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[9 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | 10,902 views]
State Supreme Court upholds $150k judgment against Arkansas Realtors Association

On September 25, the Arkansas Supreme Court upheld a May 2012 judgment from the Washington County Circuit court ordering the Arkansas Realtors Association (ARA) to pay $150,000 for breaching a contract with Real Forms Arkansas.
The contract at issue was entered into in 2010 by Springdale-based Real Forms and the ARA. Real Forms was under a five-year contract to provide real estate contracts software to the ARA which would be sold to Realtors throughout the Natural State. The contract would have generated at least $600,000 in revenue for Real Forms.
The contract …

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[18 May 2012 | 4 Comments | 17,301 views]
Arkansas Realtors Association ordered to pay $150k to Real Forms Arkansas

After a five day trial, a jury returned a verdict at about 10 p.m. on Tuesday night ordering the Arkansas Realtors Association (ARA) to pay $150,000 to a Springdale-based software company.
On May 11 last year, Real Forms Arkansas filed a breach of contract action against the ARA. Real Forms alleged the trade group reneged on a five-year contract to provide custom real estate forms software to Realtors throughout Arkansas. The ARA filed a counterclaim, alleging Real Forms was in breach because the company failed to provide a software package that …

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[16 Nov 2011 | One Comment | 2,126 views]
We’re back!

As our loyal readers no doubt noticed, First Arkansas News was down for a couple of days.
What happened? Our old hosting company, JustHost.com, decided to suspend our account. Did we get any warning? No. Did Just Host offer to leave the site up for a few days until we could migrate to a new server? Again, no. While one might argue that’s pitiful behavior from a company that has hosted First Arkansas News since the site was founded in April 2010, there’s no use being bitter about everything. Rather, Just …

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[19 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 2,784 views]
Real Forms — an Arkansas technology company ready to expand nationwide

A few years ago, Arkansas Realtors wanting to put real estate contracts and forms together on their computers were somewhat limited.
The Arkansas Realtors Association (ARA) had a product available to members that allowed them to fill out contracts on computers, but there were some limitations. Agents were required to use computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system and were chained to the computer on which the forms were located.
Indeed, Apple Macintosh users were out in the cold and the notion of accessing forms and filling them out from any modern …