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Buying New Construction Vs Existing Homes

If you could only choose one, which would you rather have?   A home with a gorgeous chef’s kitchen with a plain dirt backyard, or a home with a 15 year old kitchen and a resort style backyard with a nice pool, waterfalls, and lush landscaping?  Would you prefer a small

House Hunting Challenges

The year is 1989.  You’re ready to buy a home.  You jump in your Chevy Caprice station wagon and hit the streets, looking for “For Sale” signs. Without much luck, you pull out the yellow pages at home, pick up your landline and dial up the neighborhood real estate office.  It’s

Is Phoenix Running Out of Water?

How is it possible that a city of nearly 5 million people in the middle of the desert, with only 8 inches of rain per year, is able to not only survive, but thrive? The reality is over the last several years Arizona main water source, the Colorado River and

Planning To Buy or Sell in 2019?

“The best time to buy a home is always five years ago.”  –Ray Brown.
If I could go back 5 years and buy more property would I? Absolutely, wouldn’t you? Unfortunately we can’t time travel (yet), so the next best option is to take action today. Does that mean right now

6 Ways to #Fail at Negotiating Price

You’ve looked at enough houses to fill an entire season of House Hunters and finally picked one to buy. Now you’re ready to make an offer. As an agent, I’m here to guide you through this nail-biting phase of negotiating the price of the home, but ultimately, you call the shots. Let’s make sure

Hilarious Real Stories From Real Estate Agents

Home shopping is actually a pretty funny thing. You see, as a Realtor I spend a LOT of time going in and out of people’s homes, coordinating odd schedules, and working with all walks of life. When thrown into the middle of peoples personal lives, you can bet that some

Set the Wheels in Motion to Buy A Home

Starting the home buying process can present its fair share of challenges and obstacles – especially for first timers. Fortunately, you won’t be the first person to run into these home buying roadblocks and you certainly won’t be the last. So before you set out on your next home buying venture,

Appraisals – Uncovering The True Value

The Appraisal – It’s the little discussed part of the home buying/selling process that has BIG effects on your wallet. Without question, it can be the most misunderstood, challenging, and downright frustrating parts of a real estate transaction. On the flip side, it’s uber important for both buyers and sellers

What Exactly Is Escrow?

You’ve more than likely heard the word “Escrow” thrown around when it comes to real estate. But do you know what it REALLY is? Is it, a person? An account? A process? Do I really even need to know?! Escrow is all of these things and more.  It’s the mighty

Top 3 Challenges of Buying a Home and How To Overcome Them

Buying a home can present its fair share of challenges and obstacles – especially for first timers.  Fortunately, you are not the first person to run into these home buying roadblocks and you certainly won’t be the last. So before you set out on your next home buying venture, get