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Real Estate Agent - Congress Realty
Congress Realty is a very active listing properties for a flat fee in Tucson, Arizona.  As such, we actively follow the local real estate market and related stories.  The Arizona Star (registration required) recently posted a very intriguing story about the founders of First Magnus (Great Southwe...
I'd like to get other Realtors(R) perspectives who handle REO's for lenders in the Tucson area on the situation below. I have yet to ever be asked by a lender about additional marketing for a lender owned property. Each lender that I have worked with is much more concerned with the opinion of val...
Closed sales reported in the TARMLS MLS system for the month of February are starting to show signs of improvement.  When January 2008 came, the # of offers presented went up dramatically throughout Tucson. As a result, beginning in mid Feb, closed transactions are on the rise. Based upon the # o...
Pending listings in Tucson are up and this is fantastic. This same trend can be found  throughout much of the state. (although it doesn't seem as though anyone is willing to report any positive news in the media) With sold to list price ratios dropping near 95%, clearly we can attribute part of t...
A recently released report by Arizona State University's WP Carey School of Business, titled Western Blue Chip Economic Forecast, suggests that there may be more pain ahead, due to spillover from construction into other industries such as leisure and hospitality that are still strong.The truth is...
All Southern Arizona property owners should keep in mind that there are multiple MLS's in their area. Not all MLS's are created equal. As a seller, you want your property on the local MLS in conjunction with your property. If you are added to multiple MLS's in the area, that's great, but you shou...
Builder Online Magazine points out that there are some very smart investors who have taken advantage of the current real estate cycle.  Case in point, Chris Kemmerly sold his company Kemmerly Homes to Standard Pacific in August 2004.  In December 2007, Standard Pacific sold its Tucson division ba...
Sellers have a choice when it comes to Real Estate Services. Congress Realty has been offering Arizona property owners a fantastic way to save equity for over 5 years. As the not only the leader in the Arizona Flat Fee MLS market, but also the leading Flat Fee MLS Listing brokerage in Tucson and ...

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