Spencer Rascoff, the CEO of Zillow, sold his house in Seattle in February for a cool $1,050,000. You might be wondering why I am telling you about this. Who cares if Spencer sold his house..whatever. Well, what makes this story … [Read More...]
Does it really matter who you choose to do your mortgage? Can't you just go down to any ho-hum bank and get a home loan? Or call that spammy 1-800 number (that is most likely a sex hotline) you got from a quick Google search? Yes, it matters! And it’s a big FLIPPIN’ deal!
You … [Read More...]
Grid bikes! They have arrived on Main St. You will see 250 of these bright green two-wheelers in racks along Main St, ready for pedalists to explore Downtown Mesa, head to work, check out a Spring Training game or go wherever their hearts desire (that's within biking … [Read More...]
Are you having trouble finding a rental property in Phoenix right now? Well, you are not alone. Our rental inventory is a fraction of what it was a few years ago. Just to out things in perspective, in 2008,there were roughly 10,000 properties listed for rent in Metro Phoenix. … [Read More...]
Word on the street is that it's a buyer's market in Phoenix right now. Ummmm...not exactly. The answer to the question of whether buyers or sellers have the edge in the Phoenix real estate market, like a lot of questions about Phoenix real estate, it depends.
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For some, calling a lender to get pre-qualified for a mortgage is an anxiety-riddled, hand-wringing, whiskey-swigging dilemma. Should I or shouldn't I? It's a big deal...or is it?
The fact is, it is pretty much pointless to go house-shopping without checking in with a lender … [Read More...]
"All I can strive to be is the absolute best possible version of myself."
I moved to Arizona from Southern California back in 1983 to attend Arizona State University. I had planned to move back to my beloved Huntington Beach the moment I graduated, but somehow the desert changed all that for me. I put down roots in the Valley of the Sun and never looked back, well, except for the trips in the summer for a little cool, beach time.
Before I became a Realtor, I spent 14 years as an aerospace engineer - yes, I was a Rocket Scientist! Because I come from a technical background, I avoid the whole "salesperson" approach to my business. I am a problem solver, a researcher, a negotiator and a facilitator. Believe it or not, that's what makes me a great Realtor! I focus on the needs of my clients first, because I value the relationship with each and every one of them. And there are plenty of services I offer that do not depend on you moving!
I know many people are reluctant to contact Realtors because they are afraid that they will be coerced into selling … [Read More]