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Communication do you really need it? - 05/31/07 08:25 AM
I ask this question with tongue in cheek. I have been talking with some Realtors's and Title agents as of late. They all have one thing in common when a deal goes South ( Dies or has problems) We agreed that a lot of deals that cancel or end up having an unsuccessful close of escrow do so because a lack of communication. A call or note could have prevented a lot of cancellations of escrow. I don't know if it is ego or a client,Realtor or agent or even a lender that when something in a deal comes up and (2 comments)
Do Realtors have a life? - 05/30/07 09:03 AM
Sometimes we Realtors forget that there is more to this world than selling or buying Real Property. It takes events sometimes to remind us. Not the oooooooops I almost hit a curb while talking on the cell phone, but events that make you look at your life. We all have things we like to do, golf, shop, cook or BBQ ( my favorite as I love to eat) or hobbies. My brother passed away a weekish ago. Dealing with that kind of thing makes you take a look at what you are doing. The hardest part is refocusing on your job and (7 comments)
The Heat is on! - 05/30/07 08:48 AM
Well the forcast in the Phoenix area is @#$%#%# Hot and getting hotter. So the Prescott area is the place to be. The prices have dropped and homes are starting to move. I just had a site built horse property drop from $315K to $298,600. A site built home with stables and room for a arena. WOW.. Anyway if your clients are wanting to get out of the heat. I will pay a 30% referral if you mention this blog. you must believe in the blog of active rain.
Unique Octagon home that is solar/generator powered. Rain water collection and storage of 8000 gallons. Home sits on top of the world, yet close to town. Lynx lake is not far away ( hiking distance). You will also get to drive under the canopy of Ponderosa Pines to get there. Surrounded by Prescott National Forest on 3 sides. Incredible views. Trees everywhere. Privacy is a luxory. Also avail. with 2 adjacent acres to either side. Contact me for (2 comments)
Do you like to eat? Places to go in the Prescott Arizona. - 05/26/07 10:55 AM
Well I was just sitting here thinking about eating. Kinda scary huh. So while trying to figure out what I want I thought I would be an oxygen theif for a few minutes and mention some places around town. So let's start with some good eats. Now I won't be rippin any places just mentioning ones I like and frequent. Prescott: One of my favorite places is the Iron Springs Cafe' and it's Louisiana flavor. The Crawfish pot pie is mmmmmm mmmmmm and there is always fresh made deserts.. If your in town it is a must stop. Mexican food is Maya's (2 comments)
A rare horse property with views and a custom home. A large kitchen with island gas cooktop and it also has a double oven. There is a very functional office with shelving. Views of Granite mountain off deck. Oversized garage has room for 2 cars, workbench, overhead storage in the attic. Attic has ladder. Horse set up includes 3 stall barn with tack room, huge turnouts that are fenced and cross fenced. The roping arena (roping chute doesn`t convey) 140` X 240`. Need more 7 acres also available. This is priced to move fast at $560,000. You couldn't build this set up (0 comments)
Horse Property Chino Valley Arizona Just reduced to $298,600 - 05/24/07 09:54 PM
Here is a horse property sitting on 3 acres with 3 stables and covers. There is a hay/tack barn. There is plenty of room for an arena. The home has some grass in the front yard. Some trees. Main road access. Views. A wash runs on the Southern side of the lot perfect for legging your horses up. Lots of trails only a short haul away. Near Stateland ( less than a mile) Home has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Kitchen is very functional. More information is easy full listing infor and pictures are just a contact away. (1 comments)
1500+ sf 3 bedroom home on an acre. Minutes from downtown. If you like to hike there are Indian Ruins to the West. Of course you have to hike up the hill to get there. New A/C. Circular drive. This home is listed for $175,000. If you would like to see the complete listing and more pictures contact me. Horses OK... This home is ready for you to move in... (0 comments)
