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Nate's Monday Morning Message

by Nate Martinez

Nate's Monday Morning Message 

Welcome to Nate’s Monday Morning Message…I hope this message finds you well and refreshed from the weekend. I want to ask you a question, and its not one you have to answer right away and maybe it will take you a few hours or a few days to answer. How great can you be?

Below is a video that I hope will motivate and inspire you to find the answer to the question. As you move throughout this week, think about what makes you the best at what you do. What makes you the best parent, or the best partner? What makes you a great athlete or a great hiker? What makes you great at your job? And then, ask yourself, am I doing the best that I can do? How great can I really be? Let’s make this the best week of the year!

WORDS TO LIVE BY

“The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or event touched – they must be felt with the heart.” - Helen Keller

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” - Francis of Assisi

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” - Vince Lombardi

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” - Steve Jobs

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” - Theodore Roosevelt

Let’s make the best week of the year! 

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
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March Home Sales and Prices Spring Higher

by Nate Martinez

March Home Sales and Prices Spring Higher

In the 53 metro areas surveyed for the March RE/MAX National Housing Report, the average number of home sales increased 9.9 percent over sales in March 2014, and were 33.9 percent higher than February sales. The increase from February also marks the third largest increase from February to March. Every metro experienced double-digit month-over-month sales increases except Baltimore, which saw an 8.4 percent monthly increase.  In March, 43 of the 53 metro areas surveyed reported higher sales on a year-over-year basis, and 31 of those saw increases in double-digits.

“The prime selling season this year is starting with a bang. After a harsh winter, it appears many consumers are eager to get out and shop for a new home, despite lingering inventory issues and rising prices. The many positive stories we’re hearing from our agents across the country are reflected in these very impressive March numbers.” Dave Liniger, RE/MAX, LLC CEO, Chairman and Co-Founder

Do you know what your home is worth? Call Nate today to find out!

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
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Nate's Monday Message

by Nate Martinez

Welcome to Nate’s Monday Message…this week, I would like to take this opportunity to personally invite you to an upcoming event in Peoria, on Thursday, April 30th. We will have six beautiful homes available in the exclusive gated Blackstone Country Club at Vistancia. Join us from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm and enter to win a round of golf for four at Blackstone!

ENCOURAGEMENT CORNER

WORDS TO LIVE BY

“Life isn’t about finding yourself, life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino

“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” – Nikos Kazantzakis

“The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.” – Audry Hepburn

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

Let’s make this the best week of the year! Nate

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
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Nate's Monday Message

by Nate Martinez

Nate's Monday Message 

Welcome to Nate’s Monday Message…I hope everyone had a fabulous weekend, filled with fun and relaxation. As many of us go throughout our day concentrating on the tasks that we need to accomplish, let us make sure to constantly keep our eyes open to new opportunities. You never know when a new situation may present itself to you. If we just go through life doing the day to day tasks with blinders on, we will never be in a position to seize the moment when those doors of opportunity open for us. Some call it luck. I call it keeping your eyes and ears open to new opportunities. Let’s make this the best week of the year!

ENCOURAGEMENT CORNER

1. Just for today I will be happy. This assumes that what Abraham Lincoln said is true, “Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Happiness is from within; its not a matter of externals.

2. Just for today I will try to adjust myself to what is, and not just to adjust everything to my own desires. I will take my family, my business and my luck as they come and fit myself to them.

3. Just for today I will take care of my body. I will exercise it, care of it, nourish it, not abuse nor neglect it, so that it will be a perfect machine for my bidding.

4. Just for today, I will try to strengthen my mind. I will learn something useful. I will not be a mental loafer. I will read something that requires effort, thought and concentration.

5. Just for today, I will exercise my soul in three ways. I will do somebody a good turn and not get found out. And do at least two things I don’t want to do as William James suggestions, just for exercise.

6. Just for today I will be agreeable. I will look as well as I can, dress as becomingly as possible, act courteously, be liberal with praise, criticize not at all, or fault with anything and not try to regulate nor improve anyone.

7. Just for today I will try to live through this day only, not tackle my whole life problem at once.

8. Just for today I will have a program. I will write down what I expect to do every hour.  I may not follow it exactly, but I will have it. It will eliminate two pests, hurry and indecision.

