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"SUCCESS IS A BY-PRODUST OF HELPING OTHERS"
I believe that to be successful in Real Estate, as well as life, that your goals will be achieved by helping others realize their DREAMS.
Roland Helping YOU to Succeed
Residential Real Estate and Short Sales
Call Roland (602) 788-0708
Throughout my years in Real Estate there have been many changes in the market, none as dramatic as we see today. Using trust, Team work and straight talk (No pie in the sky) I will help you to navigate the Real Estate market whether you are buying, selling or just have questions. That means I put Your needs first. I am a full time Realtor and will be there every step of the way, assuring that your transactions are as stress free as possible.
Short Sales and Foreclosures are the norm in the Phoenix market so it takes great expertise, knowledge and patience to succeed today. I will keep you up to date throughout the transaction and am always available to take your calls.
It is very important to hire an agent who knows the local market and has your interest at heart. What ever it takes, We will work together to meet your expectations and have a successful working relationship.
What Roland has done to help YOU
Experience & Training
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) The Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) is the highest Designation awarded to sales associates in the residential sales field. It recognizes professional accomplishments in both experience and education. CRS® Designees are experienced REALTORS® who complete advanced training in listing and selling, and meet rigorous production requirements.
Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) With over 20,000 members, REBAC is the largest association of real estate professionals focusing on all aspects of buyer representation. Over 11,000 ABR® designees have completed the REBAC course, passed the test and provided documentation of buyer agency experience.
Certified Short Sale Negotiator
Focused on the short sale process and the different negotiation techniques required to successfully negotiate a short sale.
Nation Association of REALTORS
The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.
Phoenix Association or REALTORS
On January 14, 2000 HomeSmart Real Estate announced its Grand Opening to the Phoenix marketplace with only two Agents. A reputation for advanced technologies soon followed. As a result, HomeSmart rapidly developed into one of the nations fastest growing Real Estate brokerages. With a commitment to its Agents and Clients, HomeSmart has now grown to over 4,000 agents, with offices throughout Arizona and Southern California.It is the largest real estate brokerage in the Southwest and ranked among the top 10 largest real estate brokerages in the nation.
HomeSmart was founded by its’ President and CEO, Matt Widdows. It has always been privately held by Matt and his wife Colleen, and remains a family business to this day.Much of HomeSmart's success can be attributed to the combined real estate and technology background of its’ founder. In the early 1990's Matt created a technology company that focused primarily on accounts receivable systems for the medical industry. During that time Matt was licensed as a real estate agent and after selling that company in 1994, he focused his efforts full time in the real estate industry.
In early 1999, he recognized the opportunity to bring his technological expertise into real estate and the idea of HomeSmart was born. Matt created a company built around technology that provided Agents with cutting edge tools, a professional meeting and working environment, and efficiencies that would give them more time to focus on their Clients and their business. HomeSmart’s technology has allowed it to provide a consistent high level of customer service to its’ agents and clients, and prides itself on successfully blending technology with a personal touch, something that is often lost.
Today, HomeSmart continues to be a leader in the Real Estate industry by implementing technologies that empower its Agents to provide outstanding customer service to their Clients. HomeSmart agents are professional practitioners that lead their industry and are known for excellence.HomeSmart has now franchised its’ proprietary systems and plans continued growth throughout the United States, with franchises currently in Southern California and Arizona.
Call Roland (602) 788-0708
Tatum Ranch is a master-planned community of 3,400 homes and five commercial sites in the northeast corner of Phoenix, where North Tatum Boulevard and Cave Creek Road meet. The Ranch is within the Upland Sonoran Desert life zone, with seven washes or arroyos, trending northeast to southwest. It is home to some of the most beautiful native Sonoran Desert vegetation and wildlife in the entire Southwest. Residents enjoy the quiet beauty and serenity of the Desert. Elevation is about 1,800 feet. Because of its distance from the center of the metropolitan area (22 air miles) and its proximity to the New River Mountains to the north, the summer temperatures are usually 5 to 10 degrees cooler than recorded at Sky Harbor, and the night sky is dark.
The small town of Cave Creek, Arizona is just six miles to the north. The Ranch is within the City of Phoenix and the Cave Creek Unified School District. The mailing addresses are in Cave Creek Postal system however. The Ranch is five miles north of the 101 Freeway, and 35 miles north of Phoenix' Sky Harbor airport. The Carefree Highway, the quickest approach to Interstate 17, is 3 miles north.
