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News

2021 Fair Housing Coloring Contest

Rules, Prizes, and Additional Information
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SPAAR Key Communities Program

The SPAAR Key Communities Program’s goal is to build strong ties with communities in SPAAR’s 12-county jurisdiction.
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Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) Endorsed SPAAR Members

Congratulations, SPAAR Members!
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Advocacy

Advocacy Report – February 2021

Minnesota REALTORS® sends out a Call for Action and Minneapolis City Council is looking to implement a rent control measure.
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Invest in RPAC

Invest in RPAC through the Minnesota REALTORS® Political Action Committee.
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SPAAR announces endorsed candidates

“SPAAR & RPAC are proud to support candidates who will work hand-in-hand with us to advance real homeownership and private property rights in SPAAR’s jurisdiction,” said 2020 SPAAR President Patrick Ruble.
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Community

2021 Fair Housing Coloring Contest

Rules, Prizes, and Additional Information
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The Importance of Fair Housing

Fair housing extends beyond just April.
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Fairhaven simulation sheds light on discriminatory practices in real estate

Fairhaven is an interactive online simulation where learners confront discrimination in real estate from the point of view of both agent and client.
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Resources

Real Estate Fundamentals

REF is a 3-day program, offering 7.5 hours of continuing education, and is designed to follow the New Member Orientation giving a next step comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of real estate. From topics such as taxes and financial planning, professionalism, marketing, and more, Real Estate Fundamentals will give a hands-on learning approach to the […]
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Grow your expertise with SPAAR’s ​REALTOR® Success Academy

SPAAR is kicking off a new four-part professional development path for Better Agents.
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Are you COE compliant?

As part of your membership with the National Association of REALTORS®, all Realtors® are required to take a Code of Ethics (COE) course every three years.
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Housing Market Press Releases

Despite the headwinds, 2020 was a record-breaking year for housing

“Predictably, the result of record sales combined with ultra-low inventory meant rising prices and sellers accepting stronger offers in less time,” according to Tracy Baglio, President of SPAAR.
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