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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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31 May 2017

The Future of Arizona Water

Yesterday I was able to attend a class that featured speakers from the Central Arizona Project and City of Avondale, talking about Water in Arizona. This was an overview, but not entirely over AZ, since SRP (Salt River Project) wasn’t represented, but there were some good takeaways none the less. If you’re unfamiliar, Central Arizona […]

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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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03 Mar 2017

Why are New Home Prices on the Rise?

1) There is a Trade Shortage. Across the country and not just here in Phoenix, there are not as many skilled construction workers. We are seeing a shortage of available plumbers, electricians, framers, etc. This has been a growing trend the past several years as many left the business after the market recession in 2008 […]

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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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20 Dec 2016

Lake Pleasant Heights ~ Coming to Peoria

Back in 2002 was when the Lake Pleasant Heights development was originally adopted by the City of Peoria. Subsequently, it’s been amended a few times including just recently. This master-planned community will hold roughly 6,500 homes when fully built out. The location is prime being in the 85383 Zip Code, which is the HOTTEST in […]

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