Arizona REALTORS® Headlines

This Saturday on the Real Estate from AtoZ radio show, our very own Michelle Lind will be the featured guest. So make sure to tune in at 9am Saturday morning to KFNN 1510 AM or 99.3 FM, or listen online at In the mean time stay informed by reading the latest edition of The Arizona REALTOR® Voice.

#AskScott – Episode 4 – Member Only

  • How to proceed with a buyer contingency?
  • Is there a correct way to list a den versus bedroom?
  • Is there an Arizona template for a policy and procedures manual?


Arizona Case Addresses Whether a Broker has a Right to Sue for a Commission When the Broker Violated an ADRE Consent Order

In the recent case of Focus Point Properties, LLC/Kantor v. Johnson/Oak Acres Trust, No 1CA-CV 12-0766 (Ariz. Ct. App. June 6, 2014) the Arizona Court of Appeals addressed whether a broker had the right to maintain a lawsuit for a real estate commission when the broker violated Arizona law by not timely disclosing to the ADRE that he violated a prior consent order. The Court determined that the violation did not preclude the commission claim.


Arizona Association of REALTORS® Releases 2014 Endorsements for Legislature

The Arizona Association of REALTORS®, which represents more than 40,000 real estate professionals, today released its 2014 primary election endorsements for the Arizona Senate and House of Representatives.


REALTOR® Caucus 2014

On Friday, September 12, 2014, Arizona’s most politically active REALTOR® members will meet at the Scottsdale Chaparral Suites for the annual REALTOR® Caucus to help provide the Arizona REALTORS® with input on current issues affecting the real estate industry as well as to discuss recommendations for possible legislative or regulatory actions in the coming legislative session.


Statistics, Trends and Your Clients

ARMLS’s STAT report was released just this week, so let’s take look at a some key statistics and how you can use them with your clients.


Is your smoke alarm up to code?

The Phoenix Fire Code provides that a residential homeowner may utilize a battery operated smoke alarm in their home. However, a recent amendment (ordinance G-5898-2014; effective April 18, 2014), provides that battery operated smoke alarms must be replaced with a UL listed smoke alarm with a sealed 10-year lithium battery.


3 Property Management Tips for Proper Record Keeping

With over 100,000 rental properties in Arizona since 2009, property management has become big business. In turn, the number of real estate professionals practicing in the area of property management appears to be at an all time high.


Stay Informed, Stay Connected With an AAR Blog Subscription

Real estate news and updates are never ending. The Arizona Association of REALTORS® blog brings the very latest news and events to you, our members. You can now subscribe to the blog and receive a daily email updating you with the latest news from the real estate industry.



Legal Hotline Q&A – Member Only

After Death of Buyer Financing Contingency Applies
Property Manager Must Receive Compensation Through the Broker
Buyer Requests Second Walkthrough Before Close of Escrow
Prior Appraisal Need Not Be Disclosed

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Headlines From Around The Web

The Biggest Hurdles to Home Ownership

Dip in Foreclosures Only Temporary?

Keeping His Neighborhood Afloat

Spotlight on Development


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“The best part is that you learn from local real estate attorneys who know Arizona law and our paperwork.” – John P. Hale, REALTOR® Owner/Broker


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