WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE
Let us help you navigate this website which is very simple to operate. On the HOME PAGE you’ll see the FIND A HOME search engine. It will give you a start in looking for properties in areas you’re interested in. If you need more details, please let us know – we’re here to assist you.
To learn more about us, please go to ABOUT where you can read about our history and experience. We are transplanted Midwesterner’s (Illinois and Indiana) who have lived in this area for over twenty years and love serving you as Realtors. We really enjoy putting Buyers and Sellers together. It’s truly rewarding.
Also under the heading ABOUT, you’ll see BLOG – here we have posted our monthly e-newsletter with topical information and….our favorite family recipe of the month. From the feedback we get, that is what many people come to our website to get. And don’t worry; we only post recipes that are delicious and EASY.
The last topic under ABOUT says REFERENCES – those are testimonials that clients and other agents we’ve worked with have written to give you an idea how other people feel about working with us.
If you move over to RESOURCES, there are three categories.
The first is called RESOURCE PAGE which is a list of services and vendors that we have used personally and/or have been recommended by others we know and respect.
Secondly is a MORTGAGE CALCULATOR in case you’d like to calculate what a monthly payment.
And finally the BUYER/SELLER TIPS to help you better understand the process as well as learn tips on how you can help us sell your home by preparing it for showing.
ABOUT AL AND JEAN/THE BATSON TEAM
Personal and Professional Introduction:
Originally from the Midwest, Al and Jean Batson hail from Straughn, Indiana and Elmhurst Illinois respectively. After growing up on a farm, Al graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Business Management/Industrial Economics. Jean attended Northern Illinois University before moving to California where she graduated from Santa Ana College with a degree in Business/Real Estate. After many years in Orange County, California (where they met), they moved to Arizona in 1995 and have been residents of Desert Ridge since early 2004. Prior to their real estate careers, Al was Operations Manager for Hughes-Calihan Konica-Minolta (Phoenix Corporate) and Jean was Director of Operations Projects at the Phoenix Corporate office of Clear Channel Outdoor. Prior to moving to ARIZONA, Al spent 23 years with L’eggs in Operations Management while Jean was active in real estate and public service. Al and Jean’s vast experience in business, rental property ownership, title insurance, home management and real estate brings cohesiveness to their real estate business. Their experience in life and business has taught them how to really listen to their clients in order to better serve their needs.
Their favorite leisure-time activities are travel, cooking, entertaining, theater, movies and spending time enjoying friends and family
National Association of Realtors
Arizona Association of Realtors
Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors (SAAR) and Phoenix Association of Realtors (PAR)
Volunteer with Lockboxes for Seniors (through SAAR)
Members of Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service
Desert Ridge/Kierland RMS and Tatum Ranch RMS
Supporters of Desert Foothills Community Theater
Supporters of Desert Ridge Lifestyles Magazine
Supporters of Pinnacle High School Basketball team
Supporters of American Cancer Society and American Heart Association
The Batson Team Mission Statement
To provide superior service to our clients based on our personal integrity, strong business experience and hard work while sharing our enthusiasm for life, real estate and people…and have fun doing it!”