Tag: phoenix real estate

26 Jul 2017

Top Selling Master Planned Communities – 2017

A recent study and article was put out about the 50 Top-Selling Master Planned Communities from across the United States. We are in Arizona so that’s where we will focus. There were 4 from Metro Phoenix to make the list and 3 from the West Valley. On the Eastside in far East Mesa, “Eastmark” was ranked […]

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26 Jun 2017

CARS 3 ~ Client Appreciation Movie Event

Another Client Appreciation Event Success! Last Thursday we had just over 100 people in attendance for our special showing of “CARS 3″. It was a fun night with everyone receiving popcorn, candy and a drink plus several raffle prizes were given away, including a set of four Diamondbacks’ tickets for row 1 club level seats!        […]

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08 Jun 2017

Qualifying for a Home Loan is Getting Easier!

Good news out of Fannie Mae… the debt-to-income ratio when qualifying for a Conventional Home Loan is being raised from the current 45% to 50% come July 29th, 2017. This could mean additional buyers now qualify for a Conventional Loan versus having to go FHA. The main benefit of Conventional is a lower ongoing Mortgage […]

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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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25 Apr 2017

Global Influence on Arizona Real Estate

Arizona is perennially a top 5 state in the nation when it comes to foreigners buying real estate and about 50% of all foreign real estate purchases are made with cash. Nationwide, $235B in Real Estate was purchased by foreign buyers… $103B of that was residential. On average, foreign buyers spent almost double what U.S. […]

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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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10 Jan 2017

FHA Monthly MIP Reduced in 2017!

GREAT NEWS!!! Effective January 27th, the monthly Mortgage Insurance Premium (MIP) on FHA Home Loans is reducing by a quarter point. That means more affordability for FHA Buyers going forward. With the FHA loan limit being $275,665 here in Maricopa County, that would save someone $689 annually when maxing out their FHA loan. With prices […]

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