Archives for February 2008

See why it's the perfect time to sell…IF you're buying

The real estate market in the Phoenix metro area has been on a crazy ride for about the last 5 years.  We saw a sharp increase in our home values in 2003/2005. All it took was a … [Read more...]

Amy Jones ~ Celebrity Realtor…well almost.

Imagine my surprise when I found a quote by your's truly in an article today on  I had been called by a couple reporters in the last few months about the … [Read more...]

A silver lining in Chandler's declining home prices

I received my home valuation statement from Maricopa County Assessor's office yesterday.  The bad news is my home's assessed value is thousands of dollars lower than it was last … [Read more...]

Chandler, Arizona a favorite with Canadian Buyers

My list of Canadian buyers coming to Chandler to buy a home continues to grow as our inventory of homes in Chandler continues to grow as well.  Why Chandler you might ask?  … [Read more...]

Where can I find more green and less gravel in the Phoenix area?

This is one of the most frequent questions I hear when representing buyers from the midwest and East coast.  I understand the desire for "green". I moved to Arizona 7 years ago … [Read more...]

Senate Passes $150 Billion Stimulus Plan

Breaking News Senate Passes $150 Billion Stimulus Plan Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-sponsored mortgage finance companies, will be allowed to buy loans worth as much … [Read more...]

Did the Housing Groundhog see his shadow? yes. wait…

A recent newspaper headline in Phoenix quoted several economists including Elliot D. Pollack & Co "The Source for Information on the Arizona Economy and Real Estate Market" … [Read more...]