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Is a Flipper’s Life Right for You?

Find It, Fix It, Flip It

Cindi Acker-Hein Creative Strategist, Ninety-Nine Hats   We interviewed two flippers at different stages of the profession. Here’s what they had to say. It all started with real estate agent Amy Paul’s father-in-law. Retired and itching for something to do, he suggested they partner on flipping houses. That was 2005; Paul and her husband are… Read more

Letter From the Publisher

Publisher's Letter

Nate Hoelzen President, Arizona Journal of Real Estate & Business  Dear Readers, This month marks the beginning of summer and the end of the school year for many students across the country. However, at the Arizona School of Real Estate & Business, we educate our students all year long and offer the highest-quality curriculum in… Read more

The 4th Annual Journal Industry Awards Ceremony Honors Professionals in the Real Estate Industry

On Friday evening, March 11th, the Arizona School of Real Estate & Business held our 4th Annual Journal Industry Awards Ceremony at The McCormick Ranch Golf Club in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona. This event is designed to recognize and honor the hard-working professionals in the real estate, mortgage, title, home inspection, and appraisal industries… Read more


Laying Down the Law, Legal Forum

Christopher J. Charles, Esq.   Andy Anderson, Esq.   Change can be a mixed bag. For sellers, the recent changes to the standard residential real estate purchase contract can be favorably viewed, but buyers should pay careful attention to the warranty provisions. The Arizona Association of REALTORS® (AAR) periodically updates the Residential Resale Real Estate… Read more

Millennials in Tech Are Boosting Arizona Real Estate

General Real Estate

Steve Zylstra President and CEO, Arizona Technology Council   The rise of millennial talent in Arizona has greatly influenced the startup economy, the corporate environment, and the real estate industry. Although millennials tend to be victims of accusations of laziness and being thin-skinned, those in Arizona’s technology space are making a big impact. They are… Read more

Market Update

Market Update

Fletcher Wilcox V.P. Business Development & Real Estate Analyst, Grand Canyon Title Agency, Inc.     2018 Dollar Sales Volume Hits All-Time High for a First Quarter Strong demand to own a home in the first quarter of 2018 led to the highest dollar sales volume ever for a first quarter. The previous first quarter… Read more

Millennials as Coachees (and Also Coaches) in Real Estate

General Real Estate

Shelly Stotzer Career and Executive Coach, Crosworks   As a career and executive coach, I work with clients from 18 to 72 years old, including millennials from all types of industries. I’m often asked questions such as, “Do you find millennials coachable? Aren’t they lazy? Entitled?” Yes, they are coachable. They are far from lazy…. Read more

How Real Estate Agents Can Reach Millennials

General Real Estate

Nate Hoelzen President, Arizona Journal of Real Estate & Business    1. WHO ARE MILLENNIALS? We already know millennials are more tech-savvy than their parents. In their formative years, they’ve witnessed the Great Recession, 9/11, and ongoing political conflict. Because of this, millennials are generally more interested in social causes, living a healthy lifestyle, and… Read more

How Millennials Are Changing the Housing Market

General Real Estate

Kristin E. Rosan Partner, Madison & Rosan, LLP Attorneys at Law     The Greatest Generation grew up during the Great Depression and fought in World War II, the baby boomers came of age during the Vietnam War and rejected traditional values, and Generation X grew up with MTV and hip-hop music. Now we have… Read more

Arizona Provides Digital Pioneers With the Ideal Environment for Success


Sandra Watson President and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority     The exact definition of the term “millennials” is disputed. Some say it means those born between 1981 and 1996, others say those born between 1980 and the mid-2000s. What’s not in dispute: millennials comprise the largest generation in United States history, and their influence on… Read more

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