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2015 

What is really going on in real estate reality TV? Is it all for real? Of course not but it is compelling. We tune in again and again to follow certain characters or themes. Have you wondered why are we hooked?Attributes of a real estate flip TV show and what to watch out for: 1. Compelling chara...
01/11/2015
Fountain Hills is directly east of Scottsdale, Arizona just north of Red Mountain and adjacent to the McDowell Mountains.Fountain Hills is a wonderful family community with a quiet lifestyle yet close to Scottsdale and Freeway access to the entire Phoenix metropolitan area. Due the chaning elevat...
01/10/2015
You folks in the east, north and in Canada have bad storms....yada, yada, yada. Hey, we get winter storms in Arizona too. Just last week it rained and people had to search their closets for a sweater....."I am sure I had one in here last year". Recent image of the "polar vortex" that hit Arizona....
01/09/2015
Getting ready to purchase a new home? If so it is time to get pre qualified to: 1. Determine how much home you can afford2. Provide to your Realtor to start the home search3. Attach to your purchase contract to show the Seller that you are qualifiedHomeSmart, the largest real estate broker in Ari...
01/09/2015
How do I get the highest value for my home before putting it on the market?    Great Question!     "Consider taking advantage of these 10 tips for small improvements that can help to increase your home’s value.  Many of them are easy to do and will make a significant difference. Improve The Curb ...
01/09/2015
There are many horse properties in Arizona, but with a barn? Not so many.   A barn is a plus for horse loversSome properties have horse zoning but no set ups. Others have a corral, other horse shades. A real barn? That is a desired upgrade value, especially in the hot sun or colder evenings.Here...
01/07/2015
Paradise Valley has the most expensive homes in Arizona, most with 1+ acre lots, nestled from Camelback Mountain to the north immediately west of Scottsdale. Some of the homes have a territorial feel while many have been built or remodeled more recently into Tuscan styled mansions. Beautiful view...
01/06/2015
Scottsdale Arizona is the number 1 best city in US to raise children.   Parents Select Scottsdale #1 in America to Raise Children                        Scottsdale's family fun at "Mighty Mud Mania" during Summer sponsered by City   Brittany Hargrave of the Arizona Republic, reported in an articl...
01/05/2015
Through the FBI crime statistics, the city of Scottsdale, Arizona was the #5 safest (with populations over 200,000) in America. Sister city Gilbert, Arizona was ranked # 3. The study was basesd on the number of violent crimes committed. For more information and details see the Law Street Media re...
01/03/2015
The greater Phoenix metro area added 63,792 people in 2014 as reported by the Arizona Republic on January 2, 2015.   This averages a net of 5,316 new residents per month in Maricopa County of Arizona which Phoenix and surrounding cities of Scottsdale, Tempe, Glendale and Paradise Valley are locat...
01/02/2015
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Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI

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