Arizona Association of REALTORS News

Arizona Association of Realtors executive reviews legislative work

An Arizona Association of Realtors executive gave members an update on the organization’s current legislative efforts, which included reviewing over 1,000 pieces of legislation affecting the real estate industry.

AAR urges citizens to support flood reform act

With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) expiring Sept. 30, the Arizona Association of Realtors (AAR) is encouraging residents to support passage of the 21st Century Flood Reform Act.

Association urging Realtors, clients to support bill to prevent flood insurance program from lapsing

To maintain preventive measures to protect homes and businesses from expensive flooding during monsoon season, the Arizona Association of Realtors (AAR) is encouraging Realtors to help prevent the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) from lapsing.

Realtors of Arizona Political Action Committee riders to rally across Arizona

Realtors of Arizona Political Action Committee (RAPAC) is revving up for a two-day road trip complete with meals and lodging.

Personal finance company finds Phoenix is an affordable city for renting

Personal finance company SmartAsset recently looked into rental rates in 15 U.S. cities and found Phoenix was one of the more affordable cities in the United States.

Housing market in Phoenix ranked hottest in the country

Phoenix has been ranked the hottest housing market, and it will not be cooling down over the summer, according to an industry forecast.

ADRE-licensed Arizona agents will be able to sell mobile, manufactured homes

Arizona Department of Real Estate (ADRE) licensees can sell mobile and manufactured homes not “legally affixed” to their surrounding community’s land once Arizona House Bill 2072 becomes effective Aug. 9.

Arizona Realtors head north for higher learning

A recent five-day trip took three Arizona Realtors beyond U.S. borders as they attended an industry event in Winnipeg, Manitoba, learning about global transaction matters and networking with neighbors to the north.

Arizona Realtors receive honors, meet with lawmakers

A trio of Arizona real estate professionals received honors at the recent 2017 Realtor Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, where Realtors met with government officials about public policy’s effect on residential and commercial consumers.

Realtor association promotes energy efficient mortgages for Phoenix-area veterans

The Arizona Association of Realtors (AAR) recently promoted the financial advantages of pursuing energy efficient mortgages (EEMs) for former military personnel living in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area.

Social media, email security, elder abuse top safety concerns among Realtors

A lack of monitoring of social media and emails along with elder abuse were some of the topics discussed at the 2017 Arizona Realtor Convention.

Real estate sales in Phoenix area up in first quarter

Winter real estate sales numbers picked up in the Phoenix metro area over last year as reflected in number of sales as well as pricing, according to the latest data from the Phoenix-based Arizona Association of Realtors.

Arizona relaxes mobile home sale limits

Arizona recently loosened restrictions on transfer of certain mobile and manufactured housing units, simplifying the procedure for potential sellers.

Arizona Realtors seeking support from real estate professionals

The Arizona Realtors are urging support from real estate professionals in light of local government restrictions on for-sale signs in yards.

Arizona Realtor speaks on the value of connections

An Arizona Realtor recently explained how networking can influence success.

Arizona Fair Housing Symposium explores housing issues

Over 100 people learned about the latest updates on fair housing at the recent state-sponsored 2017 Arizona Fair Housing Symposium in Phoenix.

Realtor convention raises $74,000 for Realtor's of Arizona Political Action Committee

Over 500 member realtors from across Arizona recently donated $74,000 to the Realtor's of Arizona Political Action Committee (RAPAC) during the 2017 Arizona Realtor Convention in Prescott, breaking previous donation records.

ABC15 newscasters discuss buying vs. renting

In a recent video displayed by MSN, ABC15 Arizona newscasters Dan Spindle and Kim Tobin discussed whether buying a home or renting a home is better in the current market. 

Arizona Realtor Party has new director

Charles Siler was recently named Arizona Realtor Party director, the Arizona Association of Realtors said on its website.

Realtors need to be aware of standard of care, lawyer says

Nikki Salgat, associate counsel to the Arizona Association of Realtors, recently posted a blog discussing the standard of care regarding real estate professionals.

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