5 Moving Mistakes to Avoid

5 Moving Mistakes to Avoid
Posted Monday April 15, 2019 in Real Estate

Moving can be a long and difficult process. It’s no surprise that many people experience hiccups along the way. These tips may alleviate the pain and frustration that comes with making those mistakes. Keep reading to learn about some of the most common moving mistakes, as well as how to fix them. Not scheduling your…
Homeownership Rate Moves to Highest Level Since 2014

Homeownership Rate Moves to Highest Level Since 2014
Posted Monday April 8, 2019 in Real Estate

More Americans are becoming homeowners. The national homeownership rate increased slightly to the highest level since 2014 in the fourth quarter of 2018, reaching 64.8 percent, the U.S. Census Bureau reported this week. The homeownership rate has been gradually increasing since reaching an all-time low of 62.9 percent in the second quarter of 2016. Researchers…
4 House Hunting Mistakes To Avoid In Scottsdale

4 House Hunting Mistakes To Avoid In Scottsdale
Posted Monday March 4, 2019 in Real Estate

Mistake: Not getting pre-approved before looking Getting a pre-approval should be every buyer’s first step toward buying a home in Scottsdale. This document, which comes in the form of a letter from the mortgage company, will tell you how much money you’ll be able to receive in a loan. It’s crucial in helping you set your own…
4 Signs You’re Ready To Become A Homeowner In Scottsdale

4 Signs You’re Ready To Become A Homeowner In Scottsdale
Posted Monday February 25, 2019 in Real Estate

If you’ve been thinking about taking the plunge and buying a home in Scottsdale recently, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve laid out four signs that you’re ready to stop renting and own a home. Read them over to help determine if now is the time for you. You’ve been at your job for…
Production Home Builders vs. Custom Home Builders

Production Home Builders vs. Custom Home Builders
Posted Monday January 28, 2019 in Real Estate

Making the decision to build your own home in Scottsdale means dedicating at least a few months to the process. You’ll need to choose a builder depending on your timeline, budget, and level of customization. Custom builders and production builders might seem similar, but they offer different pros and cons. Consider each and compare them…
Scottsdale Home Renovation: Expect The Unexpected

Scottsdale Home Renovation: Expect The Unexpected
Posted Monday January 21, 2019 in Home Improvement, Real Estate

Buying a home in Scottsdale is exciting. But it can come with some unplanned surprises. One of these is unexpected home renovation you may need to tackle after moving in. These can be sudden repairs or upgrades required that even your home inspector didn’t foresee. New data show that many buyers encounter unplanned improvements needed…
The 7 Most Important Household Tasks After a Move

The 7 Most Important Household Tasks After a Move
Posted Monday January 14, 2019 in Home Improvement, Real Estate

For many people, the first few hours after a move are a stressful time. There’s so much to do that it can be hard to even figure out where to start. That’s where we come in. We’ve narrowed down the seven most important household tasks to take care of after the move. Read them over…
Things to Look for When Buying a New House

Things to Look for When Buying a New House
Posted Monday December 10, 2018 in Real Estate

Shopping for a new house in Scottsdale means doing a little digging to see if any big repairs or deal breakers are lurking beneath the surface. It’s likely a few issues will come up during your inspection, but it’s smart to check these things out before you put in an offer. Damaged roof The first…
How Much Home Can I Qualify For?

How Much Home Can I Qualify For?
Posted Monday November 26, 2018 in Mortgage, Real Estate

Most new home buyers in Scottsdale are caught in a weird spot when they decide to buy a home. They want to know what kind of houses they could buy, but need to know, “How much mortgage can I qualify for?” Fortunately, there’s an easy way to get a ballpark figure so you can start…
Rental Prices Are Rising – Especially In Tourist Destinations

Rental Prices Are Rising – Especially In Tourist Destinations
Posted Monday November 19, 2018 in Real Estate

It’s no secret that rental prices in Scottsdale may be rising, as they are across the nation. But for residents in hot vacation spots, rent prices are growing even more. In hotspots like Orlando, rents have jumped upwards of 6 percent year over year. Tourist demand is driving up rent According to the recent CoreLogic…
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