September 16, 2018
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Will You Open the Door to International Opportunities?

The NAR 2018 Profile of International Transactions indicates that Arizona is the 4th most popular place in the country for residential purchases by foreign buyers. It is equally on the rise for the commercial investor as well. We would like to invite you to join us in March of 2019 at the largest real estate conference in the world that offers you an opportunity to showcase a unique property, project or development to an audience of investors and influential decision makers from all facets of the real estate industry offering unrivaled access to the greatest number of development projects and capital worldwide. MIPIM is held in Cannes, France and this will be it’s 30th year. If you are interested in showcasing a property, development or project or building your business and attending MIPIM – please reach out to us and we will tell you how!
Laura Kovacs:
Suzanne Brown:
Check out the video below and hear about the success that participation brought to REALTORS® from Arizona and all over the U.S.


Personal Safety Tips for Real Estate Professionals

This video, published by NAR’s REALTOR® Safety Program, highlights safety protocols that all REALTORS® should implement into their daily routine and follow with every client, every day, every time. Watch the video and be sure to share it with your fellow REALTORS®. Click here to watch the video.

More About Safety...

Excellent information shared by AAR's Emmy Simpson and D. Patrick Lewis about all things Safety. Click here to watch the video.
This year was highlighted by three key ingredients for success: Preparation, Partnership, and Participation. Throughout September, we are reminded of how these play out in our advocacy outreach efforts...[Read more]


Join 2019 Arizona REALTORS® President, D. Patrick Lewis at the AAR Leadership Conference, Oct. 15-17, 2018.  

The Arizona Association of REALTORS® Leadership Conference is a two-day program for incoming local and state leadership. Click here for more details and to register today!


How the Amazon Key Could Change Real Estate

The Amazon Key is a system that takes the place of a traditional lock and key...[Read more]


Wednesday, September 26 | 4 - 6 p.m.
SAAR | 8600 East Anderson Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Meet the candidates running for the 2019 Board of Directors, our new Leadership Academy Class 22, and network with your fellow SAAR members!

  • Hors d’oeuvres
  • Cash bar
  • Free for SAAR members, $10 for non-SAAR members

Saturday, Sept. 29  |  9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location:  Eldorado Park – 2311 N Miller Road, Scottsdale  85257

This is a fun family friendly community engagement event, promoting awareness of SAAR and its REALTOR® involvement in the community. Come out for some great food and lots of fun with your fellow REALTORS®!


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RTB Upcoming Classes

(All classes take place on site at SAAR headquarters / Venue8600 - 8600 E Anderson Dr, Scottsdale.)
New Home Construction and Buyer Representation
Thursday, September 20, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Check-in begins at 8 a.m.

Representing clients in the purchase of new-home construction requires a significantly different set of skills. REBAC’s NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION AND BUYER REPRESENTATION course is designed to help real estate professionals gain the product and transaction knowledge needed in order to guide clients through the processes for the purchase, construction and customization of a new home. Along the way, you will learn how to work with new home builders and sales representatives while ultimately protecting your clients’ interests.

Are you current with your Code of Ethics training? Click here to see if your name is on the “compliant” list.

Check out the countdown to the December 31st deadline on our homepage:  It may surprise you how little time may be left!

DECEMBER 31, 2018 is the deadline for fulfilling your NAR Biennial Code of Ethics! If you haven’t already fulfilled this requirement, that date will be here before you know it. Beat the rush! Check the Raise The Bar calendar for more upcoming COE classes at SAAR! 
Friday, September 21, 2018
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

ABR – Accredited Buyer Representative Core Course
Weds. & Thurs., September 26 & September 27, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Check-in begins at 8 a.m.

This two-day course is the first step towards becoming an ABR® designee. It will teach you:
• Methods, tools and techniques to provide the support and services that buyers want.
• How to increase your revenue and referrals and reduce your risk.

With specialized education and exclusive member benefits, ABR® designees are equipped  to guide homebuyers through every stage of the home buying process.

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