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It doesn’t snow in Arizona!

I can't tell you how many times I have had to have a conversation with folks who live out of state who just can't believe it snows in Arizona. I was recently speaking with my friends at the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce and they have the same p...

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Christmas Theme Sells Home for $240.23 p/foot!

We've all beeen there. You have your listing appointment and the house really is only 768 S/F, but sits on a wonderful lot with beautiful trees and in a quaint neighborhood. The renovationa are amazing on the inside, but due to a job transfer, ...

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TIPS for First-Time Home Buyers

Today, I have yet another closing with first-time home buyers. Many believe that first-time home buyers are young professionals or newly starting out families but that is not always the case. Several of my first-time home buyers have been over...

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Top 10 Changes in Desktop Underwriting

One of my favorite lenders just informed me that the Fannie Mae Desktop Underwriter (DU) Version 10.0 will include several risk factor changes that are likely to change how borrowers qualify. Although it won't start until September 24th, 2016,...

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Words that $ELL a home Faster

Sometimes, I am disappointed to see that a seasoned agent might have 10 listings, but the pictures are sideways, there is no creativity or time put into the listing remarks. That really isn't in the best interest of the client. The Daily R...

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Arizona Foreclosure Market Insights

As a registered Equator Agent, I receive a monthly REO Market Insights Report which provides valuable data on a national level. I thought you might find it interesting to see what is currently going on: For the month of July 2016, Arizona ha...

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Home Inspections In a Nut Shell

SWEET! Remember Home Inspections, although very important, is more of a visual examination of the visible, safety accessible, and readily accessible areas of a home's foundation, structure, roof, and electrical, heating, ventilation, air con...

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Our Voices United was heard on Capitol Hill!

Dear Dusty, Once again the voices of REALTORS were heard loud and clear on Capitol Hill and last night we scored a big win! Thanks to you, and more than 139,000 REALTORS across the nation, the Housing Opportunity through Modernization Act o...

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The Internet of Things (IoT) in Real Estate

As many of you already know I am a computer geek and love new technology. I know the technology experts at our associations will be watching these new developments closely, but one really caught my eye and thought I would share to see what othe...

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