Author Archives: Farhat and Associates Real Estate - Broker/Owners, CRS, EPro, CDPE

About Farhat and Associates Real Estate - Broker/Owners, CRS, EPro, CDPE

Full-time REALTOR/Brokerage serving the Phoenix Valley since 2004 Professional - Our backgrounds were in Accounting, Property Management, and Technology fields. Both Aziz and I found our passion for real estate as we started in the industry as Investors. Since 2004, we have devoted ourselves to this business on a full-time basis and have sold 100s of homes for our clients. Certifications - Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), ePro, CDPE Personal - Our passions are our family, our furry child, outdoor activities, reading, photography, golfing, travel, and discovering new foods/restaurants.

6 Downsizing Mistakes Even Smart People Make

6 Downsizing Mistakes Even Smart People Make https://www.realtor.com/advice/sell/downsizing-mistakes-smart-people-make/

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City of Maricopa Market Update & Sales Report for the month ending March 2018

Our city had 181 sales in the month of March. According to Cromfordreport.com , our median, annual appreciation for the city of Maricopa is 11.7%. To see the most recent sales  in your neighborhood, click one of the links below.   (Note: These links … Continue reading

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Getting started: Buying a home with down-payment assistance

Down payment assistance programs are made available to help responsible Arizona home buyers who struggle to save for a down payment buy a home with as little money out of pocket as possible. For full details, check out ArizonaDownPaymentAssistance.com

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Buying a house:  Tools and resources for Home Buyers

Whether you’re just thinking about buying a home or about to close, we help you take control of the process. -Presented by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Quick Link: Download the Road Map to buying a home

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What’s the Ideal Debt-to-Income Ratio for Mortgages?

When buying your first home, we all know we need an acceptable credit score and some form of stable income, but then the Loan Officer starts talking about Debt-to-Income ratio? Here’s what it is and why it’s important to you … Continue reading

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Your Moving Checklist: Things to Do Before Moving Into a New Home | realtor.com®

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Need a little fun? Things to do in April

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Top 5 ‘Hidden’ Factors That Influence Home Value

When you’re shopping for (or selling) a home, it’s normal to wonder why one home is priced five or six figures higher or lower than another home on the same block. Some factors that influence a home’s value are obvious, … Continue reading

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Should you sell your home “Fast” with Offerpad.com, OpenDoor.com, or AZBestOffer.com?

We’ve been seeing a large increase of active listings by OpenDoor.com in Maricopa and the Southeast Valley. More homeowners are selling their homes to OpenDoor for a fast sale as opposed to putting it on the market with a REALTOR.  For … Continue reading

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11 Reasons Why Your Home Isn’t Selling

When you first put your house on the market, you might be hopeful for a quick sale—especially if you’ve put a lot of money into improving the house over the years and if the neighborhood is one that has historically attracted … Continue reading

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