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What’s your Realtor’s® Background . . .You Should Find Out

Mar 07

filed under: 2nd Home Buyers, Buying A Home, Real Estate, Yada Yada

Due Diligence.jpgWe just started working with new out of state prospective home buyers that found us from our website (yea website). So they were not the usual referral clients where one of our past clients expounded about the great service we give, how comfortable they felt when they knew they were totally protected throughout the whole Read the rest of this entry »

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Prospective Buyers Did You Know Many Arizona “Active Listings” Already Have Offers

Feb 21

filed under: 2nd Home Buyers, Buying A Home, Real Estate

Listings showing activeHoward and I only do exclusive buyer representation, because of that we deal with a lot of prospective buyers. In the “new normal” market we find ourselves in I am finding buyers are getting confused or don’t understand things attached to a listing description like AWC-I or AWC-C. In the past, it was pretty clear that a listing that was Read the rest of this entry »

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So All You East of the Mississippi “Potential” Arizona Second Home Buyers . . What’s Your Weather Going To Be Like Next February? Tee Hee :)

Feb 17

filed under: 2nd Home Buyers, Real Estate

resized-snow-photoLong post title I know, but wanted to be sure I targeted the right audience and you know who you are. Some fifteen years ago Howard and I left  the subzero temperatures and blistering winds of Chicago. We bequeathed my “fake” fur coat to a good friend, our snow shovels and what was left of our gallon jug of windshield defroster to a good neighbor and set off for Arizona. I would like to say that I have never looked back, but that would be a lie. I still crave Read the rest of this entry »

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Buying a Distressed Property Sucks. . The Lender Is Not Your BFF, That’s Just The Way It Is

Feb 15

filed under: 2nd Home Buyers, Foreclosures & Short Sales, Real Estate

Falling and trustingThe process of buying a distressed property sucks. No I’m not kidding, it does. Yes we represent buyers, yes we love working with buyers, but OMG if you are going to buy a short sale or foreclosure property then you need to know up front that it ain’t going to be an easy process. These transactions are difficult.  PREPARE YOURSELF FOR ROUGH SAILING.  We cannot make that any clearer to you. Read the rest of this entry »

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Why A Gemini Twin Home May Be Right For You

Feb 03

filed under: 2nd Home Buyers, Real Estate

Front Gemini Twin HomeLast week I wrote a post about why Gemini Twin homes are often overlooked by prospective buyers. In this post I want to go over some specifics about these type of homes and why a Gemini Twin home may be the right type of property for you. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris