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April 27

Ask Michelle
As an accomplished author and attorney in the real estate industry, not to mention more than twenty years leading the association, CEO of Arizona REALTORS® Michelle…
Important announcement regarding the Arizona REALTORS® electronic signature member benefits
Ask Michelle
The Eviction Moratorium and Non-Payment of Rent

April 20

Unrepresented Buyer? No Problem!
Before spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in what may be the largest purchase of their lifetime, many buyers seeking to purchase real estate, whether…
Improve Search Results
In an effort to make things easier to find on our website, we’ve developed a program that will help us generate more accurate results for members…
Streamlined Ethics Complaint Process
Arizona REALTORS® is responsible for enforcing the REALTORS® Code of Ethics. The code imposes duties above and beyond those imposed by law or regulation, which apply only…
Unrepresented Buyer? No Problem!
Improve Search Results
Streamlined Ethics Complaint Process

April 13

Scott’s Legal Scoops
While Arizona REALTORS® know that buyers must provide a valid reason to cancel a contract, what about reasons that fall outside the condition of the property,…
Arizona Housing Report
In August of last year, The National Association of REALTORS® Advocacy Group, led by Bill Malkasian, collaborated on a joint program with State Associations such…
Scott’s Legal Scoops
Ask Michelle
Arizona Housing Report

April 6

2021 MARY LEE GREASON AWARD RECIPIENT
The Mary Lee Greason Award is bestowed upon a past or current Arizona REALTOR® Professional Standards Committee member who exhibits a passion for professional standards…
Speculative Builder
Reprinted with ADOR permission The speculative builder tax is imposed by Arizona cities and towns on the sale of improved real property by a speculative…
Good Neighbor Awards
Nominate a REALTOR® Are you or someone you know doing great work serving the community? We want to hear about it! NAR has two programs…
2021 Mary Lee Greason Award Recipient
Speculative Builder
Good Neighbor Awards

March 30

Welcome to Fairhaven
Jump into Fairhaven, a fictional town where REALTORS® work against the clock to sell homes while confronting discrimination in the homebuying process.
What Is an Escalation Clause and When Should You Use One?
Welcome to Fairhaven
Code of Ethics Applies to Discriminatory Speech and Conduct

March 23

Rookie Resources
To help new Arizona REALTORS® get off to a good start, we’ve posted a tremendous amount of resources for Real Estate Rookies on our website. From…
Rookie Resources
Ask Michelle
The PRO ACT & what NAR is doing to protect our industry.

March 16

The Power of the REALTOR® Party
The REALTOR® Party works hand-in-hand with the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC); however, RPAC is a voluntary program and provides the “hard” dollars the association uses…
Ethics Update
Each year around this time the AZ Department of Real Estate gets calls asking about the deadline to complete their Code of Ethics training. While…
Market Conditions Advisory Update
Included in the February 1, 2021 forms release, the Market Conditions Advisory was also revised.   A decision was made by the Risk Management Committee…
The Power of the REALTOR® Party
Ethics Update
Market Conditions Advisory Update

March 9

Creating TEMPLATES in Transaction Desk
One great way for members to save a few minutes of their day is to create a template for repetitive functions within TransactionDesk. If you haven’t…
Who Does What?!
It is easy to confuse what each entity does for you and who you need to call for information unless you deal directly and consistently…

March 2

DEI: Leading Courageous Conversations
In November 2020, the National Association of REALTORS® took bold steps to eliminate systemic racism and discrimination in real estate. Following months of deliberation and…
Scott’s Legal Scoops
DEI: Leading Courageous Conversations
Important announcement regarding the Arizona REALTORS® electronic signature member benefits

February 23

February Member Survey
COVID-19’s impact on the real estate industry has been significant and could be long-lasting. We asked how COVID-19 has changed the way YOU do business and…
February Member Survey
MLS Connect, zipForm Mobile and zipForm Standard are available for purchase from zipLogix.
Diversity and Inclusion Committee Special Guest

February 16

2021 AZ Legislative Update
ARIZONA REALTORS® LEGISLATIVE TRACKING With the passing of the 100th day of the session on April 20th, the Arizona Legislature and lawmakers voted to extend…
¿Pueden Tus Clientes Leer Esto?
Can your clients read the title of this article? If so, they may be interested to know that Arizona REALTORS® has translated its most often…
2021 AZ Legislative Update
¿Pueden Tus Clientes Leer Esto?

February 9

DEI: Level-Setting Our Dialogue
The last year has brought many new realities to our community, as well as exposed a long-standing reality for far too many in our country.…
Member Survey
Just for sharing your thoughts, you will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 gift card! 
DEI: Level-Setting Our Dialog
Arizona Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
Member Survey

February 2

AZ Housing Fund
To help address the problem of homelessness in the Grand Canyon State, Arizona REALTORS have joined with the Arizona Community Foundation to promote the Arizona…
NAR-DOJ AGREEMENT REGARDING MLS RULES
In November of 2020, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) notified its members of the fact that it had been cooperating with the United States…
AZ Housing Fund
NAR-DOJ AGREEMENT REGARDING MLS RULES

January 26

2021 Membership Guide
Have you seen this year’s Arizona REALTORS® Membership Guide? The annual guide provides an update of the services and resources available to members, as well…
NEW Multiple Listing Service Forms Release
In an effort to standardize listing agreements in Arizona, the multiple listing services (MLSs) reached out to the Arizona REALTORS® Risk Management Committee and requested…
2021 Membership Guide
NEW Multiple Listing Service Forms Release

January 19

2020 Characteristics of Home Buyers
For most home buyers, the purchase of real estate is one of the largest financial transactions they will make. Buyers purchase a home not only…
Revised Buyer-Broker Exclusive Employment Agreement to be Release
2020 Characteristics of Home Buyers

January 12

Webinar Archive
If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to take a few minutes and review the latest issues facing the real estate industry, we’ve updated…
Pre and Post-possession Agreements
These types of agreements can serve a valid purpose for the buyer and seller, but should Arizona REALTORS® consider them when they carry so much risk…
Webinar Archive
Pre and Post-possession Agreements
How to Control and Delete Cookies on Your Browser

January 5

Multilingual REALTORS®
If you are an active member of the Arizona REALTORS® state association and would you like your name added to this list or to update your…
2021 Tax Prep and News
Next Phase in Electronic Filing and Paying Goes into Effect Jan. 1, 2021 Beginning January 1, 2021, the transaction privilege tax electronic (TPT) filing and…
Multilingual REALTORS®
2021 Tax Prep and News

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