Joe Domino is a licensed agent serving the Phoenix/Scottsdale metro area. Joe's broad base of experience and depth of knowledge provide him a unique insight into the real estate business. Follow Joe's idiosyncratic articles and postings which he makes available for your education and enjoyment.
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One of the more difficult challenges in the real estate business today is trying understand the mindset of the millennial. Many millennial's have adopted the mindset that home ownership is simply not worth the sacrifice(s) required to make ownership possible. It certainly is understandable. Most...
We often hear the phrase Let the Buyer Beware (caveat emptor). The phrase comes from the contract law principle that buyers typically have less information about the property they are purchasing, while the seller has more information. Certain defects, known to the seller, may be hidden from the b...
The Phoenix Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas of the country. Whenever I encounter someone that is considering a move to the area they often ask “Where should I live in the Phoenix area?" This is always a difficult question to answer because Phoe...
Showing occupied homes requires some additional planning and scheduling on behalf of the agent(s) involved. Despite the fact, the sellers want to make their homes available for easy showing it is not always possible to accommodate showing on short notice or during a busy time.Agents wishing to sc...
Every agent knows that keeping their pipeline full of clients, both past, and prospective, is the secret to success. Over the years I have created a fairly nice portfolio of past clients that has helped sustain my business while I prospect for new clients.Depending on which study you read, acquir...
Selling a home with a pool places some unique responsibilities to the seller that not be required by houses without pools. It goes without saying that sellers of homes with pools should make sure that the pool is in proper working order. Hardware like filters, pumps, valves, heaters, lights and o...