Archives for September 2009

Is that short sale in Chandler (or anywhere else) going to waste your time?

There are a couple things you need to know before you submit an offer on a short sale. #1 ~ Is the home REALLY a short sale? and #2 ~ Does the listing agent have the knowledge to … [Read more...]

Veterans Oasis Park. Chandler Arizona's Newest Park & Best Kept Secret

This month's pick for Chandler's Best Kept Secret goes to Veterans Oasis Park  located at Chandler Heights & Lindsay Roads. The park features 113 acres of walking trails, … [Read more...]

I have been contacted by Her Majesty, the Queen of England

Yes, it's true.  I received an email today from the Queen of England herself.  She wanted to inform me that I have not received my overdue inheritance in the amount of 6.5 million … [Read more...]

Arizona falls to #4 in the top ten foreclosure states

In July 2009, Arizona ranked as the third highest foreclosure state in the Nation.  However following a 10% month-to-month decline, Arizona fell to fourth place according to … [Read more...]

Phoenix Metro Home Prices Moving Upward

According to Arizona State University's Repeat Sales Index the bottom of our housing price decline may have been reached in April 2009 when our median sales price hit a low of … [Read more...]

Beware of Banks Bearing Gifts.

REO (Bank Owned) homes are like a box of never know what you're gonna get.  Like the REO property that was offering gifts.  Yes, the bank was giving the buyer of … [Read more...]

It's my blog and I'll brag if I want to….

This isn't a post about real estate.  Oh, I could bend it in that direction.  Maybe something about entertainment that is sure to sell your home?  But no...this is simply a brag … [Read more...]

First time home buyers in the greater Phoenix area ~ Don't let the credit deadline sneak up on you!

Tick-Tock...Tick-Tock...  the clock is ticking as we approach the deadline for the first time home buyer credit.  First time home buyers (anyone who has not owned a home in the … [Read more...]

Where do ghosts live in Arizona? Have their homes been repossessed?

I've been wondering, why don't you hear about regular old haunted houses in the Phoenix metro area?  Is it because the area is too new?  Perhaps ghosts don't like the heat?  Or … [Read more...]

Maricopa Leads in the Number of Distressed Properties for Sale

It's pretty well-known that Maricopa has been hit hard by the housing crisis.  Many of the homes in Maricopa were built at the peak of the sub-prime loan and housing price bubble … [Read more...]