Area Real Estate News & Market Trends

You’ll find our blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

Feb. 20, 2020

Garage staging tips to help sell your home

Making a house on the market shine is all about attention to detail. If you’re going the extra mile to ensure your home is a stand-out, you’ll probably go beyond the typical touch-ups that refresh curb appeal. You might even decide to stage your home, especially if you’re not living in it while it’s for sale.

One “room” you don’t want to forget when you stage? Your garage!

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Posted in Home Selling Tips
Feb. 6, 2020

5 tips to predict home values in any neighborhood

Homes for sale in Prescott, Arizona

How do you predict the value of a neighborhood? While no one can say for sure how home values in a neighborhood will rise or decline over time, there are big-picture economic factors that you can look for to help get handle on where the prices of homes for sale in Prescott, Arizona, may be going.

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Posted in Buy a Home
Jan. 23, 2020

Curb Appeal is a Plus When Selling Your Home

 

Curb appeal is an important item to consider when selling your home.  In fact, it has been reported that adding curb appeal to a home can increase the value by $10,000 to $15,000.  Curb appeal mainly focuses on landscaping and overall appearance of the home, but focusing on details and the little stuff can add to the overall feel of the home.

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Posted in Home Selling Tips
Jan. 9, 2020

Seniors Can Save Money

Senior discount in Prescott

Saving money, whether it is when buying a home or saving money on daily purchases, is a common goal for many of us, especially seniors.  Fortunately for Prescott residents, there is an added benefit to live in “Everybody’s Hometown”, there are senior discounts everywhere!  Below is a list of businesses and restaurants in the greater Prescott area offer discounts to Seniors.

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Posted in Homeowners
Dec. 27, 2019

3 Simple Steps To a Smooth Prescott Home Purchase

Buying home Prescott Arizona

 

If you are thinking of moving to “Everybody’s Hometown”. . . then welcome!  You will love Prescott!  In Prescott, Arizona, you will find countless activities to do including horseback riding, golfing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, camping, mountain biking, local breweries, restaurants, and shopping.  All of this plus a hometown feel that keep Prescott visitors, young and old, coming back year after year.

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Posted in Buy a Home
Dec. 10, 2019

10 Sneaky Tricks to Make Your Living Room Look Expensive

Tim Anderson Realtor Prescott Arizona

 

MOST IMPORTANT ROOM IN THE HOUSE

Next to the kitchen, the living room is arguably the most important room in the home. True to its name, it's where life happens. It's where guests gather, where you spend lazy evenings by the fire, and, in most floor plans, one of the first spaces you see upon entering your home.

Don't you want it to look luxurious?  Fortunately, you don't have to spend an excessive amount of cash to make it look like you spent a lot of money. In some cases, you won't need to spend a thing!

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Nov. 26, 2019

Heating Your Home for Less

Heating Cost of home

The laws of thermodynamics can be expensive. When the big winter weather arrives, the heat can leach from your home through a variety of obvious and unexpected ways, resulting in high heating bills. Wouldn’t you rather put that money into holiday shopping or upgrades for your house?

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Posted in Homeowners
Nov. 15, 2019

What Makes a Real Estate Agent Great

What Makes a good realtor

There are thousands of licensed real estate agents, but of those licensed, how many are dedicated professionals? Many can make a good first impression, but to truly represent your needs, they’ll need to be able to make good on the promises only pros can make. One way to separate the pros from the merely qualified is to ask them if they’re willing to make some promises about how they conduct their business. Here’s what any great agent should be able to say from day one:

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Posted in Real Estate Tips
Oct. 31, 2019

How to Make a Small Bathroom Feel Bigger

Not everyone can afford a master bath with twin sinks, a palatial tub, and luxury dual-headed shower. Some of us (well, most of us!) have to contend with reality. Reality means compromises, and sometimes that compromise means a small bathroom.

But just because a bathroom is small doesn’t mean it has to feel small. In fact, many small bathrooms can be transformed into much larger-feeling spaces simply by making some adjustments to design choices. 

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Oct. 16, 2019

How to Make a Down Payment Possible

Saving for a downpayment

Every month you pay the rent, you’re probably thinking, “I wish this money was going into my future.” For many would-be first-time home buyers, it’s the down payment which makes home ownership seem impossible. Climbing the “down payment mountain” isn’t impossible. Like any major challenge, it’s all a matter of breaking your goal down into practical steps. 

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Posted in Buy a Home