9. Just for today I will have a quiet half hour all by myself to relax. In this half hour sometimes I will think of God, so I can get a little more perspective into my life.

10. Just for today I will be unafraid, especially I will not be afraid to be happy, to enjoy what is beautiful, to love and to believe that those I love, love me. If we want to develop a mental attitude that will bring us peace and happiness, here is Rule # 1: Think and act cheerfully and you will feel cheerful.

Written by Sybyl F. Partridge in 1916 and printed in “How to Stop Worrying, And Start Living” by Dale Carnegie, 1951.

WORDS TO LIVE BY

“Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.” - George S. Patton

“A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man ha them afterwards.” – Karl Kraus

“We get to make a living; we give to make a life.” – Winston Churchill

“It is never too late to be what we might have been.” – George Eliot

“We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.” – Cicero

“Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.” – Bruce Less

“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” – John Lubbock

“One hundred percent of the shots you don’t take, don’t go in.” –Wayne Gretzky

Let's make it the best week of the year! Nate

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
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Nate's Monday Morning Message

by Nate Martinez

Nate's Monay Morning Message 

Welcome to Nate's Monday Morning Message...I hope you all had a fantastic weekend filled with a lot of fun and relaxation. Sometimes there are moments in time or situations that stand out in one’s life. These are the moments when the situation you are in changes you as a person. We have all been there and some of us have been there very recently. Look for the positive in any situation. Make changes to your actions or attitudes when needed. Embrace all the people who care about you and care about them as well. The key to all happiness is you being happy! We are the creators of our own lives. It is time for us to start creating.

Let’s make this the best week of the year!

ENCOURAGEMENT CORNER

24 Thoughts Never To Forget...

Your presence is a present to the world.
You're unique and one of a kind.
Your life can be what you want it to be.

Take the days just one at a time.
Count your blessings, not your troubles.
You'll make it through whatever comes along.
Within you are so many answers.
Understand, have courage, be strong.

Don't put limits on yourself.
So many dreams are waiting to be realized.
Decisions are too important to leave to chance.

Reach for your peak, your goal, your prize.
Nothing wastes more energy than worrying.
The longer one carries a problem, the heavier it gets.

Don't take things too seriously.
Live a life of serenity, not a life of regrets.
Remember that a little love goes a long way…
Remember that a lot…goes forever.
Remember that friendship is a wise investment.

Life's treasures are people…together.
Realize that it's never too late.
Do ordinary things in an extraordinary way.
Have health and hope and happiness.

Take time to wish upon a star.
And don't ever forget…for even a day…
How very special you are. 

WORDS TO LIVE BY

“Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” - John Lennon

“If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.” - Abigail Van Buren 

“Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” - Winston Churchill 

“Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” - Margaret B. Runbeck

“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” - John Lubbock

 “To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” - David Viscott

“Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.” - Bill Blackman

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” - Henry David Thoreau 

Let’s make this the best week of the year! Nate

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
Nate@NatesHomes.com

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Nate's Monday Message

by Nate Martinez

Nate's Monday Message 

Welcome to Nate's Monday Message...I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend filled with fun and relaxation. This week spend some time thinking about being truly happy. What is it that makes you excited? What is it that makes you want to do more of it? What is it that makes you happy? These are the things that you need to do more of. Being efficient, productive, and organized is only worthwhile if you fill the remaining time with things that make you excited and happy. That is the challenge and that is the goal. You do not need to completely turn your life upside down - just start by adding a little more happiness to it here and there and here and there. Eliminate the Bad and Add the Great. 

You can do it. It is completely up to you. I am here to help you in any way I can just ask. Let’s make this the best week of the year!

ENCOURAGEMENT CORNER 

Believing in You, By Catherine Pulsifer

Never stop believing in yourself. 
When others doubt, don't you. 

Do what you love to do, 
No one knows better than you.

Life is too short to live others' dreams 
Follow your own dream 

Push yourself to reach your goals 
And live the life you once dreamed.

Trust your instincts. 
Be true to yourself. 

You know what is right for you. 
Never give up or give in.

Forget the words "I don't know how". 
You can learn, You can research, You can do.

Your mind is powerful. 
When you believe you can. 

You will find a way 
You won't waste a day.

Persist and persevere. Do not fear 
Because if you believe in you 

You will find dreams can come true.
May all your dreams turn into goals, Believe in yourself. 

