I've been meaning to get to this one for a little while now ... the idea of a home remaining just outside one's reach, like the treat just beyond this adorable pup's snout.
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a new listing in Peoria. As it turns out, the house sold in just three days - not a surprise in a market with about 10 weeks with of inventory (if no homes came to market, at the current pace the MLS would be empty in 10 weeks).
One offer stood out from the three that we … [Read More...]
Every home has a story. And this one tells of children raised and grown, cannonballs and endless splashing, delicious meals cooked in the open kitchen, chilly winter nights in the warm embrace of the fireplace and warm summer nights in the cool waters of the pool.
Recent chapters include fresh paint inside and out and expanded and upgraded tile floors. From the expansive master bedroom, through the three additional bedrooms and separate family and living rooms with dining areas in each, this … [Read More...]
As promised, here's one of the communities I visited this past weekend - Taylor Morrison's Expedition series at Terramar.
Fun fact ... Terramar has been around for more than a decade. Like most of the Phoenix real estate market, though, construction ground to a halt a few years ago when the market collapsed and only started up again in the last couple of years.
Right now, Terramar is being finished up. Taylor Morrison has a handful of spec homes remaining for quick move in. And the homes … [Read More...]
In my nearly 11 years in the real estate business I've seen a lot of things. But what I encountered Friday night has to be one of the most brazen concepts yet on several different levels.
Here are the basics. There is a brokerage locally who has developed their own buyer broker agreement which, as we've discussed here previously, ties a buyer to the brokerage for a set period of time. Whether a buyer chooses to sign such a thing is their choice; some agents require them, I for one never have … [Read More...]