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My new year's wish list is beyond ridiculous but here goes~ In 2011 I'd love to see: A PLAGIARIZAPPER ~ A device that immediately recognizes and electrocutes anyone who plagiarizes my work by sending an electronic current right out of the offenders keypad. Ok...electrocution may be a bit strong. I'll settle for a few burned fingertips and immobilization for an hour. A HOME VALUATION BARCODE~ so that Banks can establish an acceptable sales price on a home BEFORE we list it for short sale. Every home could be fitted with a bar-code so that all we have to do is point our (16 comments)
New Years Eve Poolside Cafe - Restaurant & Bar Open 8am-2:30pm Ironwood Clubhouse- Restaurant & Bar Open 10:30am-2:30pm Oakwood - Restaurant Closed Oakwood Ballroom NYE Gala-Tickets available at Oakwood Front Desk
New Years Day All Restaurants Are Closed (0 comments)
Christmas without snow in Chandler AZ ~ How I used to hate it - 12/23/10 07:00 PM
This is my 10th Christmas in the Valley of the Sun in Chandler, AZ after moving here from Kenosha, WI. Every year I complained about the fact that it "just doesn't feel like Christmas" with temps in the 60's and not a single threat of snow....not ever. Growing up in the midwest, we always prayed for a white Christmas. Here? Hmmm... Nope, no such hopes. I love it when it clouds up and rain threatens for at the very least a little gloomy weather feels a little more like Christmas to me. I've spoken to folks who grew up in the (8 comments)
Looking for a home for rent on Craigslist ~ Renter BEWARE! - 12/15/10 11:37 AM
First let me say ~ I really like Craigslist. I advertise my listings there and I've bought some great deals from honest folks advertising on the site. BUT, here's the thing, scammers like Craigslist too. For the third time this week I've received a call inquiring about a listing found on the internet. I pull up the listing and explain to the caller that this property is a bank-owned property currently listed for sale. The callers then explain that they saw the home listed for rent on Craigslist and when they responded to the ad they spoke with a woman who (4 comments)
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When the PRINCIPLE suffocates the BIG PICTURE - 12/13/10 10:09 AM
"It's the principle of the thing." The problem with these 6 little words is they suck the life out of many a real estate transaction...virtually suffocating the big picture. I've had buyers and sellers get hung up over a $200 repair or a close date neither party wants to budge on all due to "the principle of the thing". I recently represented a seller who refused to make repairs they didn't feel were necessary because they felt the buyers were already getting a great deal on their home and it was "the principle of the thing"...and the buyers refused to accept (4 comments)
Guaranteed to make you giggle! - 12/10/10 11:39 AM
Ok, sometimes we take ourselves a little too seriously. Here's a fun way to giggle at yourself just a little bit during this holiday season! The Amy Jones Group wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas and a totally happy new year! Now go ahead..."elf yourself" and giggle a little! Trust me...it's addicting! No, really, if this doesn't make you laugh, you need a readjustment to your funny bone! (5 comments)
Christmas memories ~ Sometimes the ugliest ornaments are the best - 12/07/10 07:49 PM
Putting up the Christmas tree....with each passing year it has become a chore that I dread, but this year for some reason it became a time of reflection and just a few tears. Perhaps it's because I lost a dear friend this year which shook my world and gave me a glimpse of my own mortality, but I found myself taking my time as I gingerly unwrapped each treasured ornament. With each ornament I took out of the box, a memory came floating out with it. Ornaments passed down from my mom as I remember her and I decorating the tree (15 comments)
Sun Lakes AZ 6th Annual Luminaria Walk at Diamond Lake in Oakwood - 12/06/10 04:35 PM
This weekend, December 11-12, 2010 from 6-8pm, you won't want to miss the sixth annual Luminaria Walk around Diamond Lake in Oakwood Country Club in Sun Lakes, AZ. Over 1000 Luminarias will surround the lake and homeowners will have their homes decorated to the hilt. The reflection in the lake of the lights and luminarias combined with the fountain lights are a site to beautiful for words. The Sun Lakes Chorale and the Chordaires will be providing sounds of the season and non-perishable food items will be collected for the United Way Food Bank. So bring your holiday spirit and enjoy. (0 comments)
Best Chandler AZ REALTOR ~ I won! I won! - 12/03/10 12:08 PM
Yes ~ This is definitely a tooting my own horn, pat on the back post...but Hey ~ why not? I mean, I was just named the Best Chandler AZ REALTOR by the Arizona Foothills Magazine after a 2 month long public poll ...which I think is really cool! I know many of my ActiveRain friends and colleagues took the time to cast their vote for me and I send all of you a big, fat hug of thanks! The electronic voting was a a little strange and many of those voting for me were contacting me to see if I knew (6 comments)
My 10 minutes of fame - 12/01/10 06:34 PM
When you're all over the Internet ~ Especially ActiveRain...you're going to be found which is what just happened to me. Tomorrow I'm being interviewed by a local radio show to get a glimpse of all things positive in real estate today. There's a novel concept, let's talk about the "positive" side of real estate today! So I was thinking~ Low interest rates Abundant inventory Amazing low priced deals Sellers who are willing to negotiate Banks who are finally willing to negotiate on short sales Seems like a pretty simple list of why now is the best reason to buy but thought (15 comments)
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