The Valley Real Estate Market: Everything is Relative, Part 2 – Demand

August 15, 2014

This month’s market report examines supply, demand and pricing in greater detail to see how different statistics impact each other. The object this month is to get you thinking about how market statistics fit together to make a complete picture.

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The Valley Real Estate Market: Everything is Relative, Part 1 – Supply

August 14, 2014

Note:  This article was updated 8/20/2014 with some revised text and figures. This month’s look at ARMLS’s July STAT Report (http://www.armls.com/statistics/stat-library) shows little change from last month.  Since the market is relatively unchanged, we are going to take the opportunity to go a little deeper into the statistics for a change.  Individual statistics are like […]

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eSign Tips – Trouble With Invitation or Notification Receipts

August 14, 2014

Having trouble with eSign invitation or notification receipts?  Each message (invitation, notification or final document message) that is sent from eSign goes through an email filter on the receiving end.  You or your client’s email server (Cox, AOL, Yahoo, etc.) may be placing the message in the junk/spam folder, or could be blocking the message […]

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Beware of Pocket Listings

August 12, 2014

A pocket listing is when a property is not advertised on the multiple listing service (MLS). This can occur in a couple of different ways. One way is when the seller signs a listing agreement and either (a) opts out of MLS advertising – this is also commonly referred to as an office exclusive listing or (b) a property is advertised as “coming soon” and the property sells before the property is marketed on the MLS. Another way is when the seller and agent do not have a listing agreement. Instead, the seller and agent have an understanding that the seller will sell the property if the right offer is presented.

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Scott Drucker will be co-hosting “Real Estate From A to Z”

August 8, 2014

Tune in tomorrow morning to hear our own Scott Drucker co-host this week’s “Real Estate From A to Z” radio show with Bill Ashker. Attorney Rick Mack, the provider of the Legal Hotline for AAR, will be the guest and topics to be addressed include the Legal Hotline, BINSR issues, and common purchase contract disputes.

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Arizona REALTORS® Dialog with ADRE on Commissioner’s Rules Revision Request

August 7, 2014

Arizona Department of Real Estate (ADRE) sent a notice that the Department would be seeking an exemption from the Governor’s rule making moratorium to revise the Commissioner’s Rules. The Commissioner’s Rules implement statutes or describe the ADRE’s procedures and are a part of the Arizona Administrative Code.

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