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2015 

According to an on-line Realtor Magazine article, New Homes Get Supersized, the average size of a completed new home last year was a record 2,415 square feet. A number which was estimated by the U.S. Commerce Department. However, in my Market here in Gilbert, Arizona more and more people seem to...
02/28/2015
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In case you missed it yesterday, and I don't know how you could have, two llamas here in Arizona made National headlines and became instant internet sensations when they were chased around a retirement community in Sun City. The two llama's, one black and one white, avoided capture by dodging onl...
02/27/2015
"Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" is a hugely popular show on the Food Network channel hosted by renowned chef and restaurant owner Guy Fieri. The show features Guy traveling around the entire Country stopping and eating at mom and pop restaurants that are wildly popular with the locals but may or ...
02/26/2015
I've been a Real Estate Agent since 1998. I've been with a handful of National real estate brokerages during that time. Men routinely dressed in shirts and ties, women wore pant suits and everyone wore name tags. Back when I first started my real estate career some of my commission splits were a...
02/25/2015
As a whole, the Phoenix metro-area housing market is still very affordable but rental rates are now exceeding the National average. Rental rates in the greater Phoenix area rose by 5.6% in the past year, whereas rates only increased by an average of 3.3% overall across the Country. According to ...
02/24/2015
Being a part of Active Rain has helped me learn more about markets around the Country than I could have ever know before. I enjoy reading localism posts from other bloggers and reading up on the latest trends in other States. I also want other people to learn about my market here in Arizona. Ther...
02/23/2015
  Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 6 Bedroom 4 Bathroom Circle G Home, Gilbert Arizona   This 6 Bedroom 4 Bathroom Circle G Home in Gilbert Arizona features 6 Bedrooms and 4.5 Bathrooms with 5600 Square Feet and a lot size of 19,990 Square Feet. The front of this 6 Bedroom 4 Bathroom Circle G Home in ...
02/22/2015
    We all have habits and routines that we do every day. Some are born out of necessity, some we've adopted by someone else's suggestion, and some we've learned throughout the years by watching how other people handle themselves. What are some of the habits that successful people maintain to en...
02/21/2015
The rapper Robert Van Winkle, better known as Vanilla Ice who is most famous for his mega-hit "Ice, Ice, Baby" in the 1990's was arrested in Florida on charges of Burglary and Grand Theft. The famous rapper is now known for his hit show "The Vanilla Ice Project" on the DIY cable network. In his ...
02/20/2015
If you've been a real estate agent long enough you've undoubtedly come across a buyer who is determined to blow the budget and exceed what they should be spending. As an agent we work alongside a buyers lender not only so we know they are a qualified buyer, but so that we also know what our buye...
02/18/2015
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