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SimplySOLD is a boutique real estate brokerage firm located on the Camelback Corridor in Phoenix, Arizona that  focuses on the needs of residential buyers and sellers in the Scottsdale, Paradise Valley and the greater Valley of the Sun real estate market. Our clients include investors, the luxury buyers and sellers, Canadian and international buyers and those seeking to sell to them. We also provide commercial property real estate representation.

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N. Mark Kramoltz, JD, GRI, CIPS writes blog articles on the metro Phoenix, Arizona, national and global real estate markets. Written from his perspective as a designated broker and real estate attorney, his articles avoid the inaccuracies and vacuous industry propaganda common to most real estate writings. Due to his love of animals and military history, he also frequently writes about dogs, cats and horses that have played a role in military conflicts. Subscribe to his blog now!

The Latest Housing Trends.

The Latest Housing Trends.

Prior to the pandemic, house hunters were focused on amenities. Since COVID-19, house hunters are now showing more interest in more space and its configuration. Research by the National Association of Realtors shows that the top feature desired by buyers is a home...

Appraisal Concepts, Part 4.

Appraisal Concepts, Part 4.

The Income Approach. This method analyzes a property’s income producing capability and then capitalizes the future income to indicate present value. If there are leases on the property, actual rents will be scrutinized. Comparable property rentals will also be...

The Marooned Terrier.

The Marooned Terrier.

In the First World War German U-Boats were the scourge of the seas. But they didn’t always torpedo the vessels they sank. To save torpedoes for bigger targets, a U-Boat might surface and sink a ship using its deck gun. In one such incident, the crew of a ship about to...

Want to Know the Real Value of Your Home?

Want to Know the Real Value of Your Home?

There are online home evaluators like Zillow that give an estimate of your home's value, but there's no substitute for a real comparable market analysis (CMA). Outside of a newly built tract home, it is rare that an online evaluation accurately reflect the real market...

3 Listing Tips for Hot Weather.

3 Listing Tips for Hot Weather.

1. Keep it cool. It’s not the time to penny-pinch on the air conditioning. Experts - obviously based on the east coast, recommend keeping the thermostat around 72 degrees. Here in the desert, higher is fine but don’t exceed 80.2. Watch the smell. Warm weather can...

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