Does Faster Internet Service Affect Arizona Home Prices?

January 15, 2016

Last year, The Wall Street Journal published an article about How Fast Internet Affects Home Prices. It cited a nationwide study which concluded that “fiber-optic connections, the fastest type of high speed Internet available, can add $5,437 to the price of a $175,000 home.” Could high-speed internet improve Arizona home prices by as much as […]

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2015: A Very Good Year for Legislative and Political Affairs

January 14, 2016

With the New Year in full swing, it is important that REALTORS® acknowledge the momentous year 2015 was for us in federal and state government affairs. At the federal level, advocacy efforts by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) were successful in extending the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness for two years, halting the Waters of the […]

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REALTOR® Safety is a Year Round Concern

January 8, 2016

SCAM ALERT – January 8, 2016:  Sellers Opening Their Homes to Strangers We tend to think horrible events only happen to other people, in other places. This past March, right here in Arizona, a Gilbert REALTOR® was attacked by a man at an open house. Last June, former REALTOR® Sidney Cranston, Jr. met a potential […]

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New Subscriptions Feature for AARonline.com

January 7, 2016

A new feature on AARonline.com enables you to be notified of new and updated pages on the website. You may choose main categories or subscribe to every change made to the site. You may choose daily or weekly summaries. We invite you to give it a try and let us know what you think. Accessing […]

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Are You Protecting Your Clients’ Sensitive Information?

December 31, 2015

Many consumers express fears they may become victims of identity theft. REALTORS® often deal with their clients’ personal info which may include social security numbers, historical information (like maiden names and previous addresses) and even financial information like tax returns. While this information is normally securely held, agents and brokers who rely on mobile technology […]

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Are You in REALTOR® Trademark Compliance?

December 28, 2015

As you review your marketing campaigns and make plans for the next year, it is a good idea to make sure you are following the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) trademark guidelines. In the past two months, NAR copied Arizona REALTORS® on several emails notifying members of trademark violations. Members are understandably upset—once you have […]

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