Bob Hertzog- Designated Broker, Summit Home Consultants

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For Sale Phoenix blog by Bob Hertzog at Summit Home Consultants is a wonderful place for real estate agents, buyers, and sellers to learn more about the real estate market in Phoenix AZ and it's surrounding communities.

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2009 

The one reality about today's Phoenix & Scottsdale Housing Market is that many people have more questions than answers.  As a Phoenix & Scottsdale CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert), my primary goal is to help people stay in their homes.  I hope you find this information to be helpful to...
04/22/2009
OK, I've finally had it...  Time to get on my soapbox..AGAIN...  How many of you, in the last month, have seen an ad or received a letter in the mail for a so-called "Loan Modification Specialist"?  It's getting out of control, I know.  The ads are everywhere, and it makes me sick everytime I hea...
04/14/2009
BUY LOW, SELL HIGH Words to live by.  We've grown up hearing this phrase time and time again when it comes to investing, whether it be the Stock Market, Gold, Pork Bellies, or REAL ESTATE. For the past 8 years or so, 75% of my business has come from a core of investors in Land and Homes in the Ph...
04/10/2009
You've come to the right place!  There are currently over 22,000 properties in Phoenix, and over 1,300 properties in Scottsdale that are listed in our database as being in Pre-Foreclosure or Bank-Owned. You can have all of these listings at your fingertips, along with updates every 24 hours of an...
04/08/2009
In our intitial meeting with clients, we are always quick to point out the possiblity of having to pay the IRS for "Phantom Income" (i.e. in some cases the IRS considers the loss that the lender takes to be income, and can thereby force you to pay income tax on that loss).  This not always the ca...
04/08/2009
I just wanted to give everyone a quick "snap-shot" of the current conditions in the 85254 Zip Code.  These numbers reflect Scottsdale Single Family Residences that were (or still are) in Pre-Foreclosure (Short Sale), Foreclosure, and REO (Bank Owned). Number of Current Active Listings:  97 Number...
04/07/2009
What Is A CDPE? The developers of the Certified Distressed Property Designation (CDPE) believe that in almost all cases, the best person for a homeowner in distress to speak with is a well-informed Licensed Realtor that has the tools needed to help that homeowner find the best solution for their ...
04/07/2009
According to MSNBC, over 1/3 of all Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMS) in the U.S. are currently in default.  This number is probably higher in the North Phoenix & Scottsdale market (which is market that I specialize in).  Our first goal is to direct our clients to a HUD Approved Loan Counselor, to...
04/07/2009
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