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Real Estate Agent Goes Along to Get Along

Scottsdale, AZ - Recent studies suggest that consumers still envision salesmen as fast-talking, slick-haired, turquoise-pinkie-ring-flashing hucksters who would sooner eat their own gold teeth than hesitate to push their mothers into traffic if caught standing between...

Sales Pitch

Reggie stared at the pen. Held between the thumb and index finger of the hand that emerged from a white coat sleeve, the golden implement caught and reflected the overhead lights in mesmerizing fashion.  No doubt by design. Reaching to accept the offering, he did so...

Welcome Back, REO Agents!

Greetings REO Agent, As the foreclosure crisis here in Scottsdale is beginning to show signs of easing, if not exactly abating, your fellow Real Estate professionals are eager to welcome you back to the ranks of humanity. You've been missed! You've done what you...

Forever Views

Abe Flemming studied the open notepad on his desk. A daunting list of phrases stared back at him. There was a golden egg hidden within the black chicken-scratch, he just needed to find it. He started at the top and worked his way down. This Home Does Not Suck! Abe...

Realtor Flips Script, Reviews Customers

Scottsdale, AZ - Tired of being the one under a microscope, a local Scottsdale Real Estate agent has turned the tables on the service review paradigm. Barry Wong, a residential Realtor with Prickly Pear Properties, says the time has come for consumers to enjoy the...

On This Day In Real Estate

On this day in Arizona Real Estate: 11/23/1881 - The first Real Estate disclosure laws go into effect for the young territory on the heels of the sale of a corral in Tombstone with a non-disclosed stigma. Claiming he would have paid considerably less for the property...