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Chandler AZ Housing Update – August

Chandler AZ Housing Update – August

Chandler saw a very healthy change in the median sales price last month over August ’17 – up over 12% from $289,000 to $325,000. Home sales volume was up over 7% from last year’s units – 467 sales vs. 434.…

New Empty Nesters – Now What?

New Empty Nesters – Now What?

As the summer comes to a close, it’s time for the kids to head back to school. But for some people, that means seeing their youngest child off to college and suddenly becoming empty nesters. This transition is a major…

Why Was Your Offer Rejected?

Why Was Your Offer Rejected?

You’ve been searching for a new home for weeks, and you finally found “the one.” You submit an offer and start to daydream about life in your new home. Unfortunately, you get a reply back from your agent saying your…

4 Prosperity Practices for Homebuyers

4 Prosperity Practices for Homebuyers

If homeownership is in your future, then you’re no doubt saving for a down payment. While the Internet is full of practical advice about how to save money for a home, how do you cultivate a mindset that makes your…

Make Your Bed Like a Pro

Make Your Bed Like a Pro

Whether you’ve just bought a new house or are staging your home to sell, having a beautiful bed makes a big difference. But how do you make it look like the ones in your favorite luxury hotel? While it may…

Back to School: Getting Your Home Ready

Back to School: Getting Your Home Ready

Back-to-school season is officially here. This time of year can often be hectic for parents, and it’s doubly so if you’ve just moved into a new house. Somehow, in the midst of unpacking, you’re supposed to get prepared for the…

Cut Your Cooling Costs

Cut Your Cooling Costs

Summer is in full swing – are you feeling the heat? Not only are temperatures rising, but your energy bill may be as well. While you can’t control Mother Nature, you can save money on your air conditioning. Here are…

Adding Privacy to Open Concept Houses

Adding Privacy to Open Concept Houses

Open concept homes remain popular amongst homebuyers today, and it’s easy to see why. These layouts make homes seem even more spacious and allow families to spend time together without being cramped into one room. And while open concepts are…

Must-Have Items on Moving Day

Must-Have Items on Moving Day

Moving day is likely to be one of the more stressful and hectic days of your life. No matter how much you prepare, you’ll always be faced with unanticipated challenges like a mover being late or a weather forecast that…

Chandler AZ Housing Update – July

Chandler AZ Housing Update – July

Chandler saw a slight decline in the median sales price in July at $306,000, down from last year’s figure of $310,000. The number of homes that sold was on par, however  – 450 vs 451. The average per square foot…

Home Selling Superstitions

Home Selling Superstitions

Selling your home can be a big undertaking. Which is why it’s no surprise that some homeowners have turned to less-than-traditional methods to increase their odds of a quick and profitable sale or for good luck in a new home.…

Benefits of Buying an Older Home

Benefits of Buying an Older Home

When searching for a new place to call home, many homebuyers will pass over older homes. They worry that an older home will be full of problems that will require expensive repairs, or that the layout or design will be…

Homebuyer Turnoffs

Homebuyer Turnoffs

While every buyer is looking for something different in a home, there are a few key things that are universal turnoffs. If you’re selling your home, you’ll disregard these issues at your own peril. Even in a competitive market, here…

The Final Walk-Through

The Final Walk-Through

You’re so close to closing day, you can practically feel the keys to your new home in your hand. But not so fast! There’s one important step that should be completed before you start signing all that paperwork. The final…

Decorating with Light

Decorating with Light

Many homeowners don’t realize how much lighting affects the design and enjoyment of any room. The right lighting can truly enhance your décor and turn an otherwise boring room into your favorite space. If you’re not sure how to best…

How to Clean a Concrete Patio

How to Clean a Concrete Patio

Patio season is in full swing. Now is the time to enjoy your backyard with friends and family. But do you cringe every time you notice how dirty the concrete floor of your patio is? Not to worry – with…

Should You Buy a Mobile Home?

Should You Buy a Mobile Home?

Have you ever considered owning a mobile home? Mobile homes can be a great choice for many reasons, and today’s mobile homes often feature state-of-the-art designs that make them very comfortable and desirable. If you’re wondering whether or not a…

Beat the Home Selling Blues

Beat the Home Selling Blues

Selling a home brings with it a sizable dose of uncertainty as well as a heaping helping of stress. It’s no wonder that home sellers can feel anxious or depressed during the process. Although it’s common to feel a little…