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Brief interview with Lawrence Yun

Last week at the MIPIM international real estate conference in Cannes, France; Paula Monthofer, 2017 president of the Arizona Association of REALTORS®, seized the opportunity to get a quick word from the chief economist of the National Association of REALTORS®, Lawrence Yun. Watch the video as he explains why it’s important for Arizona to be represented at MIPIM given the presence of international investors, their interest in the United States and specifically, their interest in Arizona!
Left: SAAR member, Arnold Hickey, represents SAAR and Arizona in the U.S. pavilion.
Right: Assistant executive director for SAAR, Laura Kovacs, queues up presentation materials to share with interested investors.


Katie Johnson, general counsel for the National Association of REALTORS®, shares information about the devastatingly successful wire fraud scam affecting members across the nation. Watch the video to learn what to look out for and how to handle this scam.
Wire Fraud - 2017 AEI


Be prepared to prepare, tax help from Intuit

It’s tax season! [grumble, grumble, sigh] But don’t despair because NAR’s partner, Intuit®, offers discounts for REALTORS® and their family members. Make it easy on yourself … [more]


FHA Update with HUD
Nancy West, Housing Program officer with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development presents updates on various important topics.
REGISTER NOW for the class on Monday, April 3 (1:30- 3:30 p.m.)

GRI Risk Management
Protect yourself from lawsuits, lost revenue and risk.
REGISTER NOW for the class on Thursday, April 6 (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)




Tell your members to get their FREE .REALTOR web address!

Have you told your members to get their FREE .REALTOR web address yet (one per member, for one year)? Remind your members today! NAR has marketing materials to help you easily get the word out. Also, if you stop by the NAR Resource Table at AEI you can get a FREE REALTOR web address for your Board! Questions? E-mail us at


Scottsdale Homebuilders Expo moves to May
 Don’t miss out on vital information about various new home builders in Scottsdale & incentives for REALTORS®!

May 12

Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Location: 8600 E Anderson Drive, Scottsdale
Greg Berger from RL Brown, will facilitate the second annual Scottsdale Homebuilders Expo at SAAR’s facility on May 12. Here he’ll give current statistics on the real estate market and what is projected to take place. Additionally, Buzz Jenson with Paradise Home Entertainment will give some tips on what kind of technology can be added to your client’s new home. This is free and open to all industry professionals, but be sure to register for the event. Snacks are provided and a cash bar will be available.
Make your reservations for the 40 Under 40 event!
On April 27, you can party on the roof at The Venue Scottsdale Virtue Vice (7117 E 3rd Ave,) in Old Town Scottsdale! It’s where we’ll spend some time getting to know why 40 honorees stack up to the award!
From 6-10 p.m., come join us, congratulate them and enjoy an evening of fun and networking. There’ll be fabulous food stations, three levels including a VIP lounge and the opportunity to get to know SAAR’s 40 Under 40 winners.
Don’t miss out on the fun this year! Purchase your tickets today! ($80/person)
Interested in becoming a Market Place Partner? Contact Juliet Nelson at


… For the 5th annual Commercial Summit!

May 10, 2017
Consider the future for AZ's Commercial real estate.
Topics: ADA,1031s, funding and more ...

Brought to you by the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®

THIS WEEK AT SAAR (03/27 - 04/02)

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


NEXT WEEK AT SAAR (04/03 - 04/09)

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




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