SAR News

SAR news.

**NOTICE** SAR Responds to COVID-19

Dear SAR REALTOR and Affiliate Members, Updated 3-17-20 Our SAR staff and leadership want to assure you that our association is committed to being your partner in doing all we can to keep you, your families and all of our members and staff safe and healthy.  As coronavirus (COVID-19) has begun to spread in the … Read More

2019 SAR REALTORS of the Year Announced

QUEENSBURY, NY:  The Southern Adirondack REALTORS®, Inc. , a membership organization,  not-for-profit based in Queensbury with over 475 members covering all of Warren and northern Saratoga and Washington Counties  has announced the recipients of their 2019 REALTOR® of the YEAR Award.  The honored recipients are David and Judy Collins of Queensbury and REALTORS® with the … Read More

SAR Recognized as Safety Grant Recipient

In case you missed it- SAR was mentioned in NYSAR Magazine for receiving a Safety Grant from the National Association. Stay tuned for more on what we’ve done with this grant! Click here for the article … Read More

NAR Extends Code of Ethics Cycle Deadline

The National Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors approved the extension of the current Code of Ethics Cycle, and all Code of Ethics cycles going forward. Code of Ethics cycles are now THREE years instead of two years. The current cycle is 1/1/19 – 12/31/2021.  This means you must take a National Association of REALTORS® … Read More

2019 SAR Annual Report

2019 was a busy year for the Southern Adirondack REALTORS®! Click the 2019 Annual Report below to see what we’ve been up to as our Association celebrates it’s 60th year of servicing our members, the Real Estate Industry & the Southern Adirondacks. 2019 Annual Report  2019 Year in Review- SAR Committee Activity  – Here is … Read More

September Housing Statistics Released

September Housing Statistics for Southern Adirondack REALTORS have been released as well as Statewide Statistics for the 3rd Quarter of 2019 Click the links below to read more: September 2019 Housing Statistics 2019 Third Quarter Housing Statistics Click here for our Archive of Housing Statistics … Read More

Grandfathering Clause Elimination & New Required CE topics Signed into Law

Removal of  “Grandfathering Clause” for all NYS Real Estate Licensees & Addition of New Required CE Topics for All Licensees. This bill was signed into law by Governor Cuomo on 10-23-19. This new law will immediately affect all broker and salesperson license renewals that are DUE ON OR  AFTER: 07-01-2021 If your license renewal date … Read More

Warren County Smart Growth Survey June 2019

As part of our SAR Government & Legislative Affairs Committee work projects, we were able to garner a Smart Growth Polling Grant from the National Association of REALTORS, Inc. (NAR) in the Spring of 2019.  This survey was undertaken as a way to extract meaningful constituent insights into zoning and real property regulatory discussions going on around … Read More

Town of Bolton Septic Inspection Law in effect September 1, 2019

The Town of Bolton recently passed a local law requiring the inspection of a septic system upon the transfer or sale of a property. The law went into effect on September 1st, 2019, and unlike the recently passed law in Queensbury, the Bolton law encompasses all properties in the town, not just the lakefront. Inspections … Read More

Nomination period is open for service on the Board of Directors-Potential Candidate Pool

SOUTHERN ADIRONDACK REALTORS, INC. MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENT To:           All Primary & Secondary SAR Members in Good Standing From:       Nominating Committee-SOUTHERN ADIRONDACK REALTORS, INC. (SAR) Date:        July 3, 2019       RE:           Nomination period is open for service on the Board of Directors-Potential Candidate Pool                         DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS AUGUST 1, 2019. Please click here to see a PDF … Read More