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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Like many AR bloggers, I like to embed YouTube videos into my posts. But one thing that always annoyed me was the way YouTube would always end your video with the "Up Next" feature. The result is that your reader ends up viewing another video that may not be of interest to them. At one time YouT...
One of my favorite Christmas songs is "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", The song was written for the movie Meet Me in St. Louis and originally sung by the iconic Judy Garland in 1944. But like most Christmas songs it has also been recorded by a host of other popular artists including Fran...
We don't get any snow here in the Valley of the Sun, but we still celebrate Christmas. And just like everywhere else in the world we decorate our homes and shops for Christmas.Every year my wife, myself and some friends go out hunting for the best Christmas light displays. While there are several...
Every season we like to go out to see some of the better Christmas light displays across the valley. This year we had a chance to visit a wonderful display right here in Scottsdale. The family that decorates this house has produced one of the finest audiovisual displays with lights, movie clips, ...
Foreign investment in U.S. real estate holdings topped $150B in 2017. Included in that number were 284,455 residential homes and condominiums. While most of these homes were located in Arizona, California, Florida, New Jersey, and Texas, foreign investment can be found in every state in the natio...
Gene Mundt is always right on target with his advice for borrowers. Agents run into these situations often, then it is last minute effort to save the deal. The easiest way to avoid closing delays is to be in touch with your lender from application to closing. Mortgage Loan Borrowers Top 5 "Hi...
The Phoenix/Scottsdale/Mesa metro area is one of the most popular areas of the country for people looking to relocate. There are a lot of great reasons to consider Phoenix as your next home. In addition to an expanding job market, Phoenix features affordable housing, low taxes and a growing list ...
"If you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that love actually is all around." Two of my favorite pastimes in December are listening to Christmas music and watching Christmas movies. I love listening to the old songs that warm your heart even on the coldest nights. It truly is the...
Listing a new home? Chances are you just spent several hours working on a listing presentation, formulating comps and convincing the home seller you are the best person to help them navigate the market for a quick sale at the highest price. Now you have to make good on your promises.One way to he...