Lies, Damned Lies and … Zestimates

Housing Market Stats

Let me be clear:  the Zillow “Zestimate” home value estimates are as good as those from any other “automated valuation model” (AVM). Unfortunately, as will be evidenced below, all AVMs are unreliable predictors of the price buyers are likely to be willing to pay for a specific property because … (1) the data AVMs have … Continued

Things to Do in Phoenix

With Phoenix, Arizona being such a heavily populated region, you can rest assured that no matter your age, background, gender, skill level, financial bracket, or personal belief systems, there is always something for you to do in Phoenix – indoors or out! From gardens and museums to galleries and monuments, from zoo experiences to water … Continued

Closing Costs for Home Buyers

Buying a home, you likely anticipated needing a down payment and moving expenses, but you may not have considered the rather substantial fees and expenditures known as closing costs. Closing costs are explained below, as well as the ways and means of minimizing them, and possibly avoiding them all together. What Are Closing Costs? Closing … Continued

Things to Consider when Pricing Your Home for Sale

Selling your house is hard. You’d rather focus on the chapter that’s ahead of you than the one you’re preparing to close. You’re thinking of packing, loading trucks, transferring utilities, and tending to the details of your future. But you’ve still got to sell the house you’re in, which means you’ve got to price it … Continued

6 Steps to Selling a Home

If you’ve not sold a home before, you’ve not experienced the many layers and levels of events and activities involved before the transaction closes and you receive that payoff check. If you’ve had that experience, you know that to minimize the stress, it’s important to educate yourself to that process. You need to know what … Continued

6 Steps to Buying a Home

As we say in numerous places, buying a home should be an exciting adventure … and fun. But it is easy to get frustrated and stressed during the process, especially when there are genuine time pressures involved. Presented below are the steps you need to take to empowered yourself with insight and knowledge of the … Continued

4127 E Pinto Ln – Phoenix 85050

Tatum Highlands and Desert Ridge in north Phoenix are great places to live, and we’ve assisted many families to move here, as well as relocated within the community … there are a good many homes here that span a wide range of home prices. We’ve also assisted a few to sell and move elsewhere, but … Continued