And remember, all of life is a choice. 
The decision is up to you.

Believe in Yourself,
Dare To Be Whatever You Want To Be!

WORDS TO LIVE BY  

“Knowledge is proud that she knows so much; Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.” - Cowper

“Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.” - Bill Blackman

“The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business – or in anything else, for that matter.” - Lee Iacocca

“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” - Carol Burnett

“Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” - Winston Churchill

“Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.” –Henry David Thoreau

“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” - William Shakespeare

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” - Darrell Royal

Let’s make it the best week of the year! Nate

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
Nate@NatesHomes.com

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Nate's Team Newsletter Spring 2015

by Nate Martinez

Nate's Team Newsletter Spring 2015

http://www.nateshomes.com/agent_files/Team Newsletters/Nate Martinez Team Newsletter Spring 2015.pdf

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
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Luxury Living in Glendale, Arizona

by Nate Martinez

Luxury Living in Glendale, Arizona 

Thunderbird Mountain located in Glendale, Arizona is home to the premier destination for luxury living on the Westside. Beyond the gated security lies the intimate community of Tuscany Hills – a local hotspot for some ofGlendale’s most elite homeowners. Perched high atop the mountain, you will find one of the finest luxury homes on the market today. With nearly 10,000 square feet in design and over an acre home site, the views of the native desert terrain and surrounding city are sublime.

Welcome to 24218 N 63rd Drive – a true “hill top” property that can brag about having 360 degree views and mean it. Located at the highest point in Tuscany Hills and backing to the mountain preserve, the 1.36 acre home site provides the privacy one might be looking for in a home of this significance.

At the entry you will find the attention to detail starts with the custom front door, adorned with impeccable craftsmanship in the iron accents. However once inside, your attention will be drawn to the impressive chandelier that graciously illuminates the foyer and the grand stature of the Italian imported pillars (rumored to be valued at $350,000). Although it may be difficult to decide which direction to start your tour, you will find it is led by marble flooring throughout the main level. Through the grand foyer are the formal living areas; to the right is the master retreat and to the left is the family room and kitchen.

The seller has spared no expense with quality and unique amenities you may not find in another luxury home, such as the lighted onyx sink in the guest powder room or the gold plated fixtures throughout. Overlooking the kitchen and a view of the grounds, the family room is accented by the soft light of the tray ceiling and the rich tones of the Alder wood wall unit that surrounds the fireplace.  The gourmet kitchen will remind you of something you saw featured on HGTV – walnut wood floors mixed with Alder wood at the island and a subtle distressed antique look to the cabinetry - not only pleasing to the eye, it is functional and practical.

Also on the main floor is the master’s quarters, which has a hidden room that could easily be a reading room or a private study. The two-way fireplace will draw you into the Mediterranean-resort-like bathroom, were we will see more of the uniquely elegant details featured in this home. The primary focal point is no doubt the huge Roman-style tub, which is like what you might find when visiting old world Rome - a huge tub with gracious archways supported by pillars and surrounded by marble. His-n-her vanities with onyx sinks and lamp-style wall sconces, accented with gold plated fixtures. At first glance, the walk-in shower will appear to be glowing, but that is just the shimmering effect of the glass tile – another uniquely elegant detail that the seller spared no expense with.

There are two ways to access the second level, one of which is the convenient elevator that also accesses the garage. Upstairs is were the real fun begins – literally. Here you will find a poker room which has its own private balcony – the seller calls it a poker room, but it could be used for whatever suites you. Just off the poker room is the massive game or bonus room, which has a full wet bar with an appliance package and plenty of cabinets for storing all your favorite spirits. A savory game room such as this wouldn’t be complete without a private bathroom, fireplace and of course a two-way salt water fish tank. While all those amenities are fantastic, it is here that you may have the first opportunity to appreciate the magnificent views. But wait, there is more…within the game room is a separate theater, decorated just like an original opera house with theater-style seating for seven. Elegant and classic in décor but modern with technology - this media room comes with a fiber optic star-filled night sky ceiling and Crestron Home System. 

While it’s a fact that this home makes entertaining a cinch, there is work to be done at some point in the day and you’ll appreciate having the study or office nearby. Encased with floor-to-ceiling Alder wood and built-in book shelves, the vibrant colors from the salt water fish tank compliment this warm and inviting space. Here you will also find a second hidden room that stores all the security systems in this home. 

