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Fed to keep Interest Rates Low

By Don Lee, Los Angeles Times March 26, 2012, 10:50 p.m. ARLINGTON, Va.— — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, worried that recent labor market improvements could fizzle because of weak economic growth, signaled that he was poised to keep … Continue reading

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Where Are We Headed?

Want to know where housing will head in 2012? First, be aware that all real estate is local and these factors are mostly national, but they can give you an indication of trends and the overall direction of housing. Having … Continue reading

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More Good News In Maricopa County?!!

For the monthly period ending December 15, we are currently recording a sales $/SF of $84.47 averaged for all areas and types across the ARMLS database. This is 2.9% higher than the $82.35 we now measure for November 14. Our … Continue reading

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Foreclosure Activity in the Fall

Each month about this time we look back at the previous month, analyze how pricing has behaved and report on how well our forecasting techniques performed. We also give a forecast for how pricing will move over the next 30 … Continue reading

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Stage 5 Acceptance

Stage Five: Acceptance – Dr. Kubler-Ross says arriving at this stage certainly indicates that there is some emotional detachment and objectivity to the current situation. It is important to note Dr. Kubler-Ross’s research shows that the terminally ill patient often … Continue reading

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Stage Four: Depression

Stage Four: Depression Dr. Kubler-Ross refers to this stage as preparatory grieving. In a way, it’s the dress rehearsal or the practice run for the aftermath even though this stage means different things to who is involved. It’s a sort … Continue reading

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Stage Three: Barganing

Stage Three: Bargaining. Traditionally, the bargaining stage for people facing death can involve attempting to bargain with whatever God the person believes in. Terminally ill patients try to rationalize with themselves: “I will accept this if I can make it … Continue reading

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Stage One: Denial and Isolation

We continue our discussion on the stages of grief from Dr. Kubler-Ross’ model from On Death and Dying. Stage One: Denial and Isolation. Denial is a conscious or unconscious refusal to accept facts, information, or reality relating to the situation … Continue reading

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Do Your Cutomers Know Who You Are?

If you look across the room at a red soda can with a white stripe down the side, you will immediately recognize it as a Coke can without having to even look at the letter C-O-K-E. That is the power … Continue reading

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Calling Realtors doing Short Sales on Purpose

As I complete my 3rd full month of blogging, I’d like to thank all of the visitors, followers, and folks that have taken the time to comment on the site. I really appreciate the feedback. One of the things that … Continue reading

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