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Sometimes new business pops up in the most unlikely of places.   Open houses, while held for a seller to market a home, can also bring new faces and new business.  We meet new clients in the most unlikely of places, but when and where we might not know.   About 3 months ago, I held an open house ...
This challenge/contest hits a sour spot with me.  Partly because I'm human just like everyone else.  Describing our failures is not a shining moment in anyone's business resume, but that's a big part of this challenge in my opinion and one to be examined.  After all, we're supposed to learn from ...
Real estate market statistics courtesy of Arizona Regional MLS, Market Stats.  The Phoenix Housing Statistics are through January, 2018.  As you can see, year over year we're up in sales 2.5% for Maricopa County, even though the monthly total is down.  New listings are up slightly, but our total ...
Rejected is a harsh word.  Maybe a better word is "not accepted?"  Rejecting an appraiser is not always an easy thing to do, but it is a MUST if they aren't competent to perform the assignment.  Notice the word "compentent."  I use that word because that's the precise word, according to a fellow ...
Cottonwood REALTOR® Broker  Esther Talbert, Yavapai Realty,  has created the Zero Energy Expo Seminar, March 15, 2018, 1 - 5 pm, Cottonwood Recreation Center, 150 S 6th St, Cottonwood, Conference Banquet Room.   Expect to hear about energy efficient construction, updated International building co...
Yesterday, I had the priviledge of attending a Women's Council of REALTORS® broker limo tour.  What a treat to see 6 homes in 3 zip codes with professionals!  But of course I would say that as a WCR member (wink, wink!)   Being a true professional requires discipline, care and concern for others....
It's once again time for the annual Chili Cook Off benefiting HALO Animal Rescue  helping homeless pets in the Phoenix area.  Event details: Saturday, February 3, 2018, 10 am - 1 pmArrowhead Harley Davidson, 16130 N Arrowhead Fountain Center Dr.,  Peoria, AZ  85362$5 admission with 100% of the pr...
 While on an airplane across the Midwest, I finished reading a magazine that I’d been saving for this quiet time to complete.  Magazines are a great distraction from the seemingly endless hours on a plane sitting next to strangers.  “A bus in the sky” is how I think of airplanes.  This airplane u...
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 ...

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