27 Nov 2018

Hiring the Wrong Realtor can Cost a Seller Thousands!

The title may seem broad, but I wanted to highlight an example of this where I was involved in the transaction… fortunately my Buyers got to take advantage! A few months ago, we stumbled upon a home for sale where the photography was super dark, blurry and just poor image selection. Turns out, there was […]

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08 Oct 2018

Real Estate Market is “Normalizing”… What Does That Mean?

© Heading Photo from US Media House. The headlines are starting to change a little bit… by now, you’ve probably heard about the Real Estate market cooling off somewhat. Well, let’s dig deeper into this! First of all, real estate is always local… each area will differ and price segments vary as well within the […]

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13 Aug 2018

Avondale, Arizona – Building for the Future

I had the privilege this past week to sit down and listen to the Mayer of Avondale, Arizona, Kenn Weise about a lot of the cool things they are working on and have in store very soon. This blog post will highlight a few and share some details on upcoming projects. First off, Avondale is […]

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09 Aug 2018

Team Schlegel: Modern Technology with Old Fashioned Service

As Bob Dylan once sang about… The Times are a Changin! Here at Team Schlegel, we are ALWAYS looking at ways to improve the Client Experience, exceed expectations and make Buying & Selling Real Estate more enjoyable as well as successful. Over the next several months, there will be quite a number of adjustments and […]

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31 May 2018

What’s with all the Real Estate Billboards?

So you’ve probably seen various billboards along the valley freeways when driving around that are similar to the one shown above. I wanted to take a moment to explain a few things pertaining to them. I’ve mentioned this in past blogs, but it is oh so true, I need to once more… “If it sounds […]

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17 Apr 2018

Can I Afford to Buy a Home?

This question (“how much house can I afford?”) crosses everyone’s mind at some point in their life… in many studies, it’s “home” that people find most valuable, even more so than food often times. Having a place to go at the end of the day is nearly priceless. However, there’s a price tag attached to […]

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13 Apr 2018

Solar in Real Estate: Good or Bad?

We live in a desert… Phoenix, one of the largest Metro Areas at the same time. That means in today’s world, Solar is a huge topic. However, when it comes to Real Estate, what are we seeing? Well, I plan to answer that in this blog. First of all, a little disclaimer… I am no […]

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10 Apr 2018

2018 Phoenix Real Estate – 1st Quarter Wrap-Up

It’s hard to believe, we are are already beyond the 1st quarter of this year and 10-days into the second. The older you get, the faster time seems to pass us by. The local Real Estate Market has kept a torrid pace. Let’s look at some numbers from our MLS: Total Active Properties (in Maricopa […]

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30 Mar 2018

April, 2018 Festivals & Events

The weather is warm, but not hot so it’s time for Phoenix Festivals & Events… here’s a look at a few coming up this next month: Scottsdale Culinary Festival Phoenix Pride Festival Bike Night @ Westgate Cavalia Horse Show Phoenix Film Festival Phoenix Lights Music Fest Maricopa County Fair There are plenty more to see […]

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27 Mar 2018

Technology: For Better or Worse?

We live in a time where the laptop, phone or other device you buy today is seemingly outdated tomorrow. There are constant “newer, better” versions being released, but is that really the case? Technology spans more than just communication… it’s in Solar Systems, Vehicles, Online Shopping, Marketing & Advertising, Concierge Services and so much more. […]

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