New Down Payment Grant for Renters Looking to Purchase

April 27, 2015

Have potential clients that are itching to move from their rental into a place of their own? Then the new “Home Plus” Mortgage Loan which features a non-repayable down payment assistance grant may help them get the home they’re looking for. The Arizona Housing Finance Authority (AzHFA), acting on behalf of the Arizona Department of […]

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Interview with ADRE Commissioner Judy Lowe: Part Three

April 24, 2015

AAR President Sexton recently spent time with ADRE Commissioner Lowe discussing industry issues. This is the third in a series of articles on what they discussed. Make sure to read parts one and two as well! Teams, Transaction Coordinators, and Assistants The ADRE is focused on teams, transaction coordinators, and unlicensed assistants. If you are […]

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Dispute Resolution in 2014

April 20, 2015

Our Risk Management and Dispute Resolution team was busy last year, helping members avoid and resolve conflicts. Wonder how we did? Here are just a few highlights for 2014 along with some information on our dispute resolution services!

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Safety Updates [April 2015]

April 20, 2015

Police have arrested a man for allegedly attacking a real estate agent during a March 15th open house of a home for-sale in Gilbert, Ariz. Police say Michael Malcolm Workman, 47, is facing charges on suspicion of kidnapping and sexual assault. See the full report from REALTORMag here. There have been new reports of a […]

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SB 1368 Passes and Protects REALTORS® From Extra Fees

April 19, 2015

You make the decision to become a REALTOR®, obtain all the necessary education, pass the examination and pay your licensing fees. You hang your license with a broker and off you go to begin your career representing buyers and sellers! Then all the sudden you are notified that you must now obtain an additional business […]

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Arizona REALTORS® Save You Time and Your Clients Money

April 16, 2015

  Imagine you are a property manager and a client calls to tell you that they just received a bill from the city for a past tenants utility usage. Or you are representing a buyer in a transaction and the buyer is informed that he or she must pay the past homeowners private water and […]

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