December 23, 2018
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FROM SAAR

Please join us in congratulating the following SAAR members!

The following SAAR members have been appointed to NAR and AAR Committees:
2019 NAR Board of Directors
Martha Appel - Large Firm Representative
Elaine Grill - Large Board Representative
Jennifer Hillier - Large Board Representative
D. Patrick Lewis - State President
Louis McCall - Large Board Representative
Laurie McDonnell - Large Board Representative
Sindy Ready - Large Board Representative
David Schmid - Large Board Representative
NAR Committees
Suzanne Brown - AEC-AE Institute Advisory Board
KC Cyga - Risk Management Issues Committee
Holly Eslinger - Risk Management Issues Committee
Rebecca Grossman - AEC NRDS Work Group
Tricia Lehane - Global Business and Alliances Committee
Becca Linnig - Member Communications Committee
Sean McGarry - Single Family Investment Management Committee
Ed Patterman - Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee
Sindy Ready - RPAC Major Investor Council
Paula Serven - RPAC Participation Council
James Sexton - Corporate Investor Council
Debbie Shields - Professional Standards Committee
Jay Thompson - Member Communications Committee
AAR Committees
Martha Appel - Risk Management
KC Cyga - Region 2 Vice President
Holly Eslinger - Legislative and Political Affairs Committee Member
Lee Giblin -Risk Management
Lizabeth Hill  - Professional and Business Development
Jennifer Hillier - Professional and Business Development
Clark Jones - Legislative and Political Affairs Committee Member
Kathy Laswick - Professional and Business Development
D. Patrick Lewis - President
Becca Linnig - Region 4 Vice President
Laurie McDonnell - Risk Management
Sindy Ready - Professional & Business Development Chair
Gerry Russell - Risk Management
Paula Serven - Legislative and Political Affairs Committee Member
Catherine Swann - Risk Management

REALTOR® PARTY

REALTOR® Party Leaders Plan for 2019
Nearly 600 REALTOR® Party leaders gathered in in Minneapolis for the 2019 REALTOR® Party Training Conference for REALTORS® to Participate Advocate and Celebrate! Leaders in their purple REALTOR® Party shirts kicked off this conference with the 50th anniversary of RPAC. During the two-day event, they also laid the foundation for advocacy outreach efforts in each state and region throughout 2019, and previewed the federal policy priorities. [Read more ...]

2019 DUES RENEWAL

REMINDER! The deadline for dues payment is December 31, 2018.


We appreciate your membership and we look forward to it continuing through 2019 and beyond. If you have already renewed your dues, thank you for your continued membership.  If you haven’t here is an important reminder.
 
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 this invoice for a breakdown of dues and other details as well as a timeline.

NOTE: If you have not logged into the system recently, you will need to reset your password using the link on the log in page. Your login username is the email address that you have on file with SAAR. 


 PAY MY 2019 DUES

Use this infographic and the table below to better understand the sequence of events regarding failure to pay by the established deadline as well as options for payment.
 

THREE WAYS TO PAY

1. Online: preferred method (and the fastest)
• Log in to the secured “Member Services” section of ScottsdaleREALTORS.org
NOTE: If you have not logged into the system recently, you will need to reset your password using the link on the log in page. Your login username is the email address that you have on file with SAAR. 
• Choose “Click Here to Pay”
• Follow the steps to submit your payment

2. In-Person
8600 East Anderson Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Hours of operation: Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

3. Phone
480-945-2651
Hours of operation: Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Early payment is always appreciated! 
Thank you!

CODE OF ETHICS

The deadline is almost here.

Are you current with your Code of Ethics training? If you are a primary member with SAAR, click here to see if your name is on the “compliant” list.
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. Click here to find online options for completing the requirement before December 31!

INDUSTRY RELATED

Why Home Design Is Buzzing About ‘Cwtch’

The latest home design craze embraces the cozy—think fuzzy blankets and extra throw pillows. This style is called “cwtch,” and its expected to grow as a popular housing trend in 2019. [Read more ...]

Lockboxes for Seniors allows police or firefighters to gain entry to your home, without breaking in, if you are unable to get to your door in an emergency. [Read more ...]

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IN THE NEWS

GREEN TIP

As you shop for Holiday gifts, please remember our local entrepeneurs by shopping local.  Local First is a great source of over 3,000 vendors: https://www.localfirstaz.com/

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Please contact Marc Heon at marc@scottsdalerealtors.org for more information. 

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.)

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

Click here to start browsing
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