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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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Kentucky's jobless rate drops to 5% in June
July 22, 2016

Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for June 2016 dropped to 5 percent from a revised 5.1 percent in May 2016, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

Kentucky's Red Tape Reduction Initiative backed by KAR
July 7, 2016

Governor Bevin recently announced the Red Tape Reduction Initiative, which will cut through the red tape of excessive and complex regulatory burdens that are a hardship for many business owners and will reduce the amount of government bureaucracy affecting Kentucky businesses, thus making the Commonwealth more employee-friendly. KAR has stepped up in support of the initiative and was one of the first organizations to endorse the program.

Top 10 issues affecting real estate
June 24, 2016

Every year, the Counselors of Real Estate, a group of real estate professionals who hold the CRE designation and seek to offer unbiased guidance on real estate topics, offers a list of major issues that they feel could affect the industry. Learn what the implications of these potential shifts could be for your business.

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KAR Calendar

GRI 600: Business Systems & Technology (Lexington)

Monday August 1, 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 100: Ethics & Law (Richmond)

Thursday August 11, 2016
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Madison Co. Board of Realtors

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

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Pre-licensing Summer 2016 Session (Lexington)

Saturday August 13, 2016
9:00 am–4:00 pm

TBD

36.00 CE hours

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GRI 100: Ethics & Law (Henderson)

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

Ramada Inn Henderson

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

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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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