Category Archives: Seller Advice

Conquering These 5 Crucial Home Maintenance Projects

Here comes the summer! We get it: Some much-needed summer relaxing time is beckoning, and home maintenance sounds like a drag. But a little pain now means your gain later. Our quick and easy tips will speed you through your home … Continue reading

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Zillow.com Sued Over Zestimate

It was a matter of time. Some buyers take the home value estimate seriously, known as the “zestimate”, and use this value when writing an offer on a home. We have found “zestimates” tend to be inaccurate when the home is … Continue reading

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6 Home Appraisal Myths You Need to Stop Believing Immediately

Yes, the appraisal is one of the scariest parts of the home-selling process—and one of the most confusing. After all, why is somebody valuing your home after you’ve already determined a listing price and received an offer? Plus, you’re never sure … Continue reading

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Only a Few Bubble Signs Brewing

From our friends at John Burns Consulting, who have been very diligent in their reporting of market conditions over the years: Once again, we have completed our annual housing bubble check-in. Assessing the criteria that 73 industry executives identified in … Continue reading

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Home Prices Up in the Valley

2017 is shaping up to be another good year for real estate prices in the valley. Video from AzCentral.com Full Article on AzCentral.com      

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Maricopa AZ Real Estate Market Update for the month ending February 2017

While our inventory of available homes for sale remains at a 2 year low, our buyer activity remains very strong in the area. We have 246 active homes for sale  on the MLS  with 259 homes having an accepted contract … Continue reading

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Advice to all Sellers – Double-check your listing on the MLS for errors!

We were doing a market analysis for a rural property this morning and discovered a very sad fact for a previous owner of the property. The previous owner/seller was unable to sell their home because the listing agent failed at … Continue reading

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Maricopa AZ Real Estate Market Update for the month ending January 2017

We are starting of the year a little slower than this same time last year. We have less listings and fewer pending sales. Buyers continue to be very active, even with fewer homes available for purchase. We have about 3.7 … Continue reading

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Janet Yellen signals March rate hike is possible

Get ready for higher interest rates. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen signaled that the next rate hike could come as early as March in her testimony before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday. Video from Money.cnn.com

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What does President Trump mean for housing?

A few of our clients have been asking this question. Yesterday, our local AZCentral.com sent out an article that perfectly covers these answers. Full Article: AZCentral.com What does President Trump mean for housing?  

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