Greater Kalamazoo Association of REALTORS®

Member Resources

Upcoming Events

REALTOR® Open House Month

APRIL 2017

GKAR is hosting a REALTOR® Open House Month to raise awareness about the value REALTORS® bring to our community and the value in hiring a REALTOR® to buy and sell your property.

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Spring 4:01 Networking Event

APRIL 20, 2017

Business is so much easier when you know the parties involved. Meet up with your fellow real estate professionals at HopCat, and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks at this fun event for GKAR REALTORS® and business partners! Learn More

Governmental Legislative Update Forum

May 8, 2017

This forum is open to all GKAR Members as a Member benefit as well as any interested parties. Speakers will discuss legislative issues related to the housing industry.

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Professional Development Committee Presents...

May 24, 2017

Understanding and Negotiating Home Repairs: What repairs can the buyer ask for? What are the pros and cons of attending the inspection? Find out answers to these questions and more at this informative event! Learn More

Additional Resources

Writing Outside the Box - Sales Agreement Common Clauses

Not all situations are outlined in a sales agreement, so you may have to insert language, known as a common clause, for your clients.

8 Clever Conversation Starters for Networking Events

Business is so much easier when you know the parties involved and GKAR networking events like the Fall 4:01 and Spring 4:01 are great ways to meet other real estate professionals. Regardless of whether you're a seasoned socializer or if the term "networking" makes you squirm, these 8 Clever Conversation Starters are helpful anytime you feel like you just need to break the ice.

REALTOR Safety Tips - A Quick Refresher Course

After an engaging REALTOR® Safety course or Webinar, it is easy to feel empowered, informed, and fully prepared for any unsafe situation that should arise. However, as the months pass incident free, it is also easy to forget much of what you learned. Not having to use what you learned when it comes to REALTOR® Safety is a really good thing, but forgetting it isn't an option, so what should you do?