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Updates on Phoenix/Scottsdale area Real Estate related items and general thoughts.

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2007 

Hello -There is a great article today on www.azcentral.com - click HERE for the full details!The basics are:Scam artists are using www.craigslist.com to locate home and condo rentals.  They often involve the good 'ol, "I'm moving from Europe/Asia/Austrailia and my financier will send you a deposi...
04/26/2007
Hello!Last night, we attended the launch party for Stadium Tower, a high-rise luxury development on the ASU campus.  It is an incredible project, in an even more incredible location!  For all the details, click HERE and scroll down to "Stadium Tower"!                                              ...
04/26/2007
Gilbert's Cosmo Park is the best all-around dog park in the country for 2007, according to a monthly dog magazine's recently released rankings.Dog Fancy, which considers itself "the world's most widely read dog magazine," praised Cosmo Park for its doggie exercise equipment, man-made lake and bea...
04/24/2007
It happened again - we received an e-mail "You have a new lead from REALTOR.com!".  Usually, this makes us a little excited - a new lead!When we opened the e-mail about our listing, it wasn't a lead, at all - it was a knock:"Is 'cozy' and 'charming' another way of saying 'Small' and 'Overpriced'?...
04/23/2007
 A 269-acre parcel near Desert Ridge Marketplace sold today for a record price in an Arizona State Land Department Auction.  It sold for the appraised price of $149 million.  This parcel had been on the auction block in the fall of 2006 and failed to sell due to the slowing market.  The record sa...
04/17/2007
It seems like all one has to do is mention Zillow and an argument can break out.  Well here is more fuel for the fire.  The Arizona Board of Appraisal has issued two cease and desist letters to Zillow claiming that Zillow needs an appraiser license to offer its "zestimates" in Arizona.Last Octobe...
04/13/2007
I just took a heartbreaking call....A lady contacted us via our website about a home we have available for lease-purchase.  They have a home in Phoenix, but wanted to move into a larger home.  In March, she called off of an ad she saw for a "lender", who told them their credit was too poor to mov...
04/12/2007
Last week, we posted on lease-purchase pros and cons for home buyers. (Click HERE to read it!) This week, we are examining the OTHER side: WHY WOULD I WANT TO LEASE-PURCHASE MY INVESTMENT PROPERTY TO A BUYER? There are many advantages for investors if they lease-purchase a home: 1. The tenants ar...
04/10/2007
WHY would I want to lease-purchase?!   A lease-purchase is a way for buyers who aren't quite ready to buy a home yet secure one, and save up for closing costs and/or a down payment.  This is a great option if you need time to repair credit, save up for closing costs, or try out an area BEFORE you...
04/10/2007
This appeared on http://www.azcentral.com/:Valley's population leaps by 24% in 6-year periodThe Valley grew by 787,306 people from April 2000 to July 2006, the fourth-largest gain for a metropolitan area in the U.S. during that time, according to new census data. Estimates released Wednesday indi...
04/06/2007
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