Cynthia Smitherman's (homes4saleaz) Blog

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Managing Real Estate Broker - Emage` Fine Properties, LLC - BR117123000
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Now more than ever the need to use professionals in many aspects of our lives is  very important to help protect our well being and sanity. As homeowners my husband and I are constantly engaged in the daily maintenance of our home.  We handle minor adjustment and repairs as needed to keep the hom...
01/19/2012
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This very same time last year I wrote the blog "We are Still Here" and guess what - we are Still here.  This certainly has been a whirlwind of a year with short sales, and REO's being more common than regular sales.  Whew! Have we been through the fire.  I thought it would be prudent to state the...
12/01/2011
As Realtors® we pledge fiduciary duties to our clients which includes the following: 1.      Confidentiality 2.      Accountability 3.      Reasonable Care 4.      Loyalty 5.      Obedience 6.      Advocacy 7.      Disclosure and some times PROTECTION With this pledge we sometimes put ourselves i...
11/26/2011
I Shall put my client's best interest as 1st priority - not my commission I Shall be courteous and LISTEN to my client's needs and wants I shall advise them on the correct procedures I Shall protect my client from harm to the best of my ability I Shall show professionalism not only in my speech,...
09/11/2011
I had the opportunity to attend the 64th National Convention of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers from August 4-10th, 2011 in New Orleans, LA.  It was wonderful seeing the inter-workings of the political machine that drives such a huge organization. I saw the election of officers, t...
08/31/2011
  The Arizona Association of Real Estate Brokers also known as AAREB has been selected to participate in an $800 million dollar program developed by investors to help homeowners who are facing foreclosure.   Henry M. Wade, Jr., President of AAREB, Cynthia Smitherman, 1st Vice President,  Gayle Ra...
08/31/2011
This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to RING the BELL for the Salvation Army.  I have often given to the person who was bundled up while standing in front of the grocery store or the corner drug store.  I wondered how they found the time to do that, or even wondered if they were homeless and...
12/06/2010
I love this time of the year because most people will make an extra effort to offer a smile and a helping hand to those in need.  As we see the Christmas sales, jingles, and deep discounts start to roll in as early as pre-Thanksgiving, we start to reflect on giving gifts, sharing special time wi...
12/01/2010
Most people visualize the Grim Reaper as a faceless being wearing a hooded cloak and carrying a hand scythe.   Today if you want to visualize the Reaper of the 21st Century - it would be a person who may look like your next door neighbor.  Instead of a cloak, he would wear a Bill Blass shirt, a d...
11/16/2010
The Arizona Association of Real Estate Brokers (AAREB) comprise of many companies and all work towards a common goal; to effectuate democracy in housing.With so much negativity in the media regarding real estate professionals, it is refreshing to know that there is a group that is sincere in hel...
11/15/2010
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Cynthia Smitherman

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