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July Real Estate Market update

(Click image above or HERE for downloadable PDF)   Monthly Sales Up 7.7% Listings Under Contract Up 5.6% For Buyers: Unless you’re looking for a property in the lowest price ranges, there’s a decent amount of supply to choose from in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. As prices rise, most buyers will ad-just what they buy […]

June’s Real Estate Market Update

  Click image above or HERE for PDF version of the full article Total Monthly Sales Up 3.4% Monthly Median Sales Price Up 6.5% to $226,900 For Buyers Welcome to June! The weather is heating up and Realtors are using oven mitts on lava-hot lockboxes and keys to show property. If you’re planning to continue […]

That damned foam cowboy hat…

Coming up next next Friday June 24, 2016, I’ve been honored by the Arizona School of Real Estate and Business by being asked to speak on a panel with other extremely top producing well known highly experienced agents on the topic “50 ways to Sell a Listing”.  I feel very humbled.  I can’t say it […]

Your A/C unit, this weekend’s HEAT WAVE, BIG warning- please read if you live in AZ and own a home!!!

I direct this blog to all homeowners (landlords/owner occupants alike) with a HUGE warning as we will be having RECORD temps this weekend and currently 1 of our beloved clients that just closed escrow on their home is being completely screwed over right now by Choice Home Warranty and I really think it’s an important […]

May Real Estate Market Update

(Click on photo above or here to download PDF document) Listings Under Contract Up 6.5% Monthly Median Sales Price Up 9.9% For Buyers May is often the last month of “buyer season” before the summer slowdown. In anticipation of hotter temperatures, graduations and upcoming summer vacations, many home buyers would prefer to get their contracts […]

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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!

Recently we reached out to our database asking for help to rename a video we posted both on Facebook and via email.  Boy, did they rise to the occasion!?! THANK YOU to everyone who participated! We had a ton of replies to go through and narrowed it down to the top few, of which we […]

April Real Estate Market Update

(Click on photo above or here to download PDF document) Sales Up 7% Over 2015 Median Sales Price Up 6.4% Active Listings Up 1% For Buyers For the first time since November 2014, supply is higher than it was the previous year. This is generally good news for buyers, as it means there are more […]

Need your help PLEASE?! NOT an April Fools prank- promise! FREE $$$ involved!

Happy April Fool’s Day!, First off: This morning I came across the following in case you need some help coming up with a good prank to play on someone today- I love the first one personally lol  Also, if you’re interested in the latest Real Estate Market update for the month of March, click here.  […]

Save $$$ on your HOME, who doesn’t want to do that?

Just last week we were lucky enough to help first time home Buyer Charlee Hansen finally get the long awaited keys to her new home- she was so excited, she couldn’t wait to have dinner there.  It was super cute and we were so happy for her and her boyfriend! With that said, when surfing […]

City Rankings, 5 yrs ago vs today

In October of 2011, I wrote a blog about the ranking of the cities in the Metro Phoenix area based on their price per sqft and the percentage of change from the previous year’s amounts…. The column on the right is the last rankings I pulled just a couple of days ago.  Using Chandler as […]

THE BIG SHORT- Have you seen it yet?

  Well buckle your seat belts, that is if you’re NOT a millennial OR someone who wasn’t effected by the housing crash 10 years ago… Me?  During the crash, I had been a Sales Manager for a local homebuilder with several rental properties at the peak of the market, many of which had 2 loans […]

Christmas Trivia Contest

Greetings friends/fans/past clients of Integrity All Stars @ Berkshire Hathaway!  It’s getting to be that time again for another Trivia Contest!!! Since we do have folks outside of Metro Phx area in our database that we serve, PLEASE participate too, if you win, we will substitute one of the following prizes with a $25 VISA […]

Considering selling your home this Holiday Season?

If you are, you MAY want to think twice before you give Ken Griswald a run for his money with the Christmas lights… BUT DON’T GET ME WRONG… some Holiday decor is actually recommended.  The numbers show that demand during this season tends to wan some however the Buyers that do come out tend NOT […]

Halloween Trivia Contest – Hurry to enter !!!

It’s that time of year again… Halloween!  We’ve been having lots of fun with our fans having various Trivia contests throughout the year and have given away some great prizes like tickets to The Improv, Visa gift cards, Movie Tickets… well this time we wanted to support one of our favorite local establishments…. The Wild […]