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SAAR supports Fountain Hills primary property tax ballot measure
The Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors® (SAAR) recently released a position statement in support of the Fountain Hills primary property tax ballot measure, which will provide much-needed lasting financial stability and support for the future viability of Fountain Hills.

In a 7-0 vote, the town council of Fountain Hills voted in favor of moving forward with their primary property tax ballot measure.

“Every citizen desires a high quality of life where they live,” says CEO Rebecca Grossman, “and housing value depends on a community’s continual investment in infrastructure needs to provide that much-desired quality of life. We know and appreciate that town officials strive endlessly toward this goal.” [… more …]
Tech support is “FREE” with your membership!
Did you know that technical help is included with your membership? The TechHelpline is a benefit provided to Realtors® from the Arizona Association of Realtors®.
And the TechHelpline wants to help you get up to speed on technology terms! Just knowing the differences amongst them can help increase your tech knowledge. More importantly, familiarity can help you become more comfortable with technology. [… more …]


RTB Upcoming Classes
(All classes take place on site at SAAR headquarters / Venue8600 - 8600 E Anderson Dr, Scottsdale.)
GRI Agency
This class covers fiduciary duties, disclosures, limited representation, and agency implications, issues and solutions for what you can do to protect yourself, your business, your broker and clients. Click the title above to learn more about the class on Friday, May 11 (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.).

Next broker class starts May 15
If you’re ready to start broker school, we know what your main goal is … to pass the state exam, of course! To that end, the program at Raise The Bar is designed to accomplish three things:
  • Reacquaint you with the original real estate principles previously learned.
  • Cover those principles quickly and allow the student time to master that knowledge.
  • Spend time on fundamental broker issues, case studies, discussions and risk management.
Ready to take learn more and go farther? Start with the NEXT broker licensing weekly sessions!

Code of Ethics
This class counts towards the 1/1/17 through 12/31/18 cycle. Click the title above to learn more about the class on Thursday, May 17 (1 – 4 p.m.).
***REMINDER … only 239 DAYS until
DECEMBER 31, 2018—the deadline for
fulfilling your NAR Biennial Code of Ethics!***

Using IRAs to Purchase Commercial Real Estate
Immediately following May’s Commercial Forum meeting, this FREE class identifies what every real estate professional and investor should know about self-directed IRAs and SDRPs. Click the title above to learn more about the class on Wednesday, May 23 (9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.).



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LAST CHANCE to buy tickets to the Fourth Annual 40 Under 40 Awards event!

The award winners will be recognized at a celebratory event at SAAR headquarters / Venue 8600 (8600 E Anderson Dr) on May 9 from 6 – 10 p.m., and all are welcome to attend. Opportunities to purchase tickets will continue until the week of the event or room capacity permits.

Wednesday, May 9
6 – 10 p.m.

Scottsdale Homebuilders Expo is back - May 15

This popular event is back! Mark your calendar for the Third Annual Scottsdale Homebuilders Expo at Venue 8600/Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® headquarters.

Registration is NOW OPEN for the upcoming expo!
Interested in being a marketing partner for this event? 
Contact Amanda at

THIS WEEK AT SAAR (05/07 - 05/13)

(RMS stands for REALTOR® Marketing Sessions / Home Tours.)

85254 RMS
40 Under 40 Awards

Desert Ridge RMS

Fountain Hills RMS
GRI Agency
Desert Hills / New River RMS

NEXT WEEK AT SAAR (05/14 - 05/20)

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