Real Estate Tips

Dec. 15, 2016

Get Rid of Your Mortgage Payment Early

Chances are you have a 30-year fixed rate mortgage on your Sotheby’s Phoenix home. But a lot can happen in 30 years…..you might raise a family or have a career change. But one thing that doesn’t change is the obligation to make a monthly payment. There are a few ...

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Dec. 9, 2016

Can You Buy a Home with Bad Credit?

If you’ve found your dream Cactus Acres home for sale but aren’t sure if you’ll qualify for a mortgage due to bad credit, put your fears aside. Bad credit doesn’t mean you can’t buy a home but you might end up paying more than someone with good credit. Most likely ...

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Dec. 5, 2016

Protect Your Sotheby's Scottsdale Home Against Christmas Burglars

It’s not only time to Deck the Halls at Sotheby’s Scottsdale, it’s also time for the Grinch to raise his ugly head. By Grinch, I mean burglars who like to take advantage of homeowners this time of year. They like to break in and take valuable gifts as well as ...

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Dec. 2, 2016

The Do’s and Don’ts After Applying for a Mortgage

Whether you’re still looking for that perfect Sotheby’s Phoenix home or have already found one, once you begin the mortgage process, there are some things you should and should not do.

 

Before doing anything after applying for a Sotheby’s Phoenix home mortgage, talk to your lender. You might be ...

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Dec. 1, 2016

Avoid Hiring Phony Contractors for Your Terravita Scottsdale Home

If you stay in your Terravita Scottsdale house for any length of time, chances are, you’ll probably want to do some remodeling at some point.  Or you never know when you could become a victim of a natural disaster.  Whatever the case, phony home improvement predators are on ...

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Nov. 27, 2016

An Investment You Can’t Ignore

If you’re a real estate owner and you’re looking for your next Sotheby’s Phoenix home to buy, you might not need to look any further than your neighbors to find your next investment. By staying in touch, you could be the first in line to find out about a neighbor ...

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Nov. 26, 2016

How to Hire a Home Stager

I’ve written several blogs on the importance of hiring a home stager. But I came across an interesting article on HOW to hire a home stager. Basically, you’re interviewing a stager for a job at your McCormick Ranch home for sale so you should ask the right questions to make ...

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Nov. 22, 2016

Why You Should Buy a House During the Holidays

While it’s not the most popular time to buy a house, you might not want to rule out the holidays to go house hunting. ’Tis the season of less competition. That combined with motivated sellers and year-end tax benefits, those are reasons enough on why you should at least go ...

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Nov. 21, 2016

What you Need to Know Before Flipping a Home

Flipping houses, for some, is a great way to make money.  But you have to know what you’re doing.  By that, I mean, you don’t want to overextend yourself financially or make other rookie mistakes.  If done right, realtytimes.com says you can end up with a ...

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Nov. 20, 2016

Moving Before the Holidays

Moving is never easy but it can be especially tough during the holidays.  Once you get settled, you’re away from familiar surroundings and possibly friends and family.  On top of that, you’re trying to get organized in your new Russ Lyon Sotheby’s house.  about.com gives some ...

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