Chandler Real Estate and Beyond....

Real Estate Agent - Call Realty, Inc.
Check out my Real Estate commentary - my entry topics vary from real estate investing, to first time buyers in Phoenix to strategies for professionals.



I am not talking about toned abs.  I am not talking about light beer.  Maybe I wish I was....Rather - I'm talking about homes arranged in a 'Six-Pack' configuration.  Six homes, 2X3 layout, the large majority of which are 2-story.  Front doors face each other and have common walkways.  Two car ga...
First and foremost - congratulations.  I believe the statistics dictate that somewhere on the order of 90% of America's millionaires made their money through real estate.  The benefits of owning investment property are obvious.  Pay down principal while someone else ‘pays your mortgage'.  Reduce ...
I have read numerous blog posts regarding mortgage fraud.  These issues are present throughout the country - specifically, I recall articles detailing scams in Nevada, Florida and Georgia.  Guess what - Arizona is not immune to from this 'epidemic'.  Take a peek at this article from the Arizona R...
A client of mine is about to sign a contract to purchase a spec home.  Nothing unusual here.  The builder requires the client to use one of their three lenders to receive a large 'incentive discount'.  The lenders are not 'in house', ie the builder doesn't make any additional monies from the loan...
01/17/2007 read this article?  It discusses how technology is changing the Real Estate industry.  Mentions of alternate business models, valuation websites and blogs.  The old way of doing rea...
Every so often I will take a client on a tour of all the spec homes that are available in areas such as Maricopa and Queen Creek.  These areas within Pinal County are a bit further out, but its hard to beat the bang for the buck one can get in comparison to areas in the East Valley such as Tempe/...
Not every real estate transaction involves the same commission.  Why is this?  Well, first and foremost, commissions are fully negotiable (I do fall into the category of many full service agents who will not lower my commission barring special circumstances - my levels of service and market knowl...
Fiduciary may just be the most important word for a real estate agent to know.  It describes the type of duty or responsibility we have towards our clients.  At the Arizona School of Real Estate and Business, the simple way we were taught to remember the key components of Fiduciary was the term C...
I admit it.  I'm guilty.  I'm a huge fan of both College Basketball and College Football.  This year's National Championship game for College Football is being held in what amounts to my backyard - Glendale, AZ.  It will pit the Buckeyes of Ohio State against the Gators of Florida.               ...
There were many factors driving the Real Estate BOOM from ~ 2000-2005.  Some of these, to varying degrees and in no particular order, include                                                                                                              shifting portfolios away from stocks ( ...

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