Category Archives: Homeowner Advice

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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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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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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6 Things Professional Burglars Don’t Want You To Know

Home burglary generally has a pattern; criminals are looking for an easy target they can rob fast. Learn from the pros. Here are six tips from career burglars you can use to defend your home and prevent break-ins.  

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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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5 Common Reasons Why Property Taxes Go Up, No Matter Where You Live

Homeownership is one of life’s great highlights, but ask homeowners about paying property tax and they’ll tell you it’s one of their least favorite responsibilities. But as much of a downer as they are, property taxes are vital for funding schools, libraries, police departments, fire … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale

Many buyers today want move-in-ready homes and will quickly eliminate an otherwise great home by focusing on a few visible flaws. Unless your home shines, you may endure showing after showing and open house after open house — and end … Continue reading

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