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Homeowner's checklist

Homeowner’s Checklist: 21 Things To Do All Year

Winter    1.Change or clean air intake filters.This helps to get better heating/cooling and improves air quality. Buy cheap filters by the dozen and mark your calendar to change them every month!    2.Check and repair window screens.Do this in the late winter right before spring.    3 Do an overall inspection of your home’s exterior. See if there’s any damage (paint, ... [Read More]

how to get the most money for your home

How to Get the Most Money for Your Home

Every home seller wants to make sure they fully  maximize the financial return when selling their home. But, how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are  a couple points  to insuring you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a Little LESS than Market.  What? How can that get me the most money for my home?  Many homeowners think that ... [Read More]

should i buy or sell a home during the holidays

Should I Buy or Sell a Home During The Holidays?

We are often asked if it’s a good idea to list or buy a home during the 4th quarter holiday season.  Most people are advised to get their home to market in the late winter or early spring months for the real estate buying season. While the majority of homes do sell primarily in the first half, there are actual benefits to listing or looking for home during the holidays. Here ... [Read More]

trade up move

6 Smart Strategies to Manage Your Trade-Up Move

Making a local move? Usually that means selling one home and buying another. Keep in mind, Murphy's Law is alive and well. If something can go wrong, it probably will unless you know the secret to a successful move. The secret to making it all come together in today's market is coordination. You need to know what comes first, second, third. An you need to know how to proceed ... [Read More]

Talas homes for sale

Talas: Where to Live in Phoenix

Talas, also known as Wyndham Village is a best kept secret community in North Peoria. Tucked away from major roads this intimate gated community offers upscale appeal on 1/2 acre lots and big semi-custom homes ranging from 3700 sq ft to over 5000 sq ft. Built in the early 2000s by Hancock Homes, they feature quality 2x6 construction and many architectural details. Offering ... [Read More]

think pink

Get Involved! Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every year thousands of women are diagnosed with breast cancer, and of all cancers it is by far the most common type of cancer accounting for 29% of all diagnosed cancers. We all have loved ones that have been affected by this horrible disease. But there is so much hope and reason to celebrate as there are now more than 2.9 million survivors in the United States and the death ... [Read More]