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What I need to know about Property Taxes in Arizona

Arizona is a wonderful place to settle in and call home. Affordable housing, great climate, tons of activities, and another perk: Property Taxes. Here in Maricopa county our tax base is very affordable compared to many other states. But it usually is a bit confusing....read on for an in-depth explanation.  If you already own a property in Arizona and want to check on your ... [Read More]

13781 w port royale ln

New Listing! 13781 W Port Royale Ln Surprise

Great opportunity in Litchfield Manor! Great room floor plan wastes no space and offers beautiful french doors leading out to the covered and extended patio. In your grassy backyard you will find a gas fire pit, grill station and bar perfect for entertaining friends and family.   ... [Read More]

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 ... [Read More]

14951 W Cooperstown Way

Exceptional Sun City Grand Listing

One of the best lots in Sun City Grand is now for sale at 14951 W Cooperstown Way. This lovely Sycamore floor plan has been lovingly cared for and upgraded with many recent updates. You will want to spend the entire winter season on your extended south facing patio enjoying the views, water feature, and built in BBQ. Sun City Grand is a world class active adult community ... [Read More]

9582 W Quail Track Dr.

Got Toys? Bring ’em home to Pleasant Valley!

Your search is over! Tired of HOA's that restrict RV, trailer and boat parking at the property? Pleasant Valley is a wonderful gated community in North Peoria that is Toy friendly with big lots and RV gates. Check out this lovely home at a remarkable value with RV slab and all. Doesn't get better than this.  See all Pleasant Valley listings or sign up for an email list ... [Read More]

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Preparing Your Credit to Buy a Home

Review your credit report When you decide you are ready to buy a home, check your credit report for any issues. If you usually pay your bills on time, then check your credit two to three months in advance just in case you need to correct any mistakes, says Carolyn Warren, author of Mortgage Rip-Offs and Money Savers and Homebuyers Beware. For those who know they have late ... [Read More]