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Despite Stellar Interest Rates, Most Buyers Can’t or Won’t Capitalize

Despite Stellar Interest Rates, Most Buyers Can’t or Won

I saw on CNN this morning at the gym that interest rates are at 60 year lows. I’m not a lender but we seem to be in the high 3’s to 4.0-ish. Wow, right!? Not so much. You see we…

Investment in Price Corridor: CyrusOne Data Center Will Come to Chandler,AZ

Investment in Price Corridor: CyrusOne Data Center Will Come to C

Today I received a bombshell from Chandler city councilman Jeff Weninger regarding a major project in the works.  A 40-acre parcel of the available 152 acres of Continuum in the Price Corridor, a science and technology business park has been…

Verde Salon Finds a Home in Chandler

Verde Salon Finds a Home in Chandler

Verde Salon has come to Chandler, AZ 85286, located at Dobson & Germann in The Shops at Pecos Ranch corner.The location will complement the other business locations, mostly restaurants including Oregano’s, Uncle Bear’s, BLD, Planet Sub, Tia Rosa, YoLove Frozen…

Why Get a Home Inspection?

Why Get a Home Inspection?

Many homebuyers go into the purchasing process overconfident that because they don’t see any defects with the home, that they don’t need to get a home inspection. They often get swept up into thinking that because they got such a…

Is the Phoenix Economy Getting Better?

Is the Phoenix Economy Getting Better?

Here’s a question I get asked on almost a daily basis. People ask mostly out of curiousity, but I think there is more to it than that. They are concerned about factors going on around them that are inherently out…

How to Select a Chandler Real Estate Agent

How to Select a Chandler Real Estate Agent

In the process of selecting a Chandler real estate agent no doubt you’ll come up against a plethora of characters. Real estate is a tough business and there’s no doubt that locating the right Chandler Realtor may be a formidable…

Understanding the Mortgage Loan Process

Understanding the Mortgage Loan Process

Our guest blog post comes to us from Michael Metz of VIP Mortgage Today’s mortgage environment is filled with far more regulations, meaning today’s lenders are going to have far more processes, checks and cautionary measures. Different mortgage entities may…

Where is the San Marcos Hotel Chandler of the Olden Days?

Where is the San Marcos Hotel Chandler of the Olden Days?

TheSan Marcos Hotel Chandler used to be a thing of beauty – frequented by celebrities such as Clark Gable & Errol Flynn.  It was a very hip place to be, especially during the 1940s and was branded “the place to…

Orangetheory Fitness Chandler to Open Soon and Offers Large Cash Prize

Orangetheory Fitness Chandler to Open Soon and Offers Large Cash

Chandler has a new fitness location called Orangetheory Fitness opening soon at Dobson & Germann in The Shops at Pecos Ranch corner.  The location will complement the other business locations, mostly restaurants including Oregano’s, Uncle Bear’s, BLD, Planet Sub, Tia…

What is Homepath Financing and How Can It Help Me?

What is Homepath Financing and How Can It Help Me?

I frequently get asked by buyers “What is this Fannie Mae Homepath financing and does it make sense for me?” First of all, this type of financing can only be used on Fannie Mae homes, which are homes taken back…

Can Anyone Find Out How Much I Paid for My House?

Can Anyone Find Out How Much I Paid for My House?

Can Anyone Find Out How Much I Paid for My House? This is a question asked today by a client concerned about privacy issues. With information seemingly everywhere these days and privacy becoming a huge issue, it was surprisingly the…

9 Home Improvement Ideas to Avoid

9 Home Improvement Ideas to Avoid

We all love talking about what we’re going to do to make our home look stunning. It’s such a blast to go to a store like Home Depot and start dreaming of the upgrades we are going to make to…

Prep to Sell, Even if You Aren’t

Prep to Sell, Even if You Aren’t

Today’s guest post is courtesy of real estate agent and blogger Stacie Staub in Denver, Colorado. If you are considering a purchase or sale in that area please visit her website.   So, Ori and I were talking last night…

Can I Borrow Money from Credit Cards for My Down Payment?

Can I Borrow Money from Credit Cards for My Down Payment?

No. I would love for that to be the end of the post, but if you are normal you want to know why, right? Recently I was out with a buyer who had been pre-qualified to buy a home with…

10 Things to Do in Chandler When it Heats Up Outside

10 Things to Do in Chandler When it Heats Up Outside

If you have ever been to Chandler in the summer, you know that finding things to do can be a stretch.  Someone told me that living here is like hibernating during this season, kind of like bears (or Minnesotans) do…

Phoenix Haboob Equals Phoenix Real Estate: An Illustration

Phoenix Haboob Equals Phoenix Real Estate: An Illustration

  Phoenix haboob equals Phoenix real estate – huh? This morning people woke up with their homes, cars, and patio furniture covered in dust from the aftermath of last night’s Phoenix haboob. So what is a haboob you ask? Being…

Neighborhood Spotlight: Clemente Ranch

Neighborhood Spotlight: Clemente Ranch

The Clemente Ranch neighborhood in Chandler, AZ is bound by the streets of Germann, Queen Creek, Dobson, and Alma School Road in the zip code of 85286. While it doesn’t officially consume the entire square mile, we welcome Homestead Park…

Agent Reboot Review – 26 Nuggets from Denver Conference

Agent Reboot Review – 26 Nuggets from Denver Conference

This week while on vacation in Denver I attended the Agent Reboot event for real estate agents and felt compelled to write this review. The conference is designed to help agents improve their online marketing game. With over 90% (maybe…