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!

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
Oct. 3, 2019

Maximizing a Small Home

Supersize Interior Space

Has your home started to feel a little small for your family? It happens to the best of us. The things we own gradually end up colonizing a lot of our free space, and the house which felt “just right” a few years ago can suddenly feel as tiny as a shoe closet. 

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Sept. 19, 2019

Prescott Arizona Real Estate for Sale in Prescott Lakes

Prescott Arizona Real Estate for Sale in Prescott Lakes

Prescott Arizona Real Estate for Sale in Prescott Lakes

Below is a list of the newest properties in Prescott Lakes. If you are looking for the perfect home. I can help. Contact me today and let's get started. The real estate here are updated frequently throughout the day, to ensure you have access to the most up to date listings to choose from. All of these listings are real estate.

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Sept. 4, 2019

The Top 10 Pre-Listing Home Improvements

The key to a successful home sale is in the details of the home when buyers are viewing the home. Lots of everyday wear and tear that you don’t even notice can ding your home in the eyes of potential buyers. Here’s a list of ten simple improvements you can do to help your home sell faster:

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Posted in Sell Your Home
Aug. 22, 2019

The Truth About Price Per Square Foot

Is Price per Square Foot Useful?

Value home for sale Prescott, ArizonaPrice per square foot is a concept in real estate which is easy to understand and just as easy to misuse. The formula is pretty simple: To determine price per square foot, you take a price, such as sale price of a home, and divide it by the square footage of the property.

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Posted in Sell Your Home
Aug. 7, 2019

10 Tips for Protecting Your Home During Vacations

Protect your home while on vacation

Protect Your Home While You Are Away

Even though Prescott, Arizona, is a popular vacation destination, many people go on vacation throughout the year.  Before you leave town, I thought you might be interested in a few precautionary safety tips to keep your home and your possessions safe while you’re gone.  Often in the run-up to a vacation, people neglect to take simple steps to protect themselves from becoming a victim of theft or vandalism.

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Posted in Real Estate Tips
July 25, 2019

Changing Jobs and the Effects it has on Buying a Home

Buying a home Changing job

For most people, changing employers will not impact the ability to qualify for a mortgage loan, especially if you are going to be earning more money. For some homebuyers, however, the effects of changing jobs can spell disaster when it comes to your loan application. Make sure you discuss in great detail with your lender and know ahead of time what implications any change in your employment that might occur during your home buying experience and what its impact could be. Always be armed with the best knowledge and you will stay on the right track.

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Posted in Buy a Home
July 11, 2019

De-Personalize To Sell Your Prescott Home

 

Selling your Prescott home

 

When talking with real estate agents, you’ll often find that when they speak to you about buying real estate, they refer to buyer’s purchasing a “home” and the sellers putting their “house” on the market. Why the play on words? The reason is psychological. Buying and selling real estate is one of the most involved and emotional situations a person can ever be in. Unless it’s simply for investment purposes, in which case many of these types never even see the homes they buy to fix and flip, it’s all number crunching for profit (if any) and no emotional ties are present.

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Posted in Home Selling Tips