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New Home class has been postponed to July 30th .......... Lots of CE classes coming up at SAAR! Take a look! ........ We're open in our new headquarters - 8600 E Anderson Dr! Click here for a map



 





 



 

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Wed, Jun 10, 2015

  1. By: Fletcher Wilcox, CFPB External Operations Expert, Grand Canyon Title Agency Note: The CFPB issued a proposed amendment to delay the effective date of these new rules to...
  2. Demand outpaces new and resale home inventory SCOTTSDALE, AZ (June 9, 2015) The Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors® (SAAR) recently released its monthly Market Data...

Mon, Jun 15, 2015

  1. SCOTTSDALE, AZ (June 12, 2015) The Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors® (SAAR), a trade organization headquartered in Scottsdale for the past 50 years, recently repurposed an...

Thu, Jun 4, 2015

  1. The tech startup Opendoor has created a service that allows anyone to tour a home 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Opendoor promotes their service as a "24/7 open house"...

Wed, Jun 3, 2015

  1. Thanks to extensive efforts by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR) the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced that it will grant a grace period...
  • Facebook Selfie Party!
    Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    We're going to raise money and awareness for RAPAC while having some fun this Fourth of July! Here's how it works:

    1) RSVP "Going" to the event on Facebook
    1) Contribute to RAPAC using this link: https://nar.ai360.aristotle.com/AI360FormBuilder/Form.aspx?dbid=2e166870-894a-423a-a6f7-6560a8904c6c&page_id=463
    2) Post Your Selfies!
    3) Win Stuff!

    We've got 10 Selfie Sticks and a $50 Visa Gift Card to give away! To get in the raffle, make sure to make your $10 RAPAC contribution before the end of the weekend! More $10 contributions = more selfies = more chances to win!

    PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO:
    - Most creative use of the REALTOR R or RAPAC logo (Selfie Stick)
    - Most people in one photo (Selfie Stick)
    - Most likes & comments ($50 Visa Gift Card)
    - 8 more winners drawn at random (Selfie Sticks)

    Post your Selfies during Independence Day Weekend (Thursday, July 2nd - Sunday, July 5th) and be sure to LIKE and COMMENT on others! Don't forget - most likes & comments wins the GRAND PRIZE - a $50 Visa Gift Card!

    To ensure you can win the prizes, make sure to contribute: https://nar.ai360.aristotle.com/AI360FormBuilder/Form.aspx?dbid=2e166870...

    For full contest rules: http://bit.ly/1KNwDdl 

    Contributions to RAPAC are voluntary and are used for political purposes. You may refuse to contribute without reprisal or otherwise affecting your membership rights. Seventy (70) percent of each contribution will be sent to Arizona PAC for state and local activities. Contributions to National RPAC are charged against your limits under 2 U.S.C 441a. Contributions are not deductible for Federal income tax purposes.

  • Carefree/Cave Creek RMS
    Thu, Jul 2, 2015
    Harold's Corral, 6895 E. Cave Creek Rd

    8:00am - Networking & Full Breakfast Buffet 
    8:30am - Meeting Begins
    Tour to follow

  • Heart of Scottsdale RMS
    Thu, Jul 2, 2015
    Gainey Ranch Golf Club, 7600 E Gainey Club D

    8:00am - Networking 
    8:30am - Meeting
    Tour to follow

     See more at: http://www.saaronline.com/marketing/scottsdale

  • Facebook Selfie Party
    Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    We're going to raise money and awareness for RAPAC while having some fun this Fourth of July! Here's how it works:

    1) RSVP "Going" to the event on Facebook
    1) Contribute to RAPAC using this link: https://nar.ai360.aristotle.com/AI360FormBuilder/Form.aspx?dbid=2e166870-894a-423a-a6f7-6560a8904c6c&page_id=463
    2) Post Your Selfies!
    3) Win Stuff!

    We've got 10 Selfie Sticks and a $50 Visa Gift Card to give away! To get in the raffle, make sure to make your $10 RAPAC contribution before the end of the weekend! More $10 contributions = more selfies = more chances to win!

    PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO:
    - Most creative use of the REALTOR R or RAPAC logo (Selfie Stick)
    - Most people in one photo (Selfie Stick)
    - Most likes & comments ($50 Visa Gift Card)
    - 8 more winners drawn at random (Selfie Sticks)

    Post your Selfies during Independence Day Weekend (Thursday, July 2nd - Sunday, July 5th) and be sure to LIKE and COMMENT on others! Don't forget - most likes & comments wins the GRAND PRIZE - a $50 Visa Gift Card!

    To ensure you can win the prizes, make sure to contribute: https://nar.ai360.aristotle.com/AI360FormBuilder/Form.aspx?dbid=2e166870...

