Arizona Real Estate Advisory Board

November 7, 2016

Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth. – Abraham Lincoln One-hundred and fifty-three years after President Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, the meaning of his speech still rings true today. A government of the people. In Arizona, we have many levels of government where individual citizens […]

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Federal Legal Issues That Impact Transactions

November 7, 2016

By Guest Blogger and 2002 Arizona REALTORS® President Marge Lindsay, CRB, CRS, GRI, rCRMS Although we don’t talk about federal issues like antitrust, fair housing and RESPA very often, these areas are worthy of our attention. Consider the following hypothetical situations. Scenario 1: I was playing cards one night with two of my closest friends. […]

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Frequently Asked AAR eSign and zipForm® Questions

November 7, 2016

Here are some FAQs that your AAR Business Support Team receives about eSign and zipForm®. Q: How do I send forms from zipForm® to eSign? A: By using the email method, eMail2eSign. First, make sure the email address registered with your eSign and zipForm® accounts are the same; this is what links your two accounts […]

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REALTOR® Party Post-Election Webinar on Nov. 9, 2016

November 7, 2016

As with any election year, there has been a lot of REALTOR® Party activity going on across the country, and the outcome of local and national campaigns can have a major impact on our industry. This year, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is hosting a live REALTOR® Party Post-Election Live Webcast to review results […]

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MLS-Connect Saves You Time & Money

October 31, 2016

How long does it take you to fill-in more than 50 fields of data in a zipForm® transaction? The answer is, too long. There’s a better way – use MLS-Connect. MLS-Connect allows you to import data directly into zipForm® from any previous listing that was posted on the MLS. This means there are more than […]

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Understanding New FHA Condo Financing Rules

October 30, 2016

Long sought-after easing of FHA condo financing rules was enacted into law in late July (H.R. 3700) and HUD is finishing rules to implement the changes. Among other things, this law relaxes owner-occupancy ratios and makes financing easier to get in mixed-use projects. To help you understand some of these new rules, the National Association […]

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