Sales

Why a Home Buyer Really Cancels a Deal

  • January 3, 2012

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  • Marty Boardman

The email subject line said it all:  COSMOS CONTRACT CANCELLED And the explanation, from the inspection report, for why the buyer cancelled followed: Pool &…

Sales

Singing the Appraisal Blues on Melinda Lane

  • December 30, 2011

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  • Marty Boardman

DISCLAIMER:  IT’S NOT THAT I DON’T LIKE REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS.  I HAVE SEVERAL FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES THAT ARE REAL ESTATE APPAISERS.  I SYMPATHIZE WITH THEM. …

Commentary

Busy December for Arizona Real Estate Investors

  • December 27, 2011

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  • Marty Boardman

It made me very nervous.  With 6 houses on the books going into the holidays (the stretch between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day) I was…

Sales

Cosmos – 2011 Biggest Loser Winner

  • December 23, 2011

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  • Marty Boardman

My flip on Cosmos Circle in Scottsdale is this year’s winner of the biggest loser contest. This house would have tipped the scales and 450…

Rehabbing

Curb Appeal and Kitchens Sell Houses

  • December 20, 2011

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  • Marty Boardman

Love at first sight.  It rarely happens.  Good thing too otherwise my wife would have never married me.  I’m not much to look at but…

Acquisition

Fixing and Flipping in Phoenix

  • December 6, 2011

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  • Marty Boardman

There are all kinds of investors in Phoenix. Wholesalers. Fix and Flippers. Buy and holders. Big. Small. Mom and Pop. Beginners. Experts. Successes. And failures.…