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1. Foreclosures Drop 22 Percent in Second Quarter
- Thursday, July 17, 2014
United Housing Inc. has teamed up with Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal Church to create the first Grace-St. Luke’s GraceBuilders House, which will involve fixing up a foreclosed home for a family in United Housing’s Homebuyer Education program.
2. Housing Market Stumbles in First Quarter
- Monday, April 14, 2014
Shelby County home sales slowed in the first quarter when compared to the same three-month period in 2013.
Shelby County recorded 3,270 home sales in the quarter that ended March 31, down 3 percent from the 3,383 homes sold in the first quarter of 2013, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
3. Blume Named to Tennessee Real Estate Commission
- Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Gary Blume, a veteran agent with RE/MAX Real Estate Experts, has been appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam to a five-year term on the Tennessee Real Estate Commission. Blume is a past president of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and has served twice as president of the Tennessee Real Estate Educational Foundation.
4. Kiser Joins Volunteer Mid-South As Community Services Director
- Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Amanda Kiser has joined Volunteer Mid-South as community services director. Kiser’s responsibilities include mobilizing and maximizing volunteer resources, coordinating training for partner agencies, creating and leading community projects, and marketing VMS’ benefits to agencies and the public.
5. Fayette, Tipton Housing Markets Still Slipping
- Wednesday, February 16, 2011
January home sales declined in Fayette and Tipton counties – 3.2 and 40 percent, respectively, from the same month a year ago – and Shelby County’s neighbors to the east and north remain buyers’ markets as home prices remain stagnant.
6. Head Selected as Director Of SWTCC Library
- Wednesday, November 05, 2008
Carolyn Head has been selected to serve as executive director of Library Services for Southwest Tennessee Community College.
7. Harmon Receives Pro Bono Award
- Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Whitney Harmon, an attorney at Glankler Brown PLLC, has received the first Frank J. Glankler Jr. Pro Bono Award.
Glankler Brown committed this year to taking a minimum of 35 pro bono cases each year from Memphis Area Legal Services, an organization that provides legal assistance for people unable to afford representation. Harmon practices in the area of civil litigation and is a member of the American, Tennessee, Kentucky and Memphis Bar Associations, as well as the Association for Women Attorneys.
8. Fencing Match
- Friday, August 17, 2007
In what has become a continuing uphill battle against national headlines routinely depicting doom and gloom in the housing market, Memphis real estate professionals have launched a counterattack.
"Hop Off the Fence" is a calculated campaign of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors (MAAR) that began Monday and will run through October.
9. Med Nurse Earns State Leadership Award
- Wednesday, November 02, 2005
The Tennessee Nurses Association recognized Dr. Diane Todd Pace with the Alma E. Gault Leadership Award. Pace is a nurse practitioner/nurse scientist with the Regional Medical Center at Memphis/Health Loop Clinics. She earned a doctorate from the University of Tennessee.
10. Area Home Sales See Midsummer Decline
- Monday, August 29, 2005
After a solid three-year run, it finally happened. The number of home sales declined in July compared to July 2004, marking the first time since July 2002 that sales have seen a year-over-year decline.
11. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 09, 2005
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division and Promotions
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division, Promotions
Steve Hirsch was named president of Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, a new division of the company opening in Europe. The following ...
12. Archived Article: Real
- Tuesday, November 16, 2004
Homebuyers Flocking to Internet
Internet Use Transforms Real Estate Profession
The Daily News
The days of real estate agents driving from house to house showing prospective homebuyers 30, 40, even 50 homes before a purchase i...
13. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, June 22, 2004
Memphis Home Sales Still on the Rise
The Daily News
If May is any indication of things to come, Memphis-area real estate agents will be in particularly high gear during the already-busy summer months.
Still rising. Ma...
14. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, June 08, 2004
Summer Heat Wont Slow Home Sales
The Daily News
Realtors are gearing up for another strong summer coming on the heels of previous quarters of booming business in the Memphis home sales market.
Though mortgage interest...
15. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, April 27, 2004
New Construction Stalls Existing Home Sales
The Daily News
A young couple that recently entered Tommie Criswell-Jones Crye-Leike, Realtors, office is a pretty typical example of first-time buyers seeking homes in Metro M...
16. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 14, 2004
The Daily News has hired Don Fancher as the Advertising Sales Director
Baptist-DeSoto Names New Administrator
Randy King was named administrator and chief executive officer of Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto. He was previously vice president ...
