Sellers

Sept. 4, 2018

It's NOT a bubble. The numbers said so.

"None of the experts are forecasting another big drop in Valley home values anytime soon.

But Tina Tamboer, senior housing analyst with Cromford, expects home prices to appreciate much more slowly and potentially flatten out this year.

She said Phoenix-area home prices could even dip next year, but only slightly.

Source ...

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June 23, 2018

5 "MUST DO's" to Get Top Value for Your Home Appraisal

Appraisal ScaleOver the years, I've had friends, family & colleagues coming to me asking about appraisals.  Usually, it's to say that they just got one and the appraiser "clearly must have been smoking something"...  A lot of folks are looking to take advantage of the low interest ...

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Dec. 13, 2017

Home Decor... for looks & living

When was the last time you asked "how are you" and didn't hear a response involving the word "busy"??

We're all wrapped up in the minutia of doing more with less, the endless imbalance of work/life & trying to achieve all of these things to feel good ...

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Oct. 5, 2017

April 2017 Phoenix Real Estate Market Recap

In a nutshell, here’s a market recap of how real estate went down in April…

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Cromford Report: April 2017 Recap

“Seller Concessions Have Risen Despite Buyer Frenzy

For Buyers:
Buyers continue to find themselves in a frenzy of competition for homes as March recorded the highest number of non-distressed sales through ...

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Aug. 9, 2017

 Top 4 Dos & Donts for Sellers with Multiple Offers

We're in a legit seller's market & have been through 2017 to this point.  This summer, typically our S.L.O.W. season, was so busy that I haven't had a vacation yet... The last 2 homes I've put in escrow sold with multiple offers after ...

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May 10, 2017

April 2017 Phoenix Real Estate Market Recap

In a nutshell, here's a market recap of how real estate went down in April...

Cromford Report: April 2017 Recap Cromford Report: April 2017 Recap

"Seller Concessions Have Risen Despite Buyer Frenzy

For Buyers:
Buyers continue to find themselves in a frenzy of competition for homes as March recorded the highest number of non-distressed sales ...

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May 8, 2017

Real Estate Wire Fraud- The Struggle is REAL!!

Here's a quick video about wire fraud- what it is & how it can affect you.

QUICK NOTE: As I prepared to do this vlog, I received an email from an escrow officer in Las Vegas whose email signature had been swiped and slightly altered so the phone number ...

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March 8, 2017

Real Estate Wire Fraud- The Struggle is REAL!!

Here’s a quick video about wire fraud- what it is & how it can affect you.

QUICK NOTE: As I prepared to do this vlog, I received an email from an escrow officer in Las Vegas whose email signature had been swiped and slightly altered so the phone number was ...

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Jan. 3, 2017

Thinking about a "Lease Option"- Think twice...

There are 2 sides to this story- one for Sellers & one for Buyers. There are pros and a whole lot of cons. Let's take a look...

Sellers:

Frequently, frustrated sellers with homes to sell find themselves with a willing tenant throwing the "lease-option" or "lease-to-own" plan into their ...

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Dec. 21, 2016

UP in 2017 Real Estate: Buyer Purchase Power & Mortgage Rates

On 1/1/2017, buyer get a bump to their purchase power when they finance a home loan. The conventional (AKA "conforming") loan limit increases to $424,100 (from $417K; min 3% down required) and the FHA loan limit increases to $275,665 (from $271,050; min 3.5% down required ...

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