My Bio

Welcome to your virtual Arizona directory. I’m Candace Robinson, an Arizona Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker with Red Hawk Realty & Property Management in the Phoenix metro area.

As a member of our local Arizona Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®, I work with both Buyers and Sellers serving the East Valley and surrounding areas including Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe, Mesa, Fountain Hills, Apache Junction, Ocotillo, Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Phoenix, Queen Creek, Casa Grande, Maricopa, Ahwatukee and more.

Interview with Candace: Getting To Know to Her… What led you into the real estate business?

I have been told by many friends and relatives to consider real estate over the years. I always had the idea in the back of my mind to pursue a career in real estate, however, I never did anything about it since I was gainfully employed with America West Airlines, our local hometown airlines (now US Airways).  When I became disenchanted with the direction of the airline industry, I decided that the time was right to make the move.

Since I love helping people, and I’m very technology savvy, I thought my talents would best be put to use as a virtual assistant.  After doing some research, I saw potential in the real estate industry.  My thought was to create a portal that would allow the clients, and all professionals involved in the real estate transaction, to log on and see the transaction files, documents, etc. To achieve this goal, I needed to learn more about each aspect of the real estate transaction. In doing so, I began working for my first Broker in 2004 and obtained my Arizona Real Estate sales license that same year. After spending time learning how the transaction was handled from start to finish.  I became very comfortable the entire real estate process and worked as a marketing/transaction coordinator for our office.  The combination of my outgoing personality and  technological expertise into real estate, I ventured into real estate sales in the Phoenix real estate market.

Briefly define your market area, and why you chose the brokerage that you did?

My market area is the metropolitan Phoenix area which consists of several surrounding towns and cities. I work in the entire metro area of Phoenix, although my focus is on the east valley where I have resided since 1974.

Gilbert is one of the fastest growing communities and continues to amaze me with our population growth in the last ten years. Check out Why do 1,000 new residents move to Gilbert, Arizona each month?

I worked with my first broker and eventually moved to Home Smart Real Estate in December of 2007 through September of 2013.  In September of 2013 I moved to work with Red Hawk Realty & Property Management to offer a wider spectrum of services for my clients, Red Hawk Realty offers a full range of real estate services including property management and rentals.

Red Hawk Realty is built around technology so that I have available to me the cutting edge tools, a professional meeting and working environment  that would give me more time to focus on my Clients and their business.  Red Hawk Realty and Property Management is “Highly Recommended with No Surprises”

“Highly Recommended with No Surprises”

Please talk about your greatest success stories on both a personal and professional level.

My most rewarding personal success story (which most parents can attest to) is being a parent to my three children.  I am very blessed to have three mature and responsible children ranging from ages 22 – 33 years old.  On a professional level I would have to say that my first year in real estate was a tremendous success. I was able to handle a total of 42 closed transactions totaling $12,331,700 in sales volume. The following year I personally challenged myself to successfully list one property per week for the whole year. I achieved this goal (by total listings, if not one each week).

What are the biggest challenges that you are facing in your market today?

The market today in the Phoenix metro area is definitely different than my first two years.  Currently we have nearly 48,000 single family homes on the market based on Southeast Valley Regional of Realtors Association MLS.  The biggest challenge in Phoenix market is educating clients on the market conditions and the importance of helping them understand that this market is different than previous years. Home sellers must be educated as to the importance of being priced correctly, as we currently have a 17.6 month supply of homes in the Phoenix area. If they are serious about selling their home, they must be prepared to price aggressively.

How do you generate the majority of your business?

I do extensive marketing online with many syndications that showcase my sellers properties. Continually seeking other syndications that will gain greater Internet exposure for my listings, and of course, exposure on my Phoenix Arizona Real Estate Homes blog.  I have the highest quality of online search tools for buyers and investors to search out the entire Multiple Listing Service on both sites www.PhoenixArizonaRealEstateHomes.com, I work with quality photography equipment to bring light and expression to all my photography work. I provide marketing material and always looking into new and innovative ways to market my clients homes.

Also available are services of a reputable professonals to prepare your home for the market. Whether it would be for pre home inspection, handyman services or home staging with Rooms Rearranged by Debbie Wheeler. I am always on the edge of creative new ideas which in turn appeal to the consumers and prospective sellers. I have a referral base and word of mouth that allows new or old clients. My online presence brings me much of my success and leads today. In addition, I also have a website at CandaceRobinson.com, continually seeking other syndications that will gain greater Internet exposure for my listings, and of course, exposure on Active Rain.

How does my blog benefit me as a Real Estate Agent/Broker?”

Blogging is a huge part of my business and life. When I’m not blogging, perhaps enjoying my other passion hanging out on one of the greater Phoenix area golf courses or riding my Harley Davidson.

Blogging is a very up and coming necessity in an Agent/Broker’s business in my opinion. With over 85% of all buyers starting their home buying search first online, my online presence is a must have.  Maintaining and keeping a blog along side my website has become an enjoyable project for me as I do enjoy working with todays technology.

My Phoenix Arizona Real Estate Homes blog allows me to provide information for first time buyers, veteran buyers, and investors. With Arizona market reports, neighborhood reports and activities allows me to keep the locals up to date on all happenings and activities available to them.

I share virtual tours, photographs of my listings, up to date information and state-of-the-art dsSearchAgent MLS search solution.  Visitors of my blog, readers can search for and view properties like never before.

If you are looking in the Phoenix, Arizona area for a primary residence, investment property, retirement home or perhaps you are a first time buyer, hire a Broker – REALTOR® like myself, who wants to win your business and trust.

If you are looking to selling your home or Arizona property, I would be honored to share with you an educated idea of what your home’s value is based on experience, local knowledge, and comparable actual sales in your neighborhood!

To get a FREE no-obligation Home Evaluation specific to your needs be sure to contact me. If you have any general questions about buying or selling real estate in Arizona and would like more information about my Red Hawk Realty marketing plan please don’t hesitate to email or call me direct. Thank you,

Candace Robinson

Red Hawk Realty & Property Management

Associate Broker – REALTOR®

480,202.3558 direct

480-323-2583 fax

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