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BY Marcia Franks
2021 ARELLO President

If you want to go fast, Go Alone. If you want to go far, Go Together!
November is the month to be thankful for our bountiful blessings! A couple of years ago I bought some branches with lights attached to them. My Grandson and I cut out leaves from construction paper and wrote what we were thankful for on the leaves. We glued the leaves on the branches, lit the lights and put them in a vase. Every year we add more of the ...

ARELLO Regulatory Investigations Seminar Not Just for Investigators

ARELLO’s Regulatory Investigations Seminar (ARIS) has become a premier national program for real estate regulatory investigators looking for initial training or to hone their skills and techniques. Many may not realize that ARIS training can also help administrators, legal counsel, commissioners, and industry members learn about national trends impacting the real estate industry. Criminals and fraudsters are constantly innovating, developing, and finding new and creative ways to scam ...

ARIS Conference Huge Success

Real Estate Investigators and industry professionals gathered in early October in Birmingham, Alabama for ARELLO’s highly regarded 3-day Regulatory Investigation’s Seminar. Designed especially for regulatory auditors and investigators, the seminar included speakers from diverse backgrounds and areas of practice. Each speaker was carefully selected by the ARELLO Investigator/Auditor Resource Committee to deliver cutting edge presentations and training opportunities for real estate ...

Calleigh Smith Named ARELLO Director of First Impressions

The title is unique, as is the person. Meet Calleigh Smith, who CEO Nick Rhoad named ARELLO’s Director of First Impressions in August. Calleigh is a proud native Hoosier, growing up on a family farm in La Porte, Indiana. She attended the University of Indianapolis, studying Political Science and Spanish, even studying abroad in Lima, Peru. Specializing in membership and communications, Calleigh works to help associations increase their social media presence, strategize ...

Congratulations to ARELLO Investigator of the Year Award Recipient Jean Wolinski Hobbs

The ARELLO Investigator Auditor Resource Committee recognizes an auditor or investigator that has shown innovation, creativity and investigative techniques in a complex audit or investigation. This year the Committee recognized Jean Wolinski Hobbs, of North Carolina Real Estate Commission as the 2021 ARELLO Investigator of the Year.

Selection criteria for the award include Audit/Investigative Techniques, Innovation, Use of Resources, Jurisdictional Violations Discovered, ...

Upcoming Events & Conferences

ARELLO hosts several meetings and conferences each year. We hope you can join us!

"Through participating in ARELLO events, my jurisdiction gains the knowledge, training, and insights needed for us to provide proven solutions to everyday real estate regulation challenges."
Peggy Kell
Noval Scotia Real Estate Commission