Scottsdale Association Endorses ‘REALTOR® Champions’

A committee for the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® (Scottsdale REALTORS®) recently spoke with candidates currently running for local public office in three of the four communities the association serves. “We feel strongly about being engaged in local elections and vetting candidates in thoughtful and measured ways,” said Scottsdale REALTORS® 2022 President Sandy Lunsford. “Our …

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REALTORS® Association Supports Local Candidates

Click here to view the SAAR-Endorsed Candidates Forum. The Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® (SAAR) Candidate Review Committee recently concluded a secondary round of interviews with candidates running for public office in the Scottsdale general election. “We have endorsed a strong group of candidates who will fight for issues important to Scottsdale and our members’ …

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Valley REALTOR® Associations Announce Support of Maricopa County Candidates

The Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® (SAAR), Phoenix REALTORS® and West and SouthEast REALTORS® of the Valley (WeSERV) joint Maricopa County Candidate Review Committee has announced its endorsements for local races in Maricopa County. When making endorsement decisions, the committee considered candidate strengths in economic development, transportation, private property rights, economic vitality, housing opportunities, community …

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REALTORS® Association Endorses Local Candidates

The Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® Candidate Review Committee recently concluded interviews with candidates running for local public office in four of the communities it serves: Scottsdale, Fountain Hills, Carefree and Cave Creek. “Our committee read through reams of candidate questionnaires and then participated in virtual interviews with each candidate to determine who best represents …

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Town Council of Cave Creek Revises Sign Ordinance

On January 21, the Town Council of Cave Creek adopted Ordinance O2019-02, a revision of its Zoning and Chapter 9 Signage Ordinances that went into effect on February 20, 2020.1 The Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® (SAAR) Government Affairs Committee closely monitored and weighed in on proposed ordinance revisions by: Communicating with REALTOR® Champions on …

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2020 Strat Plan Includes Flash Engagement Groups

The Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® (SAAR) 2020 Strategic Plan began with discussions in June 2019 and met with final board approval on December 18, 2019. “We started with input from a cross-section of stakeholders,” said SAAR CEO Rebecca Grossman. “In addition to surveying dozens of new and seasoned members about trends, concerns, benefits, leadership, …

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Rising Housing Costs Are a Problem In Arizona

By Catherine Reagor | Arizona Republic Metro Phoenix home prices hit a new record this year. Valley rents are climbing to new records almost every month. Incomes aren’t keeping pace, and more people are getting squeezed out of homes as evictions set records too. The number of people living without shelter in the Phoenix area …

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