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RECENT BLOG POSTS
Everybody is pointing fingers at who caused this mess. None are looking at the fact for every finger pointed out, there are 3 pointing back. READ MORE
09/23/2008
Tucson home sales for August were nothing spectacular, yet not horrible considering the current market. TAR/MLS reported 903 official sales. Which was 13 sales below what I predicted eight months ago. However, not all the numbers were in when the monthly report is prepared. As of today there were...
09/18/2008
The official numbers from TAR are out. With the anticipated seasonal decline in sales for July, residential home sales were slightly higher than predicted. Eight months ago I predicted 927 sales, 945 sales were officially reported, as of this writing 949 sales were recorded for July. Tucson home ...
08/13/2008
Our Federal government has stimulated the market with the recent tax credit. Now is a great time to buy. Those who ignore this opportunity will be throwing money away. Does this mean Buyers should throw caution to the wind? By no means should any home buyer ignore due diligence in buying a home. ...
08/04/2008
My prediction for May 2008 Tucson real estate sales was 1,035 sales. The officially reported number or 1,025 (collected June 4th) was very close. Checking this morning there were 25 additional sales not reported on time which increases the number of sales to 1050. READ MORE
06/11/2008
Will we exceed the predicted sales of 1,035 for May? We will know in a matter of days. The good thing is sales are continually increasing, which is good news for Tucson real estate. Bad news for those who wait for woulda, shoulda, coulda.  Read More
06/03/2008
In a market where buyer confidence is slowly returning it is important to have a strategy if you expect to sell sooner than later. The Tucson real estate market is still reeling, but, not as much as Phoenix, Stockton CA or other areas. Most home sellers, even in the Tucson Real Estate Market, lik...
05/29/2008
Who has the best answer to the question, "How should you communicate with Internet prospects?" Everybody has an opinion on this topic. What really works, not in theory or concept, but, in practice? Personally, I think asking questions of a prospect is a turn off. I like to start out with offering...
05/20/2008
Internet Real Estate BuyingAnyone you talk to will tell you that a vast majority of home buyers start searching for a home on the Internet. In today’s world of technology the “Duh” factor comes into play when it comes to buying and buying smart. Estimates are as high as 80% of home buyers begin t...
05/18/2008
The official numbers are out from the Tucson Association of Realtors. Tucson home sales volume increased by 5.86% and total home sales increased by 8.1% over that of March 2008. Good news for home sellers and the local market. The numbers of available homes decreased by 2.37%. Indications are the...
05/13/2008
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