Editorial Results (free)
1. Shelby County Mortgage Market Up 2 Percent
- Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Someone let out a cheer earlier this month at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors 2013 Residential Real Estate Summit as MAAR President Regina Hubbard gave her optimistic forecast for the local housing market.
2. Signs of Life
- Saturday, April 13, 2013
Home sales activity picked up in the first quarter of this year across the Mid-South, and brokers believe the market recovery is gaining traction.
Shelby County home sales rose 6 percent during the first quarter, with 3,382 sales from January to March compared to 3,179 during the first quarter of 2012, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
3. Housing Huddle
- Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Memphis Area Association of Realtors president Regina Hubbard got an unabashed response from the crowd at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre during the real estate group’s 2013 Residential Real Estate Summit.
4. Shelby County Home Sales Up 19 Percent in 2012
- Monday, January 14, 2013
Shelby County had the most home sales recorded in 2012 since 2008 when the housing market started drastically declining.
There were 14,946 home sales last year, up 19 percent from 12,600 unit sales during 2011, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com. And industry professionals say the outlook for 2013 is continued modest improvement.
5. Hubbard Brings Experience, Energy to Memphis Area Association of Realtors
- Friday, January 04, 2013
Regina Hubbard first got involved with the Memphis Area Association of Realtors because she wanted to learn from the group’s positivity and team-oriented environment.
6. MAAR Members Honored at State Association Convention
- Thursday, October 11, 2012
Several members of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors received recognition at the recent Tennessee Association of Realtors 93rd annual convention in Kingsport, Tenn.
Current MAAR vice president Steve Brown received TAR’s 2012 Presidential Award, which is given in honor of outstanding service to the leadership of the real estate industry.
7. Glosson Selected as MAAR's President-Elect
- Monday, September 17, 2012
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors board of directors has selected Greg Glosson of Fast Track Realty as 2013 president-elect. Glosson has served on the board from 2011-2012 and is this year’s secretary-treasurer.
8. MAAR Elects Board Members
- Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Members of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors elected six individuals to the 2013-2014 board of directors at its annual meeting and election Sept. 6.
They are: 2013 director/2014 vice president Patty Rainey of Crye-Leike Inc. Realtors; 2013-2014 directors Cassandra Bell-Warren of 4 Success Realty LLC, Allen Green of John Green & Co. Realtors, Joe Steffner of Grubb & Ellis/Memphis, and Hank Hogue of Crye-Leike; and 2013-2014 associate director Jason Gaia of Prudential Collins-Maury Inc.
9. August Home Sales up 21 Percent
- Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Home sales in August were up 21 percent year over year, representing the eighth consecutive monthly increase from 2011.
Shelby County saw 1,487 home sales last month compared to the 1,228 homes sold in August 2011, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
10. Housing Increase Marred by Bank Sales
- Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Local home sales posted a 36 percent increase in February, but many of those sales were executed by banks and investors.
Shelby County saw 997 home sales last month, compared to February 2011’s 735 sales, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
11. Housing Market Inches Upward in Q3
- Monday, October 10, 2011
Local home sales saw an uptick during the third quarter, and local professionals say it’s due to the sluggish market conditions yielding incentives for buyers.
Shelby County registered 3,568 home sales in the third quarter (July 1 to Sept. 30), a 7 percent increase from Q3 2010, which totaled 3,332, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
12. Hubbard Selected to Serve as MAAR President-Elect
- Thursday, September 22, 2011
Regina Hubbard of Lester Hubbard Realtors has been selected as the 2012 president-elect of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors after a vote by the 2011 and 2012 board of directors Wednesday, Sept. 21.
13. WCR Memphis Chapter Receives National Honor
- Monday, July 04, 2011
The Memphis Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors has been recognized nationally for its outstanding recruitment efforts.
The WCR Memphis Chapter won first place in recruitment in the large chapter category by National WCR during the recent National Association of Realtors mid-year convention in Washington.
