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Should We Really Have an Open House?

Should We Really Have an Open House?

Are open houses even a thing anymore? Do they really sell a house? Are they just setups for nosy neighbors and burglars? These are just some of the questions I often get asked when it comes to open houses, so let's break this down. Open houses were really a way to...

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How to Sell a Tenant Occupied Property in Mesa

How to Sell a Tenant Occupied Property in Mesa

We have a lot of homeowners around the Mesa area that rent their homes various people throughout the year or even on a seasonal basis. So, how do you sell a home that already has tenants? This can be one of the biggest challenges in figuring out how to sell this...

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Fun Mesa Events for March 2019

Fun Mesa Events for March 2019

From Farmers Market to kid events, there's a lot of stuff going on this March. Here's a list of fun events happening around Mesa Arizona for March 2019. Motorcycles on Main – happening at 1 N. McDonald Street in downtown Mesa, get ready for a parade of motorcycles...

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Facts About Credit Scoring and a Home Loan

Facts About Credit Scoring and a Home Loan

The way credit companies score a potential borrower seems to change year-by-year and the three big guys, Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax are technically all the same company with various scoring methods. If you research online, you'll find hundreds of different...

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4 Parental Home Buyer Regrets

4 Parental Home Buyer Regrets

Have kids? Looking for a new house? This article is for you. This post, adapted from a Realtor Magazine article, talks about four common regrets that buyers have if they have children. Children definitely bring a whole new set of rules and priorities when it comes to...

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Buying a Vacation Home in Mesa for Christmas?

Buying a Vacation Home in Mesa for Christmas?

Okay, maybe you're not buying home or a piece of real estate for Christmas, but you might be thinking about purchasing in the new year and if you're looking for a seasonal home, vacation property, or just want to get out of the cold this time of year and into the...

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Children’s Museum of Phoenix

Children’s Museum of Phoenix

Children's Museum of Phoenix The Children's Museum of Phoenix is an ever-popular attraction for families, and for good reason. Designed especially for kids from 1-10, this museum is jam-packed with child-friendly activities that will help small ones learn through...

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Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, AZ

Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, AZ

Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, AZ For more than 70 years, the Desert Botanical Garden has been teaching and inspiring visitors from the local community and around the world, providing research, exhibits and more designed to help the people understand, protect and...

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House Hunting Tips

House Hunting Tips

House Hunting Tips House hunting is exciting.  These house hunting tips will help keep you on track.  There is lots to consider when you are house hunting.  Once you start looking online you can easily be drawn into premature jubilation. A process is actually...

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Wants vs Needs?

Wants vs Needs?

Wants vs Needs? Buyers who try to get everything may end up not getting a home at all! Dividing your desires into the two lists (wants vs needs) will force you to reveal to yourself what is truly the most important quality in a home. This allows you to start your home...

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Improve Your Credit Score

Improve Your Credit Score

Everyone wants a quick credit score fix.  Google--fix bad credit---3,200,000 results!  Unfortunately it takes time to fix a credit score.  In fact, out of all of the ways to improve a credit score, quick-fix efforts are the most likely to backfire, so beware of any...

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Painting Mistakes That’ll Show

Painting Mistakes That’ll Show

  But homeowners can also make a lot of mistakes with this common DIY job. Realtor.com® recently spoke with staging and color experts to find out some of the most obvious mistakes that they see most often. 1. Choosing the wrong finish. Homeowners need to select a...

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5 Ways to Make Your Home Look Bigger

5 Ways to Make Your Home Look Bigger

  5 Ways to Make Your Home Look Bigger What can you do to make your home look bigger? Bigger is better.  Ask anyone from Texas.  Compare 2 meals that are the same price. Everyonee wants more from their dollar! This hold true in homes. BUT the feeling of more...

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