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Here you'll find info on the Phoenix area real estate market. Plus who knows what else! Please visit our "other" blog, The Phoenix Real Estate Guy!
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My sweet bride and I recently had a land listing in an up and coming area northwest of Phoenix (Wittman, for those that know it or care). It was a little over 2 acres, and while it did have some structures, the values was completely in the land. We received several calls on the property, but alas...
09/16/2006
Sigh…. they are at it again. The media’s obsession with Chicken Little and his “The sky is falling! The sky is falling!” panic is getting rather old…An article in today’s East Valley Tribune starts off with this little gem… It was no easy summer for home sales. May was the worst May in three year...
09/13/2006
90 days ago, D.Challener Roe set out to enlist 2,996 bloggers to each write a tribute to an individual victim of 9/11. With the help of many and God only knows how many hours of dedicated work, he did it. A couple of weeks ago, I just sneaked in on the tail end of "2,996". I was the 2,956th blogg...
09/10/2006
PHOENIX (Reuters) - The Phoenix Area Chapter of ActiveRainaholics Anonymous (ARA) has been established under the direction of Jay Thompson."My name is Jay, and I'm a raging ActiveRainaholic," is how the President of the Phoenix ARA begins all his conversations. "ActiveRain has consumed my life. I...
09/08/2006
I've had a lot of people with web sites ask me about how bad it is if someone has to scroll to see all of their web page. Some "experts" will tell you that ANY scrolling is not good. However, most web sites require vertical (up and down) scrolling. Web pages these days just have too much content...
09/06/2006
I've been searching  for a good "event  calendar" to add to both my web site and blog for a long time. I believe I may have found the solution at Trumba.  This is a very slick calendar system, that's easy to implement into a web site or blog (though I don't think it will work in ActiveRain blogs ...
09/04/2006
My lovely bride has been whining about our tile for years, but I never thought she'd do anything about it. Well, she was showing a home a couple of weeks ago and fell in love with the tile... So I come home one day, open the garage door and there is a pallet full of new tile (in my parking space)...
09/04/2006
Ever used Google Maps? It's very cool. You can look up just about anything. Who knows how those wizards at Google get all that information and stuff it all into Google Maps.  Eventually, when Google takes over the world, every possible business will be listed in Google maps.But for now, there's ...
09/03/2006
OK, this has gone WAY too far. Earlier Kristal reported obvious theft of her AR content.Well yesterday, I noticed this post:  Having commented on a STRIKINGLY SIMILAR post the day before, I thought it was quite odd. So I go back and find Michael's post was not just strikingly similar, IT WAS AN E...
09/01/2006
Welcome back Kotter...Nice little spread John Travolta's got for himself!  Yes, that's a Boeing 707 parked in the driveway. (and a Gulfstream on the other side).  I'm not sure where the helicopter is, maybe taking this photo?The only news link I could find has been "archived" and I'm not paying ...
08/31/2006
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Here you'll find info on the Phoenix area real estate market. Plus who knows what else! Please visit our "other" blog, The Phoenix Real Estate Guy!