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Press release - Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) September 1, 2009 -- In a severe climate of economic uncertainty, tightened lending practices and a battered real estate market arrives a groundbreaking strategy to provide relief for homeowners across the nation. "Its not working, speaking of the banks...
11/03/2009
Yes it does hurt. I let the period for my property tax appeal slide by for 2009 and now I am paying the price - literally.  The taxes I am paying based on the assessor valuation is WAY OFF for my properties. But now I can't do anything about it. So I went and researched what I could do if anythin...
10/17/2009
I really like how it feels to help someone get a house, let alone their first one. Letter from Rigo Espinoza - first time homeowner - It feels great!! Man I can't thank you enough for helping me get it. I was getting so frustrated in the beginning (with all the offers being rejected). It felt lik...
08/20/2009
Truly there is never a better time than today to test the returns.  The fundamentals are back.  Remember the old rule of thumb - If it rents for 1% of what you buy it for per month - BUY iT!  Well those days are back and actually much better.  One can buy and rent and return well over 10% on your...
08/18/2009
I know what your thinking, sounds complicated. It can be and that is why you need representation to evaluate the inventory.  REO's maybe the best solution for the area you are in, a short sale could also work where the competition keeps all but the very lucky away from the closiing table.  Have c...
08/18/2009
Scottsdale, Az 8/18/2009 - There are several way to buy it. Direct from banks - good luck with that one. Mulitiple listing service - super competitive, so prices get jacked up.  Or trustee sale. With trustee sales you have to pay cash within 24hours, but there is a better chance of getting wholes...
08/18/2009
Scottsdale, AZ - 8/18/09 - Inventory is everything.  Least that is one way to look at it. We now have 37,000 active listings in AZ and about 12000 pending sale. About 8000 of the actives are condo's.  The REALLY good thing is the closing rate is about 9000 per month for the last several months, s...
08/18/2009
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