News Releases

Tennessee: #5 in Growth in 2019

**Tennessee was #5 among U.S. states for new residents in 2019. Lots of people are moving here and loving it. (And what’s not to love?!) #tennessee #homesweethome #yallcome #southernhospitality Highlights from the REALTOR® magazine article HERE include: More people are heading to Idaho than any other state, according to the newly released 2019 Atlas Van Lines Migration Patterns

Read More

Navigating Earnest-Money Disputes

By our Legal & Ethics Counsel Upshot: In earnest-money disputes, there are several options rooted in the Brokers’ Act and TREC rules that you might explore to help your clients resolve the issue. When a contract falls through, the effects can include earnest-money disputes. For example, an agent might think the buyer and seller have

Read More

Congrats TN Members on 2020 NAR Committees!

CONGRATS! Tennessee members who will serve on 
2020 NAR Committees: Barbara Adair Leading Edge Advisory Board - Member: At-Large Susan Barnette
 Professional Development Committee - Member: At-Large Melanie Blakeney
 Business Issues Policy Committee - Member: At-Large Alexander Bynum Board of Directors Land Use Property Rights and Environment Committee – Member: At-Large Neal Clayton
 Multiple

Read More

TN LLCs and Real Estate Buys

Upshot: The TN Attorney General weighs in on whether an LLC can buy or sell property in Tennessee without using a real estate licensee. The Tennessee Attorney General (AG) recently released an opinion re: limited liability companies (LLCs) and how they are interpreted under the Broker’s Act, in response to a question from the then-acting

Read More