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All you want to know about the Anthem, AZ real estate market and Phoenix/Scottsdale Real Estate markets.



My business partner and I now having much experience from both the listing and purchase side of short sales wish to dispense some advice to our fellow short sale listing agents. OFFER AT LEAST A FULL 3% BUYER BROKER COMMISSION! Now, we know that sometimes the lender cuts the commission to 5%.  We...
Over the past year my business partner Ben Bailey and I have gradually and methodically building a brand in addition to our business. When Ben created Arizona Premiere Living he envisioned it to not only be a real estate site but a lifestyle site.  Because that's exactly what living in Arizona is...
These days it takes three times as much effort to gain business and twice as much effort to nurse each transaction through to culmination.  All life's balance is lost in this type of market if you want to survive.  Sometimes the clients don't appreciate it, but at least I feel good knowing that I...
Having experienced this scenario several times over the last year I can say that I'm probably educated enough to give some advice to the banks and their R.E.O. properties. Please banks, spend a little money on the properties before you list them and make sure they have major appliances (at least ...
Boy do we need it.  As an industry and as a nation.  According to the NAR pending home sales increased in April to their highest levels since October. (Read more here) Another article in the Washington Post (Read more here) today states that Americans have a more doomy outlook on the economy than...
On June 7th at the beautiful Ironwood Country Club in Anthem Arizona the Professional Resource Group, a network of business professionals located in Anthem, in conjunction with Windermere Real Estate hosted the Second Annual Links For... tournament.  This year's recipient was the United Blood Cen...
Contrary to media reports the Phoenix real estate market is heating up.  Here are May's numbers for the week ending 5/31/08: Active Listings: 12,846 Homes Pending: 1,854 Homes sold in last 30 days: 1,076 (up 8% over April '08, down 18% from May '07) Burn rate (Inventory on market/by homes sold la...
The guys at Arizona Premiere Living have done it again.  We've created a new blog, Arizona Premiere Music, to further add to the experience of our website, Arizona Premiere Music is not only about the music happenings in Arizona, but for all music lovers everywhere....
The market is definitely picking up in Anthem.  Here are the lastest stats for the week ending 5/31/08: Active Listings: 495 Homes Pending: 134 Homes sold in last 30 days: 84 (up 25% over April '08, up 79% over May '07) Burn rate (Inventory on market / by homes sold last 30 days) =  6 months supp...

Jerry Murphy, CRS, SRES

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