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SPAAR News

Be up on the latest SPAAR news, which will keep you in the know with the latest Association and real estate information.

SPAAR works to create better agents and better communities.

SPAAR reports on the latest in market data, industry news and community outreach.

For media inquiries contact Jennifer Kovacich, Communications Director at Office: (651) 287-3922 or Direct: (612) 801-0498.

 

Board of Directors applications now accepted for 2024; SPAAR Committees welcome new members for 2023

Ever thought about joining SPAAR’s Board of Directors? Now is the time to apply. Or, perhaps it’s time to wade into involvement at the committee level. Either way, members are wanted and welcome!
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Prices dip for first time since 2012 but sellers still receive over asking price

(May 17, 2023) – According to new data from Minneapolis Area REALTORS® and the Saint Paul Area Association of REALTORS®, home prices dipped slightly from last April. Both buyer and seller activity were also lower compared to last year.
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Fair Housing is for everyone. Everywhere. All year long.

Fair Housing receives extra attention during April when it’s recognized by the National Association of REALTORS® as Fair Housing Month.
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SPAAR statistics provide timely updates in local housing markets

Check out statistics to gain timely information throughout SPAAR's 12-county service area and throughout the greater Twin Cities.
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First Time Homebuyers: Financing & Credit (What You Need to Know)

SPAAR’s Education & Events Director, Kristin Parker, sits down with two SPAAR Affiliate Members: Cindy Allen of Bay Equity Home Loans and Steven Tran of Fairway Mortgage to talk about First Time Homebuyers – what REALTORS® can do to educate and better help these consumers become a homeowner.
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$50 Off Junk Removal With Your SPAAR Membership

SPAAR members can get $50 off junk removal with 1-800-GOT-JUNK!
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New Members – April 2023

Welcome, April 2023 new members to the Realtor® family!
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Home prices flat, buyer and seller activity still well below last year

(April 14, 2023) – According to new data from Minneapolis Area REALTORS® and the Saint Paul Area Association of REALTORS®, home prices flattened out and held steady from last March. The metro’s median sales price stands at $355,000. Buyer and seller activity are still down around 25.0 percent from year-ago levels.
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Book Club: Atomic Habits By James Clear

What does human behavior mean to you? Take part in SPAAR’s newest book club offering: Atomic Habits.
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