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What You Should Know About Joyce & John Freese Before You Hire Them:

Joyce & John have been working as a team since Joyce was 16 and John was 17 years old. They went to the same high school, Waukegan High, in Waukegan IL and went on to graduate from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Prior to becoming Realtors/Brokers, John was a practicing CPA, and Joyce was an English teacher.

Mid-life, they switched careers and went into the Real Estate profession. Joyce is a Specialist in Marketing Solar homes. She is a Certified Consultant in selling homes with solar, along with her expertise  in traditional sales and short sales (SFR & CDPE Designations). To help realtors become familiar with rooftop solar, she often conducts seminars (CE classes) for the AZ Real Estate Department. (Image by Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net)

John’s specialty is working with Buyers as a Buyer’s Agent. John, along with his financial background (CPA), also works with investors from multi-units to land acquisition. He also handles REOS (bank owned) properties in the valley and holds a CDPE designation as a specialist in marketing REOS.

This year, Joyce was honored by the National Association of Realtors with the professional distinction of REALTOR Emeritus for her many years of service to her clients.

After many years of being with RE/MAX & designated as a member of their Hall of Fame Club, they opened up their own office, Callie Shay Realty, named after their 2 granddaughters, Callie and Shay. They live in Phoenix with their 2 little dogs.
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Clients are saying:

5 stars“Joyce helped us sell our home that had rooftop solar. It sold in 1 day! We also had multiple offers. We were able to get the price we wanted because of Joyce’s expertise in marketing solar homes. The other Realtor had no knowledge of solar, and Joyce was a great help explaining the benefits of solar to the agent and her buyer.”
Linda & Will, Surprise, AZ
5 stars“John is the most patient Realtor we have ever met. He sent us information with detailed pictures of homes that he felt met our needs. When we looked at the homes, he never high pressured us and always answered our questions about the house. He gave us lots of information about the community. He is the best!”
Tom & Cheryl, Peoria, AZ
5 stars“We had a solar home but didn’t know of any Realtor who knew anything about selling solar homes. We interviewed several Realtors, but were still undecided, Gratefully, one of our friends recommended Joyce. She knew so much. Other homes in our neighborhood had been on the market for months, but ours sold in less than 30 days.”
Jim & Lisa, Scottsdale, AZ
5 stars“With John’s CPA background, our group was able to purchase several investment properties that fit our needs. John was diligent in finding us properties that fit our price range and criteria.”
Investment Properties, LLC, Phoenix, AZ
5 stars“We have sold several of our homes throughout the years with Joyce as our listing agent. We bought our first starter home from her and then continued to sell and buy more as our family increased. Joyce is our go to Realtor above all others.”
The Ortiz family, Glendale, AZ

Properties CLOSED Recently by Joyce & John Freese:

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109. 30702 N 126TH DR, Peoria, AZ 85383(4276275)
110. 26310 N 50th DR, Phoenix, AZ 85083(4740425)
111. 7130 W TETHER TR, Peoria, AZ 85383(2261103)
112. 14436 W GELDING DR, Surprise, AZ 85379(2418572)
113. 1640 W GALVIN ST, Desert Hills, AZ 85086(2215627)
114. 10857 W COTTONWOOD LN, Avondale, AZ 85392(4100077)
115. 6828 E PERSHING AVE, Scottsdale, AZ 85254(5446877)

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