Category Archives: Homeowner Advice

Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home

Homes cost a lot of money to maintain. But are you spending extra money unnecessarily on upkeep? Here are the 10 most expensive mistakes you could be making in your home.      

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From HomeAdvisor.com – Home Improvement: The True Cost

Thinking of remodeling your home or making changes to your Backyard? The True Cost of Home Improvements – National Average for 57 Common Projects Looking for Local Estimates? – CLICK HERE

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Mortgage applications fall to 4-year low as home buyers exit housing market

Many potential home buyers are sitting out the housing market. The volume of mortgage applications last week fell to the lowest level since December 2014, according to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association, providing another sign the housing … Continue reading

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Taxes – Will You Get a Refund or Owe for 2018?

Here it comes again…closing in on the end of the year also means we need to start prepping for filing our taxes. Check out these two articles from our long-time CPA in Maricopa, Jim Chaston. Will You Get a Refund … Continue reading

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City of Maricopa Real Estate Market Stats – October 2018

Market Commentary: Median Sale Price Per Square Foot is up 11.5% over last year. Active Listings are DOWN 2.7 % and Sold Listings (Closed Sales) are DOWN 11.9% compared to this same time last year. We expect this trend of … Continue reading

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5 Issues You May Face When Inheriting a House

Inheriting a property can come as a shock and may feel like an insurmountable obstacle. In the wake of a family tragedy or death, being the executor of an estate can be especially challenging. And the biggest asset in an … Continue reading

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City of Maricopa Real Estate Market Stats – September 2018

Market Commentary: Median Sale Price Per Square Foot is up 7.9% over last year. Active Listings are DOWN 4.1% and Sold Listings (Closed Sales) are DOWN 7.6% compared to this same time last year. We are beginning to see a … Continue reading

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Should I Sell My Home Now or Wait Until…?

“Is this a good time to be selling a home?” is a very common question that real estate agents are asked. For the Phoenix Valley, our busiest buying season starts in January as our winter visitors arrive.  With this in … Continue reading

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Free Credit Score and Tracking with CreditKarma.com

We have been using this website to track our credit scores for several years now. If you are looking for a free, non-intrusive tool to help you track your scores, we highly recommend this site. http://www.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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