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Chandler's Newest Park open to the Public - 03/31/10 01:27 PM
The long awaited opening of South Chandler's Paseo Vista Recreation Area is finally here! This is the park that was built over the City Landfill. We have been waiting for the Landfill to close and the park to be finished for over 8 years. The residents finally get to see what the city has done with the landfill. It sounds like it will be quite unique. They built a 64 acre special use park which includes the city's 4th Dog Park, its second disc golf course and its first Archery Range. There are also walking paths, picnic areas, children's playgrounds and (0 comments)
Easter Celebration in Chandler this Saturday April 3rd! - 03/30/10 03:00 PM
From 9am to noon on Saturday South Chandler will be holding its annual Easter Celebration. There will be easter egg hunts, booths, pictures with the Easter Bunny and interactive amusements. The hunt is for children up to 9 years old. The celebration will be held at Snedigar Sports complex 4500 S. Alma School Rd. ( Ocotillo Rd. and Alma School) For more information visit the City of Chandler's website at http://www.chandleraz.gov/default.aspx?pageid=283
New Home Builders Back up and building and offer great deals for buyers in Chandler and Gilbert, AZ - 03/23/10 05:07 PM
I did market research today by driving around Chandler and Gilbert to look at the new models from builders. They are back to building and are offering big discounts and deals to entice buyers to buy new vs. a foreclosure or resale. I started at Beazer in Seville (located at Higley and Chandler Heights in Gilbert). Beazer is offering impressive models on decent lots in the well known subdivision of Seville. They have 4 neighborhoods and can build 29 different models. Prices are starting at $182,900 for The Polaris model that is 1674 sq. ft. and go up to $289,900 for a 4010 (0 comments)
Tips for Handling Time Wasters - 03/22/10 03:47 PM
Telemarketers drive me crazy too! Read below to see how this person handles those unwanted calls. Via Marilyn Boudreaux (Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s): As Real Estate professionals, we are busy and time is precious to us. Our phone is our life line. Have you ever answered only to speak to a telemarketer and while you are trying to get off the phone, someone important beeps in and you miss them? How aggravating is that???
Even with the Do Not Call list occasionally I still get those annoying calls from marketers trying to sell me something....Here are some tips (3 comments)
Major Companies are looking to move to Gilbert, AZ - 03/19/10 12:42 PM
"Nearly 90 businesses are looking to open facilities in Gilbert, representing a potential 7,524 new jobs for the town and $725 million in potential capital investment. Dan Henderson, Gilbert's business development manager, told a group of people at a Gilbert Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Wednesday that out of about 200 companies expressing some form of interest in Gilbert during the second quarter, 73 are beyond the point of an initial inquiry and are in some way moving forward on plans to open facilities." East Valley Tribune. This is huge news for our economy and for our property values! If even (1 comments)
Six Ways to Save a Client Today - 03/16/10 02:20 PM
Great Information for all of us to follow. Especially in this economy. Via Alex Shekhtman, CR (A&A Design Build Remodeling, Inc.): This article is written for CPA's but aplicable for any business. Authour - Rick Telberg http://www.cpa2biz.com/Content/media/PRODUCER_CONTENT/Newsletters/Articles_2010/CPA/Mar/6WaysSaveClient.jsp Six Ways to Save a Client Today Local accounting firm redefines "R&D" for client retention and business development. How to keep clients happy and build your business. March 15, 2010 by Rick Telberg/At Large At most companies, “R&D” means “research and development.” But at Dugan & Lopatka CPAs in Wheaton, Ill., every staffer knows it means client “retention and development,” as in business development. Like many (0 comments)
22nd Annual Ostrich Festival in Chandler happens this weekend. Great Family Entertainment! - 03/09/10 01:22 PM
The 22nd Annual Ostrich Festival is this weekend March 12-14th. This unique festival highlights the city's beginings as Ostrich Farms. This festival has grown over the years and this year features: Ostrich Races, Petting Zoo, Pig Races, Medieval Jousting, Wild About Monkeys Show, Dock Dogs (flying dogs into the water), AZ Science Center "Really Cool Science" exhibit, Rides, Food, Vendor Booths and Live Music. The Concerts this year feature: Friday 8:00 PM - Chris Young (Country Music) Saturday 6:00 PM - Journey Unauthorized- Tribute to Journey Saturday 7:00 PM - OLDsKOOL - Classic Rock Saturday 8:00 PM - War Tickets are: $9- (0 comments)
January was a bad month for Real Estate... Really?? That's not what we saw! - 03/02/10 04:02 PM
OK, so I know we are now in March, but we have gotten our numbers in for February and the media is still talking about how January was a bad month. Really? We were up in number of sales from the previous January. Just because we were less than December doesn't accurately describe how we did in January. Enough venting about the media reporting old and inaccurate information. On to February's Numbers!! Here are numbers and an outlook from my broker, Jim Sexton "February's initial numbers show 6528 closed transactions - that's +19% from February 2009. YTD increase is 21%. The big (2 comments)
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