jeff masich: Make your Home "Smile" - 08/19/19 03:51 PM
What is the best thing to do in order to sell a home? What would you do?
Make it "SMILE"! of course
A baby's smile is inviting, your home should be also
You heard right! Same as a cute baby, or in an interview. Smile, sparkle, make the interviewer like you. Same thing with your home, to attract a buyer...make it SMILE!

Make your house SMILE and inviting so the buyer says....."I remember that one"
 
SMILE Ideas
 
Some of the things are so simple:
1. Work on Street Appearance- First impressions are very important!
2. Clean
3. Remove clutter
4. Plants, porch chairs, fountain, arch, picket fence all say this is a "happy" home
You don't have to … (2 comments)

jeff masich: Sunday...Give Thanks - 08/18/19 10:35 PM
Some things in life are perfect, directly from God our creator. Others through strange circumstances that come about human arrangement or a place in time that we occupy. Take a look at these creations and Give Thanks.
Japanese Flower: Phi at its finest!  © Prost68/imgur    The pattern created by the snow on this bench  © unknown/reddit    These piles of spices at a market in Marrakesh  © unknown/reddit   The perfection of this table © snapin/imgur   A living tomato ripeness chart © lwatt/reddit   This glass holds exactly one can of soda right to the brim. © ShadowZale/reddit   The symmetry of this interchange © … (7 comments)

jeff masich: Latest Waterfront homes for sale in Scottsdale Arizona - 08/17/19 09:58 AM
Live on the Water in Scottsdale? Well believe it not, there are waterfront homes for sale in the great desert southwest and here is the latest and always up to date list from the MLS.
Dreaming of living in one of the best cities to live in the US as voted in a number of surveys? There are a limited number of Lake Front or Water Front homes for sale in Scottsdale Arizona. A lake view from the back yard is nice in one of America's favorite cities, Scottsdale. For a complete and always up to date list with pictures, prices … (0 comments)

jeff masich: 6 Fresh Ways to Update your House Numbers - 08/16/19 10:09 PM
We update everything else in our homes. But, how about your house numbers?
Houzz; realtor.com; iStock
Per Kelsey Mulvey of Realtor.com on August 8, 2019: When considering the look of your home's exterior, your landscaping and paint color probably are first to come to mind. But there's another design element at play here—one that's easy to forget about but that can make your home stand out above the rest if done right: your house number.
"House numbers may be a necessity, but they don’t have to be boring," says Kriss Swint, director of interactive strategy and design at Royal Building Products. "They can add an inexpensive … (3 comments)

jeff masich: Have Seller Finance a Paradise Valley AZ Estate For You - 08/15/19 05:48 PM
Seller carry a home in Paradise Valley Arizona? A good way to go if you are not in a position to take out another real estate loan due to circumstances.
                          An example of a custom Paradise Valley, Arizona estate (next to Scottsdale)
 
Have you thought of purchasing a Paradise Valley AZ estate? You may not have the cash or financing for a jumbo loan right now. Have you considered buying a Paradise Valley homes for sale with Seller Financing also known as Owner Financing that are listed here? There are usually … (1 comments)

jeff masich: Phoenix Metro AZ Multi Generation Homes For Sale - 08/13/19 10:46 PM
Do ou need a large family home, guest house, casita or multi generation home for sale in Scottsdale or in the Phoenix metro area in Arizona? Scottsdale is one of the best places to raise a family in America. Read on...
Do you have a large family? Are you bumping into each other in the hallway? Do you resemble the Brady Bunch? Bring the brood!
 
You need a BIG Home or a "Compound" or maybe a home with a Casita. Check here for over a 1,000 "Big" homes for sale in Arizona with in excess of 5,000 square feet of living space. … (1 comments)

jeff masich: What's Up in Real Estate for August 2019 - 08/12/19 06:32 PM
What is up and the latest news in the US real estate market for August, 2019? Check here for the always updated topics and full stories that real estate experts are talking about. See the latest information on real estate issues. Mortgage rates on 30 year fixed loans dropped to 3.6% for good credit, lowest since 2016. See the more details here and for more great stories check here and on Real Estate News from Realtor.com
               What is up with the future of housing in the US and other real estate industry news?
 
