September 23, 2018
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Check out our big events this week! Member Mixer and REALTOR® Block Party

ECONOMIC UPDATE


NAR Chief Economist - Dr. Lawrence Yun
& Richard Merritt, AICP

Friday, September 28 | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
SAAR | 8600 E Anderson Drive, Scottsdale

Don't miss out on this special appearance by national and leading economists Dr. Lawrence Yun along with Richard Merritt, who will address real estate professionals about the national and local economic environment and how it affects the housing market. They will also provide forecasting for these markets. The fundamental knowledge provided by these experts will give insight into the immediate and long-term performance of the real estate business.

Click here to learn more about this exciting event.

RAISE THE BAR SCHOOL

SAAR's Raise the Bar School presented the REBAC "New Home Construction & Buyer Representation" class with Karl Stauffer yesterday for the first time in two years. We are excited to have this terrific class back on our calendar with such an experienced instructor and REALTOR®!

FROM SAAR

Housing report: numbers show steady gains in metro marketplace

As the population boom continues to unfold in Maricopa County, the Phoenix metropolitan housing market is on even footing and economic indicators suggest good times are here to stay, experts speculate. Click here to read more.

COMMERCIAL

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: LK@ScottsdaleREALTORS.org
Suzanne Brown: Suzanne@ScottsdaleREALTORS.org
 
Check out the video below and hear about the success that participation brought to REALTORS® from Arizona and all over the U.S.
https://vimeo.com/268071862/28fed2e55d

COMMUNITY EVENTS

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®!

VENUE8600

Have you realized what time of year it is yet?  NOW is the time to start booking Holiday events for your office, for your friends and for your client appreciation nights.  Venue8600 would love to help you make a night of memories for you and your guests.  We can accommodate a wide variety of groups from small to large, from receptions and mixers to dance parties!  Bring your group here and leave all the hard work to us so you can enjoy your time with your special guests!  There are still some weekend dates available to book! 

Contact Venue8600 at events@venue8600.com.

FROM NAR

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!
 

INDUSTRY RELATED

How important is that period in your name in your gmail address? Click here to find out what Google has to say about it!

DID YOU KNOW...

...that a recent court case found a Broker liable for wire fraud losses?
https://www.nar.realtor/legal-case-summaries/licensee-liable-for-wire-fraud-losses
...the Arizona Association of REALTORS® has a WIRE FRAUD ADVISORY form that you can download to use with clients? It comes in a pdf AND a word document so that you can add your company logo if you want to!! (Be sure to okay any new form you use with your Designated Broker or Manager)
https://www.aaronline.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Wire-Fraud-Advisory-Form-FINAL_01Feb2018.docx

IN THE NEWS

Amazing Fact Generator - mentalfloss.com

ADVERTISEMENTS

Interested in advertising with us?
Please contact Marc Heon at marc@scottsdalerealtors.org for more information. 

RAPAC EVENT

FROM RAISE THE BAR

RAISE THE BAR REAL ESTATE SCHOOL
RTB Upcoming Classes

(All classes take place on site at SAAR headquarters / Venue8600 - 8600 E Anderson Dr, Scottsdale.)
Congratulations to our August Graduates!!
Marie Bauer- Stanley
SueAnn Bogue
Mahmut Ozdiker

Browse our calendar today and find a CE class just for you!

Click here to start browsing

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