real estate

January 10, 2010

Camelot Village – A great place to live

Camelot Village is another “cool neighborhood” in South Tempe. We occasionally feature neighborhoods that we think are in good locations, are close to shopping, restaurants, good schools etc. This neighborhood certainly fits the bill. Located just west of the 101 freeway and not far from the US 60, Camelot Village in the 85283 zip code is all about convenience. Located just to the West of Camelot Village you will find two […]
January 4, 2010

The Truth about The Truth-in-Lending

The most confusing document in the entire loan package is the Truth-In-Lending Disclosure Statement. I’ve heard more than one escrow officer refer to it as the “Confusion-In-Lending” and simply ask the borrower to sign with a cursory explanation usually saying it’s the loan costs rolled into the interest rate or something similar. While not entirely inaccurate, it doesn’t really explain the “TIL” as it’s referred to in the biz. With […]
November 20, 2009

Non disclosure – in real estate? “Really?”

A while back, I said I was going to begin a series of posts with the “really?” theme associated with some of the odd things I see happen in my business. So, once again, it is time to vent just a tad… If you know me, you know that I have a pet peeve about some of the things that happen in the real estate industry. Many of these things have to […]
October 30, 2009

What Happens in Escrow?

The main purpose of this blog is to provide information to you. In doing that, I have decided to ask people from within my industry to write an occasional “guest post” on topics that will be of interest to anyone wanting to know more about the real estate business or the real estate market in Arizona. Below, you will find some information about the escrow process as written by my good […]
July 9, 2006

Quick Update

Here is a recent article I wrote for one of our news letter’s. I hope you find it interesting! We are located in the South East Valley of Arizona: Quick Update: “Recently I was in a meeting with several long-time industry pros to discuss current market trends. With approximately 46,000 active listings (up from 30,000 just a few months ago), there is a greater need than ever for seller’s homes […]