Need a reminder about "doing the right thing, at the right time", even if it seems to break the rules? … [Read more...] about Thoughtful Thursday – Doing the right thing, at the right time
Archives for April 2009
Last week, I had the good fortune to listen to Mike Orr’s presentation at the Arizona Regional MLS Technopalooza. I’ve been a subscriber of Mike’s Cromford Report for sometime, but haven’t had a chance to learn from him directly. One of the most interesting insights he shared was that some of the metrics we commonly use are … [Read more...] about Looks like Phoenix real estate prices may be on their way up
Just in case you need a reminder about some of the crazy, out-of-the-box thinking that's possible. … [Read more...] about Friday Fun – Thinking Outside the Box
Scottsdale is one of those long, skinny towns that has very definite north, south, and central neighborhoods. Prices tend to increase, from south to north. Today, I've created some charts (with the help of Altos Research) to show the current differences in these varying markets. Current median list price for South Scottsdale … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Real Estate Update – Comparing North, South, and in between
Here's a couple photos of a foreclosure property in Phoenix. And a view from the upstairs loft. Photo credit: D. Patrick Lewis What can you say? Mostly we are speechless. If you are buying a bank-owned home, please, please, please, do yourself a favor and get a home inspection. … [Read more...] about What can you say?
Earlier this week, I read the Phoenix Real Estate Market by Tom Ruff. Lots of good info that validates some of my experience with lender owned properties over the past month, plus brings to light some additional encouraging news about our local real estate market. Phoenix area home sales are up. Foreclosure sales are … [Read more...] about Phoenix Real Estate Market Update
I connect with this video on so many levels, and hope you take the time to enjoy and savor this young man's golf journey. Sports can be very important to a person with special needs. As a parent of a teen, with his own set of challenges, I can tell you that passions for excellence run deep. Special Olympics is one way … [Read more...] about “It’s just another challenge”
Just finished reading a new post on the John Hall & Associates blog. Phoenix Real Estate Market by Tom Ruff Lots of good info that validates some of my experience with lender owned properties over the past month, plus brings to light some additional encouraging news about our local real estate market. Phoenix home sales … [Read more...] about Phoenix Real Estate Market Update
I'm a geek. The first time I got to work with computers, I was absolutely fascinated. The year was 1971, and I was a student at the now defunct East High School (in the Phoenix Union High School district). We wrote programs on punch cards, mailed them into the district, and got our print outs back the following week, so we … [Read more...] about Just a Geeky Gal
Here's one of those striking examples of why investors are once again flocking to Phoenix. One zip code in east Phoenix. Can you believe that the median sales price this past couple of months is barely over 50% of what it was in 2002? Amazing. … [Read more...] about Is Phoenix real estate really this undervalued?