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Below you’ll find previous editions of Arizona REALTOR® Voice containing helpful articles and resources to make doing your job and helping your clients easier. Click each date to view the original newsletter and its insightful articles.

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June 20, 2017

  • Harvard Housing Report Ranks Flagstaff & Yuma
  • Do Current C/E Requirements Protect the Public? (video)
  • Homebuilding Heads West
  • Legal Hotline
    • Third Party Designation may be Required for Rental
    • Is RESPA Violated if Title Company Pays Brokerage for Each Transaction Closed?

June 14, 2017

  • ADRE Updates Policy on Unlicensed Assistants
  • REALTOR® Recommended Benefit
  • Arizona REALTORS® Report Card
  • Legal Hotline
    • Late BINSR Does not Necessitate a Cure Notice
    • Seller Must Repair Items That Were Working at Contract Acceptance

June 6, 2017

  • Changing Business Models: Coming Soon (video)
  • What’s your biggest business concern?
  • Copyright Law FAQs
  • Legal Hotline
    • Open House Sign is Misleading
    • Seller’s Property Disclosure Statement Should Be Signed Within a Reasonable Time

May 31, 2017

  • How Much Earnest Money is Reasonable?
  • Team Names Confusing Consumers (video)
  • How U.S. Air Bases Affect Property Use
  • Legal Hotline
    • Seller may not Cancel if Buyer Pays Excess Costs
    • Signatures Required by all Parties to be a Valid Contract

May 25, 2017

  • Advocating Real Estate Issues in D.C.
  • Detecting Wire Transfer Fraud (video)
  • How to Become a Real Producer
  • Legal Hotline
    • PC or PLLC May Not be Used on a Real Estate Contract
    • Landlord Not Required to Pay for Trash Removal in All Instances

May 16, 2017

  • Contract Conversations Debut (video)
  • REALTORS® Win Big at State Legislature
  • Energy Efficient Mortgages for Veterans
  • Legal Hotline
    • Contract Not Cancelled If Contingency met
    • If All Repairs Agreed to, Buyer Cannot Cancel via BINSR

May 9, 2017

  • Mobile/Manufactured Home Sales Restrictions Easing
  • AZ Court Rules on Pot Dispensary Leases
  • Measuring Success by Who You Know
  • Legal Hotline
    • Lease with Two Tenants Can Be Terminated If One Has Drugs
    • Seller Obligated to Refund Security Deposit to Tenant

May 2, 2017

  • Update from President Paula Monthofer
  • Buyer Advisory Revisions Released
  • Team Toolkit Debuts
  • Legal Hotline
    • Seller Cannot Cancel Contract When Asked to Repair Items on BINSR
    • Designated Broker Responsible to Reasonably Supervise Agents Licensed with Firm

April 25, 2017

  • Managing Risk: VRBOs, Service Animals & More
  • Are you Using zipFormMLS-Connect®?
  • Planting Season for For Sale Signs
  • Legal Hotline
    • Property Manager Is Not Required To Hold Pre-Paid Rent
    • Property Manager Must Honor Time Frames in Five-Day Notice

April 18, 2017

  • Annual zipForm® Renewal Time
  • Valuating Solar
  • Proposal to Mandate Eviction Action Forms
  • Legal Hotline
    • Contract Date is When Contract is Fully Executed
    • Previous Contract Terms Should be Included in Rewritten Contract

April 11, 2017

  • Right Way to Request a Different Appraiser
  • Risk Management Explores Fillable SPDS, Solar
  • AZ Fair Housing Addresses Discrimination
  • Legal Hotline
    • Real Estate Agents are not Parties to the Contract
    • Title Company Cannot Pay Marketing “Employee” Salary for Brokerage

April 5, 2017 (Special Convention Edition)

  • Risk Management Exchange
  • Tech Tools & You
  • Appraisals: Working Together
  • Legal Hotline
    • Request for Credit Still Improper Through a BINSR
    • No Requirement for Property to be on MLS to Establish Agency
  • Convention Headlines
    • 2017 Convention Breaks RAPAC Records: You Won’t Believe This!
    • ICYMI: Arizona REALTOR® Convention Photo Album
    • NAR 2018 Committee Application Process Now Open (login)

March 28, 2017

  • Renting vs. Buying in a hot Housing Market
  • Unreasonable BINSR Demands
  • International Real Estate Opportunities
  • Legal Hotline
    • Prepaids not Listed in Seller Concession Clause of February 2017 Contract
    • Interest and Insurance Premiums are Loan Costs as Defined in Section 2j

March 21, 2017