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Just read this blog written by Michael S Bolton, Appraiser.  I couldn't agree more.  Plus, the flip side to this is that there are scores of investors becoming landlords who have no idea how to manage properties that they've purchased.  It's best to research the investment side as well as the lan...
Homes in Gated Maravilla,  Scottsdale, AZ - There are quite a few gated neighborhoods in Scottsdale, AZ, but most of them are out of reach for todays buyers.  There are a few exceptions, and Maravilla is one of them. Located in Mid to North Scottsdale, Maravilla was built during 1993 - 1994 and i...
Life of a Bobcat in a Tamed Desert - Bobcat Rescue!   - It's not every day that you get to see Bobcats and their babies up close from a home movie!  Apparently a mother Bobcat had her babies and decided to use the roof of a Phoenix home as a "staycation."  They lounged on the roof of this home un...
Foreclosures & Rentals - The current foreclosure market is creating lots of different spins on the market.  For the seller, it's obviously a huge loss and possibly from the loss of a job, divorce, medical catastrophe and the list goes on. And while payments are not being made on the debt, most of...
Happy Thanksgiving from Scottsdale,  Arizona!   Even though this year will be spent alone, I'm happy for my daughters across the country to be with their families and those they love! One of my favorite quotes: "The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out ea...
Shadow Inventory in the Phoenix Metro Area/Maricopa County -              Frequently, I'm asked about "shadow inventory."  There still isn't a clear answer, but our foreclosure statistics provide some hints as to what is happening.    In Western States, such as Arizona, attorneys aren't used in t...
Things to do in Scottsdale, AZ -    Scottsdale is the recipient for the 5th year in a row as being one of the "Best 100 Cities for Young People." There are other awards the city has earned, which I'm proud to recognize here. The town's history is interesting to say the least.  Another blog detail...
Charitable Causes and Real Estate -   Every year at about this time, I reflect on my charitable causes for the year.  Have I coordinated my efforts evenly?  Have I done my share by donating what I can to those in need?  As a REALTOR®, and just plain citizen, I feel it's my duty to help those less...
Commemorating my Dad(s) History in WWII - Flying Tigers  -    I'm a day late in writing this, but better late than never!  Veterans Day is special to a lot of families across the country.  Some have family members serving overseas and other areas currently, while others have already served our co...
New to Town Referral Buyer Client -    Everyone has a style and approach when working with new clients.  Usually, I'll meet with new clients in my office for at least an hour and sometimes as much as 3 hours, depending on the client.  My policy is that if clients can't spend that much time explai...

Jan Green

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