Has Dodd Frank Moved My Cheese?

Posted on April 2, 2014 by

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Dynamics in Housing Demand: A Look at Gen X and Gen Y Buyers

Posted on April 2, 2014 by Ron LaMee

Slow demand continues to keep Maricopa County real estate in a buyer’s market, with the Cromford Market Index holding around 84. Stories of lower-than-normal demand are coming in from other parts of the state as well. This month, we look for clues about reasons for low demand in NAR’s 2014 Home Buyer and Seller Generational […]

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Remembering James “Jim” Brodie

Posted on April 2, 2014 by

James “Jim” Brodie, 84, of Green Valley, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Jim, also known as “Sarge”, was an active member of the REALTOR® family, joining in 1991. In 1999, Jim served as the AAR president – the same year that AAR CEO Michelle Lind joined the association as general counsel. He was a master […]

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The REALTOR® Commitment to a Market Free of Discrimination

Posted on March 14, 2014 by

The 2014 amendment to Article 10 therefore not only reaffirms NAR’s and AAR’s commitment to fair housing, it is also a reflection of our collective commitment to a market free of discrimination.

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Listing Agreement Should Not Be Incorporated In The Residential Contract

Posted on March 4, 2014 by

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Buyer’s Agent Should Use Unrepresented Seller Compensation Consent Form While Representing A Buyer In A FSBO

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The Dodd-Frank Act Does Not Apply To Commercial Transactions

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Broker May Pursue A Buyer For A Commission With A Properly Executed Buyer-Broker Exclusive Employment Agreement (Buyer-Broker Agreement)

Posted on March 4, 2014 by

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Trustee Generally Has The Authority To Sign On Behalf Of A Trust

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Is Your Tax Deduction Lacking “Economic Substance”?

Posted on March 3, 2014 by

Recently, social media sites frequented by Arizona real estate licensees have been abuzz over the IRS’s ability to disallow certain tax deductions on the basis that they lack “economic substance.” Because the deduction of business expenses is important to REALTORS®, AAR asked Tax Accountant Eric Viavattene of Dobbins Wealth Management to shed light on this […]

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