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Most Expensive home in the Phoenix area for sale!

Most Expensive home in the Phoenix area for sale!

Have an extra $24,500,000 to spare?
How about this 21,000 sqft Scottsdale palace?
6 bedrooms and 14 baths!

One of the most spectacular homes in Scottsdale! Found in guard-gated Silverleaf, this more than 20,000 sq. ft. estate set on 2 lots, sits on the… Read more

By Brian at Monday, July 22, 2013
Prices in Maricopa subdivisions vary greatly per sqft

Prices in Maricopa subdivisions vary greatly per sqft

If you had to guess which of the Maricopa subdivisions had the least expensive homes for sale, which would it be? Would you be surprised to learn on average, the least expensive homes are in a subdivision NORTH of the tracks?

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By Brian at Friday, September 23, 2016
Phoenix area Real Estate AND POOLS?

Phoenix area Real Estate AND POOLS?

Thanks for stopping by and checking out my blog.

I am a Real estate guy with a dry sense of humor that may or may not show through in my blog posts, not a pool guy. The purpose of the previous sentence is that I am… Read more

By Brian at Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Maricopa Real Estate by the NUMBERS!

Maricopa Real Estate by the NUMBERS!

These numbers were compiled on 8/24/16.

But first: The Prologue...

Holding an open house on a lovely Wednesday afternoon, (sure, I know there won't be many visitors) maybe some nosy neighbors that haven't seen this specific floorplan or they are looking for decorating… Read more

By Brian at Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Phoenix area Real Estate AND POOLS?

Phoenix area Real Estate AND POOLS?

Thanks for stopping by and checking out my blog.

I am a Real estate guy with a dry sense of humor that may or may not show through in my blog posts, not a pool guy. The purpose of the previous sentence is that I am… Read more

By Brian at Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Canadians… Where art thou? Living that is….....

Canadians… Where art thou? Living that is….....

Most Canadians ask me where do the "other Canadians" live?
Truth is they are scattered all over the Phoenix Metro area.

The Phoenix area is the city of Phoenix, surrounded by about 15 smaller cities including many cities you may have heard of but didn't… Read more

By Brian at Monday, September 23, 2013
Short sale buying Part Deuce

Short sale buying Part Deuce

Ok.. so back for more....
Where did we leave off? Oh yes... Buying a short sale isn't for everybody..

There can be some great deals to be found but folks that have a certain timeline may want to stay away from them...
Many Canadians… Read more

By Brian at Monday, August 26, 2013
Government shutdown and home loans

Government shutdown and home loans

Impact of Government Shutdown on Lending



There are several impacts on lending due to the government shutdown. For the most part, lenders will keep operating with business as usual on Conventional, FHA, and VA loans. The biggest impact is that lenders will… Read more

By Brian at Thursday, October 03, 2013
Dear Mom, Please buy me a house. Love, your kids

Dear Mom, Please buy me a house. Love, your kids

I do get the question once in a while about parent or adult child buying a home for children/seniors.
There are a few benefits to having this done... Interest rate and investment portfolio smile

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By Brian at Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Prices in Maricopa subdivisions vary greatly per sqft

Prices in Maricopa subdivisions vary greatly per sqft

If you had to guess which of the Maricopa subdivisions had the least expensive homes for sale, which would it be? Would you be surprised to learn on average, the least expensive homes are in a subdivision NORTH of the tracks?

subs3Read more

By Brian at Friday, September 23, 2016
Got furniture?

Got furniture?

Model furniture sale!
Never been used smile Sept 6 & 7 2013

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By Brian at Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Shortsale 101

Shortsale 101

In the case of buying a home quickly, RUN don't walk away from a short sale listing!

Just kidding, but not really...

Arizona has/had an abundance of "short sales". Folks from other cities/states and especially countries haven't gotten the true scoop about them.Read more

By Brian at Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Prices in Maricopa subdivisions vary greatly per sqft

Prices in Maricopa subdivisions vary greatly per sqft

If you had to guess which of the Maricopa subdivisions had the least expensive homes for sale, which would it be? Would you be surprised to learn on average, the least expensive homes are in a subdivision NORTH of the tracks?

subs3Read more

By Brian at Friday, September 23, 2016
Phoenix area Real Estate AND POOLS?

Phoenix area Real Estate AND POOLS?

Thanks for stopping by and checking out my blog.

I am a Real estate guy with a dry sense of humor that may or may not show through in my blog posts, not a pool guy. The purpose of the previous sentence is that I am… Read more

By Brian at Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Maricopa Real Estate by the NUMBERS!

Maricopa Real Estate by the NUMBERS!

These numbers were compiled on 8/24/16.

But first: The Prologue...

Holding an open house on a lovely Wednesday afternoon, (sure, I know there won't be many visitors) maybe some nosy neighbors that haven't seen this specific floorplan or they are looking for decorating… Read more

By Brian at Wednesday, August 24, 2016