Everyone likes a deal! Recently, the National Association announced the updating of its REALTOR® Benefits Catalog, which offers lots of interesting discounts on things like package shipping, car rentals, Internet hosting and more. Details can be found here, where you can download the catalog in PDF format.

Take some time to go through the catalog—you may find products and services that you didn’t even know existed. As you browse through, keep a few things in mind:

  •  If you find something that looks interesting, check it out carefully to be sure that it suits your needs. There may be some limitations or requirements involved.
  •  Compare your options, both from the association and outside the association. If you find a similar product or offer, compare prices and terms to make sure you’re getting the best deal.

It’s nice to know you have choices… Looking at DocuSign® e-signatures? AAR offers a nearly identical service called AAR eSign at the extremely competitive price of… FREE! AAR eSign is an Arizona member benefit.

Need medical insurance? NAR’s REALTORS® Insurance Marketplace may be good place to start, but the Arizona REALTORS® have partnered with a local firm, Group Plans Inc, which can give you knowledgeable advice and competitive rates on Arizona plans.

If you have something specific in mind, check with your local association, too. Many local associations offer member-only benefits that you’ll love. Remember: Look. Shop. Compare.

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Arizona REALTORS® is pleased to announce that our Legal Hotline attorney, Richard Mack, is now a partner at a new law firm, Manning & Kass.  Rick and his team will continue to administer the Legal Hotline program at the new firm.  In our most recent AAR member survey, the Hotline was identified as one of the  most important member benefits offered by AAR.  We are confident that this same excellent service will continue with Rick at Manning & Kass.

We are particularly excited about Manning & Kass because of the synergy and resources the firm provides.  The firm is heavily involved in REALTOR® issues in the state of California and its attorneys serve on the California Association of REALTORS® Legal Affairs Forum and the Strategic Defense Counsel Panel.  The firm also regularly defends real estate licensees in litigation and matters before the California Department of Real Estate.  Essentially, Manning & Kass does in California what Rick and his team have been doing here in Arizona for  years.  Manning & Kass has over 150 lawyers and six offices– four in California, one in Scottsdale and one in New York City.  We believe that these additional resources, combined with the experience Manning & Kass attorneys have in our industry, will further enhance the AAR Legal Hotline program.

All Hotline procedures, identification codes, and the phone number,  1-800-533-9294, will remain the same. For information on accessing the legal hotline, view our Legal Hotline Access Process.

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Arizona REALTOR® Safety Series Featuring Paula Monthofer

February 27, 2015

We are very excited to introduce you to a new video series we are producing this year which will provide you with actions and tips you can take and utilize to be safer on the job. Narrated by AAR First Vice President Paula Monthofer, this series will follow the acronym PASS – Professional, Alert, Systemized […]

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5 Productivity Tips For REALTORS®

February 23, 2015

One minute it’s 8 am and you’re checking your email and the next time you look up it’s 12:45 and you’re starving and ready for lunch! We’ve all been there – and being a business owner with hours that often flex from early morning to late night, can make managing your time and schedule challenging. […]

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Emailing Documents Direct to eSign

February 20, 2015

 You can now email your documents directly to your AAR eSign account from zipForm® and your email account using the new eMail2eSign™ feature! Note:  This function is not compatible with Yahoo and AOL email addresses as these Email servers are known to filter out important notifications and messages.   From zipForm®:  Note:  The email address […]

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Congrats to WeMAR!

February 19, 2015

A very big “CONGRATULATIONS” is due to the West Maricopa Association of REALTORS® (WeMAR) which is being recognized by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) for its work in the 2014 election! WeMAR has been showcased on the landing page for the REALTOR® Action Center highlighting its recent success in the 2014 election in getting […]

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