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Ranking Arizona - Please Vote For Me! - 02/22/11 04:14 PM
Hello Everyone, I just found out that the largest business poll in Arizona, Ranking Arizona, The Best of Arizona Business, has added me to their 2012 list of nominees for "Best Residential Real Estate Agent." If you feel that I deserve the honor of winning this award, I would appreciate your vote! Please go to... to cast your vote. The easiest way to find me is to "Search By Name" or you can "Browse By Category" (Main Category - Real Estate, Residential Sub-Category - Real Estate Agent Company - John Karadsheh, Coldwell Banker) Thank you for your vote!
John Karadsheh is a licensed REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Trails And Paths Premier Properties. He is also an Associate Broker, Accredited Buyers Representative and a Certified Residential Specialist. You can contact John with any of your real estate questions. Call him at (602) 615-0843, or go to his Web site at http://www.buyandsellaz.com You can also view his humorous Bad MLS Photos, Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/BadMLSPhotos (2 comments)
Why You Should Buy A Home Now! - 02/17/11 01:42 PM
"I am waiting for the market to bottom out". This is the most common statement that I hear when consulting with potential buyers. While it is always best to follow the old saying "Buy Low, Sell High", there are multiple variables to consider. First, we won't know when the real estate market has hit the bottom until it starts to come back up. Second, if the housing market were to decrease by an additional five percent, and interest rates rose by two percent, your monthly mortgage payment would be higher than if you purchased today. Purchasing now will also give you (0 comments)
7 Reasons to Own a Home - 02/17/11 01:36 PM
In general, a person's home is their single biggest investment. Purchasing a home can be a rewarding experience if it is done with the right expectations. Here are just seven of the many advantages to owning your own home. 1. Tax breaks: The U.S. Tax Code lets you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, the property taxes you pay, as well as some of the costs involved in buying and selling your home. 2. Gains. Real Estate, should not be looked at as a short term investment, it is cyclical, but over the long term is has appreciated. Nationally, (0 comments)
A "Do and Don't" List for First-Time Homebuyers - 02/17/11 01:33 PM
A "DO AND DON'T" LIST FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS For most people, buying a home is the most significant investment of their lives. And in spite of the doubt and confusion clouding both the financial markets and news headlines, 2008 presents many genuine real estate opportunities - especially for first-time buyers. On average, housing inventory is up, prices are stable and historical data demonstrates that purchasing a home has proven a sound long-term financial investment. However, first-time homebuyers are often understandably anxious when it comes time to making what could be the largest purchase in their life. Here is a simple "do (1 comments)
Bad MLS Photos Will Not Get Your Home Sold - 02/17/11 01:30 PM
In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, a study done by Redfin shows that listings with better photos command higher asking prices and net between $934 and $116,076 more at closing! Read the article here... http://blogs.wsj.com/developments/2010/10/04/in-real-estate-a-picture-is-worth-1000-or-more/ Now if you are wondering what could be so bad about a poor photo in your listing, take a look at my facebook page, BadMLSPhotos and you will understand the importance of a competent listing agent! http://www.facebook.com/BadMLSPhotos John Karadsheh is a licensed REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Trails And Paths Premier Properties. He is also an Associate Broker, Accredited Buyers Representative and a Certified (2 comments)
John Karadsheh is a licensed REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Trails And Paths Premier Properties. He is also an Associate Broker, Accredited Buyers Representative and a Certified Residential Specialist. You can contact John with any of your real estate questions. Call him at (602) 615-0843, or go to his Web site at www.BuyAndSellAZ.com You can also view his humorous Bad MLS Photos, Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/BadMLSPhotos (0 comments)
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