A friend of mine recently asked my opinion about a REIT - Real Estate Investment Trust. You know, those sexy crowd-sourcing ventures where you pool you money with other mogul wannabes and buy retail shops, apartment buildings and office complexes and just watch the cash flow into … [Read More...]
I have heard from several folks over the last week or so who are looking for a tiny home near Downtown Mesa so they can be a part the awesome Main Street community. And it's a good time to get in while the getting is good. A home near Downtown Mesa, within walking distance of … [Read More...]
One of the biggest drivers in housing demand is population growth. Simple math here. If you have more people, you need more houses. There are essentially 2 ways people come to Phoenix - they move here or they are born here. And folks, the number of people born here is on the … [Read More...]
Fraser Fields is one of Mesa's historic neighborhoods, with ranch style homes on large irrigated lots near Downtown Mesa. Homes in the Fraser Fields Local Historic District were built in the late 40's and 50's and appealed to the affluent middle class, looking for a change from … [Read More...]
Sorry to interrupt your regularly scheduled PBS program in the drab, grey fields of irrational paranoia, fear and anarchy, but I have an important message for you: IT'S ALL IN YOUR HEAD.
WE ARE NOT IN A HOUSING CRISIS. We are not about to be in one either!
I know what … [Read More...]
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...]
"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]