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How to get the RIGHT HOME at the RIGHT PRICE

    Whether you are buying your first home or your fifth, the process of buying a home can be an emotional, time-consuming venture.  Feeling that, in the end, you made the right decision and got a good deal can make all the difference. As with most major decisions, the amount of work and research you undertake before you start shopping can have a dramatic effect on how well you do in the end. #1  Do you really need that backyard tennis court? Everyone can picture their ideal home.  If you ... [Read More]

5 Foolish Mistakes First Time Home Buyers Make

Buying a home is exciting, especially when you're buying for the first time. However, in the midst of all of the excitement, it's easy to become blinded by beautiful back-splashes, granite and quartz counter tops, hardwood floors, and resort style backyards, particularly if you have been out touring many of the new model home communities in the Phoenix area.. While looking at homes that are completely perfect from top to bottom, you may begin to rationalize a larger purchase than you had originally planned for — ... [Read More]

10 Moving Tips You May Not Have Heard Of

Fill out a change of address form online. Skip a trip to the post office! USPS makes it easy to change your address online – click here.   Back up all computers and mobile devices. Who knows what can or will happen from one house to the next? Back everything up before you go to avoid losing important photos, documents and more.    3. Take photos of all your electronic hubs to remember where each cord goes. Snapping a few quick pics for reference will save you tons of time when ... [Read More]

Golf Course Condos for Sale in Arizona! Luxury Living!

Great Golf Course Condos for Sale in Arizona: Fairways at Arrowhead Luxury Lock and Leave Living! The Fairways at Arrowhead is a luxury condominium development adjacent to the Arrowhead Country Club, where you will find a serene, gated, small community that sides Arrowhead Golf Course along with lovely lake views. The Fairways is unique to the Northwest Valley which is land of suburbia homes. Here you will find the unique ability to have a lock and leave, that is in the heart of some great dining, shopping, and ... [Read More]

Avoid Pitfalls with a Brand New Home

3 Crucial Reasons to use The Tim & Kym Team when buying a New Build.   PRICING A NEW HOME 1.  At the top of the list is – PRICE!  Once you select a home, wouldn’t you like to get it for the absolute best price possible?  We negotiate on your behalf with the builder to obtain the best price and terms for you, not the builder.  Keep in mind that the helpful person in the Sales Office works exclusively for the Builder, not you.  A Huge misconception is that you don’t need a Realtor when buying a New Home since ... [Read More]

But do you need it?

Various house toys weigh in. Of course a basement waterfall and grotto is a practical and useful addition to any home.  That’s pretty much the only thing standing between you and the lifestyle you've always dreamed about, right?  But who’s going to clean it? It’s easy to fall in love with certain features of a home, but to find out that those same features, in the long run, are your least favorite.  Here are a few common ‘extras’ and a quick assessment of their relative values. 1. Backyard Pool It’s the ... [Read More]

Avoid Common Buyer Errors

Shopping for a new home is an emotional experience.  It is, however, also a business transaction, and must be treated as such.  Three of the most devastating things that can go wrong are: Paying too much Losing a dream home to another buyer Buying the wrong home When you have a systematic plan before you shop, you’ll be sure to avoid these costly errors. Here are some tips on making the most of your home purchase: Get the information you need What price do you offer a seller? Is the seller’s asking ... [Read More]