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Kentucky REALTORS® is one of the largest and most influential associations in Kentucky. Founded in 1922, Kentucky REALTORS® represents more than 10,200 REALTORS® who are involved in all aspects of real estate. Kentucky REALTORS® 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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Real estate in Kentucky experiences continued growth despite low inventory
September 19, 2017

Real estate sales in Kentucky continued to increase after a strong first half of the year. Total home sales in July hit 4,996 for a 3.9 percent increase over the same month in 2016. Year to date, home sales hit 30,939 versus 29,596 in 2016, an increase of 4.5 percent. These improvements in the market come at a time when housing inventories across the state dropped to under 4 months in July, a decrease of 13 percent from a year prior. For the year, inventory levels have declined almost 17 percent versus the same time in 2016.

GSEs appraisal-free purchase mortgages
September 18, 2017

On August 18, 2017, both Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, collectively the Government Sponsored Entities (GSEs), announced they would allow for the use of their proprietary automated valuation tools in lieu of traditional appraisals for some purchase loan transactions.

CFPB final rule on CD sharing effective date
September 17, 2017

On July 7, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released the final rule amending the “Know Before You Owe” (KBYO or TRID) mortgage disclosure rule. As advocated for by NAR, the final rule clarifies the ability to share the Closing Disclosure (CD) with third parties - a victory for real estate professionals nationwide. The final rule was published in the Federal Register on August 11, making it effective on October 10, 2017. Mandatory compliance is required by October 1, 2018.  

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Annual Convention & Expo

September 24–27, 2017

Duke Energy Convention Center & Hilton Netherlands Plaza, Cincinnati, OH.

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CRS120: Converting Leads Into Closings - Group Registration

September 24, 2017

Hilton Netherlands Plaza, Cincinnati, OH

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CRS120: Converting Leads Into Closings

Sunday September 24, 2017
8:30 am–5:00 pm

Annual Convention - CRS - Hilton Netherlands Plaza

6.00 CE hours | 8.00 CRS hours

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GRI 300: Competitive Market Analysis (Lexington)

Tuesday October 3, 2017
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 (Somerset-Lake Cumberland)

Monday October 9, 2017
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Hal Rogers Fire Training Center

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

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GRI 400: Finance (Eastern KY)

Thursday October 12, 2017
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Eastern KY Assoc. of Realtors

6.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours | 8.00 GRI hours

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GRI 400: Finance (Louisville)

Monday October 16, 2017
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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Fair Housing (Eastern KY)

Tuesday October 17, 2017
9:00 am–12:00 pm

Eastern KY Assoc. of Realtors

3.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours

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"You Said What!?" – Understanding the Intent of the Antitrust Laws (Eastern KY)

Tuesday October 17, 2017
1:00–4:00 pm

Eastern KY Assoc. of Realtors

3.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours

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GRI 500: Contracts (Owensboro)

Thursday October 26, 2017
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 300: Competitive Market Analysis (Florence)

Monday October 30, 2017
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Northern KY Association of Realtors

6.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours | 8.00 GRI hours

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Mortgage Pitfalls (Murray)

Tuesday November 7, 2017
9:00 am–12:00 pm

TBD

3.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours

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Understanding the New Loan Estimate (Murray)

Tuesday November 7, 2017
1:00–4:00 pm

TBD

3.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours

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GRI 100: Ethics & Law (Hopkinsville)

Thursday November 9, 2017
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Pennyrile Electric Community Room - SPECIFIC PARKING INSTRUCTIONS

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

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GRI 300: Competitive Market Analysis (Richmond)

Thursday November 9, 2017
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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KYR Leadership Conference

December 6–7, 2017

Hyatt Regency Hotel, 401 West High Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40507

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GRI 600: Business Systems & Technology (Bowling Green)

Thursday December 28, 2017
8:00 am–5:00 pm

REALTOR® Association of Southern Kentucky

6.00 CE hours | 3.00 law hours | 8.00 GRI hours

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