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Posted on 02/28/2021
Tips for Sellers: Plan for a House Showing
As a home seller, it is crucial to do everything possible to prepare for a house showing. Yet determining the best ways to prep for a showing sometimes can be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you get ready for any showing, at any time. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan for a...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
How To Tell if Your Roof Needs a Little TLC
Photo by Joel Dunn via Pixabay Your roof is an important part of your home, and for something of its size, it is surprisingly delicate. Even minor problems can have a lasting impact on the integrity of your home. Learning how to spot some of the most common problems allows you to seek out help when you need...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Choosing the Right Team for Your First-Time Home Purchase
Photo by StockEU via Shutterstock Purchasing a home for the first time is often a daunting task. There are many things to know and a plethora of conflicting advice. If you’re new to real estate and the home-buying process, keeping these tips in mind can help make the path to homeownership smoother. Pick the Right Person Choosing a...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
When You Need a Jumbo Loan
Photo by Bruce Clark from Pexels The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) limits how much you can borrow to buy a house. If you want to take out a mortgage that is above the limits, you have to apply for a jumbo mortgage. As of mid-2019, the limits were increased to $484,350 for most of the country. Some...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
How to Keep Clutter at Bay when Selling
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock It’s easy for a home to get out of hand with all the things that come through the door every week. Here are a few tips for keeping up with the never-ending clutter that enters your home. Create a Shoe Station Set up a location at each entry door for family...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Home Selling Tips: Consider the Buyer's Perspective
If you plan to list your home, you may want to consider the buyer's perspective. That way, you can determine what differentiates your residence from others and promote your house to potential buyers accordingly. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you evaluate the buyer's perspective. 1. Assess Your House's Strengths and Weaknesses Your home may...
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Posted on 02/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 10735 W Paso Trail, Peoria, AZ 85383
Beautiful 3 bed + office/den, single story home with a 3 car garage, gorgeous wood plank tile throughout, kitchen opens to a great room, granite counters with room for a large table, Stainless Steel Appliances, Pebble Tec pool with Travertine Tile for a cooler walking surface. RO System, Water Softner, fire pit in back yard for cooler nights. Master suite on one side for privacy. Owners opted for larger pantry option so you can store all your small appliances. You will love this open plan! Sprouts, Target and other stores close...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Creating a Chic Storage Space for Your Home
Photo by ErikaWittlieb via Pixabay Storage is one of the biggest challenges when deciding how to decorate or plan a new home. It's tempting to throw everything into bins and stack them someplace in your garage, their contents forgotten ever after! If you do, though, there is a good chance you will waste money by purchasing things you...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
The Importance of Good Quality Real Estate Photos
There's a misconception many home sellers have that may be causing them to miss out on opportunities to have their house sell more quickly. Perhaps you're among them. If you believe your home does not need to be staged, neatly organized, and thoroughly cleaned well in advance of the first scheduled showing, then you're overlooking one crucial step in...
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Posted on 02/06/2021
Another Property Sold - 10518 E Star Of The Desert Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Beautiful home in McDowell Mountain Ranch that offers great curb appeal with easy care desert landscaping. Once inside you'll find a spacious interior with everything you've been looking for: vaulted ceilings, a fireplace perfect for our chilly evenings, open kitchen w/ brand new stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, breakfast room, skylight to keep the area well lit during the day & plenty of cabinet space. The master bedroom has a large window that floods in natural light, an en-suite with a walk-in closet, large walk- in shower, & dual sinks. The covered patio offers lots of privacy for working from home or relaxing....
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Posted on 02/04/2021
Another Property Sold - 3791 E Horseshoe Place, Chandler, AZ 85249
Remarkable Toll Brothers home has the modern look of today with the perfect upgraded touch. Upgraded glass sliding wall opens the living space to the expansive outdoor patio. Master suite features oversized master shower with custom tile surround, dual sinks and large master closet. Additional den area showcases custom built shelving and desk combo... perfect for use as a home office space. Expansive kitchen supported by oversized pantry, stainless steel Wolf appliances, quartz countertops, farmhouse sink and custom tiled backsplash. Custom lighting features and ceiling fans throughout. Perfectly utilized outdoor lighting illuminates the...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
Tips for Marketing a Property as an Ideal Retirement Option
Photo by Designecologist from Pexels You love your home, but you want to make a change. In many cases, you’ll work with a real estate agent who can help you to market your home professionally to your ideal home buyer. Yet, for some properties, having a very specific target buyer in mind can work well. If you live...
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