Posted on October 3, 2014 by Scott Drucker

Despite repeated warnings from authorities and increased media coverage about rental scams and the scraping of on-line real estate listings, many consumers continue to fall victim. Because it’s free, CraigsList is perhaps the most common on-line platform used to perpetrate these scams. However, there are easy to implement techniques Arizona REALTORS® can use to protect […]

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The Five Ws of RAPAC

Posted on June 3, 2014 by

“RAPAC” may be a term you’re already familiar with and understand its value to our industry. It may be a term you’ve heard mentioned at various REALTOR®-related events, but aren’t too familiar with. Or, it may be that the word RAPAC incites complete and utter bewilderment for you. If you fall into the latter category, […]

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2016 AAR Officer Election Notice

Posted on May 1, 2014 by

The filing period is now open to members interested in serving as either an AAR Line Officer or Regional Vice President in Regions 1, 3 and 5 in 2016. Elections will be held during AAR’s Spring Meeting (March 24 – 27, 2015). Apply Now AAR Line Officer AAR will hold elections for the open positions of President-Elect, First Vice […]

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SureClose Broker FAQ

Posted on October 23, 2013 by

 Updated 10/20/2014 Q:           As a SureClose® broker, how are my costs and technical support going to change in 2015? A:            Beginning January 1, 2015, you will be billed by SureClose® $4 per file created.  That is a one-time charge (per file) that provides access to the file for seven years.  SureClose® will provide all ongoing […]

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Broker Letter Regarding SureClose

Posted on October 23, 2013 by Bethany Brannan

In 2008, AAR began offering transaction management (TM) through SureClose®. At the time, few choices existed in the marketplace and it was expected that SureClose® would become a statewide platform. Since 2008, numerous other TM systems have been developed. Some existing SureClose® brokers have even moved to other systems and, as a result, monthly SureClose® […]

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Arizona Real Estate Terms & Conditions

Posted on September 16, 2013 by

Shipping Local Orders: Most internet orders will be processed and confirmed the same day. Orders placed each week before 9:00am Thursday will be shipped on Friday. Orders placed after 9:00am Thursday will be shipped the following Friday. Single orders are shipped via USPS. Volume and bulk orders will be shipped via UPS. A physical address […]

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Arizona REALTORS® Help Families of Fallen Yarnell Hill Fire Fighters

Posted on July 2, 2013 by

On behalf of the Arizona Association of REALTORS® (AAR) and the Arizona REALTOR® Disaster Assistance Foundation (ARDAF), a donation will be made to the 100 Club of Arizona in the amount of $5,000 to help the families of these 19 fallen heroes.

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Consumer Assistance: Foreclosure

Posted on January 3, 2013 by

Here are some options and resources for a homeowner in default. Contact the Lender or a HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agency Although a common response to a problem making house payments is to ignore the lender, that is the worse course of action for a homeowner in default. The lender must be contacted as soon as […]

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REO Reality Check – 10 Tips To Get Your REO Offers Accepted And Closed

Posted on December 18, 2012 by

As a broker/manager of a large real estate office (291 licensees as of July 2008) in a city (Las Vegas) that is dealing with 70%+ of monthly closed transactions being short sales and REOs, I’ve written this post with the intention of educating and spreading the word to as many people as possible that there […]

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Posted on December 10, 2012 by

Problem: When I try to log on to AARonline and click Submit, my login information disappears and the page just sits there, I reach an affiliate member page, or I know I am entering the correct email and password but it gives me an error. What do I do? Solution: There are several possibilities as […]

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