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Kris Upton Named 2022 AMP Fifty Over 50

Kris Upton Named 2022 AMP Fifty Over 50

As chairman and CEO of the RPM Group, Kris Upton has led the growth of one of the state’s largest full-service commercial and residential real estate companies to more than 350 employees and associates with record annual sales volume approaching $1 billion. Upton is a certified public accountant (CPA) and a certified commercial investment member (CCM). Upton obtained a BSBA in accounting from the University of Arkansas in 1993 and studied investor relations at the University of Michigan. He has volunteered for Junior Achievement and youth sports and is a past member of the Executive Leadership Academy and the band, One Way. Upton says RPM’s culture and core values are anchored in building trustworthy, long-term relationships and serving clients with a level of real estate expertise that has differentiated the firm for more than 65 years.Arkansas Money & Politics - Upton - 50 over 50Arkansas Money & Politics - Fifty Over 50

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August 2021 Commercial Market Insights

Expect elevated vacancy rates in the office market but low vacancy rates in the multifamily, industrial, and retail market in the next 12 months.

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Next Up: After the Eviction Moratorium

NAR's Commercial and Advocacy teams provide insight into what the end of the CDC's Eviction Moratorium will look like and next steps for property managers and housing providers.  

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NAR Names Feather Winner of 2021 Pitch Battle Competition at iOi Summit

Feather is a next generation furniture and home décor rental service that makes it possible for people to find elegant furniture quickly, without upfront costs or the commitment of traditional retail.

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Average of Nearly $5,000 Paid Out to Renters Applying for Assistance Under the $25B Emergency Rental Assistance Package

To prevent widespread evictions, the federal government provided $46.55 billion in emergency rental assistance (ERA) to eligible renter households through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 ($25 billion) and American Rescue Plan Act ($21.55 billion).

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REALTORS® and Sustainability: Commercial

The building features that REALTORS® believed were most important to commercial clients included utility and operations costs, indoor air quality, efficient use of lighting, and windows, doors, and furnishings.

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Broker Denied Commission for Lack of Written Agreement

A real estate and business broker must have a valid written agreement to claim a commission for a sale he did not cause.

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Next Up: After the Eviction Moratorium Resources

Download the presentation slides and resources provided during the 8/14/2021 Next Up: After the Eviction Moratorium. Video replay coming soon.

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The Wow Factor: Business Unusual

Kristin Smith offers advice on how to handle virtual showings and talks about how she uses Opportunity Zones in RPR to help her investors.

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Realtors® Believe Drones, Cyber Security Are Real Estate Industry's Most Impactful Emerging Technologies

A new survey from NAR examines REALTORS®' current tech usage and attitudes about the future of real estate technology.

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