News From Arizona
Time to Hold Congress Accountable
Make sure Congress knows that you support programs that support property owners. Go to the American Property Owners Alliance now and sign the petition. (external link) Learn more.
3 Tips for Safeguarding Your Home and Health During Fire Season
Three tips one how to safeguarding your home and health against ongoing wildfire smoke.
Sedona Adjusts to Influx of Short-Term Rental Boom
In 2016, the Arizona legislature passed the “AirBnB Bill,” which has increased the number of investors buying properties in cities like Sedona.
Housing Market Sizzles in Valley of the Sun
Realtor.com recently released their hottest markets list for 2019. Phoenix ranked No. 5 on the list and was the largest U.S. city to rank in the Top 10.
Constitutional Changes in Arizona Protect Homeowners
When Arizona voters passed Prop 126 last November, it was the latest in a history of amendments to the state constitution that either helped or protected homeowners.
Arizonans To Vote On The “Protect Arizona Taxpayers Act”
If approved, Prop 126 will amend the Constitution to protect taxpayers from state and local governments imposing any new sales tax or use tax on services.
Arizona REALTOR® fight for fair property tax rates
In the 2016 Arizona Legislative session, Arizona REALTORS® opposed a bill that would give tax breaks to for-profit universities and shift the tax burden to Arizona property owners.
Arizona REALTORS® Oppose Mandatory Demand Charge for Residential Power Customers
The Arizona REALTORS® recently opposed a rate case before the Arizona Corporation Commission which would have set a poor precedence in allowing power companies to charge on the basis of peak usage rather than total consumption during the billing period.
REALTORS® Protect Arizona Privacy Rights
Thanks to a new Arizona law co-sponsored by State Representative Michelle Ugenti and State Senator Gail Griffin—both REALTORS®—condominium and townhouse associations can no longer restrict individual unit owners from renting their units based on a criminal background check.