The Ranch was created and developed by SunCor Development Company beginning in 1988. Homes in 30 neighborhoods were built by a wide range of well known builders. Three neighborhoods are gated. All the lots in Tatum Ranch were built out as of December 2001.
The community benefits from the 410-foot wide Cave Creek Road scenic highway corridor that keeps the roadsides in natural desert plants and shrubs. The arterial streets within the Ranch have desert landscaping in their median strips. Land immediately to the north, east, and south of the Ranch is occupied with residential lots one acre or more. Land to the west of the Ranch is State Trust Land, with a portion dedicated as Sonoran Preserve.
SunCor created the Tatum Ranch Community Association to own, maintain, and insure the common areas, preserve the community's appearance and theme, and establish a sense of community. All Tatum Ranch homeowners are members of the Association.
Inside the Ranch is the new Desert Willows Elementary School (older Ranch students are bussed to Cave Creek schools) and three commercial areas (Safeway, Walgreen's, Ace Hardware, a medical and dental clinic, restaurants, and retail stores). A new Phoenix Fire Station is one mile south of the Ranch. The nearest hospital is the Mayo Clinic Hospital, 6-7 miles south.
Sonoran Trails Middle School 480-575-2200 Grades 6-8
Cactus Shadows High School 480-575-2400 Grades 9-12
Foothills Academy 480-488-5583 Grades 6-12
Ventana Academy 480-488-9632 Grades K-8
Brophy College Preparatory 602-264-5291, Boys Grades 9-12
Most Holy Trinity 602-943-9058, Grades Preschool-8
Paradise Valley Christian 602-992-8140, Grades Preschool-8
Scottsdale Christian Academy 602-992-5100, Preschool-12
Desert Foothills Lutheran Preschool 480-585-800
Dynamite Montessori, 480-563-5710 Toddler to Grade 5
Bella Vista School 480-575-6001 Grades K-8
Arizona State University 480-965-9011 Arizona State University West 602-543-5500 Phoenix College 602-264-2492 Paradise Valley Community College @ Black Mountain 602-787-6700 Medical Facilities
Desert Foothills Medical Center 480-488-9220 Mayo Hospital 480-515-6296 Paradise Valley Hospital 602-923-5000 Scottsdale Healthcare 480-860-3000 Libraries
Desert Foothills Library 480-488-2286 Maricopa County North Central Library 480-506-2957 Phoenix Public Library, Mesquite Branch 602-262-7298 Desert Broom Library 602-212-4636 Restaurants
Barro’s Pizza, on Tatum Ranch, 480-419-9161 El Encanto Mexican Café, Cave Creek, 480-488-0024 Harold’s Corral, Cave Creek, 480-488-1906 The Horny Toad Cave Creek, 480-488-9542 Cocomo Joe’s, on Tatum Ranch, 480-538-8008 Pizza Hut & Wing Street, 480-585-7752 Subway, on Tatum Ranch, 480-513-3740 Jack In The Box, Cave Creek & Tatum
Taco Bell, Cave Creek & Tatum
J Chen, Tatum Blvd. & Cave Creek Rd.
Dominos, Cave Creek Rd. & Tatum Blvd.
Brisam’s, Cave Creek & Lone Mtn. 480-595-2202 #1Brothers Pizza, Cave Creek Rd. & Desert Willow East, 480-513-9399 McDonald’s, Fry’s Center, Tatum Blvd. and Cave Creek Rd.
Papa Murphy’s Take N’ Bake Pizza, Fry’s Center, Tatum Blvd. and Cave Creek Rd., 480-502-4433 Babbo’s, Fry’s Center, Tatum Blvd. & Cave Creek Rd., 480-419-6363 Electric Eel, Cave Creek Rd. & Desert Willow East, 480-595-9000 Groceries
APS, Arizona Public Service 602-371-7171 City of Phoenix, Water 602-262-6251 Southwest Gas, 602-861-1999 Cox Communications, 602-277-1000 Phoenix Trash Service 602-262-7251 Qwest Communications-Matt Gill, 602-502-9371 Post Office
Cave Creek 480-575-0813 Carefree 480-488-3781 Police
Black Mountain Precinct 602-495-5200 Desert Horizon Station 602-495-5006 Police Crime Stop 602-262-6151 Crime Stop in Progress 602-534-7733 Fire station #49
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