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7 Reasons to Stop Renting Today

7 Reasons To Stop Renting Today Still renting? You must have a good reason. With rents continuing to rise across the country, interest rates staying around historic levels, and new loans lowering down payment requirements, it just makes sense to take the leap to homeownership. Maybe you’ve got terrible credit and don’t want to take […]

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To Buy Or Not To Buy: Is Now The Time?

Absolutely Yes! The Arizona market is gaining strength with an increase in the service and self employed industries and several high tech companies relocating into the valley. People will need somewhere to live. With new homes sales increasing and home prices and interest rates still low makes the Arizona real estate market attractive. Single family […]

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4 tips to keep homesystems running smooth

4 tips to keep homesystems running smooth. 1. A/C: The most important maintenance task to ensure the efficiency of your air conditioner is to routinely replace or clean its filters. 2. Dishwasher: Appliance technicians recommend running vinegar through the system at least once a month to help reduce calcium build up, 3. Water Heater: Drain […]

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How Do I Know if I Can Take Home Office Deductions?

How Do I Know if I Can Take Home Office Deductions? You’re entitled as long as your home office fits these two IRS criteria: Your home office must be used “regularly and exclusively” for conducting business. It needs to be your “principal place of business.” If that sounds like your office, then you can deduct […]

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It Doesn’t Pay to Wait To Buy A Home

  There will always be those who try to “time the market,” but there’s one factor you can’t know — when buying a home will become more expensive. Certainly you can tell from recent trends whether or not prices and mortgage interest rates are in your favor. Monthly prices have risen year-over-year for three years. […]

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Staging Tips for Sellers

Spring has arrived, which means real estate season is upon us. When selling your home or property, attracting full price offers is always top priority, and a properly staged home can be your number one asset in drawing as many offers as possible. Here are staging tips to help you prepare your home for the […]

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Home Buyers: What You Should Tell Your Lender

Before you go get a loan to buy a home, there is some preliminary work you need to do and some things you need to know to make the borrowing process easier.       First, you need to choose a lender. Ask family and friends whom they would recommend. Interview more than one lender, preferably a local […]

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What If You Don’t Own Your House For Two Years?

If you owned and lived in your home for at least two years before it is sold, the law — today at least — is clear: you can exclude from profit up to $250,000 if you are single or $500,000 if you are married and file a joint return. But what if you have made […]

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Gilbert 5 Bedrm 3 Bath 3 car Garage for only $2000month

    

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Putting your Home up for sale.

Set The Stage For A Super Home Sale If you’re getting ready to sell your home, there are a few things you should do first. At the top of the list are repairs, decluttering, and staging your home for a super sale. With the help of your agent and/or homestager, you can create the perfectly […]

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