Community Resources

Resources For Your Clients

SPAAR strives to be a credible source of information for Realtors® and real estate professionals in helping you to best serve your clients. Likewise, SPAAR is a proponent of economic development opportunities for all.

The following community resources are provided to assist in the goal of homeownership, and are offered in eight languages: Arabic, Cambodian, English, Oromo, Russian, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

Benefits of owning a home

When you consider owning a home, the current market conditions, your income and credit score will help determine what is best for you. Various studies show homeownership has a significant impact on a person’s long-term assets and wealth, educational achievement, mental health, community participation and overall quality of life. Through careful planning with your Realtor®, you can enjoy the benefits of homeownership too!

Available for download in eight different languages!

Buying after foreclosure or bankruptcy

You may be able to purchase a home after foreclosure or bankruptcy. A Realtor® can help you get back on the path to homeownership.

Available for download in eight different languages!

The path to homeownership

The path to homeownership is often an eventful and exciting time. Learn the seven simple steps to help you become a homeowner.

Available for download in eight different languages!

Why use a Realtor®?

For most people buying or selling a home involves their most expensive asset so having proper representation is critical. It’s an important transaction with involving significant financial and emotional factors.  Learn five reasons you should consider hiring a Realtor® to guide you through the process and keep your best interests in mind.

Available for download in eight different languages!

Our Home Buying Story

In interviews and reenactments, these videos show some of the questions, challenges and barriers many people face as they work through the process of becoming a homeowner.

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What Your REALTOR® Can Do For You

A comprehensive document listing various actions, research steps, procedures, processes, and review stages in a successful residential real estate transaction that a real estate brokerage may provide or assist with in return for its sales commission.


What to Expect From a Realtor® Fair Housing

This one-page flyer can be printed in color or black/white and shared with clients to provide a brief overview of some of the promises they can expect to receive from a Realtor® during their homebuying or selling experience.

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