DoYou Need a Professional to Sell or Buy a Home?

In this blog from Keeping Current Matters Current, the article talks about if you should sell your own home or buy your own home.  Well, it is more than just being able to negotiate.  A true Real Estate Professional knows the contract inside and out of the real estate contract, they know what area's make the most mistakes.  Like for instance, your inspection period, did you know that you can … [Read more...]

What happens if a will cannot be found?

In this blog from US Probate Services, they talk about missing wills.  It's always good to leave a copy of your will  in a safe.   I have clients that give a copy to a family member or friend to keep in their safe.  This is a good idea because of theft or fire as well.  It's always important to speak with your Attorney to ask them, what they recommend.  Missing Wills raise all sorts of … [Read more...]

Should I Rent My House If I Can’t Sell It?

In this blog you will see questions you should ask yourself if you are considering putting your home on the market as a rental.  That said, the inventory of homes on the market in Arizona is very low.  If you are one of the sellers that cannot sell your home, consider this:  Do I have the home price correctly?  Do I have the right real estate professional marketing my home?  Where are they … [Read more...]

America’s Thriving Cities, From Seattle to Boston, Gilbert Arizona made #8

Gilbert Arizona made the list for America's most thriving cities in America. Gilbert is an amazing place, so many great subdivision to choose from. Gilbert Arizona is approximately 30 miles from downtown Phoenix and the sky harbor airport. Visiting Gilbert, Arizona, you'd never know you're in one of the fastest growing communities in the nation. In the last decade and a half, Gilbert has grown … [Read more...]

Arizona is 1 of 10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Retirees

If you are considering buying a second home, as you can see on the map, Arizona is one of those states that are great if you are considering a retirement destination.  Arizona offers great weather, golf year round, mountains, skiing, hiking, biking, boating, and much much more.  Many times folks move to Arizona to get out of  bad winters many Midwestern and Northwestern States have, but in this … [Read more...]

New housing starts lower than expected in July

Here in Arizona we are starting to see new builders back, our permits are up in the Valley of the Sun, but for most of the country, the numbers are down with permits on new builder, as you can see in this article. Here in Arizona, our inventory has been exceptionally low and that is one reason why our new builders here in the valley of the Sun have been so successful.  If you are looking to move … [Read more...]

Jury awards Oregon woman $18.6M over credit report

In this article from the Associated Press, you will see how important checking your credit scores on an annual bases. Most of the credit bureau's will allow a yearly check of your credit score, and I highly recommend it, even if you are not in the process of buying a home. It will save you time and money when you do go to buy a home or any other large investment down the road. PORTLAND, Ore. … [Read more...]