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Considering Short Selling Your Home?

Considering Short Selling Your Home?

If you owe more against the mortgage than what your home is worth, you may be considering a short sale. Now a short sale is easier said than done, *but* more short sales are closing right now than ever before…

How Social Media Has Changed Real Estate

How Social Media Has Changed Real Estate

It seems social media has changed everything these days. Commercials go by with their Facebook and Twitter logos prominently displayed, friends have conversations about what so-and-so posted as their status update, and Twitter updates on major news stories break faster…

Checklist For Moving In and Out of a House

Checklist For Moving In and Out of a House

Today’s guest post comes to us from Brittany Sozak of Coldwell Banker Valley Brokers, Corvallis Real Estate.  Checklist for moving in and out of a house Moving is one of the most stressful times in anyone’s life. A million details…

What Does a Home Warranty Cover?

What Does a Home Warranty Cover?

When it comes time to write up a purchase contract on the home of your dreams, one of the questions your real estate agent will ask you is if you would like a home warranty. Most people don’t know how…

Learn to Pack Properly

Learn to Pack Properly

Today’s guest post comes to us from Matt Schexnayder at SpareFoot Colorado Springs Self-Storage . Moving can be a seriously overwhelming process. Aside from the discomfort of leaving the place you have come to call home, trying to organize all of your belongings in…

8 Things to Consider If You Are Going to Fix and Flip Homes

8 Things to Consider If You Are Going to Fix and Flip Homes

Back in the hayday if you were fortunate enough to get a home into escrow that needed work, you could resell it shortly thereafter for big profits. The remodel could have been a half-hearted attempt at something wonderful. You could…

Get out of the clutches of foreclosure – Refinance with FHA mortgage

Get out of the clutches of foreclosure – Refinance with FHA mor

Today’s guest post comes to us from Shaun Spellman of…. There are several benefits that you can reap from an FHA home refinance. It is not necessary that you have to have an FHA home loan initially to refinance into…

Phoenix Real Estate: Where the Law of Supply and Demand Fails

Phoenix Real Estate: Where the Law of Supply and Demand Fails

The Phoenix real estate market is undergoing a fascinating dynamic as of late. Normally as supply decreases and demand increases this causes upward pressure on pricing.  In some ways the market has improved significantly ( # of days on market…

How Much Is The Seller Willing To Take?

How Much Is The Seller Willing To Take?

Oh how I long for a crystal ball. The 8 magic words in today’s Phoenix real estate market. I get asked this question all the time by homebuyers when they have identified a home they want to purchase. What’s interesting…

What Mortgage Option is Best For Me?

What Mortgage Option is Best For Me?

What Are My Mortgage Options? Today’s guest post comes to us from Cal Carlson of Prostaff Mortgage I can’t think of a better realization of the American Dream than owning your own home. As the owner of Prostaff Mortgage right…

Despite Stellar Interest Rates, Most Buyers Can’t or Won’t Capitalize

Despite Stellar Interest Rates, Most Buyers Can’t or Won

I saw on CNN this morning at the gym that interest rates are at 60 year lows. I’m not a lender but we seem to be in the high 3’s to 4.0-ish. Wow, right!? Not so much. You see we…

Investment in Price Corridor: CyrusOne Data Center Will Come to Chandler,AZ

Investment in Price Corridor: CyrusOne Data Center Will Come to C

Today I received a bombshell from Chandler city councilman Jeff Weninger regarding a major project in the works.  A 40-acre parcel of the available 152 acres of Continuum in the Price Corridor, a science and technology business park has been…

Verde Salon Finds a Home in Chandler

Verde Salon Finds a Home in Chandler

Verde Salon has come to Chandler, AZ 85286, located at Dobson & Germann in The Shops at Pecos Ranch corner.The location will complement the other business locations, mostly restaurants including Oregano’s, Uncle Bear’s, BLD, Planet Sub, Tia Rosa, YoLove Frozen…

Why Get a Home Inspection?

Why Get a Home Inspection?

Many homebuyers go into the purchasing process overconfident that because they don’t see any defects with the home, that they don’t need to get a home inspection. They often get swept up into thinking that because they got such a…

Is the Phoenix Economy Getting Better?

Is the Phoenix Economy Getting Better?

Here’s a question I get asked on almost a daily basis. People ask mostly out of curiousity, but I think there is more to it than that. They are concerned about factors going on around them that are inherently out…

How to Select a Chandler Real Estate Agent

How to Select a Chandler Real Estate Agent

In the process of selecting a Chandler real estate agent no doubt you’ll come up against a plethora of characters. Real estate is a tough business and there’s no doubt that locating the right Chandler Realtor may be a formidable…

Understanding the Mortgage Loan Process

Understanding the Mortgage Loan Process

Our guest blog post comes to us from Michael Metz of VIP Mortgage Today’s mortgage environment is filled with far more regulations, meaning today’s lenders are going to have far more processes, checks and cautionary measures. Different mortgage entities may…

Where is the San Marcos Hotel Chandler of the Olden Days?

Where is the San Marcos Hotel Chandler of the Olden Days?

TheSan Marcos Hotel Chandler used to be a thing of beauty – frequented by celebrities such as Clark Gable & Errol Flynn.  It was a very hip place to be, especially during the 1940s and was branded “the place to…