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Pook Bellini 
Arizona Best Real Estate
                       Attention to Detail
           Dedication to Exceptional Service
Mobile: 480-628-7377
As a former elementary school educator, I bring  the heart of a teacher to my real estate career.  I believe that educating potential buyers and sellers is my most important job.  Both this website and my blog ( reflect my passion for educating clients, potential clients, and interested visitors. 

My goal as a REALTOR® is to provide exceptional service as a consultant, negotiator, and overseer of transactional details, and it is my hope that the relationships I form with clients  will last for a lifetime.

While Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, and NE Phoenix are my main service areas,  I work with clients throughout the Valley.   Through
Arizona Best Real Estate's membership in Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, I am also able to make referrals to other outstanding REALTORS® throughout the country and outside of the United States.  Just give me a call if you or someone you know needs help here or elsewhere.

I am frequently asked about current market conditions. The truth is that there is not one answer to the question "How's the real estate market?" because the real estate market is a local market, specific to individual neighborhoods. Whether you are interested in buying or selling a home, the information you want needs to be specific to your area of interest. Please contact me if you would like to receive updates on what's happening in your area. 

"Pook" Bellini, REALTOR®, ABR, CNE, e-PRO, SFR
Mobile: 480-628-7377 
Become a fan of Scottsdale Real Estate by Pook Bellini and Calling Paradise Valley Home on Facebook! 

Use the LIVE MLS IDX SEARCH below to search the entire inventory of homes available in the Phoenix metro area... or check out new construction homes with the ULTIMATE NEW HOMES search below. 
Please note that I'm now also licensed in South Carolina.
Visit my South Carolina website:

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Live MLS IDX Search

I have always taken great pride in providing exceptional service for my clients as a consultant, negotiator, and overseer of transactional details.  Part of my service is creating searches and updates for clients, using parameters that meet their specific needs, as they begin the search process.  I will always continue to provide that service, however, the latest reports show that over 95% of Buyers prefer to use the Internet to begin their search for new housing on their own.  I understand that desire to dive in and poke around the listings... it's easy and it's fun.  There are many sources out there for doing such searches, but these searches are not "live" and, therefore, are not necessarily current.   

With this in mind, whether you are looking for a new home or are just seeing what the market looks like in your area, you can now begin searching for properties in the greater Phoenix area using the official live ARMLS (Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service) IDX search system link below. (IDX stands for "Internet Data Exchange," commonly called Broker Reciprocity.)

By creating a free account, you can:
  • Save your searches
  • Get updates on new listings and price changes
  • Track your favorites
  • Add notes and messages
  • Personalize your dashboard
  • Forward links to friends and relatives 

Finding homes of interest is just the first step.  It allows you to become informed about the houses that are currently on the market... and I am here to take you to the next step, providing you with the valuable assistance you will need to make every step of purchasing a home go as smoothly as possible.   Together, we can make your dream home a reality!

Click on this IDX LINK and start searching! 

    For your convenience, I have created several searches for properties in Paradise Valley and Scottsdale in varying price ranges.  All of these can be found below.

    Wednesday, August 18, 2010

    Paradise Valley Real Estate Searches

    Paradise Valley Luxury Properties:
    Paradise Valley Mountain View Properties (Note:  Not all views are created equal! There are a great many homes listed as having mountain views, but not all of the views are "spectacular" views.  If you are looking for a luxury home with great mountain views (not the kind that require a ladder and periscope), CONTACT ME and I will help you find the home and view you are looking for.)

    Scottsdale Real Estate Searches

    Single Family Detached Homes  

    Includes the following zip codes: 85250, 85253, 85254, 85255, 85258, 85259, 85260

    Note:  Once you begin a search, you can view prices in ascending or descending order by clicking on the word "Price" at the top of the first column. View other criteria in ascending or descending order by clicking the appropriate column headings.

      Tuesday, June 15, 2010

      Current Market Information

      Please use the tabs at the top of the page for the following information:
      • THE CROMFORD REPORT - The most current information available about our market!
      • Paradise Valley Stats
      • Scottsdale Stats
      • Golf Course Communities in the PV/Scottsdale area

      Monday, June 14, 2010

      What's My Home Worth?

      If you are interested in determining the value of your home, click on this “Home Evaluator” link for a free evaluation report.

      Saturday, May 15, 2010

      Housing Trends eNewsletter

      I'm pleased to share this month's Housing Trends eNewsletter with you! 

      Housing Trends eNewsletter contains Local Market Reports for over 150 Local Markets in 46 states with local prices and number of sales by state prepared by the National Association of REALTORS®.

      Housing Trends eNewsletter is also filled with local and national real estate sales and price activity provided by MLSs and the National Association of Realtors, U.S. Census Bureau key market indicators, housing market video reports, blogs, real estate glossary, maps, mortgage rates and calculators, consumer articles, community reports that map shopping, schools, recreation and more.

      Please check it out! You'll be able to check out trends in your specific location. 

      Would love your feedback!

      Thursday, April 08, 2010

      Wednesday, April 07, 2010

      Designations & Certifications

      Not every real estate agent is a REALTOR®. REALTORS® are members of the National Association of REALTORS® and must commit to following the NAR’s strict Code of Ethics. The term REALTOR® has come to connote competency, fairness, and high integrity resulting from adherence to a lofty ideal of moral conduct in business relations. No inducement of profit and no instruction from clients ever can justify departure from this ideal.

      The Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation.  This coveted designation is awarded by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC), an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, to real estate practitioners who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria.

      The objective in offering the Certified Military Residential Specialist Program is to provide a platform whereby Real Estate Professionals can be trained and equipped to handle with excellence the home purchase needs of active duty and former military clients.

      An agent who carries the CNE (Certified Negotiation Expert) designation has been trained in advanced professional negotiation skills and knows how to use leading edge negotiation practices and techniques. A CNE professional is able to handle real estate negotiations with superior skill and excellence.

      An e-PRO is a REALTOR® who has successfully completed the e-PRO training program for real estate professionals. Endorsed by the National Association of REALTORS®, the e-PRO course teaches professionals the nuts and bolts of working with real estate on-line. In this fast-paced age, technology has become a necessity. An e-PRO is someone who has recognized and responded to the needs of the new consumer.

      Knowing how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities are not merely good skills to have in today’s market—they are critical. SFR (Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource) Certification is given to real estate professionals who have recognized the challenges of the current market and have learned the skills necessary to serve as a knowledgeable resource for both sellers and buyers.

      Sunday, September 14, 2008

      Need a Lender?

      It is my pleasure to recommend the following lenders:

      Sandy Richards
      Branch Manager/Mortgage Advisor
      The Richland Group at Pinnacle Capital Mortgage Corp
      Direct:   480-612-0634
      Mobile: 602-999-2406

      Jeff Krueger
      Senior Loan Officer
      Arizona Bank and Trust
      Mobile: 480-215-1680
      Fax:  602-553-7863
      Flexible Mortgage Program Options/Competitive Pricing

      Rob Kanyur
      Senior Loan Officer
      Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
      NMLS 204420

      Mark Taylor