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Video: Choosing the Right Lender Makes All the Difference

Video: Choosing the Right Lender Makes All the Difference I’m not sure how many people realize how critical it is to choose the right mortgage lender when you’re buying a home. Unfortunately, by the time you find out you’ve made the wrong choice it’s usually too late. As a Realtor, I learned very quickly which… Read More

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Video: How Much is Your Home Worth? Here’s How to Get a Spot-On Value.

The video below is correct but it leaves a few things out. I’m sure you know that an Appraiser can give you a fairly precise picture of your home’s value, after all an appraiser, contracted by your mortgage company, was very likely involved when you bought your home. But did you know that you can… Read More

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Frank Sinatra’s Desert Rat Pack Pad Now for Sale

Frank Sinatra’s Desert Rat Pack Pad Now for Sale This one’s in Palm Springs, California but we have similar, amazing views right here in Arizona! As a matter of fact the Phoenix Valley is surrounded by breathtaking views just like this one. Give us a call if you’re looking for a View For Sale. In… Read More

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Fast 15 – 15 of the Newest Property Listings in Gilbert, Arizona

Popping up among the newest homes for sale in Gilbert, Arizona is one that I’d consider an incredible buy… it’s located on the golf course in Western Skies Golf Community. In its single level, split-floorplan of 2,740 square feet, are 4 bedrooms plus an office, 3 baths, formal living and dining areas, separate greatroom with… Read More

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Video: Upgrades and Gadgets That Home Buyers Will Notice.

This video mentions the icon bed (ikon?, eycon?, eykon?, eichan?), something I am completely unfamiliar with and was unable to find during an extensive google search. Anyone have any idea what she’s talking about? I’d be really interested to hear about it if you do. One upgrade that is not mentioned here but one that… Read More

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A Triumph for Home Sellers & Home Buyers – FHA Eases Condo Regulations

A Triumph for Both Home Sellers & Buyers – FHA Eases Condo Regulations Condominiums have been a tough sell in the years following the Real Estate crunch. Strict mortgage regulations, as applied to condominium purchases, were getting in the way of many home buyers looking to purchase a condo. The immediate result was falling condominium… Read More

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Video: 5 Common but Avoidable ‘Pesky’ New-Homeowner Missteps

Every area of the country has its unique syndicate of pests. Arizona for instance, is a prime environment for termites. As a matter of fact, there’s a saying in our industry that there are two kinds of houses in Arizona; the ones that have termites, and the ones that will. Staying on top of ground-borne… Read More

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Tips for a Trendy Home in 2017

Tips for a Trendy Home in 2017 This season’s design and paint trends combine the crisp essence of autumn foliage with soft pastels to help bring outdoor-inspired colors into your home. According to Ace Hardware design experts Nathan Fischer, Katie Reynolds and Julie Richard, from cool blues and smoky greens inspired by scenic mountaintop views… Read More

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Video: Best Ways to Get a Handle on Your Home Insurance Costs

Video: Best Ways to Get a Handle on Your Home Insurance Costs Home insurance is a necessary evil but the practical tips in this video will help you cut the cost of insurance intelligently. Just a few pointers that are not clearly addressed in the video: I’m sure every state has it’s ultra-rural areas but… Read More

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Video: 3 Things that determine what your home is worth.

Video: 3 Things that determine what your home is worth. The video below does a great job of explaining the fact that a home’s worth is subjective. Appraisers work by a standard set of criteria and could not possibly consider every Buyer scenario. The upshot is, that a property appraisal will rarely be a perfect… Read More