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Real Estate Agent - Tierra Antigua Realty
The old adage of price is true to the selling of any home. There are three opinions on what the price should be. What the Seller’s emotional value is of their home, What the market value is, and What Buyers are willing to pay. Read More...
It’s amazing how fast our lives change and how much technology becomes a part of our business and our lives. You may be able to relate by the time you finish reading. I wake up in the morning to check the time on my iPhone. Grabbing my iPad and iPhone I head out to the kitchen for that morning cu...
So, you want to sell your home fast and for the highest possible, right? Three essentials that will get you what you want that should not be ignored. Readers Digest version…   Price is key to getting Buyers to take even a glance. Price is an essential far too many Sellers close their eyes to. By ...
  With Tucson being in the top 10 cities for investing in real estate more and more investors are looking at Tucson.   A few things to look for when buying an investor renovated home.   1.       What condition is the roof? 2.       Most will update the kitchen and bathrooms. 3.       Was any of t...
With this weekend being the National weekend for Open Houses I am curious how many Active Rain Agents are participating. I know I am personally holding an Open a house at 11437 N Verch Way in Oro Valley. I have an Agent holding an Open House at 8101 W Morning Light in the Sunflower Adult Communit...
With a rainy weekend the perfect event for home owners and home buyers is the Tucson Home Show. Get lots of ideas for what those weekend projects around the house.
If you were to watch the news and trust that they are right you would think that the Tucson real estate market is prime for the picking for buyers. Touting that there are so many foreclosures and short sales on the market that there are super great deals to be had. There are good deals out there....
  Buyer beware. Be informed when selecting a Lender. Having just watched my clients go through the most miserable loan process I have ever witnessed, I wouldn’t wish the ordeal on my worst enemy. Before giving the Loan Officer your information, insist on him or her answering the following: Ask fo...
If you are a chess player you know that it is a game of planning, strategy, constant changes, wins and defeats. Make the wrong move and checkmate. Real estate for REALTORS® is no different. Both real estate and chess have similarities. Let’s look at the history of Chess. Chess can be traced back ...
A year ago I wrote about the importance of a website for REALTOR®. Now a year later, I have changed to Alamode. My new website is much better. Not every REALTOR® has the same needs. It is important to customize a website to meet abilities, personality and budget. Everybody has home searching on t...

Douglas Trudeau

MBA, Assoc. Broker, Selling Tucson Real Estate
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