For Sellers, Emotions Trump More Money

July 1, 2015

This article originally published in the REALTOR®Mag Daily Real Estate News,Thursday, June 11, 2015. Home sellers today are twice as likely to choose an offer based on emotion rather than money alone compared to the years prior to the recession, according to a new survey of more than 1,500 home sellers released by Coldwell Banker […]

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Canadian Homebuyers Investing Heavily in Arizona Properties

July 1, 2015

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports that Canadians spent about 20% less on all U.S. properties year-to-year from April to March, but still accounted for $11.2 billion dollars in total value. Arizona is second only to Florida with Canadians investing almost $1.8 billion in the Grand Canyon State. In its 2015 Profile of Home […]

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List of FAA-Approved Drone Operators Available on REALTOR.org

June 29, 2015

This article by Stephanie A. Spear, Erin Stackley and Russell Riggs originally appeared in the June 2015 Realtor Party News. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has begun to issue waivers for some drone operators to legally and commercially operate. Without a waiver from the FAA, commercial use of drones is prohibited. The waivers are issued […]

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Arizona REALTOR® Safety Series Featuring Paula Monthofer – Episode Three

June 24, 2015

In episode three of our Arizona REALTOR® Safety Series, AAR First Vice President Paula Monthofer offers tips and advice on being alert and staying safe! An important part of REALTOR® Safety is being Systematized. That means implementing a system in communicating and working with clients and sticking with it from first contact all the way […]

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MARKET REPORT: Boomerang Buyers to Drive Up Phoenix Prices

June 22, 2015

The number of buyers shopping for homes in the Phoenix real estate market in April continued to increase. But, the supply of houses for sale was still falling, especially those costing $200,000 and less, according to the monthly real estate report from the W. P. Carey School of Business. Michael Orr, director of the Center […]

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NAR Wastes No Time in Responding to DANGER REPORT

June 19, 2015

When the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) posted the May 2015 D.A.N.G.E.R. Report (Definite Analysis of the Negative Game Changers Emerging in Real Estate), it stated that the report “seeks to encourage an industry wide conversation about the most pressing challenges.” During its initial rollout at the 2015 T3 Summit, NAR CEO Dale Stinton said, […]

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