Sellers Opening Their Homes to Strangers

Posted on January 8, 2016 by

In the Bullhead City area, there have been reports of unaccompanied consumers knocking on doors at listed properties. Reportedly, these individuals identify themselves as interested buyers and falsely claim that they have been unable to contact the listing agent. They then ask to be let into the home, so that they can view the property. […]

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Arizona Registrar of Contractors Licensing Requirements

Posted on November 20, 2015 by

Courtesy of the Arizona Registrar of Contractors Just as an individual working unlicensed as a real estate agent negatively impacts the livelihoods of licensed agents and poses untold financial and safety risks for the public, contracting work performed by unlicensed entities poses devastating effects on the safety and welfare of the public and livelihoods of […]

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TRID Forms Webinar – Review of AAR Revised TRID Forms

Posted on September 18, 2015 by

This overview of August 2015 changes to AAR forms to comply with the October 3, 2015, implementation of TRID rules. This webinar is hosted with Martha Appel, Vice President & Designated Broker, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and 2015 AAR Risk Management Committee and with Scott Drucker, Esq., AAR General Counsel.

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MLS Connect & TRID Forms

Posted on September 11, 2015 by

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AAR Mediation Program Intact Despite Rule Changes

Posted on September 10, 2015 by Nikki Salgat

In January of this year, a petition to amend Rules of the Supreme Court was submitted to the Arizona Supreme Court. Included in the petition was a recommendation to revise Rule 31, which addresses mediators. Pursuant to the petition, the proposed changes would “clarify the status of mediators.” The significant proposed changes included the following: […]

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Compliance with Fair Housing and Assistive Animals

Posted on September 8, 2015 by Nikki Salgat

The Fair Housing Act (FHA) is applicable to nearly all types of housing. Under the FHA, housing providers are obligated to permit, as a reasonable accommodation, the use of animals that work, provide assistance, or perform tasks that benefit persons with disabilities, or provide emotional support to alleviate a symptom or effect of a disability. […]

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Independent Contractors or Employees: Assistants, Transaction Coordinators and Administrators

Posted on August 21, 2015 by Nikki Salgat

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New TRID Forms Go Live on September 28, 2015

Posted on August 21, 2015 by

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Back to BINSR Basics

Posted on August 13, 2015 by Michelle Lind

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TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule changes to AAR forms

Posted on June 17, 2015 by

By Martha Appel, 2015 Arizona Association of REALTORS® Risk Management Committee Chair The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule (TRID) which combines and replaces disclosures that consumers receive in connection with applying for and closing on a mortgage loan under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and the Real Estate […]

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