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2011 

Greening Arizona Schools - Recently, while reading "Green Living Magazine", the Back to School Issue for August, 2011, I came across an interesting article that I'd like to share.  The article is titled, "Schools Going Green."  As a Certified EcoBroker, I'm always interested in articles about hom...
10/26/2011
History of Scottsdale, Arizona - Most everyone has read of Scottsdale's golf courses, resorts, fine dining, and shopping to name a few.  But do you know how Scottsdale began?  Scottsdale is named after an Army Chaplain named Winfield, Scott.  But did you know that another town is also named for h...
10/25/2011
As Builder Committee Chair for the Residential Green Building Committee, United States Green Building Council (USGBC) AZ Chapter, I'm proud to be a part of this event!  Phoenix, Arizona- The Arizona Chapter Residential Green Building Committee (RGBC) of the U.S. Green Building Council® has organi...
10/22/2011
What a sad day for the Caulk family.  Jamie's gifts and talents were many as is evident from what others have written about him.  Although I don't know the family, I can understand their pain.  Having lost both of my nephews, my sisters' boys, the pain is so strong that sometimes you just want to...
10/22/2011
Have you tried Fiverr.com?  Today, while working on my Fan Page, I learned about a site that will work for $5 per task!  Amazing stuff.  I reviewed and joined the site and hired someone to create a sidebar for my Fan Page.  To me, this is an amazing price and not only that, he doesn't get paid un...
10/20/2011
Update to Green is Tough to Appraise A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post about an NAHB Emerald green remodeled home in the  Central section of Phoenix.  The home was purchase as a foreclosure for $46,000, remodeled extensively with green and energy efficient features, and then resold.  I've bee...
10/19/2011
Scottsdale Home Prices  -  It’s been an interesting year and not without much questioning as to where the market is headed.  Our Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) produces a new report, Pending Price Index (PPI.)  This report reflects prices per square foot as it relates to pendin...
10/12/2011
Enlightening Appraisal Forum - Todays Appraisal class was enlightening to say the least.   Our speaker, Appraiser Bill, has a real estate finance degree, has been appraising property in Maricopa County (Phoenix) for 26 years, and has sold real estate occasionally.              Here are a few tidb...
10/05/2011
 October Events in Metro Phoenix Area -  It's that time of year and around the country fall festivals, pumpkin patches and lots of outdoor activities have begun.  Here in Arizona, the locals usual defer to the Arizona Republic's online list of events which includesa plethora of anything and every...
10/01/2011
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