Archives for February 2016

East Valley, West Valley, YOUR Valley Realtor

What do you think is the first question people typically ask a Realtor? Regardless of whether they are interested in buying, selling or investing in a real estate, I am often asked, "what part of the valley do you specialize in?". It makes sense. Often we are told that in order to be good at something and to be successful, we must find a niche. However, working primarily by referral, I find myself traveling throughout the valley: East Valley, West Valley, Glendale, Sun City, Scottsdale, Maricopa … [Read more...]

The Bidding War: Offer Acceptance In A Sellers Market

No, we're not in a housing bubble again. But it may feel like we are if you are a buyer trying to get your offer accepted on a home priced under $200,000. In certain parts of the valley, attempting to get under contract on a home priced below $250,000 feels like you are going to war. At this point in time, and for reasons too many and too complicated to discuss in this article, the number of people ready and willing to sell their homes is far less than we hope. Listings priced below $150,000 are … [Read more...]

Downtown Chandler Becoming an Entertainment Mecca

This week I attended the Chandler Chamber of Commerce economic update and got a preview of the five year plan for the downtown Chandler Entertainment District. We are in for some great opportunities for eating, drinking, and making merry! The district  extends from Chandler Boulevard to the North to Pecos Road to the South; Delaware to the east and Essex to the west. Currently you can find destination venues such as Vintage 95 (a personal favorite), San Tan Brewery, El Zoloco, The Chop Shop … [Read more...]