Category Archives: Buyer Advice

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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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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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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Home sellers now use spycams to gather intel on prospective buyers

As home security becomes more prevalent, its use by home sellers to record touring buyers raises questions.  As homes become smarter, real estate agents and home buyers are increasingly finding there’s an extra set of eyes and ears on them … Continue reading

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Summer is Coming…Energy Saving Tips

Reduce your carbon footprint and increase your savings with these tips from the pros In our eco-conscious (and money-conscious) age, there’s really no excuse for wasting energy at home. There are dozens of extremely easy, small steps you can take … Continue reading

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Guide to mortgage closing costs: What average mortgage costs are, and how to keep yours low

Closing costs when you buy or refinance a home First-timers may be shocked at the amount of mortgage closing costs required to buy a home. And those who refinance get another shock, because when you buy a home, you often … Continue reading

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

Our city had 97  sales in the month of February. According to Cromfordreport.com , our median, annual appreciation for the city of Maricopa is 10%. To see the most recent sales  in your neighborhood, click one of the links below.   (Note: These … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Home Improvement

Home Improvement Cost – Nationwide Average of 57 Common Projects – Provided by HomeAdvisor.com

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