Blog Profile / Phoenix Real Estate Guy

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Archived Since:March 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

This week’s Phx Social Follow of the Week: @InstagramAZ

One thing about Instagram, it is all visual, and when it comes to great visual posts on Instagram, it is hard to beat @InstagramAZ.  InstagramAZ takes the best from Instagram posters around Arizona and reposts their content with a daily best of the day. Show More Summary

Sleeping on it? #AskTPREG3

Let me paint the picture, you are out shopping for houses for two weeks. This new one comes on the market yesterday, you rush out there with your agent to look at it. Finally, you have found the house you have been dreaming of, but of course your wise uncle told you to sleep on […] Originally posted on Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Show More Summary

Are there waterfront properties in Phoenix? #AskTPREG 2

Yes indeed, there are waterfront properties in Phoenix I have a doctor client who is moving here from Oklahoma. After just a few minutes in the Phoenix area he instantly did not like the houses. He disliked the closed back yards and wanted something a little more open. Show More Summary

#AskTPREG your Phoenix real estate questions answered

Welcome to the first edition (of many I hope) of #AskTPREG (ask The Phoenix Real Estate Guys). What we will do is take your questions and answer them. You can email us, tweet us, leave a question on Instagram, in the comments below or on our Facebook page and we will give your our words […] Originally posted on Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Show More Summary

Tips For Avoiding A Home Invasion

I’m pretty sure that I am not alone in my disdain for thieves. Yesterday, some dear friends of mine had their home burglarized by someone who the police say wasn’t an amateur. A professional thief, if you will. The thief came in while no one was home and took things that were easy to carry. Show More Summary

This week’s social follow of the week is @CenPho

This week’s social follow of the week for Phoenix is @CenPho.  While the cool folks at have a boatload of followers already, we think  there’s probably a few people in the valley who have no idea of the amount of awesome  happening in Central and Downtown Phoenix. Show More Summary

What remodeling projects should I do if I’m selling my home

I recently went to lunch with a friend who is a  former client. He asked me what home remodeling projects and upgrades he should do to his Chandler home. Of course the answer to this is, depends… I asked him when he planned on selling. Show More Summary

The Escalation Clause – How to Get Your Offer Accepted

The Phoenix real estate market has heated up for sellers recently and that’s making things a little challenging for buyers.  If you’re buying right now you’re likely seeing multiple offers, bidding wars, properties selling for over asking price, appraisal waivers, and all sorts of craziness. Show More Summary

Arizona Companies Adding Jobs – People Buying Homes

Big jobs are becoming big news in Arizona and are helping some parts of the valley see tremendous sales activity. We are seeing bidding wars with multiple offers on properties, homes selling in very short amounts of time and people being...Show More Summary

This week’s social follow of the week is @jmoriarty

This week’s social follow of the week for Phoenix is Mr. Jeff Moriarty, known online as @jmoriarty. Jeff is the Director of Social Media and Digital Programming at FOX 10.  By night and weekend, if he is not still being Mr. Social Media, he is still  a pretty serious social butterfly. Show More Summary

Crunch Time For College Students

When people think of crunch time, their first thought isn’t always about housing for college students. Instead, it is probably more common for them to think of the last couple of weeks before finals. Crunch time number two is the time from now until when school starts again for the upcoming school year. Show More Summary

HARP Refinance Program Extended Until 2016

Somewhere in the neighborhood of 600,000 homeowners may be interested in the announcement by FHFA head Mel Watt last Friday in California. In a prepared statement he gave at the Greenlining Summit, he announced that the HARP and HAMP...Show More Summary

Happy Birthday…to US!

Today is Phoenix Real Estate Guy’s 10th birthday.  Can you believe it?! Blog years are probably pretty close to dog years so that makes us 70?  Ancient as far as blogs go. Ancient. Who could have fathomed 10 years ago when Jay wrote this little post what this space would become. Show More Summary

Home Renovation Loans Can Be Great Home Buying Tool

Let’s face it, not everyone can or wants to pay cash for their next home. While we see a LOT of cash sales in our market, many people want or need to finance a home using “traditional” financing methods. Traditional financing methods...Show More Summary

This week’s social follow of the week is @RealJoe

This week’s social follow of the week for Phoenix is the one and only Joe Johnston, known online as @RealJoe. Joe is best known for his restaurants in the Gilbert area that include Joe’s BBQ, Liberty Market and Joe’s Farm Grill. While...Show More Summary

Should my agent do an open house?

You want to get an agent fired up, there are a few topics that will usually do that. One subject is Zillow, or For Sale By Owners, another is dual agency and a big one is open houses. Should I do an open? If you ask most agents, they will tell you the only reason that […] Originally posted on Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Show More Summary

The Little Blue Box ~ A Home Seller’s Friend

No, I’m not talking about the beautiful little blue boxes that come with treasures from Tiffany & Co..  Though who doesn’t love those? Today I’m talking about the REALTOR® specific lockbox (iBox) that only REALTORS® (or vendors with a code from the REALTOR®) can use. Show More Summary

Does No SPDS No CLUE Sound Good To You?

I often wonder who people think they are trying to protect when we see agents put “No SPDS, No CLUE” in the public or private remarks of our MLS system. It baffles my mind trying to figure out why someone would NOT want to disclose material facts of a transaction to a buyer or potential […] Originally posted on Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Show More Summary

This week’s Phoenix social follow of the week is azc_obert

This week for our Phoenix social follow of the week we are picking Richard Obert’s @azc_obert Twitter account. Richard is the high school sports reporter for the Arizona Republic and does a great covering all the local high school sports in the Phoenix metro area. Show More Summary

Win a mani/pedi and brunch for your mom with #PhxREGuyMoms

On May 10th we celebrate one of the most important people to ever live, Mom. If you are anything like me, you know moms should be celebrated everyday – be it a great-grandmother (Miss you Nana!), your mom, (love you Mom), or the mother of your children (you are my everything Jess). Show More Summary

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