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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…

Border High-Risk Areas of Chandler FEMA to Increase

Border High-Risk Areas of Chandler FEMA to Increase

Is this what you picture when you think of Arizona? Apparently someone does. Chandler’s high-risk areas are going to be modified, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The current territories will be expanded, causing more owners to purchase…

So You’re Considering a Move to Arizona?

So You’re Considering a Move to Arizona?

Today’s post was written by guest blogger Jeff Kershner, a real estate professional in the Illinois area. Jeff brings light to someone considering a move to Arizona from another location. So you’re considering a move to Arizona? I’m not exactly…

Are You A Frustrated Buyer? Here Are 4 Things You Should Do

Are You A Frustrated Buyer? Here Are 4 Things You Should Do

If you are a homebuyer in Phoenix right now you know that getting a home under contract is difficult at best, especially if you are in the lower price ranges (under $200,000). Competition has become fierce as inventory continues to…

What Should I Know If I’m Going to Buy a Short Sale?

What Should I Know If I’m Going to Buy a Short Sale?

Buyers in today’s market are hungry for great deals, and believe the types of homes to buy are either short sales or foreclosures. They think this because the list price is so attractive that they’ll be able to buy for…

Do You Want the Perfect Location or a Big House?

Do You Want the Perfect Location or a Big House?

Do you want the perfection location or a big house? This is a question buyers must ask themselves today, as there are definitely advantages and disadvantages to both options. In Phoenix back in the hayday (2004-2006) people would buy practically…

Residents Have Mixed Feelings about New Chandler Target Location

Residents Have Mixed Feelings about New Chandler Target Location

The new Chandler Target: as one comes in, another one will close. Target’s move will be making a big impact on Chandler’s economy and residents next month, as it both closes and opens in a different part of Chandler. The…

5 Simple Summer Improvements to Add Sizzle to Your Home

5 Simple Summer Improvements to Add Sizzle to Your Home

Summertime is upon us. In Phoenix we are seeing temperatures up to 107 right now, and the focus of valley residents seems to be keeping cool in the desert heat. Working on one’s home may outrank taking a dip in…

Utilizing Social Media Marketing for your Real Estate Business

Utilizing Social Media Marketing for your Real Estate Business

Real estate has been one of the slowest adopting industries for taking on social media as a marketing platform. Why is this? I believe that since average Realtor has been in the business for a long time, maybe 10 or…