Blog Profile / Phoenix Real Estate Guy

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Archived Since:March 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

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

Phoenix Area Easter Events & Brunch Ideas

FREE Easter Egg Hunts Looking for something great to do with the kiddos for Easter this weekend?  We’ve got some great local events for you to check out: Ahwatukee – Easter Parade & Spring Fling April 4, 2015 – The 39th Annual Ahwatukee...Show More Summary

Making sausauge – So how did this happen

So you have now heard the news. Jay Thompson has sold Phoenix Real Estate Guy to myself, Nick and Shar. So how did all this go down? Well here is my take on some of the happenings that lead to this big moment. It all started back in 1969 when my mom… ok, we won’t […] Originally posted on Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Show More Summary

A New Beginning for The Phoenix Real Estate Guy

This is a bittersweet post to write. It was almost 10 years ago that I started this little blog on a small corner of the Interwebs. Ten years is close to an eon in “blog time.” Since then, The Phoenix Real Estate Guy (or “TPREG” for short) went from a readership of one (well, three […] Originally posted on Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Show More Summary

Another Awesome AAR Convention

This past week, I attended another very valuable Spring Convention that was put on by the Arizona Association of REALTORS. This annual event continues to impress me each year so I thought I’d ask my good friend Jay Thompson if I could use this  awesome blog of his to tell a few people about why I […] Originally posted on Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Show More Summary

You know you live in AZ when…

We have all seen those “You know you live in xyz when” lists. I love them so here is my version of the “You know you live in AZ When” List. You feel genuine happiness and just may get giddy with excitement if you hear “it’s going to be under 100 degrees today!” anytime from mid [...]Show More Summary

Let Me Eat Cake

Friday was the 4th “3 month appointment” post chemo.  All clear. The math adds up to 1 year since the chemotherapy ended.  1 year. Wow. Now the appointments are spaced out 6 months apart.  Sweet. It really feels like much longer than a year.  Staying busy at work and home helps.  Always looking forward rather [...]Show More Summary

My dream home, an unrequited love affair

Once upon a time, 2010 to be exact, I went to Jerome, AZ for the historic building and home tour. While I was touring the Mills house, an old Victorian built in 1898 that had recently been renovated and restored to its original state, I commented on how beautiful it was and how much I would [...]Show More Summary

2014 Guide to Free and Discounted Admission Days at Phoenix Museums

Last week I posted updated information about the Culture Pass Program. As a follow-up to that post way back in July 2011 I wrote a post listing the Phoenix Area Museums that have free or discounted admission days. Apparently, that post still gets a lot of views, even more so lately. I suspect that people are looking for things to [...]Show More Summary

49th Annual Jerome Historic Home & Building Tour: May 17th & 18th, 2014

The Phoenix summer temperatures are quickly approaching with highs expected in the 100-103 range for the Phoenix metro area this weekend. I am sure still hoping we will have a few more decent temperature days, but just in case, I have begun planning and plotting my mini escapes that help me stay somewhat sane through the dreaded [...]Show More Summary

Arizona Spring Restaurant Week May 17 – 26, 2014

Arizona Restaurant Week is a culinary event that showcases several of the Phoenix area restaurants that offer price fixed meals so you can sample some of the amazing food they have to offer. This event takes place twice a year, in the spring and again in the fall. The 2014 Spring event starts this weekend. [...]Show More Summary

Happy Mother’s Day, Mommy

Today will be different and it will be a first for me. I usually stick to posting about real estate market updates or Fountain Hills and Phoenix area happenings and events so I really don’t know why I felt compelled to write this post, but I did, so here it is. I am a sentimental person. [...]Show More Summary

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