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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“Buyer’s obligation to complete this sale is contingent upon an appraisal of the Premises…”A well written real estate purchase contract will contain a clause that requires the property to be evaluated by an independent appraiser. The clause may also specify that final approval of any financing is...
Many homes in the U.S. have freestanding ranges. Freestanding ranges are convenient, functional and offer homeowners a wide variety of choices. Ranges come in a variety of colors, configurations, and quality. But one thing that freestanding ranges have in common is the potential for the unit to t...
When I was a newer agent I worked with a mentor. My mentor was an experienced agent who had sold many homes. He knew how to get listings. But more importantly, he knew how to sell those properties. He had a marketing plan that included pricing, staging, advertising, and promotion. Of course, this...
Every now and then I like to recall some of the things that I have experienced since moving to the desert from the big city. I call them Adventures in Paradise. You will see a few of these articles here in my blog.My favorite stories center around my introduction to Arizona's indigenous creators,...
One of the greatest improvements in building safety has been the installation of smoke detector devices in homes, offices and commercial buildings. In commercial buildings smoke and fire detectors are generally part of a comprehensive fire alarm system. But residential smoke detectors, often call...
"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." This saying, which has often been associated with the Post Office, actually comes from a book by Herodotus, a Greek historian. During the wars between the Greeks and Persi...