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Some thoughts on Arizona real estate from one agents perspective



Offers are just that, a offer to purchase the home. some agents and buyers at this time just want to steal something, offer low and hope that they will get it.My feeling is that sometimes a full price clean offer is cheap and getting a home for $50,000 bellow list is expensive, look at the comps,...
I work in the Phoenix AZ metro area so some of these may not work in all statesVirtual receptionist choose your own local number and it routes calls to youOn-line Fax (my main Fax line)             this also has a...
I was reading through our local paper and came across a article stating that Pulte homes is being challenged by some union and construction trade groups, the article states that over 60% of the 410 homeowners surveyed had construction problems with their homes.I live in a new subdivision where th...
What a month coming up here in the valley of the Sun. this is a fantastic opportunity to see our state at its absolute best. Everything will be centered arond the game and Golf but there is so much more to see and do. You can visit the amazing Grand Canon, Enjoy the red rocks of Sedona, Ski (that...
About a week ago I received a call form a agent eager to show one of my listings, she called me back to let em know they would be making a offer and all sounded well.I did receive the offer and it was for $85,000 on a $190,000 home. I spoke to the agent and jokingly asked if she forgot a one? Wha...
Over the past months if you look at TV or read any of the papers you would think that the entire market has stopped, homes are not selling and nobody is moving here any more. In looking at the data from our multiple listing service over 54323 properties sold and the average price was $336,684.  N...
In the past few weeks we had the pleasure of having 2 major College Football bowl games here is the valley, this brings us a huge amount of national exposure throughout the country and this year we got to welcome guests from Oklahoma State and the University of Oklahoma and also those from Indian...
We are just 6 days into the New Year, I have just read the local "newspaper" telling me how bad the Arizona market is and that every body is being foreclosed on and the sky is falling...just for the record, last year 50000 homes were sold in our mls, based on our median price of about $250,000 th...
I spent last saturday out in the field visiting some of my REO properties, taking pictures adn inital inspections, here are some of the things i foundHome 1 A charming little fixer upper in a area where if you stop too long you may loose your wheels ;-) Home 2A pool growing stuff that could be ex...
In looking through the great posts on AR, i have noticed that many of you out there have extra "stuff" under your picture. This makes the blog much more attractive and gives a lot of good information, is there a easy way to add content or is it something much more involved.  I would love to hear ...

Andrew Monaghan

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