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Phoenix housing Market Statistics for 2017 reflect rising prices, falling supply, greater demand, and fewer listings.  But even with the hilly graphs, the market is a fairly balanced market.   If you're a first time home buyer, make sure to consult a seasoned professional as you'll experience mul...
Solar is an ever present reminder for energy efficiency.  It's always top of mind for homeowners who think of it first for energy efficiency, even though the best ROI is lightbulbs!   Solar continues to gain in popularity with more installations and reduced prices, so says this article by Energy ...
Reading a post by Grant Schneider, "Make a Resolution Like You Mean It"  reminds me of a story many years ago.  My story involved playing softball when we played on grade school ball fields.  We'd arrive early and warm up, spreading out al over the field.  The idea behind warming up helped us to ...
The Phoenix Housing Market Update for 11/30/17  reflects continuing strong sale results.  Overall, our Inventory is down 11.5% year over year for November.  Months supply stands at 3.09; distressed sales number 2% of total sales; average days on market is 69; with a median sales price expected to...
To those no longer with us we celebrate this Christmas Eve, rest in peace! Rest in Peace Allen & Mary Ann Dutton  It is Better to Light a Candle Than to Curse the Darkness       I researched this quote this morning to find it's author....it has been attributed to many people from Confucious to Jo...
This post is in response to Kathy Streib's Holiday Challenge for a Favorite Holiday Memory.   Growing up in the middle of 6 siblings, 4 of which were boys, provided for a boisterous childhood.  The boys were always interested in sports, which included football.  Being the "runt" of the litter did...
It's been fun this week getting to meet Carol Williams from Wenatchee, Washington!  I had the privilege of a one on one lunch and then meeting with  Carol Williams again,  Tony & Suzanne Marriott,   Richard Bazinet,   Brian England,  and David Dion.  For our first lunch, I suggested meeting at We...
Looking for contuing education class for a great price!  How about 3 hours Disclosure for realtors, 3 hours for appraisers, and 1.5 BPI CEU's for contractors?  And this includes lunch, sponsored by Chicago Title, and happy hour with networking with other industry pros!    Register here!  Plan to ...
This post is in response to the 4th Annual Pay It Forward Challenge for November, 2017.  Thinking about this challenge and I figure there's no better way than to Pay It Forward!  There are certainly folks that are far worse off than anyone simply waiting for the next home to close escrow.   Havin...
Veterans Day is a day of remembrance for all of those who have served and are serving our Nation to protect our freedom.   Having never served, I can't imagine the thoughts that go through a young man or woman's mind when signing up to give their life for our freedom.  The personal sacrifices are...

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