Joe Domino is a licensed agent serving the Phoenix/Scottsdale metro area. Joe's broad base of experience and depth of knowledge provide him a unique insight into the real estate business. Follow Joe's idiosyncratic articles and postings which he makes available for your education and enjoyment.
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I can’t believe it is 2020. Welcoming a new year can be a great time to look ahead toward a bright future. But looking ahead may not be enough to ensure we see clearly.For a long time, people have used the term 20/20 vision to describe perfect eyesight. The ability to see clearly. But when it com...
Merry Christmas to one and all!
If you stay in this business long enough you will experience some crazy things. A couple of them came to mind when I read this contest.I remember one time when I met a young couple looking to rent a home. They had just moved to Phoenix and their current home in another state was being sold short....
The world is in a hurry. We have a lot to do and little time to do it all. Consequently, we have found ways to make ourselves more efficient. Where we would once write letters, we send emails. Where we would once go shopping, we order online. Where we once would call, we send a text. It often mak...
“What a wonderful view. I could sit here all day and just enjoy the landscape.”“Yes, it is very serene.”“I just love the smell of fresh-cut grass…”“And you never have to mow it, the groundskeeper takes care of the maintenance.”“That’s it, I have decided. I want a home on the golf course.”...“Wai...
I fear that I am becoming a blog snob. We all enjoy reading a good article, story or blog post. It can be fun and often educational. But it bothers me when I read something that is full of mistakes. It is even worse when an article is written in language that is full of terminology that is hard t...
Thanksgiving is a day that is celebrated in various ways across the globe.In the U. S. the modern Thanksgiving holiday tradition is most often traced to the feast celebrated by the Pilgrims in Massachusetts in 1621. Celebrating a good harvest along with the Native Americans that helped them throu...
Measuring the square footage of a house can sometimes be a mystery. Ask the seller how many square feet and you may get one answer. Ask the assessor how big, a second answer. Ask the appraiser and you may get even a different answer. Ask two appraisers and get two different answers.Builders will ...
The housing market in Cave Creek, AZ continues to be a Sellers market.In the last few weeks the market has achieved a relative stasis point in terms of sales to inventory. However, inventory is sufficiently low to keep us in the Seller’s Market zone. We will continue to watch for changes in the M...
I have much to be thankful for in my life. I have been particularly lucky to have been cared for by a number of strong women.For me, it all started with my mother. When we were younger my father did not earn a lot of money. He ran a small business that limited his income. Despite having to raise ...