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!

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
June 27, 2019

Tips To Prepare Your Prescott Home To Sell

Prescott Home For Sale

Preparing your Prescott house for sale can be a challenge.  Below are some tips on how to decorate and stage your home for sale and not break the bank while doing it!

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Posted in Home Selling Tips
June 13, 2019

Get a final walk-through before closing on your Prescott Home!

When we are representing buyers in a deal, we always like to be sure a "final walk-through" is included prior to closing. This is especially true in a market where desperate and less-than-reputable sellers may try and walk out with the fixtures. While that may sound a little extreme, the final walk-through can head-off conflict before closing.

The final walk-through allows us to address common issues such as:

  • If the current owner is on schedule to move out
  • That the property is in the same condition it was when shown
  • That any repairs required have been completed
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Posted in Home Selling Tips
May 30, 2019

Tips for Finding the Right Prescott, AZ Home

Buying a Prescott Arizona Home

 

 

How Do You Plan On Finding The Perfect Home?

So you’re thinking about hunting for a home. Congratulations! How do you plan on finding the home you want? It’s surprising how few people can answer this question. Most people say: “Well, I guess I’d look online and maybe contact a real estate agent.” Sure, that’s a fine place to start... but if you want to hunt for a home like a pro, here are some simple tactics that will make your experience much more efficient, pleasurable, and likely to land you a home you want to buy.

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Posted in Buy a Home
May 16, 2019

How You Know When You’ve Found Your Next Prescott Home

Buying your next home

When you’re house hunting, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. You’re making a big investment. You want to find a place which is “just right” for you (and your family). You can even get a little addicted to touring houses, always convinced the perfect home is just about to hit the market. Sometimes inability to pull the trigger on a house can cause serious shopper’s remorse. You could miss out on a home that, in retrospect, was ideal. 

So how do you know a home is “the one”?

Here are some useful ways to check your buying temperature and know when it’s time to make an offer:

1. The home fundamentally meets your needs. There’s plenty of compromise in home hunting, so when you find one that has the basics covered, take note.

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Posted in Buy a Home