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!

Aug. 4, 2022

10 Sneaky Tricks to Make Your Living Room Look Expensive

Tim Anderson Realtor Prescott Arizona

 

Although the kitchen is deemed the essential room in the house, the living room comes in at a close second! It's where life happens, where you spend lazing evenings and is 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!

 

Here are ten sneaky tricks to make your living room look expensive:

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July 6, 2022

Home Warranty Pros & Cons

Home Warranty

The National Association of Realtors defines a home warranty as “a service contract, normally for one year, which helps protect homeowners against the cost of unexpected covered repairs or replacement on their major systems and appliances that break down due to normal wear and tear. Coverage is for systems and appliances in good working order at the start of the contract.”

 

There are a few things to consider when exploring home warranties:

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Posted in Buy a Home
June 4, 2022

10 Small Fixes to Sell a Home Faster

 

 

Want to sell your home faster? Lots of everyday wear and tear that you don’t even notice can ding your home in the eyes of potential buyers. Here’s my list of ten simple improvements you can make to help your home sell faster:

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Posted in Sell Your Home
May 11, 2022

6 Simple Steps to Buying a House

Buying Homes in Prescott

Buying a home is a considerable investment. Before you jump into the beautiful world of homeownership, make sure you are prepared with these six steps:

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Posted in Buy a Home
April 18, 2022

4 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Buying Your First HomeLooking to Buy a Home in Prescott, Arizona?

Prescott, Arizona, is a popular place to call home. It has been named one of the top ten places to retire in America! 

 

Buying a home can be exciting and scary all at the same time, especially for first-time homebuyers. Here are some steps that can be taken to help make the process go as smoothly as possible.

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Posted in Buy a Home
March 3, 2022

Adding an Independent Living Area to Your Home

It wasn't uncommon to have multiple generations living in the same home years ago. In today's market, many households are going back to having multi-generational homes. Aging parents are moving back in with their kids, and college students are moving back after graduation. 

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Feb. 11, 2022

10 Home Repairs To Sell Your Home Fast

 

When preparing your home for sale, it is important to remove 'issues' that can make a buyer think twice about your asking price. Below is are some valuable repairs that can be done to your home that will help you sell your home faster and for more money. 

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Jan. 14, 2022

10 Tips To Get The Best Mortgage Interest Rate

After finding the perfect house and negotiating to get within your target budget, now you need to secure the best financing possible. MSN has compiled the "10 Tips to Secure the Best Interest Rate on your Mortgage" in a recent article. 

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Posted in Buy a Home
Dec. 14, 2021

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 will be earning more money. However, for some homebuyers, 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 might arise 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
Nov. 15, 2021

Think Twice Before You Do 'For Sale By Owner'

Homes for sale by owner

Homes that are "For Sale by Owner" or FSBO, are usually favorably looked upon because homeowners want to maximize their profits by not having to pay commission. However, this does not always ring true.

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