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The Surprisingly Simple Evolution from Renting to Home Buying

The Surprisingly Simple Evolution from Renting to Home Buying. As a long-time tenant you might not expect that you could be comfortable with the home buying process. But in my experience folks who have rented for years are often the most conscientious and well-informed home buyers. After working with several long-time renters-turned-buyers recently, I’ve come… Read More

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Food Hype: Do You Err on the Side of the Latest Craze or Common Sense?

Food Hype: Do You Err on the Side of the Latest Craze or Common Sense? I’m not usually one to venture into the badlands of ‘healthy eating’. Most of my culinary preferences run along the lines of pizza and pasta. I have nothing against fruits and veggies, anything fresh and tasty works for me, it’s… Read More

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Home Improvement: Best Return on Investment? Fiberglass.

Home Improvement: Best Return on Investment? Fiberglass. A common concern among potential home sellers is what updates and improvements can they make that will give them the biggest bang for their buck. Home buyers definitely love to see updated kitchens and baths, but what is the bottom-line added value of these things? It usually depends… Read More

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3 Bedroom Home with charming back yard, GREAT Chandler AZ location! – Video Tour

Scroll down to request additional information or a private showing. — VIDEO TOUR — 353 E Jasper Dr, Chandler Arizona 85225     $239,900     MLS#5543670 Festiva Court 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Single Level Home Set on a corner lot adjacent to greenspace, this lovely single story home is neat as a pin! Split floorplan… Read More

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Millennials Investment Plans Include the American Dream – Infographic

Millennials faced a challenging job market when they graduated, but as the economy is looking up, Millennials are looking forward. From a lifestyle perspective, buying a home is still the American Dream. From a practical standpoint, Millennials realize the investment value of owning a home of their own. As in anything worth running after, there… 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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Home Sellers & Buyers Struggling with the Still Troublesome TRID

The government regulation that includes TRID was meant to benefit consumers. It’s been a bewilderment at best and a disaster in many cases. Home Buyers have experienced unprecedented delays and inexcusable inconvenience and loss as detailed in the article below. The first thing most Realtors noticed was that Home Sellers are apparently not considered consumers… Read More

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The Housing Market Remains Promising in Light of Uncertain Global Economy

The Housing Market Remains Promising in Light of Uncertain Global Economy Historically in a time presidential transition, our American economy has been perceived by ourselves and others as a bit ambiguous. This is not without merit. No one can truly predict what any future President will do. The state of the U.S. economy touches nearly… Read More

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Location, Location, Location, 4 Reasons Why it’s Essential

Location, Location, Location, 4 Reasons Why it’s Essential Maybe the most overused phrase in Real Estate “Location, Location, Location”. Maybe also the most meaningful. You can change nearly everything about a home, except its location, and I always advise my clients of this. As a matter of fact, I’m currently working with clients who were… Read More

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Video: How Important is Your Credit Score?

Video: How Important is Your Credit Score? Even non-home-related things can be dependent on your credit score. Did you know that more likely than not, an employer will check your credit when you apply for a job? Auto insurance companies can charge you higher premiums or even turn you down. Cell phone companies, credit cards,… Read More