AAR Introduces Four New Forms to Assist With Dodd-Frank Act Compliance

Posted on December 13, 2013 by Scott Drucker

Scheduled to take effect in January 2014, are provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act) that impose new restrictions upon seller-financed transactions. When required by applicable state or federal law, these provisions mandate that a loan originator for a consumer credit transaction, secured by a dwelling, must be registered […]

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Seller Beware

Posted on September 20, 2013 by Scott Drucker

For many sellers of real property, an open house is an effective marketing tool that provides potential buyers with an opportunity to view a home that they are interested in purchasing. Open houses have therefore been a long-standing tradition in the sale of residential real estate.  Nonetheless, it must be remembered that an open house […]

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AAR Helps Arizona Property Owners Maintain the Right to Use “For Sale” Signs

Posted on September 6, 2013 by Scott Drucker

The Arizona Association of REALTORS® (AAR) is committed to supporting statutes and legislation that promote Arizona’s housing market, which is vital to the economy of this state. It is this commitment that led AAR to file an amicus curiae brief in support of a homeowner’s right to utilize an industry standard “For Sale” sign regardless […]

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New Property Management/Leasing Forms

Posted on August 1, 2013 by Lisa Suarez

The Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (ARLTA) regulates the rights of tenants and obligations of landlords in the rental of dwelling units. Many protections are provided to tenants in the ARLTA. Especially critical are those statutes that ensure property managers are in compliance when it comes to delivering the proper notices to tenants. Continuing […]

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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 […]

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How Far is Too Far?

Posted on July 1, 2013 by Bethany Brannan

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Do We Agree? Examining the Short Sale Agreement Notice

Posted on June 1, 2013 by Bethany Brannan

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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 […]

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Get A C.L.U.E.

Posted on May 1, 2013 by Bethany Brannan

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Fair Housing’s Disparate Impact

Posted on April 1, 2013 by Bethany Brannan

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