Category Archives: Homeowner Advice

3 No-Cost Ways to Stage a Property

You may not have the extra funds to stage a property, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways you can still spruce it up. Some of the biggest staging moves can be free. Beyond decluttering and depersonalizing the property, realtor.com® … Continue reading

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Four Influential Factors That Will Impact The Future Of Housing

With a cooling housing market, it’s a good time to look at factors that may influence housing in the future and how these trends could impact residential real estate investors. Here are four things that real estate investors will want to … Continue reading

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Moving or Just De-Cluttering: How To Get Rid Of All Your Stuff — For $$

We tend to forget just how much junk we’ve stashed away in closets and drawers until we start digging into our nearly forgotten boxes of winter gear. Puffy jackets that haven’t seen the light of day in years, an unused … Continue reading

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Phoenix Metro Real Estate Real Estate Annual Changes – Cromford Report 01.06.2019

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3 Home Repairs That Can Save a Sale

Sellers whose homes aren’t in tip-top shape may need to spend extra money or put in a little elbow grease to get their properties in market-ready condition. But what are the most important repair or maintenance tasks that support a … Continue reading

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Is a housing crash looming for metro Phoenix in 2019? Experts weigh in

STORY HIGHLIGHTS “Nothing in the current data shows a market crash coming for Phoenix.” Valley home values are still more than 10 percent behind 2006’s boom levels 2018 home sales might end up on par with 2017, even though sales … Continue reading

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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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