Public Policy Platform

SAAR Public Policy Platform
(Amended Feb. 19, 2020)

Issues & Position Statements

REALTORS® Endorse SUSD, PVUSD Overrides
(Oct. 4, 2019)

SAAR Takes a Stand On 2019 Bond Election
(June 28, 2019)

REALTOR® Party Members

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The REALTOR® Party at Work
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REALTOR® Party Issues & Successes

LOCAL
The Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® (SAAR) monitors legislation at the city and town level. Municipalities covered by SAAR include Carefree, Cave Creek, Fountain Hills and Scottsdale.

2019-2020 Local Advocacy by the Numbers

2020 Local Legislative by the Numbers

  • 16 City Council Speeches, Letters, Meetings
  • 18 Work Studies, General Plans, Petitions & City Ordinances Reviewed
  • 14 Economic Forums, Presentations & Summits held
  • 224 Correspondence, Phone Calls, One-on-One Meetings with City Officials & Managers
  • 8 Workgroups & Open Houses participated in
  • 48 County & City Candidates Interviewed

STATE
The Arizona Association of REALTORS® is the Arizona REALTORS® Voice at the Capitol. It tracks issues and introduces new bills into the Arizona State Legislature.
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2019 State Legislation by the Numbers

SB 1085 PASSED
Association health plans; definitions; requirements
SB 1271 PASSED
Purchaser dwelling actions; notice; complaints (warranties)
SB 1475 OPPOSED, BILL FAILED
DNA identification database; requirements
HB 2108 OPPOSED, BILL FAILED
Real estate signs; cities; counties
HB 2371 PASSED
Real estate; licenses; Applications (nicknames allowed)
Click for more about state association efforts in legislation.


NATIONAL
On average, the National Association of REALTORS® tracks 80+ Key Issues under 15 topic areas on a daily basis:

  • Business Issues
  • Commercial Issues
  • Environmental and Property Rights Issues
  • Diversity and Fair Housing
  • Federal Housing Issues
  • Federal Tax Issues
  • Financial and Credit Issues
  • Foreclosures
  • Immigration Issues
  • Insurance Issues
  • Real Estate Transaction Procedures and Fees
  • Right of Ownership
  • State & Local Issues
  • Technology Issues
  • Transportation Issues

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