Renters & Landlords

May 2, 2020

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 ...

View More
April 17, 2020

Transform an Empty Room with Found Items

Have an empty room at home?

Some of us (not naming names...) have rooms that we intended to furnish, but didn't get around to it. If you have one, this video is for YOU! And after you see it, be sure to check out my listing where this room ...

View More
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 ...

View More
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...

screenshot-2017-01-03-13-49-13

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 ...

View More
Sept. 27, 2016

September 2016 Phoenix Market Summary

The real estate market is stable in Phoenix & Scottsdale.

Home sales in Metro Phoenix under $300K are very strong. Above that, things are improving in spots. The overall market favors sellers, but that's more to do with supply and demand than anything else. We started to run short on inventory ...

View More
June 28, 2016

VIDEO: Monsoon '16 Maintenance Tips & the "Brexit" Effect on Phoenix Real Estate

Don't forget to do your "Monsoon Season" maintenance! Also, find out how "Brexit" is impacting Phoenix/Scottsdale Real Estate. Here's what you need to know in ~2min.

Stay cool & have a Happy 4th!!

Related Info:

Top 5 Features of Metro Phoenix Homes Over $500K Sold Recently

Renting ...

View More
June 14, 2016

Renting a House in Metro Phoenix: What you need to know

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="medium" ids="5211"]

If you've rented a house in Metro Phoenix in the last few years, it's likely that you:

  1. Had a major life event (divorce, job loss, illness, death of a loved one)
  2. Are new to town
  3. Aren't ready to ...
View More
May 6, 2016

Summary of Metro Phoenix Real Estate: Jan-April 2016

I feel like I've been living under a rock... I've worked some pretty long hours, but the year is off to a good start. Please forgive me for being a bit behind on my market updates. I created a handy infographic to sum up all the major details ...

View More
May 4, 2016

May 2016 Phoenix Metro Real Estate Snapshot

April was a decent month. Here's what the folks at the Cromford Report had to say about real estate in Phoenix & Scottsdale:

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="medium" ids="5203"]

  • Listings Under Contract Up 6.5%
  • Monthly Median Sales Price Up 9.9%

For Buyers
May is ...

View More
Dec. 28, 2015

October/November 2015 Phoenix/Scottsdale Real Estate Recap

I've been going non-stop since my last recap of September when I reported that our nation implemented TRID ("Know Before You Owe"), affecting all loans, including mortgages) and the market cooled as buyer demand seemed to retreat & the supply of homes picked substantially.

Here's my recap of ...

View More