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Voodoo Cookies!

Well. last week was my birthday.  My youngest daughter, Amy, asked me what kind of cake I might like, but I asked for her older sister, Cara’s, chocolate chip cookies instead. Typically my two daughters do not share recipes and Cara would have made them for me, except that she moved to the Phoenix area […]

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Realtor Property Resource

I am very excited to be adding a new program to my reporting tools!   Realtors Property Resource (RPR for short) has been added to our mls selection for those Realtors who choose to utilize it.  I took the class and went straight back to my office to order the program as I was so […]

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Does your Realtor really know the market?

In real estate we meet once per week and talk about our new listings, (presenting them to our fellow Realtors) and then we tour homes listed for sale that agents have asked to be included for the current area tour.  This is our weekly MLS meeting and tour.   In our town we have 6 […]

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Part time or full time Realtor?

Today in Real Estate we have more “part-time” agents than ever. Did you know that in Arizona, over 50% of the agents will sell 1 or less homes in the year? Does that startle you? It should, because it is true! If your agent is not averaging AT LEAST 1 per month, look elsewhere! This […]

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Retirement communities in Sierra Vista Arizona

While we are a very popular retirement community, we only have 2 designated retirement communities. Winterhaven, http://www.caddenmanagement.com/winterhavenhoa and Vista View, http://www.vistaviewresort.net

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Current Market in Sierra Vista Arizona, 01/10/11

I have people ask me all the time, “What is the market like in Sierra Vista?” Currently I can say that we have one of the most unique markets in Arizona. Sierra Vista, for the first time in history, has a higher median home price than either Phoenix or Tucson. Currently our median home price […]

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Sierra Vista Shopping

While we are not a tremendously large city here in Sierra Vista, we do have plenty of shopping available for the average person, and if you need mega shopping, Tucson is only an hour away. We do boast our own mall in Sierra Vista, anchored at each end by Sears and Dillards. In between we […]

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Where is Sierra Vista Arizona?

Sierra Vista Arizona is located in Cochise County Arizona. We are about an hour to an hour and a half southeast of Tucson Arizona, 4 hours south from Phoenix Arizona. Cochise County is the largest county in Arizona, and the least populated. We take up almost the entire southeast quadrant of the state. Sierra Vista […]

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Why not Sierra Vista Arizona?

Well, we have had nearly 2 weeks worth of temperatures in the 70’s. Wow, and Christmas is only 10 days away! What a great place to live! Sierra Vista, for those of you who are unfamiliar, is a quaint community of approximately 50,000 nestled in a valley, completely surrounded by several unique mountain ranges. We […]

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Why Sierra Vista Arizona?

Our market is great, contrary to what you may have heard. In our area we never had the huge “bubble” that most of Arizona experienced. Average home price currently is about $190,000. Lowest price I have seen lately is $39,900 for site built. (yes, it is still available.) Sierra Vista is still a great place […]

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