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 have the $1,000 now, but if I did is this a good … [Read more...] about What’s the Easiest Way to Invest in Real Estate?
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAiqRRSQAJs&w=640&h=360] Kristin LaVanway http://www.HereInPhoenix.com Kristin@HereInPhoenix.com 480-282-7464 You hate us more than lawyers and drug companies?? Awwww...come on now! According to the latest Gallup poll. the real estate industry is the fourth most hated industry in … [Read more...] about Realtors Need Love Too!
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCCECEQZaTA?rel=0&w=640&h=360] Ready to sell your house? Well don't forget your SPDS!! The Seller's Property Disclosure Statement, or what we in the biz affectionately refer to as the "SPUDS" is a detailed checklist of all the material facts that you as the seller need to disclose to the … [Read more...] about The Beauty of the SPDS (Not the Potato Variety)
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wurf0ZEpcek?rel=0&w=640&h=360] Here in the world of Phoenix real estate, we avoid mentioning the A-word as it strikes fear in the hearts of real estate participants who must face this adversary on the course of the transaction...dare I speak the work aloud? Appraisal! In a transitional … [Read more...] about The A-word in Phoenix Real Estate
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sPfgaAI8Pg?rel=0&w=640&h=360] It's the $64,000,000 questions these days as values have shot up 20% since the beginning of the year. How much is YOUR house worth? Despite the fact that there are many online resources available that can provide an answer to that question - Zillow, bank … [Read more...] about Paging Mr. Spock – How Much is My House Worth, huh?