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    What is a Real Estate Special Commissioner in Arizona?

    By Admin | May 4, 2023

    The short answer is that they are licensed real estate agents and/or brokers who are appointed by the court to initiate and complete the sale of real property as ordered by the court. Read More

    What can go wrong with Dual Agency?

    By Admin | April 24, 2023

    I have heard many people claim that by working directly with the listing agent, they gain an upper hand during negotiations.  Others think that by not using a Buyer’s agent, they will get a better deal on the home because there is no Buyer’s Agent to pay.  Still others say that they can receive valuable insider information by having direct access to the listing agent.   None of these ideas is likely to work out as well as buyer may hope. Read More

    Sellers 4 Biggest Mistakes that Lead to Loss of Equity in a Sale

    By Admin | January 20, 2023

    Surprisingly, we keep seeing the same mistakes being made by sellers no matter what the market is like. Here are a few mistakes we see on a regular basis that we hope to help you avoid: Read More

    What’s the Difference Between Home Insurance and a Home Warranty?

    By Admin | December 30, 2022

    A home warranty can cover service, repairs or replacement of your home’s major appliances and mechanical systems. Home insurance covers your house itself and your belongings in the event of sudden and accidental damage or even deliberate acts like theft. It can help pay for damage caused by fires, leaks and other common perils named in your policy. Read More

    Does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Water Damage?

    By Admin | December 23, 2022

    Homeowners insurance covers certain types of water damage but not others. It depends on the cause. Read More

    The Legend of the St. Joseph Statue

    By Admin | December 13, 2022

    Whether it is luck, coincidence, or something else, many home sellers like the idea of using a statue of St. Joseph to help sell a home. If you have never heard of the St. Joseph statue legend, I thought you might enjoy this. The story goes that if you bury a small statue of St.... Read More

    Are Property Values Going Down?

    By Admin | November 24, 2022

    Will the value of my house go down in 2023? Short answer, value shouldn’t go down anytime soon. While you may need to adjust your home pricing expectations as a seller, it is doubtful you will have to sell below market value. Read More

    How does a Real Estate Agent get paid on the Buyer’s side?

    By Admin | October 31, 2022

    We often get asked why a real estate agent can claim that representation for a buyer is at no cost to them. To be clear, we get paid, we don’t work for free any more than anyone else can, but it’s not via an out of pocket expense to the buyer. Read More

    How much is an apartment building worth?

    By Admin | October 16, 2022

    Income property most often is not valued by comps (although an appraiser is often still involved in certain types of loans.) Instead, the property gets valued based on the net income it throws off. Read More

    How do I Price Raw Land?

    By Admin | October 6, 2022

    Raw land is the one classification of real estate that gets argued about the most, because it is the most subjective.  There’s not a lot that is obvious for comparison. It’s honestly not easy to determine a ballpark value for a piece of land because there are so many factors to consider.  Mineral rights, zoning,... Read More