Upstairs are the secondary bedrooms, four of them to be exactly, each with their own themed amenities and private en suite baths. If you need to fulfill a princess’s bedroom-dreams-come-true, then you will love the theme in bedroom number two. Every princess needs a little pink décor and of course a balcony! The bathroom is just as sweet with a hand-painted floral sink, large soaker tub and gold plated swan faucets – yet another one of those unique details the seller has spared no expense with.

In a home of this quality, you would expect to a guest casita but perhaps not guest quarters such as these. This guest house is nearly 1,300 square feet with two bedrooms, one bath, a living area, full kitchen and a one garage attached garage.  In addition to the guest parking, there is an oversized four car garage attached to the main house and plenty of parking on the cobblestone driveway.

The hilltop grounds are just as impressive as the interior. Nestled against the side of the mountain preserve, privacy is a key element of this backyard. Surrounded by Canterra stone, the lap pool has a negative edge spa and a rock waterfall that is built into the side of the preserve. An extensive use of Travertine stone has been used at both the covered patio and the wrap-around balcony. Some of the backyard amenities include multiple fireplaces, an outdoor shower and a built-in BBQ with Lynx brand appliances. 

While the views from the balcony are breathtaking, the real awe-inspiring 360 degree views are seen from the roof top deck. There is literally hundreds of square feet of outdoor space where the views are nearly perfect – on a clear day you can see the Arizona Cardinals’ football stadium to the west and at night the city lights sparkling like diamonds on the horizon.

The only thing left to do is imagine for a moment, the sound of cobblestone under your tires as you accelerate past the gated entry and make your way to the top of the hill. That is the welcoming sound of luxury living and it can be yours today. Contact Nate for a private tour at 602-430-5226. 

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
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Nate's Monday Morning Message

by Nate Martinez

Nate’s Monday Morning Message 

Welcome to Nate’s Monday Morning Message…I hope you all had a wonderful weekend filled with fun and enjoyment. I wanted to talk with you this week about fairness and understanding. Many of us heard as children that "Life just is not fair." Well I don't think that is so. I think that life is all of what you make of it and fairness is a level of degrees. I would suggest that all of us know people that are deliberate, thoughtful, and fair. I would also suggest that all of us know people that are non-deliberate, non-thoughtful, and not very fair.

Those people are typically surrounded by others like them or no one at all. They are full of themselves because nobody else really can deal with them. We all know who they are. We tolerate them to a point, but there is always a tipping point that we just say enough is enough. I would encourage all of you to look at yourself to make sure that you are deliberate, thoughtful, and fair. Regardless of what life has done for you up until today, the future is a clean canvas and you are the painter. Make wise choices and be fair and understanding to all. Life will bring back to you what you give to others. Let’s make this the best week of the year!

ENCOURAGEMENT CORNER

When The Sun Comes Up!

In Africa Every Morning A Gazelle Awakens
Knowing That It Must Outrun
The Fastest Lion If It Wants To Stay Alive.  

Every Morning A Lion Wakes Up Knowing
That It Must Run Faster Than The
Slowest Gazelle Or It Will Starve To Death.  

It Makes No Difference 
Whether You Are A Lion Or A Gazelle: 
When The Sun Comes Up 
You Had Better Be Running.

I would just prefer to be a LION!!!

WORDS TO LIVE BY

“Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.” ~ H. Jackson Brown

“Don't carry a grudge. While you're carrying a grudge, the other guy's out dancing.” ~ Buddy Hackett

“Character is much easier kept than recovered.” ~ Thomas Paine

“Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.” ~ Janis Joplin

“Persons are to be loved, things are to be used.” ~ Reuel Howe

“We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
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RE/MAX Setting the Stage for a Dynamic 2015

by Nate Martinez

RE/MAX Setting the Stage for a Dynamic 2015

The RE/MAX network, now in over 95 countries, enjoyed another strong year in 2014, setting the stage for a dynamic 2015. Once again, Sales Associates in the U.S. and around the world demonstrated what’s possible when experienced, productive agents use the many unique competitive advantages of the RE/MAX brand. 

Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX – and thanks to our clients who have continued to buy or selling a home with our representation. It is because of your continued support and trust that we can remain on top of our industry. Thank you! Nate

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
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