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Primary Media Contacts

Amber Liptai, BIG YAM: The Parsons Agency, 480/410.6076 or 602/327.7773, aliptai@bigyam.com, or
Michelle Lind, Esq., CEO, Arizona Association of REALTORS®, michellelind@aaronline.com

Media Coverage

Here’s why the West Valley is booming  AZ Big Media (October 15, 2019)

Homebuilding increases to highest level in over a decade  Chamber Business News (October 4, 2019)

For $25, Arizona home buyers can help solve the state’s affordable housing problem Arizona Republic (September 3, 2019)

Arizona is ground zero for iBuyers, but seller beware  ABC 15 (August 13, 2019)

What Amazon’s new real estate partnership means for Arizona Realtors Phoenix Business Journal (July 26, 2019)

Make-A-Wish granter named Ariz. volunteer of year Yuma Sun (May 5, 2019)

Understanding pool barrier laws AZ BIG Media (April 24, 2019)

Condo, townhome, villa or loft? Arizona Republic (April 6, 2019)

REALTORS® Raise Funds for Nebraska Flood Victims Realtor Magazine (April 5, 2019)

Arizona senator pushes association health plans as plus for small business KTAR (April 4 2019)

Should I have my home inspected for termites? Arizona Daily Sun (March 31, 2019)

Arizona senator pushes association health plans as plus for small business – KTAR (April 4, 2019)

License required to repair doors? Regs spark heated debate in Arizona  – FOX News (April 4, 2019)

What is digital transaction management? – New Home Central (March 1, 2019)

Women, Hispanics, and millennials shaping the housing industryChamber Business News (Feb. 19, 2019)

Voters on Prop 126: Don’t tax servicesArizona Capitol Times (Jan. 28, 2019)

This is how the future of Arizona real estate will unfoldScottsdale Independent (Dec. 27, 2018)

Brokers’ Tips for Lasting in Real EstateREALTOR® Magazine (Dec. 14, 2018)

How tech and transportation will change real estateAZ Big Media (Dec. 13, 2018)

Here’s the CRE outlook for 2019 AZ Big Media (Dec. 5, 2018)

Voters approve Prop 126, banning taxes on servicesPhoenix Business Journal (Nov. 7, 2018)

September home prices inch up in metro Phoenix…Phoenix Business Journal (Nov. 6, 2018)

Arizona REALTORS appoints new leaders, recognizes leadershipScottsdale Independent (Nov. 5, 2018)

Ready to buy a new home but need to sell your current home first?The Arizona Republic (Oct. 5, 2018)

Prop. 126 helps Arizona’s economy – Tucson.com (Sept. 26, 2018)

Arizona initiative could ensure service taxes won’t be added – KYMA News 11 (Sept. 25, 2018)

Affordability Becoming Bigger Issue in Metro Phoenix – Phoenix Business Journal (Sep. 14, 2018)

Arizona housing market is booming featuring Lori Doerfler – Chamber Business News (Aug. 18, 2018)

REALTORS® Hope to Block Future Tax on ServicesPayson Roundup (July 14, 2018)

Phoenix, Buckeye among biggest, fastest-growing cities in U.S. in 2017 – Cronkite News (May 28, 2018)

New Ways To Buy, Sell Homes Raise Questions About Role Of Real Estate Agents – KJZZ (May 7, 2018)

Are homeowners spying on potential buyers? It’s a growing trend in real estate – 12NEWS (May 1, 2018)

REALTORS® Role In Promoting Fair Housing, 50 Years Later – KJZZ (Apr. 30, 2018)

Cybersecurity and real estate transactionsArizona Daily Sun (Apr. 30, 2018)

Real estate marketplace expanding into Phoenix featuring Lori Doerfler – ABC15 | KNXV (Feb. 22, 2018)

New Arizona Bill Would Make it Harder for Homeowners to Sue for Repairs – FOX 10 | KSAZ (Feb. 21, 2018)

How is College Debt Affecting Home Buying? featuring D. Patrick Lewis – ABC15 | KNXV (Feb. 1, 2018)

