Equitable Division of Assets for Probate, Custodial Care, or Divorce

How to insure fairness in estate distributions.  You have just been assigned the job of managing the estate of a loved one that has passed away or needed to relocated into a nursing home.  Or, a divorce has made it necessary to equitably manage the distribution of assets, both real estate and … [Read more...]

Short Sale Assistance Update, January 2016

Short Sale Assistance of Up To $4,500 for Distressed Arizona Homeowners For the Arizona homeowners that can no longer afford their homes and are pursuing a short sale, they may be eligible for financial help with their relocation to alternative housing. The funds come from the Short Sale … [Read more...]

Staged Home vs Vacant house, What’s the Point

People Don't Buy Houses, They Buy Homes The number one reason a buyer purchases a home is because it "felt like home".  I've heard buyers say that the home spoke to them as soon as they crossed the front door threshold.  Is the impression warm, inviting and affording the buyer to make an emotional … [Read more...]

What Causes Moves in Home Mortgage Interest Rates

Conventional and Government  (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day in the bond market.  This means rates or loan fees (mortgage pricing) moves throughout the day, being affected by a variety of economic or … [Read more...]

10 Step Guide to Buying a House

Buying a house may be the most complicated financial process of your entire life. Luckily, we’ve broken it down into 10 straightforward steps: 1. Are you ready to become a homeowner? Whether you’re becoming a homeowner for the first time or you’re a repeat buyer, buying a house is a financial … [Read more...]

27 Ways for Sellers to Prepare for a Home Inspection … and a Bonus Tip!!

Sellers, the Home Inspector has just completed the Inspection of your house.  You and your Listing Agent are eagerly looking over the report.  WHAT?  The Inspector has written, "not tested" "unable to access/not inspected", in several places on the report.  Oh, no!  The Buyer and the Buyer's Broker … [Read more...]

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