• RAPAC events give REALTORS® influence over change

    It’s not unusual to hear about a RAPAC event that needs contributions from members. The real message is that the funds raised during events such as the upcoming Rockin’ 4 RAPAC (Oct. 4) go to support advocacy efforts on important issues, which impact homeownership and the real estate industry. The recent collaboration with Scottsdale City […]

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  • SAAR welcomes Leadership Academy Class XXI!

    The Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors® proudly welcomes the Leadership Academy Class XXI. The program is designed to give SAAR members the connections, confidence, skills and knowledge to take on leadership roles in the Association and in the community. The Association is excited to support their experiences over the coming weeks and far into their […]

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  • Board of Directors candidates, 2018 term

    The Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the following slate of director candidates for the 2018 Board of Directors. Director Candidates There are eight (8) candidates for four (4) two-year terms and two (2) one-year unexpired terms of recently elected officers.   Affiliate Director Candidates There are three (3) candidates […]

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  • Now accepting applications for Leadership Academy

    LEADERSHIP ACADEMY Don’t miss out!  Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to enhance your leadership skills, become a part of an exclusive network of peers and experience new inspirational friendships, which will last a lifetime! APPLY NOW for the highly-acclaimed Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® LEADERSHIP ACADEMY – CLASS XXI! The Leadership Academy is designed […]

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  • Applications being accepted for 2018 board of directors

      On Tuesday, June 20, the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® began accepting applications for their 2018 board of directors. There are six (6) openings for REALTOR® directors and one (1) opening for affiliate director and applications are due July 29, 2017 by 5 p.m. Volunteering as a director for SAAR is a rewarding experience! […]

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  • Amendments allowing sales of manufactured and mobile homes

    On March 21, 2017, Governor Doug Ducey approved amendments to the Arizona Revised Statues (Section 1. Section 41-4028) and signed House Bill 2072 into law. It shall now read: [more …] Any person engaged in installing manufactured homes, mobile homes or accessory structures and licensed in an appropriate category by the registrar of contractors pursuant […]

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  • Recap of local market assessment for Region XI, Arizona interest

    Global interest is sparked in Arizona as well as Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. In an assessment of these local markets, the National Association of REALTORS® examines ways to help cultivate global business. The recent publication (hard copy and online) reviews case studies, which offered details that can be applied to any market. […]

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  • New temporary sign ordinance approved, a REALTOR® win!

    By:  Suzanne Brown, Director of Community & Government Affairs   On May 23, 2017, the Scottsdale City Council, in a 7-0 vote, approved the new REALTOR® supported text amendment for the Temporary Signs portion of the city’s sign ordinance. The Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® (SAAR) has been working diligently with city staff and the […]

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  • REALTOR® Champions

    REALTOR® Champions are those individuals identified by the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®, who are running for/holding political office and are supportive of and endorsed by the local Associations. Following is a listing of current SAAR REALTOR® Champions:

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  • Home automation: Is your home as smart as your car?

    This article is special to the SAAR blog from Valley audio-visual expert, Buzz Jensen. Think about it … Think about all the built-in conveniences your car has; remote keyless entry, motorized windows, back up camera, alarm, automatic speed control, GPS, Bluetooth, premium sound system, automatic temperature control, automatically adjusts to your preferred seat and mirror […]

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