FAQs on New Property Management/Leasing Forms

Posted on August 1, 2013 by Scott Drucker

Notice of Abandonment Q1. Does posting the Notice of Abandonment on the door to the dwelling unit constitute sufficient delivery? A1. No. In addition to posting the Notice of Abandonment on the door to the dwelling, A.R.S. § 33-1370(A) requires that the Notice be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, addressed to the tenant’s […]

Continue Reading »

How Far is Too Far?

Posted on July 1, 2013 by Bethany Brannan

To view the contents of this post, you must be authenticated and have the required access level.

Continue Reading »

Do We Agree? Examining the Short Sale Agreement Notice

Posted on June 1, 2013 by Bethany Brannan

To view the contents of this post, you must be authenticated and have the required access level.

Continue Reading »

Code Talk: The Case for Buyer-Broker Agreements

Posted on May 1, 2013 by

 “If you want to work less and make more money, it’s essential,” said West USA Vice President and Associated Broker Jon Kichen. Kichen is talking about the Buyer-Broker Exclusive Employment Agreement (BBEEA). The BBEEA is a signed contract between the buyer and the broker that gives the broker/agent the permission to locate property and negotiate […]

Continue Reading »

Get A C.L.U.E.

Posted on May 1, 2013 by Bethany Brannan

To view the contents of this post, you must be authenticated and have the required access level.

Continue Reading »

Code Talk: Fair Housing

Posted on April 1, 2013 by Bethany Brannan

Editor’s Note: The Code of Ethics turns 100 in 2013. AAR will be celebrating the code with monthly articles published under the caption, Code Talk, in the Arizona REALTOR® Magazine, discussing the various ways the code governs professional conduct and interaction with the consumer in every day transactions.  April 2013 marks the 45th anniversary of […]

Continue Reading »

AAR Develops Two New Advisories for Lease Owners and Tenants

Posted on March 27, 2013 by Scott Drucker

In an effort to further educate tenants and lease owners (aka landlords) about their rights and obligations in conjunction with residential rental transactions, the Arizona Association of REALTORS® (AAR) has developed two new consumer advisories. As of March 28, 2013, AAR will maintain on its website a Tenant Advisory and a Lease Owner’s Advisory.  Each advisory […]

Continue Reading »

Property Management: Is it a “Win-Win” or a “Lose-Lose”?

Posted on March 1, 2013 by

In 2009 AAR published the article: Is Property Management Right for You? This month, we take a fresh look with the help of AAR President Sue Flucke, CDPE, CRB, GRI, rCRMS and veteran property manager Elise Otero, GRI, RMP. When Elise Otero, owner of Otero Realty Group of Apache Junction, got her first taste of […]

Continue Reading »

RESPA Revisited

Posted on March 1, 2013 by

Now and then it is good to get a little reminder. This month, we’ll take a look at The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 (RESPA) in a short excerpt from the book, Arizona Real Estate: A Professional’s Guide to Law and Practice written by AAR CEO Michelle Lind. To order a copy visit […]

Continue Reading »

FAQ About the AAR Loan Status Update | January 2011

Posted on January 27, 2013 by

QUESTION L-1 Q: Why is the Loan Status Update (“LSU”) with lines 1-40 completed required five days after Contract acceptance? A: The LSU is required five days after Contract acceptance to establish that the buyer intends to proceed with the lender indicated in the LSU on the terms described. The LSU also allows the seller […]

Continue Reading »