Category Archives: Seller Advice

How Movers Move Their Own Stuff: 8 Insider Hacks You’ll Be Glad to Know

Before I was married, I moved a lot (my friends gave me the nickname of Gypsy). After moving more than a dozen times (not an exaggeration) , you learn there are short-cuts that can help ease the pain of moving … 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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Why Homeowners Aren’t Moving and Renters Aren’t Buying

Housing affordability continues to be the crux for concern among homeowners and potential homebuyers, making them more likely to move less often and thereby contributing to the shortage of existing homes on the market, according to Fannie Mae’s latest National Housing Survey … Continue reading

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Re-thinking the Open House

When we are doing a listing presentation to potential new clients, a very common question is “Do you hold Open Houses?”. Our general response is we will do one only if it is important to the client. Why? For the … Continue reading

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Do You Need A Home Warranty? The Benefits and Drawbacks

When you purchase a home, even a home that isn’t new, there is a very good chance that you will be offered a home warranty. The seller may offer to purchase one on your behalf to provide peace of mind that … Continue reading

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Experts Are Eyeing a Recession in 2020—but It’s Not Why You Think

The economy is on a roaring run. Is a downturn imminent? Experts in housing are predicting a recession starting in 2020, according to Zillow’s 2018 Q2 Home Price Expectations Survey; however, they anticipate monetary policy—not the housing market—as primarily responsible for … Continue reading

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Cromford Report – Phoenix Metro Real Estate Update as of June 8, 2018

   

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Which Remodeling Personality Type Are You?

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The Cromford Report: Phoenix Metro Market Update as of 4/8/18

MLS Sales Outperform non-MLS Sales in Frenzy Market Supply Under $200K Down 36% Over Last Year For Buyers: Greater Phoenix ended the 1st Quarter 13% lower in supply, which was not helped by a 2% decline in new listings entering … Continue reading

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