Don’t Forget Contract Basics featuring Michelle Lind – Real Estate Agent Magazine (Jan. 2018)

Digital Transaction Management Systems featuring D. Patrick Lewis – azcentral.com (Jan. 5, 2018)

Southeast Valley Realtors recognized for global business allianceArizona Business Daily (Dec. 12, 2017)

Condo, House or Townhouse: Which Is Best for You? featuring Lori Doerfler – MagnifyMoney (Dec. 11, 2017)

Prayer Garden Coming to Abide Maternity Home thanks to SVVAR – Camp Verde Bugle (Nov. 28, 2017)

Local Realtor spurs national Totes For Hope campaignArizona Daily Sun (Nov. 23, 2017)

Defend Your Commission to Scrappy Sellers featuring Paula Monthofer – REALTOR® Magazine (Nov. 2017)

Fuchs honored by Arizona REALTORS® – Mohave Valley Daily News (Oct. 29, 2017)

Havasu REALTOR® becomes new leader of state groupToday’s News-Herald (Oct. 18, 2017)

Scottsdale REALTOR® receives appointment at annual conference – Scottsdale Independent (Oct. 18, 2017)

Statewide Realtors make rally ride through Show LowWhite Mountain Independent (Oct. 13, 2017)

HomeSmart CEO Pilots Irma Rescue Mission – RISMedia (Oct. 11, 2017)

Top 8 Things not to Overlook When Buying featuring Paula Monthofer – AZBigMedia.com (Oct. 10, 2017)

Choosing the Right Real Estate Professional featuring Lori Doerfler – NewHomecentral.com (Oct. 6, 2017)

Don’t Let Neighbors Downgrade Your ListingREALTOR® Magazine (Oct. 2017)

Millennial Home Buyers Shy Away from Ahwatukee PricesAhwatukee Foothills News (Sept. 26, 2017)

Sales pace picks up at top-selling community in ArizonaEast Valley Tribune (Sept. 11, 2017)

Open House Safety Tips featuring D. Patrick Lewis – 3TV | KTVK (Sept. 3, 2017)

Selling Your Home Safely featuring D. Patrick Lewis – CBS 5 | KPHO (Sept. 3, 2017)

Home Selling Safety Tips featuring D. Patrick Lewis – ABC15 | KNXV (Sept. 2, 2017)

Don’t Forget Contract Basics featuring Michelle Lind, Esq. – Real Estate Agent Magazine (Sept. 2017)

Personal finance company finds Phoenix affordable city for rentingArizona Business Daily (Aug. 11, 2017)

Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate: Always check the freezer featuring Paula Monthofer – Inman News (Aug. 9, 2017)

Arizona Realtors Pitch in to Help Homeless – frontdoors (May 22, 2017)

There’s No Place Like ArizonaReal Estate Agent magazine (May 2017)

Trump tax plan will hurt housing market, say RealtorsThe Arizona Republic (Apr. 30, 2017)

6 simple steps for agents to increase personal safety featuring Paula Monthofer – Inman News (Apr. 26, 2017)

New real estate trends released: it’s a sellers market – KNXV-TV (Apr. 10, 2017)

Home sales in March have skyrocketed in Arizona – KPNX-TV (Apr. 10, 2017)

Realtor convention raises $74,000 for RAPACArizona Business Daily (Apr. 7, 2017)

Is the Housing Market too hot to buy? featuring D. Patrick Lewis – KNXV-TV (Mar. 22, 2017)

Arizona an average state for first-time home buyersPhoenix Business Journal (Mar. 1, 2017)

Study shows Realtors are actively engaged in their communitiesArizona Business Daily (Feb. 23, 2017)

D. Patrick Lewis on Digital Transaction Management – NewHomecentral.com (Jan. 15, 2017)

Arizona Realtors take hot topics to CapitolArizona Business Daily (Jan. 13, 2017)

Tucson Association of Realtors Soccer Shootout – KGUN9 (Jan. 10, 2017)

SAAR 2017 Board of Directors take officeScottsdale Independent (Dec. 27, 2016)

