Thursday, April 17, 2014
  • Our New Office!

    The HATTIESBURG Area Association of REALTORS® office has moved to our new home located at 411 Classic Drive.. We are excited to be in our new facility and invite you to stop by!  

    Join us for our Ribbon Cutting and Open House on Wednesday, April 9th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Members.

    The HATTIESBURG Area Association of REALTORS® welcomes our member REALTORS® and Affiliates .   Learn about continuing education opportunities and follow legislative issues. Download documents and forms and visit member links.  

    Register for events and download forms.
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  • Consumers.

    We invite consumers to browse our site to view important information aboutbuying or selling a home.

    Search our Multiple Listing Service (MLS) listings to find homes in our area that are within your price range or find a REALTOR® to assist you in your search.
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  • Join Us.

    Brokers, Agents and Affiliates: Learn how you can benefit by becoming a member of the HATTIESBURG Area Association of REALTORS®. View the membership options and download the Application Form that is specific to your needs.

    Learn about Orientation and exams.
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Selling Your Home

  • Consumers +

    The HATTIESBURG Area Association of REALTORS® provides a range of services that are designed to assist you as you place your Read More
  • Marketing Your Home +

    Your home should be listed in the local Multiple Listing Service. In addition, your REALTORS® marketing efforts and considerations will Read More
  • Listing Your Home +

    When you choose a REALTOR®, you will most likely enter into a listing agreement, a contract in which you agree Read More
  • Receiving an Offer +

    The submitted purchase offer, if accepted as it stands, will become a binding sales contract (known as a sale and Read More
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Calendar

Fri Apr 18 @ 8:00AM -
Good Friday
Thu Apr 24 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Elective C.E.
Fri Apr 25 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
MRI Pre-Lic Course
Sat Apr 26 @ 9:00AM - 06:00PM
MRI Pre-Lic Course
Sun Apr 27 @ 9:00AM - 06:00PM
MRI Pre-Lic Course
Tue Apr 29 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
CRS Coursees 1 and 2
Thu May 01 @ 9:30AM -
Education/Membership Meeting
Mon May 12
NAR REALTOR Party Convention & Trade Expo
Tue May 13
NAR REALTOR Party Convention & Trade Expo
Wed May 14
NAR REALTOR Party Convention & Trade Expo

Upcoming Events

Below are some of our upcoming events. Please be sure and mark your calendars!

 April 18.......HAAR Building Closed for Good Friday
April 24.......2 hrs. Electivce C.E.,Taught by Miss. Home Corp, "MHC Single Family Programs, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, HAAR Building
April 25-27...MRI Pre-Lic. Weekend Courses Begin, HAAR Building
April 29.......CRS Courses 1 and 2 Taught By Pat Zaby, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., HAAR Building

May 1..........HAAR Education/Membership Mtg., 9:30 a.m., HAAR Bldg.
May 12-17...NAR REALTOR Party Convention & Trade Expo, Washington, D.C.
May 15.......Appraisal C.E. by Melissa Bond, HAAR Building
May 17........HAAR Fundraiser - Crawfish Boil, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m., See more info below
May 21........HAAR Bd. of Directors' Mtg., 9:00 a.m, HAAR Building
May 22........HAAR General Membership Mtg., 11:30 a.m., Southern Oaks & Gardens
May 26........Memorial Day, HAAR Office Closed


NEW MAILING ADDRESS

 
Our new mailing address is  411 Classic Drive, Hattiesburg, MS  39402.  Please be patient with us as take this time to move and get organized.
We are so excited and look forward to seeing everyone at our ribbon-cutting which will be held in January or February.

Hot New Design Trends for 2014

Think Color in 2014

Gray is the new black; reclaimed wood and porcelain floors are made for walkin’; and wireless is controlling sound, window shades, TV, and more. This is a look at the 10 hottest home design trends anticipated for the new year.
 

Whether it’s based on fashion, the economy, new technologies, or the overall mood of the country, home design trends come and go — sometimes slowly and sometimes lickety-split. But as with apparel, some trends become classics and remain strong — a Barcelona chair, for instance — while others go out the window (think avocado and harvest gold kitchen appliances).

The best advice you can give recent buyers or soon-to-be sellers is not to copy any trend blindly, especially if it doesn’t work with their budget, decor, personal preference, or lifestyle. It’s smart for your clients to be more cautious with expensive, permanent parts of their home environment, but more daring with easy-to-switch dishes, wall paint, and pillows.

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Member Area

  • Members
  • Education
  • Documents and Forms

Welcome HATTIESBURG Area Association of REALTORS® Members. 

From here you can:

  • Download documents and forms from the National Association of REALTORS®, the Mississippi Association of REALTORS®, the Mississippi Real Estate Commission, the Multiple Listing Service and the Hattiesburg Area Association of Realtors

  • View continuing education opportunities

  • Review Legislative Issues

  • View member links

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Continuing Education

Real estate licensees are required to complete 16 hours of Mississippi Real Estate Commission- approved continuing education every two-year renewal cycle. Eight of the sixteen hours can be any MREC-approved elective course; the other eight hours must be in the following required topics:

  • License Law (two hours)
  • Contract Law (two hours)
  • Agency Law (four hours)

Important Note for new salesperson and broker licensees who have completed the post-license requirement: You are NOT required to complete the 16 hours of CE listed above for the FIRST two-year renewal cycle of the permanent license.

Online Training

The REALTOR® Institute is a full-service real estate school providing continuing education courses for real estate practitioners who already hold licenses. Get ALL of your Mississippi-specific required and elective CE in a classroom or online. We also offer 24 hours of online CE courses for Appraisers.

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Below are links to forms that you may need:

HATTIESBURG Area Association of REALTORS® (HAAR)

Mississippi Association of REALTORS® MAR) - Frequently Requested Documents

Mississippi Real Estate Commission (MREC) - Forms

National Association of REALTORS® (NAR)

Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Documents

RPAC Your Best Investment in Real Estate

Since 1969, the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) has promoted the election of pro-REALTOR® candidates across the United States. The purpose of RPAC is clear: REALTORS® raise and spend money to elect candidates who understand and support their interests. The money to accomplish this comes from voluntary contributions made by REALTORS®. These are not members’ dues; this is money given freely by REALTORS® in recognition of how important campaign fundraising is to the political process. RPAC doesn’t buy votes. RPAC enables REALTORS® to support candidates that support the issues that are important to their profession and livelihood.    Read more >>