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In Arizona, there are several key time frames in the Purchase Contract which are frequently missed and can cause headaches all round.  Here is a link to a freely available copy with annotations courtesy of the Arizona Association of Realtors.  You can also view other samples of all forms at this ...
Here's a chuckle for you.  Have you heard the one about the broker/owner who was so incensed at one of their top teams deciding to leave the brokerage that they prepared the final invoice and FILED a lawsuit to collect it the same day they presented the invoice for payment!?  You would think that...
Virtual Tours are excellent tools to help do the initial screening of the multitude of properties currently on the market.  While they are no replacement for visiting the property in person, they can provide clues to "show stoppers" that means a trip to the property would be a waste of time.  Per...
             When you buy an investment property, there are two important financial goals to consider.  You want a property capable of producing real income and earning a sizeable profit via price appreciation when you sell.  With careful planning you can avoid paying out most of your profits in ...
            You often hear people in sales quote an old saying: "nothing happens until somebody sells something".  This is certainly true in real estate sales. A Realtor spends hours obtaining your listing and filling out the paperwork to get your home in the Multiple Listing Service, but is not ...
            You own a home, but one day you hear that the house you have desired for years is on the market.  Out of curiosity, you call a Realtor to see the inside of your dream house--and you're in love!  The sellers need a relatively fast closing, however, and they are not in a position to acc...
Ever worked with a Buyer Expert?  One of my Buyer Associates is right now.  This Buyer, because they own a few restaurants, know absolutely everything there is to know about residential real estate.  In fact, they really don't even need the help of a professional.  Here is what their expertise ha...
SELLING RENTAL PROPERTIES             Marketing a rental property presents some special challenges.  Most owners want to offer the house for sale while tenants are still living there so the property will continue to produce income.  Real estate agents prefer that the property either be empty or o...
UNDERSTANDING THE BOTTOM LINE             An important first step in buying a house is sitting down with a Realtor or mortgage lender to determine how much you can afford.  They will add up your monthly expenses, the mortgage payment, insurance, real estate taxes, and homeowners or condo associat...
HOUSING UPS AND DOWNS Real estate is cyclical, with continuing ups and downs.  The current housing marketing is tipping into a downswing, but it will not lead to an economic calamity, reports the National Association of Home Builders.  This is largely because interest rates are remaining historic...

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