Tag Archives: Arizona

Fiscal Responsibility Has Benefits; S&P Reaffirms Oro Valley “AA-” Rating


Standard & Poor’s rating agency has reaffirmed the Town of Oro Valley’s strong “AA-” rating on the Series 2012 Excise Tax Revenue Obligations to fund the Town’s aquatic facility enhancements. Oro Valley leadership get’s it.  Development of attraction infrastructure will help … Continue reading

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Arizona Remains Leader in Education Reform


Posted on March 06, 2012 | Author: Jonathan Butcher “Last week, Gov. Jan Brewer kept Arizona out front in innovative education reform. Gov. Brewer’s signature on SB 1047 will help students on private school scholarship waiting lists finally realize their … Continue reading

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Ackman on CNBC, “Move to Arizona and Buy an Incredibly Cheap House”


Bill Ackman of Pershing Square on CNBC Squak Box this morning, “The effictive cost of owning a home has never been less.”  He went on to say later during the interview, “A lot of retirees, it’s a great time to … Continue reading

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Why Live in Tucson; The Video Says it All!


Why do people visit Tucson and decide to stay?  The process of comparitive anaylsis.  Click the image below to see how ugly it is.

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Transaction and Experience are So Different


Understanding motivation is quite possibly the most relevant key to selling fine homes.  Stay with me on this one for a few paragraphs.  This is a brief description of one discussion to help set the stage. “My wife and I have vacationed … Continue reading

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AZ Legislature Moves to Protect Home Owners


For some time now Home Owners Association management companies and some developers have abused the process of transferring ownership of real estate [mainly homes].  Holding closings “hostage” by withholding documentation until someone pays in advance became the norm.  The Arizona … Continue reading

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Not all that glitters is gold


Everyone wants to comment on the current real estate market. They want to talk about how now is not the time to buy a home. Some even argue owning a house has never been a great investment. Most say it … Continue reading

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