Upon retirement of attorney Michael J. Monroe, who has represented the Tucson Association of REALTORS® for over 30 years, the Tucson Association of REALTORS® has named Heidi Rib Brent as their counsel. Ms. Brent’s 30 years of legal experience has focused on many facets of real estate, business law, contract litigation, estate planning, guardianships and conservatorships and employment law. Ms. Brent has worked with Mr. Monroe for several years and will continue in his name, practicing as Monroe, McDonough, Brent & Morales, PLLC, with experienced attorneys Lawrence McDonough and Anne Terry Morales, at 2500 N. Tucson Boulevard, Suite 140, Tucson, Arizona 85716.

Throughout her career, Ms. Brent’s has represented national and local for-profit and non-profit corporations, state agencies, boards and commissions, as well as limited liability companies and individuals. A 1984 graduate with high distinction from the University of Arizona, College of Law, Ms. Brent has been admitted to Arizona courts, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. She is a member of the Pima County Bar Association and Arizona Bar Association. Earlier this year, Ms. Brent gave seminars to the Pima County Bar Association and Real Estate Law Section on the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on seller carry-back transactions.

Mr. Monroe has practiced law in Tucson for 47 years. We wish him well in his retirement.

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Did you know the AAR Business Services department offers live training for zipForm® Plus and AAR eSign?

zipForm® training classes are held twice a month at Arizona Realtors offices in Phoenix and online eSign webinars are held monthly. In the zipForm® Plus training we take you through all the basics of using zipFormplus.com as well as some of the more advanced items like building templates and clauses as well as using MLS connect.

We also provide a quick eSign demonstration during the last half hour of class. The full eSign webinars will take you through the entire process of creating an eSign session from within or outside of zipForm® all the way through the signing process. These webinars also cover trouble shooting and managing your AAR eSign account and sessions. Both classes offer valuable time-saving techniques.

To sign up for zipForm® Plus training, visit: http://www.aaronline.com/efficient-business-tools/zipform/register-for-free-classes

To sign up for live AAR eSign webinars, visit: http://www.aaronline.com/esign

AAR Business Services also has many resources for training right on our website at http://www.aaronline.com/businessservices including user guides, videos, and additional online webinars.  For support, email support@aaronline.com or call 480-304-8930 or 866-833-7357.

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Hear It Direct from Home Buyers and Sellers

October 24, 2014

  For the first time in Arizona and in partnership with ARMLS and Hispanic Association of Real Estate Professionals (HAREP), over 150 of the area’s top REALTORS® and industry professionals recently descended upon the Scottsdale Center of Performing Arts to listen to consumers talk about their recent real estate experiences at the Hear It Direct […]

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The Valley of the Sun Market Report — Mixed Signals

October 23, 2014

Our monthly check on real estate among the ARMLS market areas yields little new information. In short, there’s not much change in recent months, but we’ll take a quick look at inventory, demand and pricing. To learn more download the full market report below.

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Get Your .REALTOR Domain Before It Is Too Late

October 22, 2014

Get Your .REALTOR Domain Before It Is Too Late

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Marketing Services Agreements Under The Microscope

October 22, 2014

MSAs have increased in popularity over the last several years as an effective tool to strengthen the relationship between a real estate brokerage and a title company or mortgage broker.

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