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An educated client is a preferred client. There’s no arguing that. That’s why we’ve gone to town blogging about the market, things that benefit buyers or sellers, real estate news and trends, or upcoming happenings in the local community.

SPDS: Seller Property Disclosure Statement

July 19, 2017 - By Rachel Deckman

The Residential Seller Property Disclosure Statement (SPDS) is a very important document disclosure form used in the home buying and selling processes. The purpose of this document is to notify and disclose facts about the home and property to the potential home buyers. A copy of the SPDS is required by the AAR Purchase Contract to […]

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HOA Addendum

- By Rachel Deckman

If you are buying or selling within a Home Owners Association (HOA) or Planned Community, an HOA Addendum will be a necessary form that both buyer and seller will have to fill out. Read below for everything you need to know about the HOA Addendum.  The HOA Addendum was created because many buyers in the […]

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Zillow: What You Need to Know

- By Rachel Deckman

Zillow has been a popular tool in assisting home buyers and sellers in the recent years. We have the truth about why Zillow doesn’t work for the home buying and selling process.  The internet is a funny place. Online businesses are often not the companies that they are known for. Google is a search engine […]

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The Buyer Advisory: What You Need to Know

July 6, 2017 - By Resource

Are you buying a home in the state of Arizona? You will want to review the Buyer Advisory before purchasing your home. Here is what you need to know about it. The Arizona Association of Realtors (otherwise known as the AAR) provides a free 10-page Buyer Advisory to Arizona Realtors for home buyers to review. This document […]

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Buying a Home in Your Twenties: Why You Can & Should Do It!

- By Rachel Deckman

You graduated college a few years ago, have started working and saving and want to purchase your first home. More and more twenty-somethings are pursuing this dream. Is it the right time for you?   Here are some things to consider when thinking of purchasing your first home: How long you will live in the […]

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July Market Update

July 5, 2017 - By Rachel Deckman

As we reach the halfway mark for the year of 2017, let’s review with a market update.   Supply is significantly lower than last year at this time. The number of active listings are down 11.6% from last year and down 2.1% from last month. We are also seeing lower numbers of pending listings and […]

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Lead Based Paint Disclosure Form

- By Rachel Deckman

If you are purchasing a home that is built prior to 1978, your agent will give you the Lead Based Paint Disclosure Form. It is important to review and understand the dangers Lead Based Paint may pose.  The Lead Based Paint disclosure form is required by law in the State of Arizona on purchasing properties that […]

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Best Rooftop Pools to View 4th of July Fireworks

June 27, 2017 - By Rachel Deckman

Looking forward to 4th of July fireworks? We sure are! Here are some Phoenix condos with the best views for fireworks and the best rooftop pools to keep you cool.   Scottsdale Waterfront Located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale and Fashion Square, the Scottsdale Waterfront not only provides fantastic views of the entire city […]

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Welcome Back, Rachel!

June 21, 2017 - By Rachel Deckman

Big changes coming to the Resource Phoenix team this Summer…    We are ecstatic to announce the return of Rachel Deckman to the Resource Phoenix team! You may remember her as our marketing and graphic design guru intern last Summer. She created blog posts and was a major part of creating our business cards, mailers […]

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May Market Update

May 21, 2017 - By Resource

Is the month of May going well for Phoenix Arizona real estate market? Let’s find out! Read below for everything you need to know about what has been happening in the Phoenix residential market!    We are clearly experiencing a hot market, but the questions are: how hot, and is it overheating? One of our favorite measures […]

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Buyers Under Contract: The Inspection Period

May 14, 2017 - By Rachel Deckman

You signed the contract, now what? Here is everything you need to know about your next steps in the buying process.  The Inspection Period Congratulations! You are now officially under contract! This is the time that is referred to as “under contract, in escrow, or pending” and starting on the day of execution of your […]

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Summer in Arizona: Why to Look Forward to It

April 24, 2017 - By Resource

The weather might be hot, but summer is the best time to get out and enjoy all that this beautiful state has to offer. Read below for some go-to places this summer! Lakes Lake Pleasant – This large recreational area is home to one of the most scenic water areas in the valley. Whether you are […]

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