To Rent or Not to Rent

Posted on November 24, 2014 by Nikki Salgat

To rent or not to rent… that is the question While Arizona is already a winter destination, tourists will be flocking here in January and February 2015 to attend one of Arizona’s many upcoming events – most notably, the Super Bowl. Not only do events increase tourism and revenue, they create an additional opportunity for […]

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Avoid a RESPA Violation With Your Marketing Service Agreement

Posted on November 20, 2014 by Nikki Salgat

by Nikki J. Salgat, Esq., Arizona Association of REALTORS® Associate Counsel While Marketing Services Agreements (MSAs) remain popular amongst real estate settlement service providers in Arizona, agreements of this nature have recently caught the attention of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). As a result, many Arizona brokerages are questioning whether their MSAs meet with […]

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Reminder: EPA rule requires certified renovators

Posted on November 19, 2014 by

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Broker Survey of Common Claims Issues

Posted on November 19, 2014 by

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Planning to practice real estate in 2015?

Posted on November 14, 2014 by Scott Drucker

Among the many issues that the 2015 AAR Risk Management Committee will address are changes to the closing process that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will implement on August 1, 2015. Under the guidance of 2015 Risk Management Committee Chair, Martha Appel, AAR will join with the National Association of REALTORS® and title companies across […]

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Real Estate Advertising Rules & Guidance

Posted on October 3, 2014 by Judy Lowe

By Commissioner Judy Lowe, Arizona Department of Real Estate K. Michelle Lind, Esq., Arizona REALTORS® Chief Executive Officer The Advertising of Real Property is Regulated by Law: Arizona real estate law defines “advertising” as: the attempt by publication, dissemination, exhibition, solicitation or circulation, oral or written, or for broadcast on radio or television to induce […]

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What’s the Buzz with Airport Noise?

Posted on June 3, 2014 by Nikki Salgat

By Nikki J. Salgat, Esq., Associate Counsel for the Arizona Association of REALTORS® Airport noise can be a nuisance. More importantly, if a property is located within a high noise contour or accident potential zone, it may affect the owner’s ability to utilize the property as intended. Disclosure of airport noise Arizona law mandates that […]

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The REALTOR® Commitment to a Market Free of Discrimination

Posted on March 14, 2014 by

The 2014 amendment to Article 10 therefore not only reaffirms NAR’s and AAR’s commitment to fair housing, it is also a reflection of our collective commitment to a market free of discrimination.

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AAR Updates Seller Financing Addendums

Posted on February 19, 2014 by Scott Drucker

To ensure that its new seller financing addenda reflect the CFPB’s definition of a consumer credit transaction, AAR has revised the three seller financing addenda introduced earlier this year and will continue to do so as may be required to comply with newly issued regulations and policy statements.

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AAR Introduces New and Revised Property Management Forms

Posted on February 4, 2014 by Lisa Suarez

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