                          … (1 comments)

jeff masich: Age Restricted Homes For Sale in Phoenix AZ Metro - 08/11/19 02:00 PM
Age Restricted Active Lifestyle communities and homes for sale in the Phoenix Arizona metro area are well planned and plentiful. Live in an area set aside for mature adults but close enough to all that the Valley of the Sun has to offer.                                              Canta Mia at Estrella in Goodyear (55+ Active Lifestyle) Looking for 55+ Age restricted neighborhoods detached homes for sale in Phoenx metro like these in Canta Mia at Estrella in Goodyear? See here on this link and folowing with … (0 comments)

jeff masich: Object of Real Estate and Baseball the Same: GO HOME! - 08/09/19 08:31 PM
Baseball and Real Estate...Have you noticed that the object of both is to "GO HOME"! As the dog days of Summer wind on through August, it may be time to head out to a Diamondbacks game for some fun, relaxation and some real estate wisdom. The wisdom of going home!
Owning a home is good for us and for America. Baseball tradition, hot dogs, apple pie & going "Home".
Baseball is an American Tradition  & as the comedian George Carlin would say it is all about going HOME! In John Fogerty's famous song "Centerfield" the lyrics say, "there is new grass on the field...he is rounding … (24 comments)

jeff masich: Scottsdale Arizona Marvelous Mega Mansions For Sale - 08/08/19 10:28 PM
$10+ Million "Marvelous Mega Mansions" Homes For Sale in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley in Arizona (Mega Mansions)
 
Looking for a Marvelous Mega Mansion of your own in Arizona? Here are the latest and always up to date prestigious $10+ million estates for sale in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley, Arizona. Paradise Valley is next door to Scottsdale.
 
$1+ Million "Mini Mansion" Homes For Sale n Scottsdale and Paradise Valley in Arizona 
 
Scottsdale and Paradise Valley Arizona also have some truly remarkable luxury homes or Marvelous Mini Mansions for sale, but these estates are amazing. Here are are less expensive $1+ million … (0 comments)

jeff masich: A Tree Can Tell A Story...Just like a Home - 08/07/19 12:34 AM
An amazing tree can make the home sell but also can tell a story. Just like a home can tell a story.  I love homes that tell a story.
 
What story do you see here? 
A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went to war in 1914. Tree grows around bike on Vashon Island, Washington state.  By Todd Bates on Flickr and also on http://www.duskyswondersite.com/tag/amazing-trees/
 
Do you wonder who walks up those stairs? 
                                                Treehouse in the Woods (Pixabay M Maggs)
 
For an … (19 comments)

jeff masich: Live on Golf Course in Scottsdale AZ? ...Alrighty Then! - 08/06/19 02:53 PM
Have you dreamed about living on a golf course in Scottsdale, Arizona? Golf, sunsets, cacti, patio looking on the fairway? Alrighty then! Ask about Scottsdale golf course homes for sale .  Check here for pictures, prices and details of single family detached homes, condos, townhomes and patio homes on golf course lots.   Also check out Scottsdale waterfront homes for sale.
 
Love to sell golf course lot homes in Arizona
 
This month I am selling a golf course lot home in Sun City. A beautiful home with a nice patio looking out on a golf course view and like in one of America's premier retirement areas. … (0 comments)

jeff masich: Ho Hum...Carefree Arizona Homes For Sale - 08/05/19 06:56 PM
Ho Hum...how is that for a sales pitch? Here are the latest and always up to date homes for sale Carefree Arizona near Scottsdale on Ho Hum Road and elsewhere. Carefree is a cool and laid back town hence the name Carefree. Read on...
Looking to move to Carefree, Arizona? A town with great street names like Ho-Hum Road and  Easy Street and awesome views and vistas. See homes for sale in Carefree.
 
Bordering Carefree is Scottsdale, Arizona which is constantly selected by independent reviews as one of the best cities to live in the US. Characterized by great weather, sunsets, mountain views, "foodie" city, resort … (0 comments)

jeff masich: Arizona in Business to Do Business...Come on Over! - 08/05/19 01:08 PM
Arizona is in the business of doing business and attracting new business start ups and businesses and residents from elsewhere...especially California.
 
