I am from New York and for an agent to say, "This is not the neighborhood you want to live in," or appears to steer you towards a particular area, is often considered a breach of ethics and can often be seen as biased. WE DO NOT WANT TO HAVE THAT AFFECT! If you are finding it difficult to get a straight answer, it might be the agent or it might be that the question was not presented in such a way as to allow for the agent to give you one. If your question, "Does this house seem to be well-priced?" is not a matter of opinion, it is a matter of that agent looking up the comps in that area that reflect the condition, style, and type of home that you are looking at. We agents are like lawyers in many ways, we have studied and obtained a license in order to do, well what we do. It is not that we are trying to make the experience difficult, we are providing the accurate answers so as not to create conflict.... more
I trust that you have already found an agent to assist you in finding a home in East Tucson. If that is not the case, I would be happy to help you in your home search. I currently live on the East side of town and can help answer any questions you have about this area of the city along the way. Happy Hunting and welcome to East Tucson!
Bryan K. Taylor, REALTOR
Tierra Antigua Realty I East Office
I was surprised to find out that Johns Hopkins recently completed a study of mold which showed that the threat may not be nearly as dangerous as has been suspected. This study was first shown to me by a home inspector who has changed his tune about the dangers of mold.
Mold will never be a desirable thing to have a home but it's danger as a health risk may be less. You might want to read the story that I provided below.... more