Category Archives: Buyer Advice

Free Credit Score and Tracking with CreditKarma.com

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5 Strategic Ways For Millennials to Save Money

Today’s affordability pressures are holding back the most eager would-be home buyers. In a recent study by CoreLogic and RTI Research, young millennial renters under the age of 29 are the most enthusiastic demographic wanting to purchase a home in the … Continue reading

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4 Bumps in the Road that Can Slow Down Your Home Purchase

Helpful video to prepare you for the unexpected. With #1, they reference seller’s unpaid water bills. In the City of Maricopa, we have seen seller-side issues with unpaid HOA dues, delinquent property taxes, or other unpaid expenses that the seller … Continue reading

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Here’s How Low You Can Go in Making an Offer on a Home

Excellent Video on how to prepare you for negotiations on your new home.  

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How Movers Move Their Own Stuff: 8 Insider Hacks You’ll Be Glad to Know

Before I was married, I moved a lot (my friends gave me the nickname of Gypsy). After moving more than a dozen times (not an exaggeration) , you learn there are short-cuts that can help ease the pain of moving … Continue reading

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New Construction: What a Builder Warranty Covers

So you’re buying a newly constructed home, and it comes with a builder warranty. Awesome! That means that the builder will assume financial responsibility for anything that breaks, right? Well, not exactly. A builder warranty is issued to most new constructions, but it … Continue reading

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Cromford Report – Phoenix Metro Real Estate Update as of July 6, 2018 with commentary

   

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Swimming Pools…aaaahhhh

Do I have our attention? When it’s hot outside, swimming pools are a wonderful thing to have in your own backyard. I found a great website to help you build and/or care for your existing pool. Check out Tripsavvy.com Essentials … Continue reading

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Why Homeowners Aren’t Moving and Renters Aren’t Buying

Housing affordability continues to be the crux for concern among homeowners and potential homebuyers, making them more likely to move less often and thereby contributing to the shortage of existing homes on the market, according to Fannie Mae’s latest National Housing Survey … Continue reading

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Do You Need A Home Warranty? The Benefits and Drawbacks

When you purchase a home, even a home that isn’t new, there is a very good chance that you will be offered a home warranty. The seller may offer to purchase one on your behalf to provide peace of mind that … Continue reading

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