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Val Vista Lakes in Gilbert AZ, Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale and Phoenix are the primary area's where Captain Bill serves Sellers, Relocating, Move-up and Downsizing Buyers. Contact Captain Bill to learn more about homes for sale in Val Vista Lakes Gilbert AZ. Sellers, ask about Captain Bill's 45-Day Listing Agreement.
A New Scam     This is a new one that I haven't seen before. It's purported to come from an American Soldier in Iraq who found a bunch of Saddam Hussein's cash, and want's you to reply to get more details. We know what comes next. Hopefully people are getting wise to these scams. Any letters like...
PAN AM series First Airline Pilot Job Interview by Captain Bill Travis   An airline pilot gets his training and experience from the military, or pays for training at local flight schools. After obtaining the Commercial, Instrument, and Flight Instructor ratings, the privately trained pilot works ...
Buyers, AS IS means AS IS, Understand the Contract   In AZ, in a Regular Sale the Seller MUST warranty the following items: Heating and cooling  Mechanical (doors, etc) Plumbing, Electrical systems, Swimming pool and/or spa, motors, filter systems, cleaning systems, and heaters, Free standing ran...
Would you go NUDE for a BEER?   I thought this was hilarious so I have to include it in my weekly humorous video. We all need a laugh at times, and if it makes me laugh hard, then I feel a few of you will also enjoy it. Our Nifty Fifty Club in Val Vista Lakes supports a charity with supplies they...
Is This Discrimination, or a Disclosure Issue?   Carol Culkin wrote a great post regarding Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act which prevents discrimination in the Sale, Rental and Financing of dwellings. The situation Carol describes is this: Carol has a lower floor condo listing A buyers agent w...
LENDERS, STOP FALSIFYING LSR REPORTS   The Loan Status Report has 4 fields to be checked YES or NO by the Lender: Lender has completed a verbal discussion with Buyer for the above loan strategy including a discussion of income, assets & debts. Based on information provided and a Trimerged Residen...
BUYERS, HOW TO STRUCTURE YOUR SHORT SALE OFFER   Picture yourself as a Lender's Negotiator. 200 files on your desk Under pressure to move through these files More files added daily You pick up File Number 1 Offer is below what you can approve Below area comps Buyer asking for the moon You  must r...
My Alarm Clock Won't Turn Off       Our 18 month old Yorkie, Coquita, sleeps in our bed with us; although I believe she thinks that we sleep in her bed with her. She has apparently determined that it's her duty to wake me up every morning at 5 am. Perhaps that's because I usually wake up at that ...
Should I Purchase A Home in Val Vista Lakes In A Declining Market?     This is a reblog of a post made by Lisa Udy Realtor Utah Real Estate Specialist,  and I feel it's important to add this to my Val Vista Lakes community information in Gilbert AZ. I would like to add that interest rates are at ...
Val Vista Lakes Gilbert AZ mid August Real Estate Report       Val Vista Lakes is the premier lake and waterfront community in the East Valley Town of Gilbert AZ. The community consists of 1976 homes, which include condo's, town houses, and single family homes, all within 24 sub-communities. Ther...

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Val Vista Lakes in Gilbert AZ is a lake community with gorgeous waterfront homes available for sale. These Val Vista Lakes Gilbert homes are located in the East Valley of the Phoenix area.

Captain Bill lives in Val Vista Lakes; and is an active member of the Val Vista Lakes community.

He writes many articles on his blog about the Val Vista Lakes waterfront community, and in addition he writes about his favorite Town of Gilbert AZ.