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2014 

Dealing with Wells Fargo and Eliminating Mortgage Insurance -    Recently, I had the grand idea of getting rid of my Mortgage Insurance. I knew I would have to be Dealing with Wells Fargo to Eliminate Mortgage Insurance, but I figured I was game.   I should say that the only reason I have Mortgag...
08/25/2014
2 Day Solar Course in Arizona for Appraisers! Are you an Appraiser interested in learning how to Appraise Homes with Solar?  Here's your chance to attend the  2 Day Solar Course in Arizona for Appraisers!   This is the first time the course has been offered in Arizona and we're excited to be a pa...
08/25/2014
Housing Statistics for Scottsdale, 85266, $800,000 - $1 Million-  Housing inventory in this area has seen a reversal of new inventory. I'm seeing this in other areas as well.  This report highlights specifically for $800,000 to $1 Million.   Active listings are shown here for Maricopa County, sin...
08/25/2014
Housing Statistics for Scottsdale,  85257 -  Average Cumulative Days on Market for Closed Listings is 15.5 days for August, 2014.  Looking back at August for the previous few years shows that August produces quicker sales and there is more activity during that time period.  Listing a home for sal...
08/20/2014
Housing Statistics for Gilbert, 85296 -  The following reports represent Cumulative Days on Market for Closed Sales in 85296 only.  For reports in your zip code, please contact me!   The time it takes to sell a home has increased this year, but I'm hearing that from other agents in other states a...
08/20/2014
FHA Will Not Insure Homes with Leased Solar Panels   Just received this "red alert" from a friend of mine who is an appraiser.  He has been the best source of information for me and I trust his opinion and knowledge.  BUT, the most important thing about this appraiser is he has gone the extra mil...
08/18/2014
When it comes to selling homes with more energy efficient homes, sellers expect to get some kind of value for these features.  That's why it's critically important to interview agents as to their education and expertise with these types of homes.  Ask an agent if they've EVER sold a home with wha...
08/18/2014
A Double Take is Worth the Effort -    I did a double-take today.  While reviewing comparable sales in the neighborhood of one of my listings today, I came upon something I don't usually see in a listing.  The photos are just beautiful for one of the comparable sales that is now under contract.  ...
08/17/2014
75th Anniversary of the Wizard of Oz! Today marks the 75th Anniversary of the Wizard of Oz!  I can remember watching this movie and thinking it was made just for us kids.  You see, I am from Kansas!  So with pride:      Did you know that Shirley Temple was supposed ot be the original Dorothy?  Di...
08/15/2014
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Writing Double Duty -  Yesterday I received a request for information in a specific zip code.  The request came because of a blog I wrote with statistics from the Cromford Report.  The Cromford Report has been amazingly helpful for information gathering for housing data by zip code and city.  The...
08/14/2014
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