Reasons To Use A Real Estate Agent To Sell Your Scottsdale Home

Reasons To Use A Real Estate Agent To Sell Your Scottsdale Home
Posted Monday February 24, 2020 in Real Estate

People often try to sell their home on their own (FSBO...For Sale By Owner). While this may certainly work for some, there are several things you should consider before you list your home yourself. Real estate agents perform many important services and often times deliver better results than a home seller could achieve on their…
Home Improvements That May Improve Resale Value

Home Improvements That May Improve Resale Value
Posted Friday February 14, 2020 in Real Estate

Did you know that some home improvements lower the resale value of a home and decrease the number of potential buyers? If you are going to repaint the exterior of your home bright, traffic-cone orange and try to sell it for a high price, think again! Maybe, if the artist Pablo Picasso once lived there…
Common Problems Faced By New Homeowners

Common Problems Faced By New Homeowners
Posted Thursday February 13, 2020 in Real Estate

Buying a new home is a big step for individuals and families. This is a time for celebration as the new furniture gets moved in, everyone gets adjusted, and the honeymoon phase starts with the new home. On the other hand, buying a home also means that all of the responsibilities rest with the owners.…
The Impact Of The New Housing Construction Boom

The Impact Of The New Housing Construction Boom
Posted Wednesday February 12, 2020 in Real Estate

New housing construction starts reached a record high in December 2019 going up 16.9%. This represents a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 1.608 million homes last December, which beat the record set in December 2006, 13 years ago, according to CNBC. This was surprising news, as predictions made before the end of the year were that…
How To Find Places To Buy Rental Investment Properties

How To Find Places To Buy Rental Investment Properties
Posted Friday February 7, 2020 in Real Estate

Real estate, which is a rental property, has the unique characteristic under the tax code of being able to depreciate it and pretend the asset is going down in value, while, if you are a clever investor, you will acquire property that actually increases in value. Additionally, there are other tax advantages for owning a…
Questions to Ask Before Buying a Fixer-Upper in Scottsdale

Questions to Ask Before Buying a Fixer-Upper in Scottsdale
Posted Monday February 3, 2020 in Real Estate

The last thing you want to do is purchase a home that ends up costing you more to fix than you calculated for. So before you spend a lot of your time and money on a fixer-upper, you need to know the questions to ask first. Is the Investment Worth It? Deciding on whether to…
Eight Signs You’re Ready To Stop Renting And Buy A Home

Eight Signs You’re Ready To Stop Renting And Buy A Home
Posted Tuesday January 28, 2020 in Real Estate

For many people, owning a home is seen as a rite of passage. At the same time, purchasing a home is expensive. As a result, many people end up renting for an extended period of time. Here are a few signs that someone is ready to stop renting and purchase a home. 1. Rental Prices…
The Secrets Of Selling Real Estate

The Secrets Of Selling Real Estate
Posted Friday January 24, 2020 in Real Estate

When it comes to selling a home, there is a lot to think about. While most people know that the best time to list a home is in the Spring (due to the fervor of the summer), the real estate market keeps rumbling along no matter what time of year it is. With this in…
Home Warranties: Are They Worth It?

Home Warranties: Are They Worth It?
Posted Thursday January 23, 2020 in Real Estate

Owning a home comes with major responsibilities and also offers major questions. One of the biggest questions that people will have to answer is whether or not they want to take out a home warranty. In order to decide whether a home warranty is worth it, it is important to first understand what a home…
Safety First! How Often Should You Clean Your Chimney?

Safety First! How Often Should You Clean Your Chimney?
Posted Wednesday January 22, 2020 in Real Estate

Chimneys are as old as homes themselves. Yet, when it comes to chores, cleaning the chimney is one of the most neglected tasks. While people often think about yard work and housework, they often forget to clean the chimney. When someone neglects to clean the chimney, they risk the development of mold. This can influence…
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