Category Archives: Buyer Advice

The Mythical Value of Smart Homes

As REALTORS, we receive continuing education and  other articles to help us better serve and educate our clients This is an excellent article written to educate REALTORS that I believe is valuable advice to pass along to my readers. The Mythical … Continue reading

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

Our city had 80  sales in the month of January. According to Cromfordreport.com , our median, annual appreciation for the city of Maricopa is 8.8% Here is the complete list of sales in two files that you may view and/or download from … Continue reading

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5 Things to know about HOAs in Arizona

About half of Valley homeowners live in homeowners associations, but many don’t realize the responsibilities that come along with that. If you live in an HOA, or are considering buying into one, make sure you know these five basic things to … Continue reading

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City of Maricopa Market Update & Sales Report for the month ending December 2017

Our city had 154 sales in the month of December. According to Cromfordreport.com , our median, annual appreciation for the city of Maricopa is 9.5% Here is the complete list of sales in two files that you may view and/or download from … Continue reading

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Realtor.com® 2018 National Housing Forecast

Inventory constraints that have fueled a sharp rise in home prices and made it difficult for buyers to gain a foothold in the market will begin to ease next year as part of broad and continued market improvements. The easing … Continue reading

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400 New Fulton homes coming to Glennwilde in Maricopa

Maricopa will soon have more housing options as a developer has decided to build new neighborhoods. Full article

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Arizona Contracts – Buyer-Seller – The Process and Flowchart

Our clients often ask why does it takes so long for a buyer to close on the home and obtain a loan. The contract brings in many participants to successfully close a transaction. The REALTORS for the Buyer and Seller … Continue reading

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5 (Totally Legal) Tricks to Boost Your Credit Score Fast

So, you’ve decided next year is the year you’re finally going to buy a house. Congrats! But now you’re a little panicked because your credit score isn’t exactly going to make lenders swoon. You’re not alone. The national average credit score is 695, while only half … Continue reading

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Tour de Force: Don’t Make These 10 Huge House-Hunting Mistakes

You’ve been thinking about settling down and buying a home for a while now, and you finally think you’re ready. It’s time to tour some digs! But hold up—you need a game plan. House hunting is about more than popping into a few … Continue reading

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From the National Association of Realtors: Millions of Middle-Income Homeowners Stand to Lose Under “Big 6” Tax Proposal

WASHINGTON (September 27, 2017) – A group of legislators and administration leaders known as the “Big 6” today released an outline for comprehensive tax reform that if enacted, according to the National Association of Realtors®, could lead to a tax … Continue reading

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