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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty East Valley
I guess I have been in a bubble for a few years because only lately am I getting buyers who want a house or condo under $50,000 and might I add in nice conditionn, in a nice neighborhood and they need a loan.  I am never good at telling these buyers that what they want it unattainable because the...
Our team, East Valley Green Homes, has been doing short sales since the beginning and though we discuss all of the options with our clients, encourage them to see an attorney and talk to their accountant there comes a time and a client that falls through the cracks. The financially responsible se...
Yesterday I sat with a client who did not tell me upfront that she had been working with another Realtor. After a few suspicious comments I confronted her.  The first words out of her mouth were "Yes, but can I fire him? Please say I can''.  My response was 'yes, you can fire your agent, but..." ...
I realized that I've been taking smooth closings for granted because this week I had a closing that changed that.  At first glance it wasn't obvious that there would be any challanges.  Title called on Tuesday to set up an appointment for my clients to sign docs on Wednesday.  They mentioned that...
As a real estate agent and EcoBroker I soon discovered many clients use Compact Florescent Lights (CFL) but are unaware that they could be dangerous if they break.   Do you know how to clean up a CFL should one break?  CFL lights contain the neurotoxin mercury which we are told is safe if contain...
Hi Active Rain community. I've been negotiating short sales for a few years now and normally give advice but now I'm searching high and low for some advice on a short sale I am working.   The home has 2 lein holders and we have a buyer.  It's a Fannie Mae loan through Wells Fargo.  The 2nd (Citi)...
Both a buyer and a Realtor’s first introduction to a home is on the MLS specifically in photos.  I have a buyer currently who has one request - a killer kitchen.  Statistics show that not only do women have the biggest influence when buying a home but when it comes to the kitchen they want the be...

Valerie Tourangeau

Your Healthy Home Realtor
local_phone(480) 229-8858
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My passion is to inspire homeowners to create green and healthy homes and support the local economy as a real estate agent.