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Giving Thanks – Day 4

This is our Giving Thanks – Day 4 – entry into “12 Days of Thanks Giving 2017 – ActiveRain Challenge” hosted by Debbie Reynolds. Another nice surprise to be thankful for today.  We are attending Brian England’s East Valley Meetup today. Mike Jones from Tucson will also be attending. I woke this morning to a text from Mike, advising that he is bringing two civilians to the Meetup for the specific purpose of introducing them to Suzanne and me! Another networking opportunity. Until tomorrow…   ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Click the button below to Subscribe to ourArizona Real Estate blog!     All images purchased and  licensed from Shutterstock , shared from YouTube, sourced from Vectortoons, or were taken by the...

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Don't Just Give Up – Consider a Short Sale in Peoria

While the numbers of Short Sales and REOs in Peoria are way down from the staggering levels following the market crash about 10 years ago, there are still some properties “under water” and some that have received a Notice of Default, the first step in the process that will result in the Trustee’s Sale on the courthouse steps. It’s always sad to see people give up and walk away from a home, particularly when alternatives exist which may well be better for them and their lien holders. We’ve learned that often those who “opt” to let the home go to foreclosure “by...

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Giving Thanks – Day 3

This is our Giving Thanks – Day 3 – entry into “12 Days of Thanks Giving 2017 – ActiveRain Challenge” hosted by Debbie Reynolds. I had a different topic in mind for today’s post – until I received a voicemail message from brokerage leadership yesterday evening. “We would like to invite you and Suzanne to be our guests and sit at our table at the Inspirational Breakfast this Thursday morning.” It’s an honor to attend this 4 hour annual event, and to be invited to sit at the leadership table is even more of an honor. Suzanne and I are both thankful for the invitation, and...

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Don't Just Give Up – Consider a Short Sale in Paradise Valley

While the numbers of Short Sales and REOs in Paradise Valley are way down from the staggering levels following the market crash about 10 years ago, there are still some properties “under water” and some that have received a Notice of Default, the first step in the process that will result in the Trustee’s Sale on the courthouse steps. It’s always sad to see people give up and walk away from a home, particularly when alternatives exist which may well be better for them and their lien holders. We’ve learned that often those who “opt” to let the home go to foreclosure...

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Questions You May Not Have Considered When Choosing a Realtor®

Maria Sapio “Were they on time? Prepared? Organized? – Do I feel that this person is knowledgeable, honest, straightforward, trustworthy, and can achieve the desired result? – Did this person leave space for my questions/thoughts?”Right on target – and – re-blog! So, you’ve decided that it’s time to sell your home. Do you feel caught on a Ferris Wheel frenzy? You’ve put on your safety goggles and plunged into de-cluttering your closets and even wrestled with the contents of your garage and then you face the most arduous task of all…which Realtor® do I call to list my home?Choosing an agent is, in...

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