REALTOR® Party Placemaking Micro-Grants

April 25, 2016

Ask Arizona REALTOR® Party Director Ashley Slechta about Smart Growth and Placemaking grants and she’ll advise you to jump right into the grant-writing process. “Placemaking is super easy,” she recently told a banquet room full of members from the Western Pinal Association of REALTORS®. “Start with something small to share with the community and then […]

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Creating Positive Customer Experiences

April 25, 2016

Part 2 of a three-part series by Ron LaMee, SVP Research & Member Value, Arizona REALTORS® In Part 1 of this series, I described what customer experience is and how to evaluate the customer experience you are currently providing. Now, let’s look at where you want to position yourself and how to get there. The […]

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Arizona Residential Real Estate Market Report – March 2016

April 18, 2016

This is a snapshot of four different regions of the Arizona real estate market for March 2016. For more about how these segments are divided, please see the note at the end of this article. Quick Takeaways – Real Estate Across Arizona March sales were very strong, significantly higher than February’s healthy market. The Urban […]

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zipForm® Renewal Period Now Underway

April 18, 2016

The annual zipForm® renewal period has begun, so you will start seeing a renewal prompt during login. Your account is included in your membership dues, so there is no additional charge and renewal is easy! At the renewal window, you will be prompted to agree to the zipForm® license agreement. Once you agree, a message […]

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Making the Most of Digital Branding, Marketing & Video

April 15, 2016

Guest Blogger Beth Adams is a member of AAR’s Professional & Business Development Committee The Arizona REALTORS® Spring Convention was a fantastic get-together of our real estate community. It was an honor to be asked to teach and share some of the tips and tricks that I have learned over the years. Our industry is […]

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Wire Transfer Fraud Scams Are on the Rise

April 13, 2016

In May 2015, AAR published an article regarding hackers committing wire transfer fraud in Arizona. Since that article, wire transfer fraud scams are on the rise nationwide. Due to the influx and severity of the scams, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) have increased their efforts to warn the public […]

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