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Real Estate Weather: Choppy, Swampy Spots, Summer Slump! - 08/31/10 09:45 AM
Well, Tucson summer's are always tough! But the upside is we have sunshine and cooler weather to look forward to! Same with summer real estate sales - it's tough right now! But there is an upside! Yes, sales were slow last month, but it's getting better! At some point, folks will see it. I see it - and the choice is - go with public perception, or look at your own individual situation and decide: can I and do I want to buy home, for a great price, and have record low interest rate? Because really, what matters more? What everyone else thinks (6 comments)
Software Takes Texting Off the Road - 08/29/10 08:47 AM
This is TERRIFIC way to be proactive to help prevent texting and driving, not to mention protecting your children from online predators, etc. It's a small price to pay considering the bigger price everyone pays for texting and driving. Thanks Gabe for sharing this information!
Via Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Premier Realty Group): Because texting while driving has caused fatal auto accidents, 30 states, the District of Columbia and government agencies have banned it. But the ban is hard to enforce. Now, a Georgia company announces that it will provide software to government agencies and business that (7 comments)
Seller Tip: Moving On -- From Proud Home Owner to Savvy Home Seller - 08/27/10 05:10 PM
Nicely written - with a cute twist - for home sellers! Thanks Norma! Via Norma Toering Rolling Hills & Palos Verdes Property (REMAX Palos Verdes Realty Lic# 01147470): Perhaps you fell in love at first sight. Or maybe it took some time for those feeling to emerge, but if you're like most homeowners, you love your house. After all, it is home and the place where many milestone moments in your life have taken place. There are memories to be dealt with.
If you're ready to sell it, it's time to sever the heartstrings and take a long hard look at those (1 comments)
If The Grass Is Greener On The Other Side - It's Being Watered. - 08/27/10 03:26 PM
This morning, an associate quit the real estate business after trying it for a few years. "Market is bad - I have no work." The more we talked, the more I heard her blame everyone and everything for her failure and how it's the bank's fault that she is now going to lose her home. But what has she been doing to fix it? Has she curbed her spending habits? Has she done anything to improve her business? What's she been doing to correct all the negatives? But .. she thinks Realtors who are making it are lucky - grass is (49 comments)
Ai yi yi - It's Hot In Arizona. - 08/20/10 08:58 AM
It's been hot in Arizona. And that's an understatement. With temps well over 100 - closer to 105 lately -add humidity - and the only thing we can do is make some fun about it! A few fun things about summers that only people from Arizona know: Vehicles with open windows have the right-of-way in the summer. If you want hot water - turn on the cold water. Vinyl products are not sold here. Bags of ice are used to cool your pool down. You know better than to wear shorts and sit on anything that is or has been outside. Any kind of water (10 comments)
7109 E. Chorro Circle ~ NE Tucson Home~Lowest Price Home In Villa Del Rio Tucson Arizona - 08/19/10 09:11 AM
Tucson Arizona has it's share of lovely townhome/patio home communities nestled all around town. One in particular, Villa Del Rio, is a very affordable option for those looking for a community, yet want a feel for a single family residence, with a low HOA and options for additional parking - at no extra cost - for RVs, boats, etc.
This home located at 7109 E. Chorro Circle, offered at $175,000, is THE lowest price home in the family friendly community.
Nice updated appointments include kitchen, lovely tile floors and carpet with a nice floorplan. The home has an enclosed Arizona Room (4 comments)
When Do You Put A Tourniquet On The Blood Line? - 08/19/10 07:52 AM
Picked my daughter up from school yesterday and had a few minutes to catch up with a good friend. The blog title was his response when I asked, "How's your mom doing with selling your house?" A while back, he wanted to list his house with me. Little string - his mom has been a real estate agent for years but really doesn't know anything about real estate, he said. Anyway - he has to list with her - it's Mom - and besides - she'd be upset. No worries. Except I feel bad for him because you see - he doesn't (6 comments)
Tucson AZ NE Patio Home Awaits It's New Owner! - 08/13/10 03:23 PM
Tucson Arizona has it's share of lovely townhome/patio home communities nestled all around town. One in particular, Villa Del Rio, is a very affordable option for those looking for a community, yet want a feel for a single family residence, with a low HOA and options for additional parking - at no extra cost - for RVs, boats, etc. This home located at 7123 E. Onda Circle, offered at $243,000, is THE lowest price per square foot home in the family friendly community. Nice updated appointments include kitchen, bath, lovely tile floors and carpet with a nice split level floorplan. Three (2 comments)
Friday The 13th Bad Luck Day? - 08/13/10 01:57 PM
Woke up bright and early this morning - had a little break from things and counting my blessings for what I have. Coffee and Facebook eager to catch up with all my friends or basically stalking their pages, in an effort to stay in the loop of their lives. Page after page I saw: "Ugh, Friday the 13th.." "It's going to be a bad day...", "Staying home all day and doing nothing so nothing goes wrong.." and it went on. I logged out and moved on made a To Do list. As I read through the list I thought - well I've had a good (8 comments)
Aren't All Lenders The Same? - 08/11/10 02:58 PM
A question that Buyers tend to ask "Aren't All Lenders The Same?" Thanks to Stephanie - here is an easy to read summary of why they aren't and what to look for in a lender! Via Stephanie Reynolds (AgentsOfPossibility.com, REALTOR, GRI, ePro at CMI, Inc. ): Aren't All Lenders The Same? A lot goes into your process when buying a home. It is a big event. Finding the right neighborhood, a great floor plan, the right number of bedrooms and of course, the right price! The purchase of a home will be one of the biggest investments you will make in your lifetime. One of the primary details in (1 comments)
Don't Force. It's Better That Way Anyway. - 08/03/10 07:12 AM
Time these days has been spent with my mom who is moving into the last stage of Alzheimer's. Even though she is slipping away fast - every once in a while she has a moment where she will say something and it just means so much and everything suddenly makes sense. As I sat with her the other day, I did endless chatter about how beautiful she still looks; the family; told her that we sold the house she loved for over 45 years; blogging (which I haven't put a lot of time into); real estate (which I can't focus on (55 comments)
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