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Thu, Aug 28, 2014

  1. We’re excited to announce that we have secured permits for the build-out of SAAR’s new headquarters, located at 8600 E Anderson Dr. Many, many months of planning and reviewing...

Fri, Aug 22, 2014

  1. On October 23rd, 2014, REALTORS® can begin to claim a .REALTOR top-level domain. With the new .REALTOR domain, members instantly communicate to consumers their status as a REALTOR...

Fri, Aug 8, 2014

  1. As you’re driving your clients around, be aware that construction is beginning on the Loop 101 in Scottsdale, and will last through the end of 2016. Later this month, the project...

Thu, Aug 7, 2014

  1. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) offers a Commercial Podcast. Got 15 minutes? Listen to interviews with top commercial real estate brokers, developers, and other...

Fri, May 2, 2014

  1. By: Jim Kasten, CCIM, Kasten Long Commercial Group It’s not about being close to work, it’s about a life-style.  At least that’s what many apartment developers are counting...
  • SAAR CLOSED for Labor Day
    Mon, Sep 1, 2014
  • Government Affairs Committee Meeting
    Tue, Sep 2, 2014
    SAAR Board Room
  • Becoming the Hero - Alternative to the 1031 Exchange
    Wed, Sep 3, 2014
    Webinar - Online Only
  • Carefree/Cave Creek RMS
    Thu, Sep 4, 2014
    Harold's Corral, 6895 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek, AZ 85331
    8:00am - Networking & Full Breakfast Buffet 8:30am - Meeting Begins
  • Heart of Scottsdale RMS
    Thu, Sep 4, 2014
    Gainey Ranch Golf Club, 7600 E Gainey Club Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 8 5258
    8:00am - Networking 8:30am - Meeting
  • Fountain Hills RMS
    Fri, Sep 5, 2014
    Fountain Hills Community Center, 13001 N La Montana Dr
    7:30am - Breakfast & Networking 8:00am - Meeting with speakerand affiliate spotlight
  • Pinnacle Peak RMS
    Fri, Sep 5, 2014
    DC Ranch, Homestead Community Center, 18600 N 98th St, Scottsda le, AZ 85255
    7:45am - Registration, Breakfast, Networking 8:30am - Meeti ng, Featured Speaker, Announcements, Touts 9:30am - Tour (8 - 10 homes ), lunch is provided at the last home on tour
  • BPO - Broker Price Opinion
    Fri, Sep 5, 2014
    SAAR Education Room CE: 6 hours Legal Issues
We’re excited to announce that we have secured permits for the build-out of SAAR’s new headquarters, located at 8600 E Anderson Dr. Many, many months of planning and reviewing have gone into this project, and the start of construction has been long anticipated. As you all know, the timeline for renovation projects can be quite fluid. We will continue to update you as construction progresses. As...
By: Michael Milic, Colliers International Here we are, already in the second half of the year, and though it feels like the market hasn’t changed much, we are about to witness new change in all three areas of Scottsdale.  The market can be typified as “in recovery” as things continue to improve, although in the past five years this recovery has been at a slow pace, with vacancies finally,...
A BPO, or Broker Price Opinion, is an estimate of a probable sales price within a certain time frame. Though not an appraisal, a BPO can be a foot in the door for real estate professionals to establish relationships and earn business.   What is a BPO? A BPO is not an appraisal and can never be referred to as an appraisal. An appraisal is prepared by a licensed professional and is a history-...