REALTOR® Etiquette Starts at Home

May 13, 2016

A REALTOR® in Mesa writes: “I’ve had several showing issues where agents have been (to one of my listings) and the owner arrives back to the property before I get there and they discover lights on, doors unlocked and I’m the ‘bad guy’. ” While the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National […]

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Who’s the Most Popular REALTOR® on TV?

May 9, 2016

In case you missed the “Modern Family” episode that aired on May 4, Phil Dunphy (played by Emmy Award winning actor Ty Burrell) revealed some of his latent REALTOR® expertise. When one character sarcastically asks, “What are you, some kind of real estate agent?” Gloria (above left) answers on Phil’s behalf, “No, he’s a REALTOR®! […]

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What’s Your Business Worth?

May 9, 2016

In part one of our REALTOR® Retirement blog, industry consultant and recruiter Judy LaDeur started sharing some insights from her training module How to Successfully Sell or Acquire a Thriving Real Estate Business. One of the burning questions is, How do you determine the price of your business and get paid? “It varies based on […]

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REALTOR® Retirement

May 2, 2016

A REALTOR® in Tucson writes: “I would love to read how various agents sell their practices when they retire. I think most people just fade away into retirement and don’t have anything left to sell by the time they quit. It would be nice to have a plan in place.” According to the National Association of […]

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AAR Opposes Mandatory Demand Charge for Residential Power Customers

April 29, 2016

Here’s how success happens At the Arizona REALTORS® recent Spring Convention, local associations voiced concerns about a UniSource Energy Services (UES) rate case being considered by the Arizona Corporation Commission. The proposed rate case would impose a demand charge on both solar and non-solar customers within UES territory. The demand-charge proposal assesses charges based on […]

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Arizona REALTORS® Find a Home With Boys & Girls Clubs

April 28, 2016

In an overwhelming response to National Association of REALTORS® 2016 President Tom Salamone’s request for members to become involved with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), Arizona REALTORS® from five local associations answered the call on April 27. Reading to young BGCA members on National “Tell A Story” Day was a real treat […]

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