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March 15, 2024

First Home Basics: Navigating the Milestone of Buying Your First House

First Time Home Buyers

Buying your first home is an exhilarating milestone brimming with possibilities, but it can quickly become daunting without proper guidance. While it's a path paved with paperwork and financial decisions, owning a home is a profound step towards stability and personal growth. To help illuminate this life-changing process, here ...

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Nov. 15, 2023

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 ...

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July 15, 2023

Understanding Home Owners Associations

Home Owners Associations

If you're a first-time buyer and need clarification about the role of a Home Owners Association, you should ask the right questions before considering buying.

 

What is an HOA

 

An HOA protects the quality of life and property values for owners within a neighborhood or shared building ...

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June 15, 2023

Ask Your Agent the Right Questions

Buying a home

Odds are the day will come when you must speak to a real estate agent to help sell your home. When that day comes, you want to be sure you have the knowledge you need to choose someone who has the background and skills to represent your interests and meet ...

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May 15, 2023

What is a “Lipstick Flip”?

 

We've all seen the house flipping shows, and many often wonder if these transformations are 'too good to be true?' Okay, maybe they are 'true,' but are the makeovers good enough to last long-term?'

 

When inventory is tight and newly renovated homes are wooing prospective buyers, you ...

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March 15, 2023

Evaluate Schools Before You Buy Your Home

If you are in the home-buying process, evaluating the schools near your potential new home should be an essential factor in your decision. Good schools can add to the value of your home and create convenience for parents who want their children to attend good quality education.

The Prescott, Prescott ...

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Dec. 15, 2022

Are you prepared to be an historic homeowner?

 

Prescott, Arizona, is steeped in history. The city has seen it all, from its Wild West roots as a former territorial capital to its modern-day status as an outdoor recreation destination. Founded in 1864 by ranchers and miners, Prescott was declared the capital of the Arizona Territory that same ...

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Nov. 15, 2022

Questions You Need to Ask Sellers

 

When you’re about to put your hard-earned money into a home, you want to know everything you can about that home’s history. While there are common questions to ask about a home’s condition, history, and location, there are some questions buyers often overlook. Use these questions, and they can ...

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Oct. 15, 2022

4 Common Home-Buying Myths

Home buying tips

There are a lot of myths out there about home buying, and unfortunately, these myths can often deter people from taking the plunge into homeownership or lead them down the wrong path. Today, we're busting four of the most common home-buying myths:

 

Myth 1: You need a 20 ...

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July 15, 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 ...

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