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Friday, March 18, 2016

Thinking about Buying or Selling?

Thinking about Buying or Selling? 

The first step, once you start thinking about buying or selling real estate, is to talk with real estate agents. Yes, that is plural as in more than one. I know some of my colleagues might cringe at this advice, but I honestly think that you need to find someone that you feel comfortable with. After all, real estate tends to be one the largest financial decisions most people will ever make.
                I frequently get asked why I hold so many open houses and the answer is two-fold. First, I know many people are just curious about neighborhoods and current real estate trends. Secondly, I want to be available to make a causal connection with you. I understand most people are not going to call up a realtor just because they think they might want to buy to a home. Sellers are a little different and if they have had a good experience with a real estate agent, they might call and ask the “what if” questions. Daily I meet people that have thought about buying a home many times, sometimes for years, but hear horror stories about shady sales people or how the market is “this or that” from friends and family. Honestly, I’m sure that there is some truth to these stories, but the mass majority of the realtors out there are hardworking men and women trying to do what is best for their clients.
I believe that communication is the key to every real estate transaction. I feel my clients need to be able to reach me directly. Early in our relationship, I ask how you like to communicate. I have been in many transactions that have been 100% texts, email, face to face meetings or phone calls. Most transactions are a mix of all these methods of communication. I just need to know what you are most comfortable with and I will tailor my communications to serve you best.
In closing, this blog is a new concept I am using to reach more people.  My wish is to add a post a week, mostly likely every Friday. Free to leave comments, ask questions, and let me what topics you would like me explore.  

Thursday, March 10, 2016

A Little about the City I Love

First, thank you for taking the time to read this.  Having been in Tucson since my second birthday and now being well into my fourth box of birthday candles, I feel that I have an insider's view of Tucson in general.

I lived in the Tucson area on the far west side of the city with its gorgeous mountain views and desert wildlife. This area in great for those wanting their own space without the interruptions of neighbors close by. As of late, this area has had an increase in newer homes that offer great value while maintaining all of the modern finishes we have come to expect.
My family then moved and we spent my high school years and then some in the midtown area.  Midtown has many of the conveniences that living in the middle of everything has to offer. This is truly a beautiful area in Tucson if your value convenience.
Sometime after high school, I found my living in the rapidly growing northwest side of Tucson. I found it amazing that again, this area seemed to have it all. The northwest side of town has all of the conveniences of any modern city and also offers a beautiful view of the majestic desert mountains which showcases our legendary sunsets.

Somewhere between the second and third box of birthday candles, I moved to the east side of Tucson. Surrounded by the Catalina Mountains to the north and the Rincon Mountains to the east, my family and I decided this is where we would call home.  This area has so much to offer from convenient hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities, to eating, shopping and relaxing at some of the finest resorts, restaurants and shops.  

I can honestly say that I think every community that makes up the Tucson area has something special to offer. That is why in this community I feel you need a Realtor that is willing and able to spend the time to get to know what your needs are and knows the different areas that make up the amazing communities of Tucson.

Give me a call today....lets get out there and discover your forever home!!