Association News

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Baldwin County Association of REALTORS® presents annual awards

ROBERTSDALE, Alabama – August 10, 2017 – The Baldwin County Association of REALTORS® (BCAR) is proud to announce the 2017 REALTOR® of the Year, Ginny Stopa, and the 2017 Affiliate of the Year, Elsa VanEysbergen. “It’s always an honor to see our best REALTOR® and affiliate members recognized for their efforts,” said
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

BCAR members advocate for homeownership and commercial real estate in D.C.

“The National Association of REALTORS® has a great influence in Washington, D.C., and their focus is to monitor legislation and its effect on real estate consumers and investors in the USA,” said Malone, 2017 BCAR Board of Directors President. “NAR does a very good job vetting the wide range of legislation that is important to homeownership, and is quick to oppose legislation that would hurt the consumer, or impede homeownership growth across the country.”

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Baldwin County Association of REALTORS® welcomes four employees

"There’s growth in Baldwin County, and growth in the county gives opportunity for growth for jobs and I’m so glad BCAR can give back. We are fortunate to find good talent and people for years to come.”

Friday, May 12, 2017

Knox McMurphy receives national Graduate, REALTOR® Institute designation

"BCAR supports professionalism in their members, and programs such as GRI is an excellent foundation."

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

REALTORS® learn about international business in Baldwin County

“The course offers a variety of information, and it prepares the REALTOR® how to teach the client who’s from another country,” Lauster said. “It helps the agent understand visas, tax implications, and liabilities that may not be present in the buyer’s home country. We also teach REALTORS® how to convey real estate information in terms the client will understand.”

Monday, April 3, 2017

BCAR RESO Compliance Certification

BCAR has been awarded the RESO Silver certificate for Data Dictionary compliancy

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Baldwin County Mayors speak at BCAR "Bagels and Briefs"

"Growth is a good problem to have," said Daphne Mayor Dane Haygood, speaking at a recent "Bagels and Briefs" event sponsored by the Baldwin County Association of Realtors’ (BCAR) Legislative and Political Affairs Committee. "I’d much rather have the pressures of dealing with growth than dealing with issues related to dwindling population, no jobs and few revenue sources for our citizens."

Monday, February 13, 2017

The Baldwin County Association of REALTORS® Teaches Local Children about Real Estate

The Baldwin County Association of REALTORS® (BCAR) worked with The Baldwin County Public Schools to teach local children about real estate. Through the Game Changer Grant from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) BCAR, was able to create and distribute activity books to local kindergarteners to teach them and their parents about the importance of homeownership, it’s impact on the community, and how a REALTOR® can help in the process.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Tiffany Halm on Fairhope Realty Group Earns Graduate Real Estate Institute Designation

The Baldwin County Association of REALTORS® (BCAR) as well as the Alabama Association of REALTORS® (AAR) is pleased to announce that one of its members, Tiffany Halm, recently completed the final course of the Alabama REALTOR® Institute.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

2017 BCAR President Supports Unanimous Vote

As a local REALTOR®, broker, and 2017 President of the Baldwin County Association of REALTORS® (BCAR), I see daily the impact that the Baldwin County School System has on growth in our county. When buyers from out of the area search for a home in lower Alabama, a thriving school district is one of the most important criteria.