14. Women’s Council of Realtors Installs Officers
- Thursday, December 30, 2010
Memphis Women’s Council of Realtors has named Frances Anderson of Crye-Leike Inc. Realtors as its Realtor of the Year.
15. Ten Foreclosure Notices Filed Against Hubbards
- Wednesday, December 01, 2010
Ten first-run foreclosure notices have been filed against Lester C. Hubbard and Regina C. Hubbard, according to the foreclosures section of Wednesday’s Daily News and online at www.memphisdailynews.com.
16. XX Factor
- Thursday, October 28, 2010
While the real estate market has yet to see an uptick in recent times, one demographic is steadily moving its way up the sales ladder.
More and more single females are making the decision to purchase a home.
17. A subtle improvement
- Tuesday, February 16, 2010
From declining sales to falling prices, the housing industry has been hammered recently, and nowhere is that more evident than in Memphis Area Association of Realtors membership numbers.
MAAR, the local trade organization for real estate professionals, has seen its membership dwindle steadily since its high point in August 2007, when it boasted 5,406 members. The latest numbers show membership at just 3,797, a 29.8 percent decline from its pinnacle two and a half years ago and the lowest point since 3,943 in February 2004, the last time it sat below 4,000.
18. Hubbard Named MAAR Realtor of the Year
- Friday, December 18, 2009
Regina Hubbard, a broker with Lester Hubbard Realtors, was named 2009 Realtor of the Year at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors’ honors luncheon, held Wednesday at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis.
19. Home Sales Outpace Nov. ’08 Performance
- Thursday, December 10, 2009
For the first time all year, Shelby County’s home sales outpaced the same month of 2008, perhaps signaling an end – or at least the beginning of the end – to the local housing slump.
November notched 1,154 sales, a 17 percent improvement from 983 sales in November 2008, according to the latest data from real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
20. Housing Market Takes Shallow Dip in Q2
- Monday, July 13, 2009
Regina Hubbard is one of the local Realtors who saw the challenge of a down market as an opportunity. Instead of hunkering down or following business-as-usual practices, Hubbard reacted to the housing slump with renewed vigor.
21. Hubbard Brings Political Action to Real Estate
- Friday, April 24, 2009
Regina Hubbard never considered herself a political person, but a couple of instances changed her outlook on the effect politics can have on real estate, in which she has practiced for 13 years.
22. Duncan Named Senior VP For Homewood Suites by Hilton
- Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Bill Duncan has been appointed senior vice president of brand management for Homewood Suites by Hilton and the newly launched Home2 Suites by Hilton.
23. YMCA Board of Directors Names New CEO
- Wednesday, November 30, 2005
The YMCA metropolitan board of directors named Keith G. Johnson CEO of YMCA of the Memphis & the Mid-South. Johnson is a 27-year YMCA veteran who has served in various positions in Atlanta, Fort Worth and New Orleans. His earliest position with YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South was as vice president and executive director of the Fogelman Downtown YMCA. He graduated from Georgia State University.
24. Lamar Project Aims to Jump-Start Change
- Wednesday, August 17, 2005
The stretch of Lamar Avenue that runs near American Way is very much a neighborhood in transition. With the closing of the Mall of Memphis in December 2003, the area lost a major shopping venue, and in recent years, it has been overrun by crime and blight.
25. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 02, 2005
MAAR Inducts Officers, Names Realtor Award Winners
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced the following 2004 award winners: Lee McWaters of McWaters & Associates, Realtor of the Year; Sally Isom of Prudential Collins-M...
26. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 13, 2004
MAAR Elects 2005 Officers
Womens Foundation Appoints Board Members
Rosie Phillips Bingham was appointed to chair the board of the Womens Foundation for a Greater Memphis for a two-year term. Newly appointed to the board were: Martha L. Perine ...
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: Real Focus
- Tuesday, September 09, 2003
By Keri Holt
Summer Was Hot for Area Home Sales
The Daily News
With children on summer vacation and mortgage interest rates at their lowest levels in about three decades, Memphians scrambled to buy new homes as fast as real est...