Selling Your Home

Aug. 24, 2020

Open houses

Often I get asked about open houses during initial meetings with clients.   I recorded a quick video discussing some of the pros and cons of holding an open house during the marketing period of your listing.   What are your thoughts about them?  Leave a comment below!

View More
Posted in Selling Your Home
Jan. 16, 2020

Thinking about Selling in 2020?


In follow up to the article I wrote last month regarding the initial steps to purchasing a home, I thought I would write one about if you’re thinking about selling your home.   This won’t be the actual process of selling, but a discussion of the thought process and steps ...

View More
Posted in Selling Your Home
Dec. 4, 2019

"Homes don't sell during the holidays"

Wrong!!!

I hear over and over from both Realtors & Home Owners that properties don't sell during the holidays! This couldn't be more wrong! The holidays are an excellent time to put your home on the market. Here's why:

 

Demand is up!

Many Sellers don't ...

View More
Sept. 30, 2019

What is an "iBuyer" anyway??

What is an “iBuyer”??   

 

Simply put, the term iBuyer used to group companies that will submit an immediate offer on your home using automated techniques available online.  Companies in this category are most known as Open Door, Offerpad & Zillow, including various others.   The rise ...

View More
Aug. 2, 2019

Seven cities see home prices heating up again, but Seattle sinks, according to S&P Case-Shiller

  • Nationally, home prices rose 3.4% annually in May, down from the 3.5% annual gain in April, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller home price indices.
  • The 10-city price composite rose 2.2%, down from 2.3% the month before.
  • The 20-city composite showed a 2.4% annual gain ...
View More
Oct. 9, 2018

Avondale makes list of Top 100 cities for rentrepreneurs

Rent estate has gained a lot of traction over the years because it makes a great investment with high-profit potential. Many consumers are simply more interested in renting than buying these days.

“Even setting aside big upfront expenses like a down payment, rising month-by-month costs are likely keeping many people ...

View More
Oct. 3, 2018

New Phoenix apartments open for adults with autism

Another new apartment complex recently opened up in central Phoenix. But this project,  called First Place-Phoenix, is unlike any other rental development.

The 81,000-square-foot, $15.4 million project was designed to support adults with autism in living more independently.

It combines 55 apartments, a residential training program and a ...

View More
Sept. 24, 2018

Homes to replace golf course next to Phoenix's South Mountain

South Mountain Park in Phoenix is the largest municipal park in the United States at nearly 17,000 acres. Zahira Ortega and Daniel Garcia, of Avondale, enjoy the view of the Valley from Dobbins Lookout.

A prime piece of Phoenix land, home to a golf course for decades and next to the biggest city park in the U.S., will soon sprout new houses.

The infill site is 10 to 15 minutes from downtown Phoenix and Tempe, and prices for the homes won’t stretch into ...

View More
Sept. 7, 2018

What is a Final Walk Through?

This is part 3 of 3 of our videos regarding the inspection process when purchasing a home.   This last video briefly explains the verification of repairs and the final closing process.  

Sept. 6, 2018

What is a "BINSR"?

Here is part 2 of our inspection process video series.   This video discusses the completion of the inspection period and how the BINSR is submitted.