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Laying Down the Law, Special COVID-19 Edition

Christopher J. Charles Attorney, Provident Law   Why are real estate contracts so long? The initial REALTOR® Residential Resale Real Estate Purchase Contact was about one page; today, it is ten pages, not including the various addenda and disclosure forms. Excellent contract drafting aims to memorialize the parties’ agreement, including their rights and responsibilities, and tries… Read more

Commercial Leases and Force Majeure

Special COVID-19 Edition

David Allen Partner, Jaburg | Wilk Attorneys at Law   Until recently, many commercial landlords and tenants had never heard of the term “force majeure,” and even if they had, few really understood what it meant. Amongst the countless changes in our lives since the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, is the realization by commercial… Read more

The Magic Pill During a Crisis

Special COVID-19 Edition

Eden Sunshine Vice President, Realty Executives   As I am sitting here writing this article, Covid-19 is literally capturing every headline in the media right now. Know that there are about three weeks between the time I am writing this and the day it is getting published. In my deepest thoughts and prayers, I am… Read more

Market Update: March Residential Results and Early April Results Real Estate Transactions During the Coronavirus Storm

Market Update, Special COVID-19 Edition

Fletcher Wilcox V.P. Business Development & Real Estate Analyst, Grand Canyon Title Agency   COVID-19 Real Estate Related Questions May Real Estate Agents List and Show Properties During COVID-19? Yes. According to the March 23 State of Arizona Executive Order 2020-12 Prohibiting the Closure of Essential Services, the following are listed as essential services: real… Read more

Building Relationships Getting New Leads/Listings

50 Way to Serve and Sell

Suzanne Fuqua eXp   Building relationships is about developing your SOI, or your “sphere of influence.” You will want to start by creating a database from your cell phone. Those leads are people that you know well enough to recognize and say hello to in the grocery store. You may also extend your database with… Read more

Market Update: February 2020 Results Purchase Price Up Again Record Number of Jobs

50 Way to Serve and Sell, Market Update

Fletcher Wilcox V.P. Business Development & Real Estate Analyst, Grand Canyon Title Agency   February 2020 Results: What Was Higher – What Was Lower Higher in February 2020 over February 2019 were sales of single-family resales in Maricopa County (Greater Phoenix). The 5,153 sales this February were 626 orfourteen percent higher than last February when… Read more

7 Basics of Serving and Selling a Listing

50 Way to Serve and Sell

Sarah Richardson Founder and CEO, Tru Realty   Whether you’re a seasoned vet in the field or a newbie fresh out of school, it’s a good idea to take a moment from time to time to ensure you’re still covering the basics when it comes to selling a home. Every home is different and it’s… Read more

Property Marketing Checklist

50 Way to Serve and Sell, Journal Industry Award Recipient

Tracy Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Luxury Group, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty 2019 Real Estate Agent of the Year   When it comes to the real estate industry, few agents survive on the “fly by the seat of your pants” method. It’s a fast-paced business that can be difficult to keep up with, especially for those who… Read more

April 2020 – Letter From the School VP

50 Way to Serve and Sell, Publisher's Letter

Greg Muir Executive Vice President, Arizona Journal of Real Estate & Business    Dear Friends, Can you believe Spring is already here? I hope this first quarter of the new decade has been successful for all of you! Now is a great time to do a quarterly check-in on your 2020 goals and make sure… Read more

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