Here in Phoenix Friday Morning News – 11-27-2009

A wrap up of the week in Phoenix real estate for 11-27-2009 – brought to you by a couple of lego people. This week’s topic: Home price trends. Graphs courtesy of the Cromford Report. … [Read more...]

How Trustee Sales Work (Part 1)

Over 4,600 homes were auctioned at Trustee Sale in Maricopa County over the last month. Here is an overview of how Trustee Sales work (first in a series), who is involved and which homes make it to the auction. … [Read more...]

5 (Less!) Frequently Asked Questions About Short Sales

Oh, so many questions about short sales, but here are the answers to a few that I have been asked recently: - What if your CPA tells you to get a short sale? - What if your house burns down during a short sale? - Can my Mom buy your house and sell it back to me? - Can the bank ask me for money? - Can I keep "souvenirs"? … [Read more...]

If You Have Been Trying to Reach Me…Watch This Video!

I published this public service announcement for anyone trying to reach me...let's just say, I am a victim of technology! And...aren't we all :) … [Read more...]

Here in Phoenix – Friday Morning News – 11-20-2009

A wrap up of the week in Phoenix real estate for 11-20-2009 - brought to you by a couple of lego people. This week's topic: An update on the distressed market in Phoenix...Enjoy :) … [Read more...]

East Side vs West Side in the Valley of the Sun

A trip to see the Cardinals play at the University of Phoenix Stadium reminds me of the long-standing rivalry between the East Valley and the West Side here in Metro Phoenix. … [Read more...]

Here in Phoenix – Friday Morning News – 11-13-2009

A wrap up of the week in Phoenix real estate for 11-13-2009 - brought to you by a couple of lego people.  Yes, I know the title says 11-6-2009, but this is really for 11-13-2009! Enjoy :) … [Read more...]

Tired of Snow? Move to Phoenix…Here’s How!

Sure, it's November in Phoenix and we are facing some cool 80 degree days. Seriously, this is what we wait all summer for! If your November is filled with snow, slush, rain or worse, you may be tempted to join us here in Phoenix...I just chatted with a fellow in New York who was looking at moving to the Valley of the Sun and he had a lot of questions about how we manage our real estate transactions here in Arizona.  So here is a "quick and dirty" overview of how real estate transactions work on Arizona! After you watch the video, post that snow blower on Craig's List and join us!! … [Read more...]

Ever Seen a Water Ranch? Here in Phoenix…

Water is a precious commodity in the desert. A visit to the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert shows one way we manage this important desert resource. For hundreds of years, visitors to the Phoenix area have been surprised to find fertile agricultural region flourishing in the arid Arizona desert (for more info, visit Jerry Howard's article on Water History . The earliest inhabitants of the area, the Hohokam people, were the first to recognize the importance of managing water resources to support our desert communities. They established a framework of canals that has served as a model for our modern day system for transporting … [Read more...]

Here In Phoenix Friday Morning News

November 6, 2009: A wrap-up of the week in Phoenix real estate, brought to you by a couple of lego people. … [Read more...]