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4 Behind-The-Scenes Ways Your Real Estate Agent Supports Your Home Sale

When you hire a real estate agent to sell your home, there are obvious things you notice them doing to help your house sell. Things like: hosting open houses, bringing potential buyers on home tours, and marketing your property in multiple ways to make sure it gets enough exposure. But when it comes to adding value to your home sale, that's just the tip of the iceberg. A huge percentage of your agent's...

Do you Have Needs or Wants as an Arizona Homebuyer?

Imagine what your Phoenix Arizona area dream house looks like. You have particular needs, and you can’t imagine not having them fulfilled. But there may be some desires that you will have to let go due to affordability issues. There is a bundle of things that are to be considered before buying a home. Would you like to have a swimming pool? Where is the house located? What makes it special? What can...

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How Arizona Buyers Search for Homes

Whether it is to relocate for work, upsize so you have more room for the kids, or downsize because the kids are gone, selling a home is one of the most stressful experiences a person can go through. And that stress goes up the longer the process goes on. Not only are you likely to do a fair amount of work before listing the home, but having to keep the house impeccably clean, vacate the premises at a...

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How Curb Appeal Can Help You Sell Your Home for More Money

Curb appeal, the overall attractiveness of your home when standing on the street, is incredibly important when selling your home. Your landscaping, physical exterior, and the facade of your home are all important aspects that need to be greatly considered and are vital if you want to sell your home for more. Why Does Curb Appeal Affect the Sale So Much? A potential buyer is looking for signs indicating...

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Should you Rent or Sell Your Vacant Phoenix Area Home?

Have you ever thought whether it would be better to rent or sell a vacant home that you own? Maybe you already have someone renting this house, or you have been considering renting it to tenants, but would that really be the better choice? Deciding whether or not to sell or rent your vacant home is an incredibly big decision that requires a lot of thought. Therefore, you should always look at the pros and...

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Owning vs. Renting

There are many pros and cons to both renting and buying a home.  We will discuss both here. Below are some of the main reasons why you should have your own house: The Mortgage Rate is Low Becoming a homeowner is simpler than ever. In other words, it is relatively cheaper to borrow money for a home now than it was several years ago. Interest rates vary through the years. Several years ago, interest...

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Repairs or Touch Ups to Improve Your Home’s Value before you sell in the Phoenix area

First of all, keep in mind that you don’t need a giant improvement to achieve your goal. Small improvements introduced in almost every room, including the exterior of the house is what we are aiming for. Here are some tips to get you started: Clean, clean, and clean. Nothing looks more appealing and eye-catching in Phoenix homes than a neat and clean house. So start improving the appearance...

Neutralizing your home

Neutralizing your Phoenix Area Home Before you List for Sale

When you’re looking to sell your Phoenix Area home quickly and as painless as possible, you’ll have to go through a process of removing your (or your tenants’) presence from the house. This process is known in the real estate industry as neutralization. A better name for neutralization, is called depersonalizing. Essentially, your goal is to remove the identity of the home so that potential...

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