Ethics & Law (Florence)

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

Northern KY Association of Realtors

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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

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