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TBT - Two Funny Guys -  Who could resist posting a video of Robin Williams' last interview on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson?  Thanks for all the laughs, and then some!  
First Words Spoken -  It's been said that people will tell you the most important things about their lives first, if we'll just listen.  Whether it's for personal reasons or professional reasons, listening is key as the First Words Spoken oftentimes reveal the most imprortant facts about the othe...
Housing Statistics for $500,000 to $600,000 in 85254 -   These reports are from the Cromford Report, produced by Mike Orr, ASU, Director of the Department of Real Estate Theory & Practice, WP Carey School of business.  These reports combine all of the data and include this for the market as a who...
3rd Time is a Charm! Today, my buyer client and I started all over again, 3rd Time is a Charm. We started the process of viewing homes, but this time in a different zip code.  Our goal is to find a home with a minimum of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, at least 1500 square feet, no homeowners associatio...
Eliminate Mortgage Insurance -  As the real estate market recovers and interest rates are still low, you might be thinking of either refinancing for a better rate or simply removing Mortgage Insurance from your existing mortgage.   Working to gain the best payment and using one of these strategie...
2 Day Solar Course for Appraisers -  Plan to attend the FIRST EVER 2 Day Solar Course for Appraisers in Arizona!  Solar installations have been skyrocketing in Arizona and the state is #2 for installations in the US.  As of 2013, 126,894 homes have solar systems on the roofs.       And since home...
It's Not Just About Houses -  Recently I had the good fortune of receiving 2 calls from my magazine ad in Natural Awakenings magazine.  This publication serves the public nationally, and our local publication can be found in health food stores and grocery stores.  Clients reading the articles mig...
No My Seller Won't Accept Your Low Ball Offer -  There are times when purchase offers arrive with extra requests for information, questions about the property and a myriad of other details.  As a listing agent, it is a quick review, reading the terms of the offer  and contacting the seller with t...
Featured Article - Do You Have What it Takes to Sell a Green Home?   I'm on top of the world!  Not exactly like Leo, but feeling jazzed today as the new article came out today from RisMedia featuring muaw!  The article, "Do You Have What it Takes to Sell a Green Home?" centers around the skill se...
UPDATE to FHA & Insuring Homes with Leased Solar Panels  -Recently I wrote a blog stemming from FHA not Insuring Homes with Leased Solar Panels.  Having great connections really pays off as our office was probably first in the city to be notified.  The initial blog stated that FHA would not Insur...

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