REALTOR® Warning About Texted Offers to Buy Homes

By Brent Ruffner | Daily Independent Owning a home in the Valley often means getting a pesky, annoying text message from an unknown someone wanting to buy it. A top official from the Arizona Association of Realtors® has, too. “I receive them myself,” said Arizona Realtors® President-Elect Gary Nelson. While the practice may skirt a …

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Maricopa County Has Highest Rate of Eviction Filings in U.S.

By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Michelle Lind, CEO of Arizona Realtors®, said the eviction moratorium has been tough on landlords who own and manage rental homes throughout the state. Maricopa County has the highest number of evictions filed in the country, according to an analysis by Princeton University’s Eviction Lab. According to the …

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Highlights from Arizona REALTORS® COVID-19 Event

On March 23, Arizona REALTORS® (AAR) 2017 President Paula Monthofer moderated a Facebook Live Event called “Taking Care of Business During the Coronavirus Pandemic”. She was joined by a panel that included PrimeLending Branch Manager Andy Mersiowsky, AAR 2020 President Mary Roberts, Grand Canyon Title Agency VP Fletcher Wilcox, Define Mortgage Solutions Realtor® Relations Manager …

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zipForm® Subscription Changes in 2020 (FAQs)

The Arizona REALTORS® state association and LoneWolf Technologies have started to communicate with agents about zipFormMLS-Connect® — which makes it possible for ARMLS data to populate forms inside zipForm®. You may be familiar with it in relation to the topic: armls.com/RET-Password. Although LoneWolf provides zipForm® and TransactionDesk®, ARMLS wants you to be aware of upcoming …

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Rule Change Boosts Confidence in Millennials Buying Homes

By Julian Hernandez | Phoenix Business Journal Valley real estate agents are optimistic that a change in Federal Housing Administration rules will help financially stressed Millennials buy their first homes. D. Patrick Lewis, president of the Arizona REALTORS® Association, said changes to the types of homes that qualify for FHA-insured loans will help millennials who …

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