01 Sep 2017

Multiple Offer Situation FAQ’s

Every real estate market is different and trends cycle from Buyer’s markets to Seller’s markets and anywhere in between. Certain times of year can also impact this. Here in the Phoenix Metro area, it’s definitely not uncommon to see multiple offer scenarios, especially in the lower price points. Therefore, I wanted to write this blog […]

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31 Aug 2017

The Internet Cannot Replace Me

While the title of this blog is a bold claim, I don’t believe real estate technology can 100% replace an actual professional REALTOR®, such as myself. With the ever-changing landscape throughout most industries where web solutions and technology is replacing some of the human element, the Real Estate industry is no different. However, when it […]

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29 Aug 2017

Phoenix Real Estate Report – September 2017

Justin Schlegel of TEAM SCHLEGEL and RE/MAX Preferred Choice has put together another quick video to update everyone on the Phoenix Real Estate market as of September, 2017. Call 623-203-2264 or email Justin at Justin@TeamSchlegel.com for more information or with questions. We are here to help!

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21 Aug 2017

Before, During & After the Transaction

Trust. Honesty. Communication. These are just a few of the traits people should be looking for when hiring a PROFESSIONAL to represent their best interest on the purchase or sale of real property. In today’s business world, not everyone has the same intentions. There are some whom run more of what I like to call […]

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02 Aug 2017

Kensington at Verrado by Meritage

I have started to spotlight a New Home community each week throughout the Valley and this week I went to Verrado, a master planned community in Buckeye. The builder I chose was Meritage and the neighborhood, “Kensington“. Verrado has a lot to offer and that’s why it made the top-50 selling master planned communities in […]

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31 Jul 2017

August is the Month of Miracles

We are proud to say we have donated to the Children’s Miracle Network since 1998. Fred started to donate a portion of every commission that year and I followed in the tradition since my business inception in 2003. Over the course of that time, we have personally given back thousands of dollars to children in […]

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26 Jul 2017

Top Selling Master Planned Communities – 2017

A recent study and article was put out about the 50 Top-Selling Master Planned Communities from across the United States. We are in Arizona so that’s where we will focus. There were 4 from Metro Phoenix to make the list and 3 from the West Valley. On the Eastside in far East Mesa, “Eastmark” was ranked […]

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26 Jun 2017

CARS 3 ~ Client Appreciation Movie Event

Another Client Appreciation Event Success! Last Thursday we had just over 100 people in attendance for our special showing of “CARS 3″. It was a fun night with everyone receiving popcorn, candy and a drink plus several raffle prizes were given away, including a set of four Diamondbacks’ tickets for row 1 club level seats!        […]

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08 Jun 2017

Qualifying for a Home Loan is Getting Easier!

Good news out of Fannie Mae… the debt-to-income ratio when qualifying for a Conventional Home Loan is being raised from the current 45% to 50% come July 29th, 2017. This could mean additional buyers now qualify for a Conventional Loan versus having to go FHA. The main benefit of Conventional is a lower ongoing Mortgage […]

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01 Jun 2017

It’s Your Money, Don’t Give it Away!

With the rise in Investment Companies buying homes from the general public, in a more publicized format, I wanted to shed some light on the topic. I’m sure you’ve heard on the radio, seen online ads or watched commercials on TV where a company will  send you a cash offer for your home in less […]

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