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NAR President, Kevin Sears Visits Arizona

NAR President, Kevin Sears traveled to Arizona to sit down with 2024 Arizona REALTORS® President, Shirley Ostrowski and CEO Scott Drucker to thoroughly discuss the settlement and what it means for Arizona members. Watch the full interview here.

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Don’t Uncheck That Box!

RAPAC is a vital part of the Arizona REALTORS® Government Affairs program that includes professional lobbying, legislative analysis, grassroots contacts, and long-term political relationships. When you choose to invest in RAPAC when paying your MLSSAZ fees by June 30th, you’ll automatically be entered...

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DC NAR Legislative Meeting

WASHINGTON, DC  •  MAY 4–9, 2024 Advancing Issues Important to the Real Estate Profession At the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings, thousands of members assemble in Washington, D.C., to conduct the business of NAR — advocacy work that makes us the most respected voice in real estate, protecting...

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RAPAC Major Investor Event

On February 8th we held a RAPAC Major Investor Event at Hacienda del Sol in Tucson to acknowledge and honor the 2023 investors, and to learn about the program and key issues from our presenters, TAR President, Catherine Wolfson, Tim Beaubien, Director of Legislative and Political Affairs, AAR, and...

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STRENGTHENING TRANSPARENCY IN THE RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE MARKET

Home ownership is a source of financial security for millions of Americans, but the non-financed residential real estate market has also long attracted those seeking to anonymously hide or launder illicit proceeds. Illicit and other criminal actors exploit this regulatory gap to hide ill-gotten gains...

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Access to Home Ownership Top of Mind in Washington

Making homeownership more accessible has been one of NAR’s top advocacy priorities for years, and REALTORS® are ensuring it’s top of mind for policymakers, too. Since NAR released its groundbreaking report in 2021 revealing America’s underbuilding gap of at least 5.5 million housing units, REALTORS® have...

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Video: How to Explain Real Estate Compensation to Clients

Talking about money is complicated and sometimes stressful. Talking about the complexities of your real estate compensation can be even more difficult. Check out this animation for an easy approach to explaining how you get paid. Share widely and use with clients who might want the visual guide. The...

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MASIELLO V. ARIZONA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® ET AL.

In October 2023, the National Association of REALTORS® received an adverse verdict in a class action anti-trust lawsuit in Missouri. Following that verdict, Plaintiffs’ attorneys began filing copycat lawsuits all across the country. The copycat lawsuits often include state REALTOR® associations, local...

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Risk Tip: New Federal Reporting Requirement

Risk Tip: Did you know…. Arizona Corporation Commission announced a New Federal Reporting Requirement Under the Corporate Transparency Act. The United States Congress has passed the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. This Act mandates beneficial ownership...

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Why You Should Use a Real Estate Agent When You Buy a Home

If you’ve recently decided you’re ready to become a homeowner, chances are you’re trying to figure out what to do first. It can feel a bit overwhelming to know where to start, but the good news is you don’t have to navigate all of that alone. When it comes to buying a home, there are a lot of moving...

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