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How Twitter Got My Daddy On the News : A 7-Year Old’s Perspective

How Twitter Got My Daddy On the News : A 7-Year Old’s Persp

My daddy works hard at his job as a Realtor. I know he likes to do it what he does because he talks about it all the time. He spends alot of time on the computer and phone talking to…

7 Tips for Buyers Looking at Homes

7 Tips for Buyers Looking at Homes

As a real estate agent working in the Chandler, Arizona real estate market for the last 4 years, I have noticed the buyers have certain habitswhen they decide that now is the time to get out in the car and…

Mortgage broker vs Banker

Mortgage broker vs Banker

People often ask me “ What’s the difference between a mortgage broker and a banker ?” The differences are pretty dramatic .When working with buyers many of them come to me with an approval in-hand from a bank like Wells…

10 Things to Watch Out for When Buying a Foreclosure

10 Things to Watch Out for When Buying a Foreclosure

With over 40% of Phoenix real estate sales still being foreclosures, buyers are jumping in like there’s no tomorrow, often times throwing caution to the wind because they got such a great deal and beat out other bidders. However, just…

Real Estate Lingo 101

Real Estate Lingo 101

Congratulations! So you’ve decided to buy a home for sale. If you were in Chandler, Arizona and I could speak to you directly, I would let you know that there are an abundance of new terms & jargon that you…

Getting a Steal on a Deal – Can I Do It?

Getting a Steal on a Deal – Can I Do It?

As a realtor in Chandler/ Phoenix,AZ I work with alot of buyers who are very conservative about the market, given what they perceive to be a bad economy. People are more money-conscious than they have ever been, and rightly so.…

Buying a HUD Home: Not a Walk in the Park

Buying a HUD Home: Not a Walk in the Park

Deals about out in the marketplace currently, especially in Chandler, Arizona where I work. At the moment I have 2 buyers with homes in escrow that are labeled as HUD (Housing and Urban Development) homes. As I am educating my…

Why Can’t I Handle a Real Estate Transaction by Myself?

Why Can’t I Handle a Real Estate Transaction by Myself?

You’re smart, competent, have a good head on your shoulders, and excel in your career – why can’t you handle a simple real estate purchase or sale on your own? After all, Realtors may way too much money to today’s…

7 Mistakes Home Buyers Make

7 Mistakes Home Buyers Make

You’re excited because you’ve made the decision to buy a home. You realize it may be a ways out, months possibly, but you are eager and ready to start a new chapter in your life. There are endless possibilities and…

Why Can’t I Buy That Home?

Why Can’t I Buy That Home?

So you’re looking at homes for sale on the internet and come across the most gorgeous home you’ve ever seen – granite countertops, 2-tone neutral paint colors, stamped concrete in the front and backyards, epoxy garage floors, pebble tech pool,…

What in the World is Going on with the Phoenix Real Estate Market?

What in the World is Going on with the Phoenix Real Estate Market

Yesterday 40 – 50 eager & hungry Realtors gathered at the Southeast Valley Regional Association of Realtors (SEVRAR) to listen to one of the most trusted housing authorities in Phoenix speak about where our market stands and what we may…