Karen's Blog

First Steps Towards Buying A Home

February 8, 2017

We receive many calls from potential home buyers who are ready to buy, but they don’t know where to begin! Taking those first steps towards buying a home can be difficult if you don’t know where to start. Real estate is constantly changing, so even experienced home buyers may not be certain on how to start…Read More

Choosing the Right Realtor to Help You Buy or Sell

February 7, 2017

Choosing the right Realtor to help you buy or sell  is one of the most important decisions you will make during any real estate transaction. There are many moving parts in a real estate deal, and when issues arise, it will be your Realtor and the surrounding network of professionals (title company, lender, home inspector, etc)…Read More

San Tan Heights Real Estate Market Report

February 6, 2017

San Tan Heights Real Estate Market Report The real estate market in San Tan Heights is going strong already in 2017. The average sales price for December 2016 was $189,416 which is up 8.13% from the previous December. The days on market are hovering at 70 days. The absorption rate for December was 1.76 and this number tells us that…Read More

Johnson Ranch Real Estate Market Report Update

February 1, 2017

Johnson Ranch Real Estate Market Report The real estate market in Johnson Ranch is going strong already in 2017. The average sales price for December 2016 was $198,566 which is up 8.7% from the previous December. The days on market are hovering at 79 days. The absorption rate for December was 2.43 and this number tells…Read More

Hastings Farms Real Estate Market Report

January 31, 2017

Hastings Farms Real Estate Market Report The real estate market in Hastings Farms is moving along nicely as we begin 2017. Since there is limited inventory available, you will see that the sold price to list price ratio is very high at 99%. The average days on market was 52 days and the average sales price was just over…Read More

Rosewood Grove in Queen Creek

January 27, 2017

Pre-Sales are beginning on Febuary 18 with the relase of lots 31-40 for pre-approved and/or cash buyers. The first 5 buyers in the community will also receive special incentives towards options. Call us today to schedule a tour for the Grand Opening on Saturday, February 25th. Coming Soon: Rosewood Grove in Queen Creek offered by Rosewood…Read More

Tips to Help You Live In Your Home While You Are Trying to Sell

January 26, 2017

One of the challenges of selling your home is trying to keep it in “show-ready” condition at all times while also trying to live in your home! This challenge can be multiplied if you have children or pets or both, but we have put together a list of tips to help you live in your…Read More

Do You Know Why HOA Reserve Funds Are So Important?

January 25, 2017

Do you know why HOA reserve funds are so important? If you plan to buy a home in a community that has an HOA (Home Owners Association), then it is critical to understand some of the most important details regarding HOA’s. What are HOA reserve funds used for? Is the HOA reserve fund properly funded for…Read More

Which Costs Less? Renting vs Owning a Home in Arizona

January 23, 2017

Have you been thinking about making the transition from renter to homeowner? Which costs less? Renting vs owning a home in Arizona? Would you be surprised to know that the average monthly cost to own a home is actually less than the monthly cost to rent in many places? In most cases, it is cheaper to…Read More

Will Having 4 Bedrooms Increase My Home’s Value?

January 12, 2017

We often hear questions like: “Will having 4 bedrooms increase my home’s value?” or “Do you think I can get more money for my home if I enclose my loft and make it a bedroom?” These are very interesting questions that are worth further investigation. Is a 4th bedroom truly more valuable to a buyer than…Read More

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