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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.

November 2013 Phoenix Housing Market Update

November 15, 2013 - By Scott Johnson

Greater Phoenix Area – November 2013 As I mentioned in my October newsletter, the market has changed its momentum and that trend continues. We are presently in what can best be defined as a balanced market, but with supply increasing and demand rapidly falling, we are quickly moving into a buyer’s market. This will most […]

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DIY Home Projects for New Home Owners: Interior Painting

November 7, 2013 - By Nicole

  Basics about painting/how to get started: Whether this is your first house or your fourth, we know that painting can be a big project. Fortunately, we’ve summed up the basics of interior painting along with some helpful hints so that can you can spice up the walls of your new home the right way! […]

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Thinking About Doing “For Sale By Owner”?

October 30, 2013 - By Nicole

“For Sale By Owner.”  You’ve probably seen this sign before. They’re out there and if you’re thinking about selling your home, you’ve probably considered this path as well. Basically, if the seller of a home wants to sell their house but doesn’t want to go through a Real Estate Agent (usually to avoid extra charges), […]

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What To Look Out For When Buying A Home In The Arcadia Area

October 24, 2013 - By Nicole

The Arcadia area is quite popular in over the last couple decades. “Arcadia Proper” is located between Camelback and Indian School and 44th to 64th Street.  Commonly the area around the true Arcadia neighborhood is known as Arcadia as well and its usually referred to the area measured from Camelback road to Thomas road and […]

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October 2013 Phoenix Housing Market Update

October 15, 2013 - By Scott Johnson

Greater Phoenix Area Housing Market Update – October 2013 Recent indicators show some interesting trends in the market.  Six months ago, shrinking supply was a big concern whereas now, supply is moving in the direction of a balanced state.  Pending contracts are decreasing and inventory has been rising.  So if you’re a buyer, this is […]

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Prepping Your Home for Sale 101

October 10, 2013 - By Falynne

A house doesn’t need to be identical to Better Homes and Gardens to make it marketable and we’re here to teach you just how to turn your homes into an irresistible piece of property that buyers will battle for. Breakaway From Your Home Remind yourself that you need to move into a better home and […]

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To Stage or not to Stage…

October 3, 2013 - By Falynne

Though the housing market seems to be all about the sticker price on the for sale sign in the front yard, it also revolves around appearances! When a potential buyer walks into a home filled with fancy furniture and pictures on the wall it sparks their interest much more than it would if the house […]

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Latest Trends In Kitchen Design

September 26, 2013 - By Nicole

In today’s world, the kitchen is becoming so much more than a place to cook. I’ve noticed that in my own home it is were I eat, hang out with my family and even write my next blog post (as I’m doing right now). The kitchen has gradually been transforming into the most popular room […]

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Importance of Curb Appeal

September 20, 2013 - By Jordan

When selling a home, “curb appeal” is a critical component in marketing and selling your home.  What is curb appeal you ask? It is the attractiveness of your home’s exterior.  Studies have shown that many buyers will not even get out of the car if a home’s exterior is not up to par with their […]

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What Kind of Lender Should I Use?

September 5, 2013 - By Nicole

There are a handful of ways you can obtain a loan these days. Whether it’s through your trusted bank, a mortgage banker, or even through the seller of a potential property, you should be able to find the perfect loan for you. Before I give a little overview of the different types of lenders, it […]

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August 2013 Phoenix Housing Market Update

August 15, 2013 - By Scott Johnson

Greater Phoenix Area Housing Market Update – August 2013 Normally in Arizona the heat chases buyers away in the months of June through August and the spring sizzle turns to fizzle. It appears, however, the summer slow down in the real estate market appears to be ending earlier than normal this year.  I can’t back […]

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Where Should I Be Looking?

July 18, 2013 - By resourcephx

  I hate to say it, and this isn’t going to be the most positive read, but finding the perfect house is much harder than it looks, perhaps even a fallacy, especially in today’s housing market.  While this might seem obvious to some that there’s going to be compromise, the real trick to overcoming this […]

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