How the heck do you buy AND sell a house AT THE SAME TIME?
Argh! It's REALLY stressful!
...Or is it?
Here are some important tips on how to make buying and selling a house at the same time go a whole heck of a lot smoother. You might even feel much more prepared! … [Read More...]
When I first moved to Downtown Mesa, I thought "how cool that the marathon runs through town". But after spending about an house trying to figure out how to get to my Saturday morning appointment, finally calling my clients to go online and find an escape route, I realized that … [Read More...]
A friend of mine recently asked me about investing in a REIT, which is a Real Estate Investment Trust. There's been a lot of them poppin' up over the last 15 to 20 years - especially online. This particular one that she was looking at had $1,000 minimum. My friend asked, "I don't … [Read More...]
There are some real hot spots in Phoenix this winter. These Hot Spots are fueled by two things:
There's been a lot of job growth recently in the I-10 corridor, the I-17 corridor as well as right around North
Tempe and South Scottsdale.
So let's … [Read More...]
Ok, so as mentioned in my previous blog, we are due for another recession. Every 5 years, a recession occurs. We haven't had a recession in 7.5 years. Yikes! So it's time to tighten up the proverbial expenditure belt. And you might be thinking, "Well, crud, I wanted to finally … [Read More...]
We have spent 7.5 years in an awesome growth period as a country. On the flip side, this makes us well overdue for a little recession. That's pretty amazing though - considering we've come a long way from foreclosure and losing our homes back in 2008.
The interesting thing … [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]