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As House passes middle-class tax increase, REALTORS® say their
work is just getting started

WASHINGTON (November 16, 2017) – The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” a bill National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall has called an all-out assault on homeownership. Mendenhall issued the following statement: [… more …]


NOW is the time to TAKE ACTION!

Senate to act on the tax reform legislation

If you have not done so already, it is more critical than ever to take part in the NAR “Call for Action”, which will continue until the Senate acts on the Tax Reform legislation. The House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, early Thursday, Nov.16, in a final vote of 227-205 with two members not voting. Meanwhile, NAR’s opposition to the Senate proposal remains unchanged.

The Call for Action has been updated to ask United States Senators to oppose the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, there will not be a “new” Call for Action.

To compare the Senate and House Tax Reform proposals, click here to download the chart.

For additional information on this and other legislative issues, visit

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Dues Renewal – 2018
REMINDER! The deadline for dues payment is December 31, 2017.
We appreciate your membership and we look forward to it continuing through 2018 and beyond. If you're a current member, you recently received invoicing to renew annual dues for the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®, Arizona Association of REALTORS® and National Association of REALTORS® (all payable via SAAR). Please refer to that invoice for a breakdown of dues, details and a timeline.
Do you have questions about the process or fees? Take a look at the 2018 dues infographic for more details on the renewal process. You can also learn how your dues support Association functionality by reading the breakdown of dollars on our membership web page.

NOTE: If this is the first time you are logging in to your
account since our conversion to a new software management system (June 2017), you will need to reset your password using the link on the log in page.

New to the SAAR retail store … canine clothing!
Tshirts for your dog? Of course! This hot new item will definitely get looked at while your four-legged friend sports the latest fashion in real estate wear. With the temperatures dropping, they’ll also appreciate the extra layer on outings.
Go to the SAAR retail store and enter the word “wanna” in the search bar.


How and why to get a broker’s license in AZ
If you have been a full time real estate professional in Arizona, or any other state, for at least three years, you can take the next step up and become a broker! Getting your broker’s license in Arizona is very similar to getting a real estate license. It requires 90 hours of classroom education, verifying your experience and passing the exam. You can get all the details at Raise The Bar School … and more. When you’re a student
at the school [… more …]


November is Designation Awareness Month!
Throughout this month, all courses leading to 14 official designations and certifications are 20 percent off! Learn more and register by visiting the Center for
REALTOR® Development

Upcoming Classes

Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) 
Popular class returns to Raise The Bar! 
You asked for it and we are bringing it! The Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist Class will make its second appearance at the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® next month. Click the title above for full description and to register for the class on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 (8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

REBAC Real Estate Investing: Representing Investors and Becoming
One Yourself

BUILD WEALTH! Learn how to become a real estate investor yourself. Click the title above to register for the class on Tuesday, Dec. 5 (9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
(Registration at 8 a.m.)
zipForm & eSign
FREE training on two important tools! Wednesday, Dec. 6 (2 – 4 p.m.)
Congratulations to our October 2017 GRI Graduates!
~Jonna Maribbay-Santos~

~Randall Stoneking~




THIS WEEK AT SAAR (11/20 - 11/26)

(RMS stands for REALTOR® Marketing Sessions / Home Tours. Committee meetings are for committee members only)

NEXT WEEK AT SAAR (11/27 - 12/03)

(RMS stands for REALTOR® Marketing Sessions / Home Tours. Committee meetings are for committee members only)
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