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Homebuyers: What Your Real Estate Agent’s Job REALLY Is

Homebuyers: What Your Real Estate Agent’s Job REALLY Is

I was recently inspired to write this post with the prompting of my wife. One day I came home and shared a story concerning a client who expected me to do everything short of signing their loan documents for them…

Buying a Home Still Considered a “Best” Investment in U.S.

Buying a Home Still Considered a “Best” Investment in

Buying a home has several unique advantages when compared with renting. Aside from being to decorate as you choose, receive additional tax benefits, enjoy stability in your housing payments, and increase your ability to make future investments, it just feels…

Consider Bike Score When Buying a Home

Consider Bike Score When Buying a Home

Location, location,location. You’ve heard time and time again that when buying a home, location is what matters most…. and for good reason! For that purpose the concept of Walk Score was created. Dedicated to the idea that “less time in…

Buying A Home?  These Apps Can Help!

Buying A Home? These Apps Can Help!

Each day technology becomes even more impressive as new tools, products and apps are rolled out that truly have a place in your daily life. It can be exciting and exhausting to try to find the ones that will benefit…

What You Need to Know if Purchasing a Condo in the Phoenix area

What You Need to Know if Purchasing a Condo in the Phoenix area

Are you thinking of purchasing a condo in the greater Phoenix area and need financing to do so? Click here to search condos in the Phoenix area Many people are attracted to purchasing a condo in the greater Phoenix area…

Play to Win When Buying a Home

Play to Win When Buying a Home

Many areas of the United States are seeing a shift towards a seller’s market. In a seller’s market, homes for sale may receive multiple offers and are often sold in less time. Home sellers get excited at that news, but…

Selling Your Home : Is It A Volvo or a Ferrari?

Selling Your Home : Is It A Volvo or a Ferrari?

When listing your home for sale, you need to recognize what you are actually selling. In some ways, selling your home can be very similar to putting your car up for sale. You are selling a piece of your life,…

Feng Shui and Your Home for Sale

Feng Shui and Your Home for Sale

Selling a home can be quite challenging at times, causing sellers to question what they can do to make the sale occur more quickly. Service providers such as home stagers, organizers, and professional clutter eliminators can all offer assistance, but…

Buying a Home?  Don’t Forget the Inspection!

Buying a Home? Don’t Forget the Inspection!

You’ve finally found the home that is just right and made an offer and it was accepted. Now you just wait for escrow to close, right?  Wrong. Now is the time to have the home inspected to make sure you…

How Buying a Home is Like Finding the Perfect Shoe

How Buying a Home is Like Finding the Perfect Shoe

The adage “one shoe fits all” does not work when buying a home.  It doesn’t work when shoe shopping, either, for that matter!  Homes, like shoes, are very personal, and often emotionally-based purchases. Try as they might to create a…

Consider Safety When Showing Your Home For Sale

Consider Safety When Showing Your Home For Sale

When a potential buyer considers a home for sale, they are looking for more than a home that “feels” good, they also want to make sure their needs and wants now and in the future can be met. One of…

Dealing with a Home Disaster with Less Stress

Dealing with a Home Disaster with Less Stress

Your home is a place or safety and security, a refuge from the storms of life.  However when and if disaster does strike, you may need a little know-how to get through the process of filing an insurance claim and…

Mold in Your Home?  Here are Some Tips

Mold in Your Home? Here are Some Tips

With the excitement of Spring, many of us take a closer look at the condition of our homes, even if we do not have a home for sale.  Upon deeper inspection, we may find areas that need an extra bit…

20 Ways to Make Your Home Appealing to a Buyer

20 Ways to Make Your Home Appealing to a Buyer

Getting ready to put up your Chandler home for sale? Check out these ways on what you can do to spruce it up a bit. 1. A mirror or 2 placed in the proper area can create additional perceived space…

Americans Still Prefer Buying a Home to Renting

Americans Still Prefer Buying a Home to Renting

Owning a home still has more appeal than renting for Americans, according to Fannie Mae. A sign of stability, safety, family and community, home ownership is an essential component of the “American Dream” of success and happiness and has been…

Saving Money in Your New Home

Saving Money in Your New Home

When you purchase or consider purchasing a new home, there are lots of costs to think about.  One of these is utilities.  While they may not represent a large portion of your expenses on a month to month basis, the…

Time to Review Your Home Owner’s Policy

Time to Review Your Home Owner’s Policy

What do you know about your Homeowner’s Insurance Policy?  Have you evaluated it recently?  If not, it is a good idea to review it every six months to ensure that your coverage is as expected.  Obviously, the best time to…

Home For Sale? Time to Spring Clean

Home For Sale? Time to Spring Clean

Spring is in the air, making it a great time to focus on sprucing up your home.  Whether you have just purchased a home or are planning to sell, a little bit of effort spent and a few quick cleaning…