Monthly Archives: January 2012

So, how does that make you feel?

One of the toughest jobs I have as a psychologist – oops I mean Realtor – is to explain to my clients why the other agents clients are behaving the way they are.  Have you ever experienced the death of … Continue reading

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Can Builders Lend After a Short Sale?

Question:  My clients visited a national builder who insisted that their lender can immediately approve mortgages to previous homeowners after a short sale with lates.  Can they really lend on a home after a short sale? Answer:  Beam me up! … Continue reading

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Are Escrow Holdbacks Allowed on HUD Homes?

Answer: Yes, but there are restrictions. A HUD Home is a foreclosed property conveyed to HUD when the home owner defaults on an FHA loan.   There is a strict procedure for purchasing a HUD home utilizing a bid process. The … Continue reading

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Take a look at these AZ housing market stats – comparing This Year to Last Year

Take a look at these AZ housing market stats (numbers in green are 2010).   I’m happy as a clam (yes I did grow up reading Wizard of ID cartoons) that the most significant changes in # of homes sold … Continue reading

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Wow!  The Market in AZ has dramatically shifted again – CRAZY! Please allow me to share with you how the course of my last week unfolded.   I’ll leave out all the details about phone conversations, lead generation, contracts, inspections and … Continue reading

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Write an offer -right now!

Wow!  Did I mention- wow?!  Check out this video on our YouTube channel.  Buying a home in AZ these days is CRAZY! I did a $957,000 open house the same day – the first hour was dead and then the … Continue reading

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First Time Home Buying

Buying your first home is a big step, but it doesn’t have to be a scary one.  With the information you read about here and our help this can be the best and most rewarding decision of your life.  The … Continue reading

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