Archives for August 2009

As Succesful Short Sale numbers grow, are REO's becoming a thing of the past?

 The Real Estate Market appears to be shifting.  Foreclosure (REO) sales have been making up for about 60% of the sales in the Valley since the beginning of the year, but that … [Read more...]

Extreme Makeoever Homes. Blessing or curse?

Flashback February 10, 2005.  Bleachers have been set up outside a home in Gilbert, Arizona as the Extreme Makeover home show begins the week long demolition and rebuild of a … [Read more...]

2013 ~ The next real estate boom?

Will 2013 bring in the next real estate boom?  Many believe so. Why?  Generation Y, aka the "Mellenials" or the "Echo Boomers".  They're the population born between 1980 and … [Read more...]

Just listed! 3 bedroom home for sale just minutes from ASU

Rare opportunity to own a classic patio home with country cottage ambiance in Casa Legante in Tempe. Homes rarely become available in this quaint neighborhood of 46 … [Read more...]

Labor Day Weekend things to do in and around Phoenix, Arizona

Everyone is looking for things to do as we say goodbye to summer.  Can you believe it's almost over?  (In Arizona we say "thank goodness!)  Let's celebrate by getting out of the … [Read more...]

Join the Gratitude Campaign

Have you ever passed by a member of the armed forces or a veteran wearing his service cap and found yourself wishing you had taken a moment to thank them for fighting for our … [Read more...]

Homes are Selling in Chandler, AZ…but which homes?

Homes are selling in Chandler, Arizona but which homes exactly?  There are currently 1153 homes (331 Short sale, 69 lender owned, 653 regular resale) for sale in Chandler.  The a … [Read more...]

Are you sabotaging your home's sale?

"Why isn't my home selling?" is one of the most frequently asked questions in today's real estate market.  Here are a few reasons to consider: The Ugly Stepsister.  Lousy or … [Read more...]

Can your blog post or Tweet land you in court?

Bloggers beware and that includes you Facebookers and Tweeters. Libel, defamation in written form, copyright infringement, harassment, trademark infringement, invasion of privacy, … [Read more...]

Can you really lose your home over 7 cents?

It's been a really bad year for the Bergers of Deckerville, Michigan.  They lost their 10 month old daughter in a home accident in April and are now losing their home. Seems the … [Read more...]