Prescott Lakes is a 1150 acre golf course community that doubles as everyones hometown. This lot is waiting for your custom home. Hale Irwin designed this course and it is fun to play. Granite Mountain is off to the West. The lot is nearly level and the sellers are only asking $312,500. If you want more information just get in touch with me. Also coming on the market in the next few days is a lot in the Talking Rock Golf Community. There is a 7350 yd Jay Morrish course that will challenge even the advid golfers. The terrain and vegetation are second (0 comments)
Are you looking for horse property what is the difference? - 05/19/07 08:52 AM
I get calls from sellers & buyers that want to talk with me about horse properties. The biggest item of concern has been that they have worked with agents that claim to be knowledgeable in the horse property area. Then they follow that with questions about horse property. Well I for one feel that just because it is zoned for or has a minimum acreage for horses doesn't mean it is a horse property. I sold a fantastic couple a horse property a couple of years ago. They had worked with 2 other good agents in the area, however neither agent (0 comments)
All I can say is WOW - 05/19/07 08:19 AM
Hey I was a little skeptical about this blogging stuff. Yes I have been blogging and even hit the 10000+ point mark. But what I am now seeing is that I am getting calls from the active rain site. I have received two calls on Friday that are both new listings. Who said blogging doesn't pay. I can contribute the calls from a couple of things. The blogging has put me up on the search engines. One of the calls told me they wanted to hire me because they read my blogs and like the way I think. The other one (10 comments)
You read it right 5 bedroom home designed with the kids in mind. Huge backyard with really only one neighbor touching the property. Nice views. Only minutes from the parks and Willow and Watson lakes. The infamous Heritage Zoo is not far either. Do you like outdoor activities there is hiking and a plethora of community sports like softball, basketball and soccer not to mention volleyball. This home is nicely landscaped front and back with plenty of parking. You can even bring your RV. Pinion Oaks is an upscale community with most of the homes built in this phase being of 2000 or (1 comments)
This lot sitting high in the Ranch of Prescott has just been reduced from $168,000 to $162,000. Now is the time to bring your dreams of a fantastic view property in an upscale community. Protective CC&R's and views. This subdivision is located near the Prescott Mall and Costco for easy shopping. Only minutes from the Historic downtown and the infamous Prescott Town Square. This isn't your typical flat boring lot. Between you and your architect you can design a fantastic view home. I was showing the lot the other day and a deer walked right by us. It was awesome. There is (0 comments)
4301 Calle Santa Cruz, Prescott Valley This home is priced to sell and the sellers have offered a $4,000 buyer incentive to write a full price offer of $269,000. Multi zone HVAC, Good location, Clean home, Mature trees, Near Schools, shopping and entertainment. Updated kitchen with custom cabinets and a riverbed looking granite counter top. Split floor plan and attic storage. Extra carport. Landscapined front and fenced and well taken care of back. Sellers have moved on and are ready to sell. Contact me for more pictures or a personal showing. (1 comments)
Listing agent suggestions to sellers when home is priced in the market? But no offers.. - 05/01/07 09:15 AM
We all have had homes that don't seem to get any offers no matter what you do. It gets hard to understand sometimes. I have one of those homes. I just suggested to the sellers that dropping the price may help to promote an offer but dropping the price hasn't really helped so far We have gone from $285,000 to $269,000. Home is well staged and ready to move in. So we are trying a different approach. I suggested that they offer a buyer incentive on the home. $269,000 price with $4,000 from the seller to the buyer for closing/down payment needs. The seller (8 comments)
This industry can have its days. Even funny ones.. - 05/01/07 08:39 AM
So I am out showing some very well to do people property. Most of the comments from my clients were some of these Realtor's should be into photography. Because the houses looked better in the pictures. I could see she was not enjoying herself. Well trying to lighten things up and I tried some humor. Didn't work. Matter of fact it made her more irritated as the day went on. But you know something always happens on days like these... Grin, So we walk into a home where at least three people were there. I say at least because when this happened we (3 comments)
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