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Game 3 of the 2010 World Series will be played tonight.  And as a life long Giants fan I'm filled with a reserved excitement.  I say reserved because we've been here before, as recently as 2002.  That series ended in heartbreak, just as so many Giant seasons preceding it.  So you can understand ...
Halloween weekend is upon us.  It's one of the few times during the year that adults get to act like kids again, even if we have kids.  It's probably the most childlike holiday we have in our country.  And as a parent of young children it's always a fun time of the year.  The kids get so excited ...
We Care in Anthem is a charitable group founded by Eric Kilstrom of Smart Financial Mortgage.  They have organized and sponsored dozens of events over the years to assist people in need within Anthem and beyond. Every year they hold a charitable golf tournament.  This year the tournament is being...
We have a family in urgent need!   This is a family of four, mom, dad, daughter (7) and son (4).  The son has a serious neurological illness that has not been diagnosed although he has spent most of the last 8 months in the hospital (St. Joe's) here in Phoenix.  He suffers from seizures, among ot...
Last week saw 5 home closings in Anthem. 2 of the 5 sales were short sales.  The other 3 were private sellers. None were bank owned properties.  The homes that sold were:   3948 W GLACIER CT, 2,199 Sq. Ft. 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, $142,500; 40829 N PRESTANCIA CT, 2,082 Sq. Ft. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathr...
Only two home sales closed last week in Anthem.  They were:   4506 W RAVINA LN - $153,000, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2,162 sq. ft.;   40924 N LAMBERT TRL - $295,000, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 3,304 sq. ft.   For more information about Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Anthem AZ real estate click here.  
The Scottsdale real estate market is feeling the pain of this deep recession, which has hit everyone hard.  The year over year numbers showed some sharp drop offs in every category.  Scottsdale's market is suffering as well due to the high number of luxury homes on the market.  That segment of th...
The Phoenix real estate market continues to show signs of slowing in September.  The year over year numbers again showed some sharp drop offs in every category.  Homes are starting to stay on the market a bit longer as evidenced by the uptick in days on market for those homes that have sold.  The...
The Anthem AZ real estate market has stalled out a bit as we approach the fall and winter months. The number of homes actively on the market increased a bit more.  And the number of homes that closed in September declined a bit as well.  This could be due to the end of the first time home buyer t...
Recently we received the following memo from our coroporate office regarding deficiency judgments on short sales, more specifically as they relate to Freddie Mac loans.  Below is a copy of the memo:     Recently we have received many questions regarding the servicers refusal to remove language re...

Jerry Murphy, CRS, SRES

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