Blog Profile / Phoenix Real Estate Guy

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Archived Since:March 20, 2008

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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

You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression

You’re ready to list your house for sale. You’ve done all of the nit-picky things your REALTOR recommended…removed clutter and personal items, done some repairs and touch up, had the house professionally cleaned. Now do you want to know...Show More Summary

Realty Executives First Annual Driving It Home Golf Tournament

This coming Monday, Realty Executives Phoenix will host their inaugural Realty Executives Driving It Home Charity Golf Tournament benefiting the Changing Lives Center for Women and Children. The tournament will be awesome and the money raised will go to a great cause. Show More Summary

Tuesday’s Phoenix social follow of the week is @ChandlerBlvd

Last week we announced we will be highlighting one person a week that we find interesting on social media. This week I want highlight the Instagram account of @ChandlerBLVD. ChandlerBlvd is an account that highlights the people and places in and around Chandler Arizona, and does so with some pretty amazing pictures. Show More Summary

In The Desert – On The Lake

When people from other parts of the country think of moving to Phoenix, they often think of the Valley of the Sun as a place where palm trees and cactus live and the heat feels like a blow torch on your skin. Rarely do they think of water, and I’d be willing to bet that […] Originally posted on Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Show More Summary

Starting Tuesday, Phoenix social follow of the week

Starting April 21st we will be doing a weekly post for a Phoenix social follow of the week. Every Tuesday at 9am we will announce a social media account in Phoenix that we think you should be following. It could be someone on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Yelp, Pinterest, Meerkat, Vine or Snapchat. Show More Summary

Boomerang Buyers. Returning to Homeownership.

Boomerang buyers.  Catchy, huh?  Sounds like some foreigner to Australia, roaming the outback looking for makers of boomerangs, so that they can export them back to their native land… and get rich.  Okay, fine.  That’s not it at all....Show More Summary

What you need to know before you move to Phoenix

Thinking of moving to the Phoenix area? Here are some things you may want to know before you pack the truck. 5 Things to know about Phoenix before you move here 5) Monsoon season is mostly hogwash – When I first moved to Phoenix, I kept hearing about the monsoon season during the Phoenix summer. Show More Summary

So…How’s the Phoenix Real Estate Market?

As a REALTOR one of the questions I’m always asked, be it at my daughter’s volleyball tournament, at some social event, or at the grocery store is, “How’s the market?”  I never quite know if it’s just a pleasantry like asking how your day is going or if people really want to know. Show More Summary

ASU Spring Game Moves To Friday Night

The last few years, I have taken my kids to the annual ASU Spring Game at Sun Devil Stadium on Saturday mornings. This year, they are playing the game on Friday night, and I can’t wait! Not only will we get a good look at the 2015 Sun Devils, we’ll get a chance to see […] Originally posted on Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Show More Summary

The Stigma of an AS-IS Real Estate Contract

To many people, a seller wanting to use an AS-IS addendum in a real estate contract is seen negatively instead of being seen as a way to use the form as a modification to our standard real estate purchase contract. Often, there is aShow More Summary

What Happens in Escrow When Buying a Home?

What Happens in Escrow When Buying a Home   Buying a home is an exciting time, but the steps you need to take to finalize your transaction can sometimes be confusing or even frustrating. The safe and efficient transfer of real estate involves a number of steps. Show More Summary

Are you ready for some D-Backs baseball?

It is here.. My favorite time of the season, no, not the busy home selling season (although that is here too), the beginning of baseball season. I’ve been a baseball fan for as long as I can remember. As I was born and raised in New England, I am obviously a Red Sox fan, but […] Originally posted on Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Show More Summary

Real Estate Marketing For Home Sellers

People often talk about the large percentage of home buyers who begin their search online. They talk about how useful the internet is for finding the perfect home. Without a doubt, the web is a great tool for finding homes but in myShow More Summary

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