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Buying or selling real estate in Tucson, AZ, can be an interesting and rewarding experience. Explore with me as we work through the ups and downs of the market today.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Did you know that banks are continuing to contribute daily to the declining market?  Even though they have tightened their belts in terms of loaning new money, I see them squander their investors' money on a very regular basis.  Here's how: The Short Sale At this point, short sales are about 2/3r...
09/01/2008
President George Bush put pen to paper today and signed the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008.  There is a lot to this bill, some good and some bad. Here are the highlights: the good, the bad and the hideously ugly... Conforming Loan Limits Conforming loan limits were permanently set at $...
07/30/2008
For the past several months we have watched the Tucson real estate market slowly recover with the percentages of homes coming on the market decreasing (as compared to a year ago) while the percentage of pending contracts has been steadily increasing.  This month, the market experienced a bit of a...
07/28/2008
After two short sales fell apart, I had a client recently tell me that she was not going to try any more short sales, but was going to look at homes that were already foreclosed.  She was experiencing the pain mentioned in What's So SHORT about a Short Sale.  Arizona is 3rd in the nation right no...
07/24/2008
Why the SHORT in short sale?  Is it the short turn-around time by the bank?  Yeah-right!  Is it the short tempers that are produced by the end of the transaction?  Getting warmer.... A short sale is named for the fact that the bank in the transaction is agreeing to take an amount that is "short" ...
07/09/2008
Within 2 weeks the scoping period for the Rosemont Copper Mine ends.  At that point, the environmental studies will begin and we won't hear anything from officials until spring of 2009.  There has been a lot of conversation and excitement (not always in a good way) about the proposed mine from lo...
06/30/2008
Why would we sign all the documents, put down all our money, and have to wait another day to receive entry into our home? This was a question posed to me by a client recently and it is a fantastic question that deserves an answer.  It doesn't make sense that you would pay for a home and have alre...
06/20/2008
Well, we have reached the dog days of summer, the time each year when I question my sanity for living in this sun scorched city.  As I eagerly await the arrival of the monsoons and the cooling temperatures that they bring, I will take a minute to talk about what is going on in the Tucson Real Est...
06/19/2008
Wow!  I can't believe you got away with that!  OR They said yes to everything we asked for???  These are the words that happy clients say to their Realtor when they realize that he or she just exceeded their expectations.  I enjoy hearing comments like that and I constantly work to improve my gam...
06/06/2008
As we enter the prime homebuying season this year, I see a lot of small improvements in the market but no drastic changes.  This is probably a healthier way to recover than suddenly having tons of buyers snapping up properties right and left.  That would be exciting, but would actually add to mar...
05/19/2008
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