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Phoenix Arizona Real Estate Blog, presented by Suzanne Marriott of Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty.
Currently Tony is at Number Eleven and I am at Number 29 in the scheme of things.  In researching those on the list above us, the majority has done zilch, sero, nada to maintain or improve their standing in Active Rain.  That begs the question - why not??!  Boredom?  Got in early and rested on wi...
Yesterday Tony and I had a lunch meeting with one of the Buyer Associates on our team.  Recently, this Buyer Associate had been "previewing" For Sale By Owners to discover whether they were offering co-broke to an agent bringing a buyer, to see what the house looked like since no info was availab...
I have the perception that the number of Active Rain blog posts is down in the last few days.  Perhaps Matt could confirm or deny?  I would have thought that with the real estate activity slowing a little for the holidays, more people would have more time to post - but I'm getting the feeling tha...
Try saying that five times quickly!  I read with great interest this morning various posts from around the country which seemed to imply that the market as a whole is going through a change.  What's new about that you ask?  Well - the ones that really caught my attention  were the posts and comme...
This is my first blog post using Dragon Naturally Speaking. For those of you who have not heard about Dragon Naturally Speaking it is an amazing software tool that allows you to speak your thoughts and have them transcribed into a document ready to post into your blog. Since most of us think abou...
It's that time of year again---time for resolutions.  If one of your goals is to become more financially secure, a highly reliable means of accomplishing that is through expanding your real estate investments.Real estate over the past 50 years has proven to be one of the strongest long-term inves...
WE DON'T TAKE IT PERSONALLY             Negotiating the sale or purchase of a home is a highly creative endeavor that can be stressful at times.  Even though the process is not usually an adversarial one, there are issues, which may require a compromise from each party.            It helps to kno...
WHEN YOU ARE BUYING PROPERTY TO BUILD             You noticed a lot for sale in a suburban area that looks like a perfect place to build your dream home.  Buying undeveloped land can be an exciting investment, but you should obtain certain information before you sign on the dotted line.          ...
I swear paper must multiply when you aren't looking.  I scan, I shred, I scan, I shred, I print to PDF instead of printing to paper, I store "files" on CD or online, and yet as much as I try to rid myself of the paper, there always seems to be more of it to deal with!I suppose much of it is court...
I've been reading many excellent posts about Home Staging, and the need to make sure it's done before you open the doors to the eager flood of buyers waiting outside with baited breath.....well...perhaps a trickle of buyers who have been nibbling sardines.However - back to my point!I absolutely a...

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Phoenix Arizona Real Estate Blog, presented by Suzanne Marriott of Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty. Market analysis and insightful commentary on the real estate market in Maricopa County Arizona.