If a Lender Pulls My Credit, Won’t it Lower My Credit Score?

Are you pre-approved for your home purchase? If not, you need to be, and no, it won’t affect your credit rating. In today’s real estate market, serious buyers know that the home buying process cannot begin in earnest until they…

Should I Ask for Repairs When Making an Offer?

It depends. There are lots of negotiation points in real estate. In fact, practically everything is negotiable, from having the seller leave the pool table, to when the close of escrow date is, to the purchase price of the home.…

What Happens During the Home Inspection Period?

10 magical days. That’s how much time the buyer typically has to do all of their due diligence on the home they are purchasing. By the way, it’s calendar days, not business days (sometimes the inspection period for bank-owned foreclosures…

Deciding Between Buying a Home or Buying a Condo

In your search for the right home, you will likely be doing a lot of footwork and analysis. Before you begin looking at actual homes, it is wise to determine how much home you can afford and the level of…

6 Reasons Why a Home Won’t Sell

We are going through a seller’s market in the Chandler area. Homes are being snatched up quickly. Competition is fierce and it seems everyone wants a piece of the action. Not all homes are moving at lightning speed, however. For a home…

Phoenix is Where Labor Day & Memorial Day Are Flipped

Most Americans look forward to Labor Day & Memorial Day as being a time to spend with friends & family. They are 2 days squeezed in the normalcy of May and September, and a welcome one at that. Many families…