Karen's Blog

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

Queen Creek Holds Highest Annual Household Income

January 6, 2017

Did you know that the Town of Queen Creek has the highest median annual household income in the Valley? This is incredible considering there are no major “tech” companies located in Queen Creek. You would probably expect Chandler or Gilbert to rank at the top of the list for highest annual household incomes, but that…Read More

Annual Inventory Absorption Rates: Phoenix Metro

January 5, 2017

The annual inventory absorption rates for the Phoenix Metro area between 2001-2016 have varied significantly from a low of 32% in 2007 up to a high of 80%. The absorption rate is the ratio of the number of closed residential sales as compared to the number of new listings. We closed out 2016 at 76%…Read More

Move-In Ready Home for Sale in Johnson Ranch

January 4, 2017

This Johnson Ranch beauty has brand new carpet and neutral paint throughout and it is move-in ready! This fabulous 3 bedroom plus huge loft and 2.5 bathroom home truly has it all. The downstairs has tile in all the right places, a well appointed kitchen with lots of counter and cabinet space & a spacious walk-in…Read More

Top 10 Assurances We Give Our Clients

December 13, 2016

We have put together a list of the top 10 assurances we give our clients because we believe they matter! When you are searching for a Realtor to represent you as either a buyer or a seller, the following promises will be of utmost importance to consider. We operate our business with the highest level of professionalism…Read More

Town of Queen Creek Amenities

December 9, 2016

Living in the Town of Queen Creek has many amenities and residents will enjoy the following benefits: Public water is provided by the Town of Queen Creek Sewer services may be provided by the Town of Queen Creek unless the home is on property that is set up on a septic system Garbage and recycling…Read More

Phoenix Market Report November 2016

December 8, 2016

Phoenix Market Report November 2016 Of course, our Queen Creek Real Estate market varies slightly from the Phoenix Arizona Housing Market Report, but most of the data is still applicable for our local housing market. The Market Report for Queen Creek and the San Tan Valley Market Report provide a more detailed look at the numbers for…Read More