Prescott Area Association of Realtors executive retiringThe Daily Courier (Nov. 19, 2016)

Scottsdale REALTOR® Recognized for Excellence…Scottsdale Independent (Nov. 7, 2016)

Community Brief: Monthofer installed as association presidentArizona Daily Sun (Nov. 3, 2016)

AAR 2017 President Paula Monthofer on Ask A REALTOR® Hotline – Arizona Midday (Oct. 25, 2016)

AAR 2016 President Paula Serven on Ask A REALTOR® Hotline – Sonoran Living (Oct. 25, 2016)

Arizona REALTORS® Hosts Annual Ask a REALTOR® Hotline – AZBIGMEDIA.com (Oct. 24, 2016)

AAR 2016 President Paula Serven Previews Ask a REALTOR® Hotline – That Real Estate Show (Oct. 23, 2016)

Home Sales, Prices RisingArizona Daily Sun (Sep 21, 2016)

More Millennials are Becoming Real Estate Agents – D. Patrick Lewis on KTAR 92.3FM (Sep 15, 2016)

Olympic Gymnast Takes on Twists and Turns of the Real Estate MarketGilbert Republic (Sep 14, 2016)

Giving Back – Tucson Values Teachers (TVT)Arizona Daily Star (Aug 15, 2016)

Broad Coalition Opposes UniSource Electric Proposal Ahead Of Arizona Corporation Commission Vote – PR Newswire (Aug 4, 2016)

REALTORS® Give on Donation DayWhite Mountain Independent (Jul 26, 2016)

“With 43,792 members, the Arizona Association of Realtors took the No. 1 ranking…”Phoenix Business Journal (Jun 24, 2016)

Homebuyers, beware: Lead pipe problems not always required disclosureArizona Republic (Jun 15, 2016)

Housing costs rising, study showsToday’s News-Herald Havasu News (Jun 2016)

Real Estate Agents Read to Kids at ClubsNorth Central News (Jun 2016)

REALTORS® Foundation Provides Support for Community Members in NeedBisbee Daily Review (May 29, 2016)

Real Estate Investors: Don’t Overlook the Baby Boomer Market – 5 Arch Funding (May 23, 2016)

StorytellersArizona Daily Sun (May 15, 2016)

Tell A Story DayWhite Mountain Independent (May 6, 2016)

Tell A Story DayYuma Sun (May 3, 2016)

Tell A Story DayCasa Grande Dispatch (Apr 29, 2016)

Busy real estate season starts now [text] – Paula Serven on ABC15 News (Apr. 19, 2016)

What Makes (a) ‘Green’ Home? Arizona Leads US in Green Home Building – KJZZ 91.5FM (Apr. 21, 2016)

Scottsdale REALTORS® Represent U.S. and Arizona at Global Real Estate ExpoIn Business Magazine (Apr 5, 2016)

The low-down on the BINSR – NewHomecentral.com (Mar 4, 2016)

Real estate Q&AMohave Valley Daily News (Dec 30, 2015)

New Homes – Paper TrailingArizona Republic (Dec 4, 2015)

Ask A REALTOR® Hotline Ratings & Audience (Nov 4, 2015)

Local REALTOR® Wins Community Outreach AwardPayson Roundup (Oct 24, 2015)

Paula Serven Recognition PlaquePhoenix Business Journal (Oct 15, 2015)

Arizona Association of REALTORS® Hosts Annual Leadership Conference (Oct 14, 2015)

Arizona home sales up in August, bucks national trendSun City West Independent (Sep 27, 2015)

Phoenix homeowners rank above average for underwater mortgages Cronkite News (Sep 14, 2015)

AAR Launches Agent Safety Alert ProgramSonoran News (Sep 9, 2015)

AAR launches Agent Safety Alert Program Scottsdale Independent (Sep 5, 2015)

Selling your current homeArizona Republic (Sep 4, 2015)

AAR unveils real estate agent safety systemInman News (Aug 31, 2015)


The Arizona Association of REALTORS®

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