In this era of a booming economy in the US, led my the elimination of business killing regulations, Arizona has just taken another first step as Arizona becomes the first state to accept most professional or occupational licenses issued in other states as acceptable and encouraged. Arizona is encouraging professionals to move to Arizona. What a concept!
 
Arizona is Open For Business- Come on Over!
Arizona is continuing other efforts  in US of elimination of job killing regulations has become the first state in US to accept out … (0 comments)

jeff masich: What am I your Mom? Sellers PLEASE Don't Do This! - 08/04/19 10:49 PM
What am I your Mom? Come on Sellers don't do these things!
 
What are the 10 Commandments of Selling your home or Thou Shalt Nots of Real Estate? There are things we learn in the real estate business on what not to do and as well as to do when selling a home.
 
Here are my top Thou Shalt Nots for a Seller to get top dollar for their home. Do not do these! By the way, these are all easy things to actually do and do not involve large amounts if any cash. A home seller that follows these 10 Thou Shalt Nots will have a home that SMILES and sells at a higher price. A home … (10 comments)

jeff masich: SOLD! Marley Park Pool Home in Surprise AZ by Jeff Masich - 08/03/19 10:43 PM
SOLD! this Marley Park home in July 2019 in Surprise Arizona at 15142 Aster Drive. Live in a resort! Marley Park, one of most desirable POAs in Phoenix metro.
 
See this beautiful SOLD home by Jeff Masich of HomeSmart that was one of the least expensive pool home in Marley Park that sold for $319,0000 at 15142 W Aster Drive, Surprise, Arizona with newer play pool & water fall. This Marley Park home as an upgraded kitchenwith quartz countertops, island, roll out shelves, and includes a stainless refrigertor. Upgraded bathrooms include quartz & double master sinks and also in the hall bath. Wow, a traditional … (7 comments)

jeff masich: Things To Do In Arizona For August 2019 - 08/02/19 10:26 PM
Things to Do in Arizona throughout the state during August 2019 and all year round.  The link provided here is dynamic and updated daily through the year. Check in often for the latest updates from the best sources in Arizona. Time to go tubing on the Salt River with tubing through the Summer Months.  Get up to the high country and check out  culinary events,  festivals, art shows, golf, hiking. Cool off and have some FUN! Football training camps open and College Football begins.   Salt River  Tubing float downs are a BLAST!                           … (2 comments)

jeff masich: Up To Date: 5 Bedroom Scottsdale AZ Homes For Sale - 07/31/19 03:02 PM
Golf, sunsets, cacti,  with a 5+ bedroom home for the entire family in Scottsdale Arizona sound nice? See Scottsdale 5+ Bedroom homes for sale on the following list and link with the always up to date list with pictures, prices and map locations.  Also check out Scottsdale waterfront homes for sale. 

           5+ Bedroom homes for sale in Scottsdale Arizona like this with great views are very nice 
                                     
Scottsdale is the home of many resort hotels. Wallet Hub named Scottsdale this year as … (0 comments)

jeff masich: Looking for a Safe and Clean City? Think Scottsdale AZ - 07/30/19 09:56 AM
Looking for a safe city to live in with families, schools, parks, art, golf, museums and culture? Think Scottsdale. Scottsdale is a lot less expensive than Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and the Northeast. Did I mention great weather, roads to explore and desert scenery? Also lower taxes, less business regulations for employers and a relaxed way of life.
 
Scottsdale Police and Fire HQ
Are you thinking of moving to Scottsdale, Arizona? If you do, you will be moving to one of the safest larger cities in the United States. Through the past FBI crime statistics, the city of Scottsdale, Arizona … (0 comments)

jeff masich: Are these Old Real Estate Sayings Actually True? - 07/29/19 12:22 PM
You may want to take some old home buying advice "lightly". Some of these home buying "tips" may fall into the category of an "old wives tale" or may be true with a "grain of salt". What am I saying? Be careful of some traditional home buying advice.
 
Buying a home is a major life decision, and for many people, it is the largest purchase they will ever make. Therefore, as a home buyer, it is important to carefully consider all advice that you receive in light of current market conditions and your own needs, circumstances, and desires. Inevitably, you may receive … (6 comments)

 
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