Loans & Financing

Jan. 31, 2021

Video: 2020 In Review: Phoenix/Scottsdale Real Estate Recap & 2021 Trends

What does a bathtub have to do with Metro Phoenix real estate? Watch Camille Swanson of Realty Executives - Paradise Valley, AZ as she reviews the 2020 Phoenix/Scottsdale real estate market & find out. Hear what changed & how, who were the winners & losers & get a glimpse into ...

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Jan. 4, 2021

Video: Disclaimer Deeds | Protect Your AZ Property Rights

What's a disclaimer deed? If you don't know, live in Arizona and are married, you should probably stick around to find out.

Disclaimer deeds have many uses in AZ real estate. Watch my video for suggestions about how married property owners and/or their spouses can protect their ...

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May 2, 2020

Video: What now? Phoenix Real Estate in a COVID-19 World

It took much longer than I wanted to address the impact of COVID-19. Beyond real estate, it impacted me, everyone I knew & the whole world. I'm not often speechless, but this was one of those rare occasions.

I created this presentation to give my friends & clients a look ...

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Nov. 18, 2019

Nov. 2019 in Phoenix Metro: to Rent or to Buy?

A LOT of buyers (not naming names...) get frustrated by their limited options in Metro Phoenix.

It's a seller's market. Has been for years! From Arcadia, to DC Ranch, North Central Phoenix to Downtown, our market is tight- no question.

Their next line of thought sometimes baffles me ...

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Aug. 22, 2019

How to Be a Recession-proof Buyer

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Have you heard the grumblings about *EEK* a recession. Don't say it too loud. People get very anxious when they hear that word.

Real estate is hyper-local. Even if other cities start to deteriorate, Phoenix may not be affected or it could be worse. If there is one around ...

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June 23, 2018

5 "MUST DO's" to Get Top Value for Your Home Appraisal

Appraisal ScaleOver the years, I've had friends, family & colleagues coming to me asking about appraisals.  Usually, it's to say that they just got one and the appraiser "clearly must have been smoking something"...  A lot of folks are looking to take advantage of the low interest ...

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May 8, 2017

Video: Real Estate Wire Fraud- The Struggle is REAL!!

This video is about wire fraud- what it is & how it can affect you.

QUICK NOTE: As I prepared to do this vlog, I received an email from an escrow officer in Las Vegas whose email signature had been swiped and slightly altered so the phone number was off ...

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March 23, 2017

Video: What "Mortgage Rates Are Trending UP..." means for you in Spring 2017

"Mortgage rates are going up!"

Yeah........ I hear that a lot. But what does that mean and how does it affect you? Is the sky falling?? The short answer is "a little". The Federal Reserve lowered it's interest rate ("Fed Funds Rate") or the money banks pay to borrow money ...

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March 8, 2017

Video: Real Estate Wire Fraud- The Struggle is REAL!!

Here’s a quick video about wire fraud- what it is & how it can affect you.

QUICK NOTE: As I prepared to do this vlog, I received an email from an escrow officer in Las Vegas whose email signature had been swiped and slightly altered so the phone number was ...

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Jan. 3, 2017

Thinking about a "Lease Option"- Think twice...

There are 2 sides to this story- one for Sellers & one for Buyers. There are pros and a whole lot of cons. Let's take a look...

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Sellers:

Frequently, frustrated sellers with homes to sell find themselves with a willing tenant throwing the "lease-option" or "lease-to-own" plan into their ...

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