Category Archives: Homeowner Advice

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

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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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11 Easy Tips to Improve the Indoor Air Quality for your Home

As we begin the month of September, many of us are looking forward to our cooler evenings and opening the windows (and the end of Monsoon Season!). Here are a few ideas to improve our air quality indoors year-round. Full … 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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BUY Move or Improve? How to Decide

There comes a time when every homeowner will spread their arms, look around, and say, “This house feels too small.” Perhaps your kids have outgrown their bunk beds, or your partner’s startup blew up, and now every inch of your … 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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