    For full contest rules: http://bit.ly/1KNwDdl 

    Contributions to RAPAC are voluntary and are used for political purposes. You may refuse to contribute without reprisal or otherwise affecting your membership rights. Seventy (70) percent of each contribution will be sent to Arizona PAC for state and local activities. Contributions to National RPAC are charged against your limits under 2 U.S.C 441a. Contributions are not deductible for Federal income tax purposes.

  • SAAR Closed for Independence Day
    Fri, Jul 3, 2015
  • Facebook Selfie Party
    Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    We're going to raise money and awareness for RAPAC while having some fun this Fourth of July! Here's how it works:

    1) RSVP "Going" to the event on Facebook
    1) Contribute to RAPAC using this link: https://nar.ai360.aristotle.com/AI360FormBuilder/Form.aspx?dbid=2e166870-894a-423a-a6f7-6560a8904c6c&page_id=463
    2) Post Your Selfies!
    3) Win Stuff!

    We've got 10 Selfie Sticks and a $50 Visa Gift Card to give away! To get in the raffle, make sure to make your $10 RAPAC contribution before the end of the weekend! More $10 contributions = more selfies = more chances to win!

    PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO:
    - Most creative use of the REALTOR R or RAPAC logo (Selfie Stick)
    - Most people in one photo (Selfie Stick)
    - Most likes & comments ($50 Visa Gift Card)
    - 8 more winners drawn at random (Selfie Sticks)

    Post your Selfies during Independence Day Weekend (Thursday, July 2nd - Sunday, July 5th) and be sure to LIKE and COMMENT on others! Don't forget - most likes & comments wins the GRAND PRIZE - a $50 Visa Gift Card!

    To ensure you can win the prizes, make sure to contribute: https://nar.ai360.aristotle.com/AI360FormBuilder/Form.aspx?dbid=2e166870...

    For full contest rules: http://bit.ly/1KNwDdl 

    Contributions to RAPAC are voluntary and are used for political purposes. You may refuse to contribute without reprisal or otherwise affecting your membership rights. Seventy (70) percent of each contribution will be sent to Arizona PAC for state and local activities. Contributions to National RPAC are charged against your limits under 2 U.S.C 441a. Contributions are not deductible for Federal income tax purposes.

  • Facebook Selfie Party
    Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    We're going to raise money and awareness for RAPAC while having some fun this Fourth of July! Here's how it works:

    1) RSVP "Going" to the event on Facebook
    1) Contribute to RAPAC using this link: https://nar.ai360.aristotle.com/AI360FormBuilder/Form.aspx?dbid=2e166870-894a-423a-a6f7-6560a8904c6c&page_id=463
    2) Post Your Selfies!
    3) Win Stuff!

    We've got 10 Selfie Sticks and a $50 Visa Gift Card to give away! To get in the raffle, make sure to make your $10 RAPAC contribution before the end of the weekend! More $10 contributions = more selfies = more chances to win!

    PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO:
    - Most creative use of the REALTOR R or RAPAC logo (Selfie Stick)
    - Most people in one photo (Selfie Stick)
    - Most likes & comments ($50 Visa Gift Card)
    - 8 more winners drawn at random (Selfie Sticks)

    Post your Selfies during Independence Day Weekend (Thursday, July 2nd - Sunday, July 5th) and be sure to LIKE and COMMENT on others! Don't forget - most likes & comments wins the GRAND PRIZE - a $50 Visa Gift Card!

    To ensure you can win the prizes, make sure to contribute: https://nar.ai360.aristotle.com/AI360FormBuilder/Form.aspx?dbid=2e166870...

    For full contest rules: http://bit.ly/1KNwDdl 

    Contributions to RAPAC are voluntary and are used for political purposes. You may refuse to contribute without reprisal or otherwise affecting your membership rights. Seventy (70) percent of each contribution will be sent to Arizona PAC for state and local activities. Contributions to National RPAC are charged against your limits under 2 U.S.C 441a. Contributions are not deductible for Federal income tax purposes.

  • YPN Committee Meeting
    Wed, Jul 8, 2015
    SAAR Board Room
The following was originally posted on the RPR Blog. For more information about RPR Mobile, please visit http://blog.narrpr.com/learning/rpr-mobile/ In today’s world, most consumers are juggling multiple priorities, a busy schedule and want instant access to the information they’re looking for.  When it comes to real estate, they expect the same results. Nearly 8 out of 10 homebuyers are...
In the coming days, SAAR members who are registered to vote and have requested vote-by-mail ballots should be receiving those ballots in the mail. You have the opportunity to follow the tradition of SAAR’s founding members as community leaders who have taken the time to educate yourselves on the issues and have exercised your Constitutional right to vote. As you conduct your research, we would...
Drone usage in real estate has been a popular topic these past few months. When drone technology, also called Unmanned Ariel Vehicles (UAVs), first hit the real estate market, agents were anxious to use the new technology to photograph and video listings. However, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) maintains that drone use is prohibited for any “commercial purpose”, and in June the FAA...