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Download your free Sellers Guide!  Are you considering Selling your home, but don't know what the value is?  Download your free Sellers Guide and call me for a confidential meeting to help you sell your home fast and for market value......     … [Read more...]

New housing starts lower than expected in July

Here in Arizona we are starting to see new builders back, our permits are up in the Valley of the Sun, but for most of the country, the numbers are down with permits on new builder, as you can see in this article. Here in Arizona, our inventory has been exceptionally low and that is one reason why our new builders here in the valley of the Sun have been so successful.  If you are looking to move … [Read more...]

SOLD IN 17 DAYS, AND WE CAN SELL YOUR TOO!

I sold 1008 South Park View Circle, Mesa AZ 85208 in 17 days, and in this market that is not totally strange. But what is so amazing, is that this home was on the market for 422 day prior to my listing it. The home was listed with a neighborhood expert and it still didn't sell. But, with so many buyers and not enough inventory in the market, this home should have sold long ago. What's the … [Read more...]

Move in Ready, 3 bedroom 2 bath, Chandler Arizona

This move in ready home in the heart of Chandler Arizona is a one of a kind.  Pride of ownership in this home, with 3 large bedrooms, and 2 full bathrooms. This home is ready for a new buyer with professional two tone paint through out and new paint on the exterior. Alarm system in place, with newer flooring, and soft water system by Kinetico. New garage door opener with new double hinged door. … [Read more...]

What if the decedent owned land in more than one state?

The laws of the state in which the deceased was a permanent resident or “domiciliary” govern who would receive all the deceased’s personal property, wherever it was located, and all the deceased’s real property located within the state. Thus probate almost always is undertaken in the home state. If the decedent owned out-of-state real property, the laws of the other state govern who gets it … [Read more...]

What if Someone objects to the Will?

If someone files an objection to the (probate estate) Will, or produces another Will, what is known as a “Will contest” has begun. While Will contests are not that rare, and while few people actually win one, they can be extraordinarily costly and create incredible delays. It is not just anyone that can contest a Will. For example, if you feel your recently deceased next door neighbor’s out of … [Read more...]

What are the main duties of a personal representative?

The main tasks of a Personal Representative are to: (1) determine if there are any probate assets; (2) identify, gather, and inventory the assets of the deceased; (3) receive payments due the estate, including interest, dividends, and other income (e.g., unpaid salary, vacation pay, and other company benefits); (4) set up a checking account for the estate; (5) figure out who is going to … [Read more...]

How is the Phoenix Arizona Housing Market, April 2013

How is the market? Everywhere I go in the Phoenix metro area EVERYONE is talking about the Phoenix real estate market. Whether I am in the grocery store, at my daughter’s volleyball games or simply going about my day, everyone wants to know “how is the market”. In short, the market is great. Well, it is great if you are a seller. The Phoenix real estate market has done a complete 180. It seems … [Read more...]

February 2013 Results: Greater Phoenix sales prices rise again

February 2013 Existing Single Family Sales Price Up, Again The February 2013 median sales price in Greater Phoenix for existing single family homes was up three percent over January 2013, and up thirty-two percent over February 2012. The February 2013 median sales price was $180,236. The last time it was higher was in September 2008 when it was $184,000. There is still distance for the median … [Read more...]

What’s with all the TLA’s (three letter acronyms) in Real Estate? Part 2

  Many Real Estate Agents like to use acronyms in our business; today I will be covering POF and LOI. What does POF and LOI stand for? Well, POF is Proof of Funds and LOI is Letter of Intent. When buying a home, all buyers must come in with their proof of funds. This allows the seller to see you are serious about buying their home. Many Real Estate Professionals include a copy of the proof of … [Read more...]