Category: Real Estate Advice

01 Jun 2017

It’s Your Money, Don’t Give it Away!

With the rise in Investment Companies buying homes from the general public, in a more publicized format, I wanted to shed some light on the topic. I’m sure you’ve heard on the radio, seen online ads or watched commercials on TV where a company will  send you a cash offer for your home in less […]

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28 Apr 2017

25 Steps to Selling your Home

Thinking about Selling a Home, but not sure what’s involved or where to begin? Here is a quick checklist showing the usual 25 Home Selling Steps to make it happen: Choose your Realtor (me). Schedule a “Pre-Move Consultation” together. Repairs, Improvements & Touch-Ups. Deep Cleaning & Staging. Complete the Listing Forms. Schedule Videography & Photography. Install Yard Sign […]

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27 Apr 2017

25 Steps to Buying a Home

Thinking about Buying a Home, but not sure what’s involved? Here is a quick checklist showing the usual 25 Home Buying Steps to get you there. Choose your Realtor (me). Schedule a Pre-Move Consultation together. Get Pre-Qualified for Financing. Search for Homes. View Homes. Submit Offer(s). Seller Accepts your Offer. Open up Escrow and Deposit […]

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15 Feb 2017

Date Your Home

In honor of Valentine’s Day… I thought this would be a cool topic to write about. Well… being completely honest, I am borrowing the idea from my office manager, Tiffany. However, all content is 100% mine! It’s true… at first, many Buyers fall in love with their homes and really start the relationship strong with […]

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10 Feb 2017

5 Things to Know before Selling your Home

1) Not all REALTORS® are created equal. Here in the Phoenix Metro area, there are nearly 40,000 REALTORS®. That’s a lot! However, we’re not all the same. Some “dabble” in Real Estate, many are part-time with other full-time careers or jobs and most work Real Estate as a job and not a career. We happen […]

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09 Nov 2016

Why Didn’t My Home Sell?

This is certainly not a normal occurrence when we are involved with a transaction, but we do get asked this question frequently: “Why Didn’t My Home Sell?”. Well, there are various factors that usually come into play so let’s look at the top reasons. 1) Overpriced! Sellers of course want every last dollar out of […]

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06 Sep 2016

How to Prepare Your Home for Sale

We are often asked how best to prepare a home for sale so we have created a simple checklist to offer some guidance. Every home and property is unique so this isn’t a one size fits all, but should get you moving in the right direction! Preparing to Sell: – Make any necessary small repairs […]

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31 Aug 2016

The Escrow Process when Selling my Home

At Team Schlegel, we are big on setting the right expectations up front and truly educating our clients so they know what to expect throughout the process. We like good surprises, not bad ones and this helps us keep those in check. Here is a video to help illustrate the process called “escrow”, which occurs […]

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31 Aug 2016

The Escrow Process when Buying a Home

At Team Schlegel, we are big on setting the right expectations up front and truly educating our clients so they know what to expect throughout the process. We like good surprises, not bad ones and this helps us keep those in check. Here is a video to help illustrate the process called “escrow”, which occurs […]

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19 Jul 2016

I want to Sell My Home… Where do I start?

Since people don’t normally buy and sell Real Estate every day, they often forget how the process works and of course it continues to evolve as well. That’s where we are here to be a valuable resource and guide. We want to listen to you, know your goals and together create the best game plan […]

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