17. Archived Article: Events
- Thursday, April 08, 2004
The MAARket Masters chapter of Toastmasters meets at 7 a
The MAARket Masters chapter of Toastmasters meets at 7 a.m. today at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors office, 6393 Poplar Ave. Call Tommie Criswell-Jones at 230-7653. The Aging Comm...
18. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, March 29, 2004
Contractors Group Hosts Safety Seminar
The West Tennessee chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors presents a scaffold safety seminar from 8 a.m. to noon in the ABC office, 1995 Nonconnah Blvd. Cost is $150 for membe...
19. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously with Lion Heart Award
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously by Youth Villages The late Elias J. E.J. Goldsmith was honored with Youth Villages 5K Lion Heart Award. Goldsmith, who served Goldsmiths stores, his family busine...
20. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, January 05, 2004
University of Memphis Hosts HOPE Scholarship Seminar Jan. 5
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. board of directors hosts a telephone conference call at 1 p.m. Call Will Pinkston at (615) 253-6881. Jan. 6
The Memphis City Council ...
21. Archived Article: Events
- Monday, December 15, 2003
Celebrate a Safari Holiday through Dec
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. board of directors hosts a telephone conference call at 1 p.m. today. Interested members of the public can meet in Nashville to listen to the call. For information, call...
22. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, October 27, 2003
MLGW, U of M Host Electrical Power Forum Oct. 27
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. board of directors meets at 1 p.m. in Nashville. The meeting is open to the public. Call Will Pinkston at (615) 253-6881. Court Appointed Special A...
23. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, October 06, 2003
Childrens Museum holds golf fund-raiser
Childrens Museum Hosts Golf Fund-Raiser
The Childrens Museum of Memphis Golf Tournament is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. at Memphis Country Club. The tournament benefits the Yes, EVERY Child...
24. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, October 01, 2003
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors hosts Pizza and PDAs for real estate agents at 11:30 a
Dr. Benjamin Hooks is the keynote speaker at the second annual Memphis Area Legal Services Campaign for Equal Justice Summit, which runs from 7:30 a.m...
25. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, September 30, 2003
Expo Keeps Realtors on Cutting Edge
The Daily News
Whether theyre in the market to buy or sell a home, most people look to real estate agents for help. But, sometimes agents need a little guidance of their own to help cl...
26. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, September 29, 2003
This Week in Memphis Sept
This Week in Memphis
DHS Hosts Energy Assistance Hearing Sept. 29
The Tennessee Department of Human Services offers a public hearing on the 2003-2004 state plan for its Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program fro...
27. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 24, 2003
Realtors Association Announces President, Board
MAAR Confirms Officers, Board Members The Memphis Area Association of Realtors confirmed president-elect Bob Turner as 2004 president and elected Sue Stinson-Turner as 2004 president-elect. Neil Hub...
28. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, September 08, 2003
This Week in Memphis September 8
The Memphis Area Home Builders Association and its Sales & Marketing Council present a 24-hour, certified new home sales professional course from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Wednesday at the MAHBA...
29. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, September 02, 2003
By STACEY WIEDOWER
Tech tools a mainstay for real estate agents, clients
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
The house had been deemed by some almost unsellable.
Its driveway resembled a small but steep hill, a factor that all but elimi...
30. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, January 14, 2003
MAAR hands out
MAAR installs officers,
hands out Realtor awards
At its annual inauguration ceremony Thursday, the Memphis Area Association of Realtors installed its 2003 officers and board of directors.
Officers are Isaac Northern Jr. of...
31. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, September 17, 2002
The Greater Memphis Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association chapter meeting is 11:30 a
The Greater Memphis Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association chapter meeting is 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Holiday In...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 12, 2002
Janie Day joined Enterprise National Bank as vice president in the executive banking division Janie Day joined Enterprise National Bank as vice president in the executive banking division. Mark Pierce and Jeremy Metheny joined the organization as mo...
33. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 14, 2001
Carlos Webb was named executive vice president-chief executive officer of Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union Carlos Webb was named executive vice president-chief executive officer of Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union. The designation is a new one a...
34. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, May 27, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Equity Inns Inc. announced the companys newest public offering of 8 million shares of common stock would be priced at $13.37 per share. Net proceeds from the offering will be approximately $101.4 million. Company officials said the pro...