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2020 Mississippi Realtors Officers and Directors installed

The Mississippi Realtors installed its 2020 Officers and Directors: Keith Henley, Tupelo – President. Dorothy Thompson, Jackson – President Elect. Kris Davis, Columbus – 1st Vice President / Northern District Vice President. Jon Ritten, Diamondhead – Southern District Vice President. Gary Parker, Flowood – Central District Vice President. David Massey, Oxford – Treasurer. Adam Watkins, Hattiesburg – Immediate Past President. ...

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Mississippi Realtors graduates Leadership MAR Class of 2019

Twelve members of Mississippi Realtors graduated from Leadership MAR, a program within the state association. Leadership MAR was formed by Mississippi Realtors to identify emerging Realtor leaders, encourage them with instruction and activities, and assist in sharpening their leadership skills. Those recognized are: Prentiss Butler, Corinth; Angela Chambliss, Picayune; Brian Gomillion, Walnut Grove; Stephanie Cummins, Ridgeland; Yolanda Parris, Jackson; Sherrye ...

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Prowant awarded Mississippi Realtors Under 40 Award

Brandon realtor Victoria Prowant was honored with Mississippi Realtors Under 40 Award. The Under 40 Award recognizes a realtor for its excellence, service, and success. Prowant manages over 50 agents, owns 60-plus rental properties, and closed over 100 transactions in the last year.

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Gwen James receives Hall of Fame Award

Hattiesburg REALTOR® Gwen James was inducted into the Mississippi REALTORS® Hall of Fame on October 2nd during their annual convention in Biloxi. Over 600 attended the convention at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino for continuing education, award ceremonies, membership meetings and an EXPO of more than 40 vendors. The award is the association’s most prestigious honor. Established in 1994, ...

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David Griffith awarded REALTOR® of the Year

Cleveland REALTOR® David Griffith was awarded Mississippi REALTORS® (MAR) REALTOR® of the Year on October 2nd during their annual convention in Biloxi. Over 600 attended the convention at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino for continuing education, award ceremonies, membership meetings and an EXPO of more than 40 vendors. Griffith has served as President of MAR and President of his ...

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Local REALTORS influence policy

Private transfer fees are fees charged to either buyers or sellers at the closing of a transaction each time a property is sold. These fees decrease affordability, increase potential liability and provide no benefit to the property sellers or buyers. They have also been called “harmful” by the National Association of REALTORS®, Mississippi REALTORS®, and Central Mississippi REALTORS®. HB 962, ...

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Mississippi Association of Realtors names honorees for 2018

Hattiesburg Realtor Adam Watkins was awarded the President’s Award and recognized as the Realtor of the Year during the annual Realtors Convention in Point Clear, Ala. Watkins is now the active Mississippi Realtors president for 2019. Among others honored were: Cleveland Realtor Libbi Logan was awarded the Mississippi Realtors Under 40 Award. Established in 2013 to honor outstanding young Realtors. ...

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Central Mississippi real estate market feeling momentum

By LISA MONTI  Last year, the central Mississippi real estate market had some highs and lows, but Realtors in the 10-county area believe 2015’s momentum could translate to good things in 2016. One high point in December’s market report from the Central Mississippi Realtors members showed that new listings increased 12.5 percent to 433 from the previous December. “Usually December ...

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