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Video: Buying a New Construction Home? Consider These Upgrades

Buying a New Construction Home? Consider These Upgrades. Whether you’re building or buying a New Construction home, there’s great advice in the video below. But I would add a few climate specific details for folks here in Arizona. Good quality windows are a must! Energy costs soar in the sizzling Arizona Summers. In addition to… Read More

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Thank You Thursday is Dedicated to the Late George A. Boivin.

Thank You Thursday is Dedicated to the Late George A. Boivin. Sometimes the smallest acts deserve the most profound gratitude. A man named George left a simple gift to the world, directed at no one, leaving no one out. As is a downtime habit of mine, I was reading Good News Network. Try it sometime… Read More

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After You Determine the ‘Why’ to Sell Your Home, Next Comes the ‘When’?

Is There a Right Time to Sell Your Home? From my vantage point it’s all about the ‘when’. The increase in home buyer activity from the last quarter of the year (any year) to the first quarter, is not only remarkable but predictable. I think a combination of cabin fever and post-holiday momentum cause a bump… Read More

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By Popular Demand, Fast 15 is Back!

Today’s Fast 15 Features Gilbert AZ‘s 15 newest homes for sale. Of the 15 newest homes for sale in Gilbert, Arizona for 8/23/16, our pick for ‘New Listing of the Day’ is 21805 S 158TH ST. The single-level home sits on over an acre and has beautiful and durable wood-grain tile flooring, a fantastic stone… Read More

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Video: 3 Lesser Known Tax Breaks Homeowners Frequently Miss

I know… the relief of tax season being over has just had a chance to set in. However, if you’re a home owner or a real estate investor you know that tax season never quite leaves your consciousness. You have to be alert all year-round if you’re going to take full advantage of available tax… Read More

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New Federal Measure Would Offer Tax Deductions to Millions of Homeowners

New Federal Measure Would Offer Tax Deductions to Millions of Homeowners U.S. Representatives Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) have introduced a measure that would allow homeowners in community associations who earn $115,000 or less in annual income to deduct up to $5,000 of their community association fees and assessments from their federal… Read More

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The Importance of the Title Commitment to a Smooth Closing

A document that few people pay attention to, can make or break your home purchase or sale. The Title Company often seems incidental to your real estate transaction but the role they play is critical. Other than that great kitchen or that sparkling pool, do you know exactly what you’re buying? The Title Company does… Read More

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Past Weeks Market Activity Closely Following the 90 Day Average

In both Gilbert and Chandler, Real Estate market activity for the past week is nearly a photocopy of average conditions for the 90 days since the beginning of 2016. Check the graphs for median price, price per square foot, inventory and days on market. Complete Gilbert Real Estate Market Update Report can be found here…. Read More

Transaction Communication Is Key to a Smooth Closing

Transaction Communication Is Key to a Smooth Closing

I highly agree with the transaction tips below but my biggest concern is not so much a lack of communication as it is a lack of urgency. The dates on your contract are what make it a contract, and they probably more important than the hundreds for words surrounding them.   ~Bill By Deborah Kearns If… Read More

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Real Estate Market Expected to Continue Economic Expansion through 2017

The real estate market is projected to continue expanding at healthy and fairly steady levels for 2015 through 2017, according to a new three-year economic forecast from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate. The latest ULI Real Estate Consensus Forecast, a semi-annual outlook, is based on a survey of… Read More