Interview with ADRE Commissioner Judy Lowe: Part One

April 6, 2015

Arizona Association of REALTORS® (AAR) President, Jim Sexton, and Arizona Department of Real Estate (ADRE) Commissioner, Judy Lowe, recently sat down at the AAR offices in Phoenix to discuss topics and issues that frequently cause disputes and violations for REALTORS® and consumers. This meeting was the first of several planned to discuss issues and problems […]

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Arizona REALTORS® Save Homeowners $20.2 Million

April 3, 2015

The 52nd, 1st Regular Legislation was one for the books. In a year that started with all new statewide leadership and a handful of new freshman legislators, the legislature was able to pass a budget in record time and adjourn Sine Die in 81 days. This year the legislature once again faced an enormous budget […]

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Brokers: 5 Reasons Motivating with Money Won’t Work

March 30, 2015

Spending time trying to identify what motivates real estate agents and then finding meaningful ways to do those things might not be the easiest strategy, but it is one that is consistently more successful than money, explains Anne, who holds a master’s degree in organizational communication. “While we all love a good gift card, why […]

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Arizona Gives Day + Habitat for Humanity

March 30, 2015

We are very excited to be participating in Arizona Gives Day on April 7th! This year we are highlighting Habitat for Humanity and encouraging members to donate and support this wonderful local organization. Habitat recognizes the relationship between affordable housing and successful human and community development. Desire alone is not enough to transform our communities into […]

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Safety Tips for Showing a Home

March 30, 2015

This post is part of our REALTOR® Safety Series which kicked off last month with the first of several videos featuring AAR Vice President, Paula Monthofer. Today we’re going to share safety tips for when you’re showing a home, hat tip to NAR’s 56 Safety Tips for REALTORS®. When planning to show a home to […]

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REALTORS® Protect Arizona Privacy Rights

March 24, 2015

This article originally appeared on the National Association of REALTORS® website and can be found here. Thanks to a new Arizona law co-sponsored by State Representative Michelle Ugenti and State Senator Gail Griffin—both REALTORS®—condominium and townhouse associations can no longer restrict individual unit owners from renting their units based on a criminal background check. The new […]

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