13 Jan 2016

DEAR ARIZONA CARDINALS…

Dear Arizona Cardinals… Thank you for an exciting season and really energizing not only the truly dedicated fanbase, but the entire Metro Phoenix Area and even most of the state. Success on the field has become more routine the past few years and the last 10-years have brought some unbelievable finishes, wild emotional rides, frustration […]

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13 Dec 2015

WHY USE A REALTOR WHEN BUYING A NEW HOME?

Why use a REALTOR when buying from a builder? Think you will save money by buying directly from the builder… Think again! Most consumers think that when they walk into a new home builder’s office, that sales rep is there to represent them on the purchase. Well, that’s just not true. You see, those sales representatives are […]

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13 Nov 2015

A SELLER HAS OBLIGATIONS… WHAT?

When selling a home in Arizona, the seller has some obligations to abide by when it comes to repairs during the sales process. This is of course, unless an As-Is Addendum is present… that’s a whole different blog itself! These obligations I referred to are called Warranted Items. Back when our market had went through […]

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13 Sep 2015

A COUNTRY DIVIDED

This blog won’t necessarily be my usual kind and not directly about real estate either; however, these are real feelings about to be shared. I use social media a lot in my business and also keep in touch with friends and family there for pleasure, but much of my timeline in recent weeks has been […]

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13 Jul 2015

Our Texas Vacation – Summer 2015

Our Texas Vacation – Summer 2015 Today I am going to share some stories from my family’s summer vacation, which we just completed. We went to Texas for 8 days and did a lot! Many asked why Texas when they heard where we were headed and especially in the middle of July… I said, why […]

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13 Mar 2015

IS LOYALTY EXTINCT?

The word Loyalty is defined as being faithful to committment(s) or obligations and having allegiance to a cause or person. Unfortunately I don’t think most people recognize this anymore, however. I see this throughout life, but definitely in my business often. I’ve talked about common courtesy being a thing of the past and Loyalty is […]

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13 Feb 2015

CONDO VS HOME?

If you’re in the market for a new home, you may be considering the pros and cons of a condominium versus a single-family home. With rates on mortgage loans trending near all-time lows, this is certainly the time to buy any property. Condo purchases are on the rise not only for first time buyers but […]

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13 Jan 2015

HOW TO CHANGE REALTORS

Today’s topic could be seen as controversial and some Realtors may not write about it, but I will. No we are NOT at any time supposed to (and I do not) solicit parties whom are currently under contract with another Broker/Realtor; however, I am often contacted by some of those parties since they’re maybe not […]

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13 Nov 2014

Vistancia

Located in North Peoria, Vistancia is a master planned community, which contains several phases or sections. Building began back in 2003 in the Trilogy section. This was before the housing market went real crazy here in the Metro Phoenix area. Then the construction exploded in 2004-2006. However, not long after, many streets were filled with vacant homes, abandoned […]

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13 Jan 2014

ENCANTERRA ~ TALK ABOUT RESORT LIFESTYLE LIVING!

This past weekend, I had out of state clients with me, whom are moving here to retire. We are looking at a few different communities in far different locations from one another, but there is a constant; they want an Active Adult Lifestyle built into the community. The first place we looked was Encanterra, which […]

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