Governor Bevin integrates KREC and other real estate boards into Real Estate Authority

Governor Bevin recently issued Executive Order 2016-859 to reorganize the Office of Occupations and Professions, the Real Estate Commission, the Real Estate Appraisers Board, the Board of Auctioneers and the Kentucky Board of Home Inspectors and created the Kentucky Real Estate Authority.

Read the Executive Order
Read the press release



KAR’s mission is to support and enhance the ability of local associations of REALTORS and REALTOR members to succeed in their businesses in an ethical and competent manner and, through a united voice, preserve real property rights. KAR has a responsibility to its members and consumers to ensure that such actions will continue to promote this mission.

In order to do this, KAR is looking for your feedback. Please read the executive order, consider the changes and contact us by December 12th with any questions or concerns. You can send us an email at

Soon after, KAR leaders will analyze this feedback and share the information with the Governor’s office. We look forward to working with the administration on this action and other issues important to the real estate industry.

Thanks for all you do to help make our industry the best it can be.

Lamont Breland, KAR President