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Posted on 02/28/2021
What Does It Really Cost to Sell a Residence?
Believe it or not, selling a home may prove to be expensive if you are not careful. However, if you understand the costs associated with selling a house, you can budget accordingly. Now, let's take a look at three expenses that home sellers commonly encounter. 1. Home Repairs Cracked siding, floor damage and other home issues are worrisome, particularly...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Natural Lighting: Skylights and Light Tubes
Image by PlusONE from Shutterstock The presence of natural light inside of your living space can have a tremendous impact on how you feel in your home. If you're interested in introducing more daylight into your space consider installing a skylight or light tube. What are skylights? A traditional skylight is a window set into the roof of...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Deciding Whether You're Ready to Own a Home
If you're renting a nice house, condo, or apartment, there's a good chance your monthly rent check is almost as much as a mortgage payment. Perhaps you've realized this and have been asking yourself why you're contributing to someone else's nest egg, instead of your own! If that sounds familiar, you may be ready to take the plunge into...
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Posted on 02/11/2021
Another Property Sold - 5200 N Pontatoc Road, Tucson, AZ 85718
Fantastic remodeled foothills property w/ unobstructed views of the Catalina Mountains. Gated courtyard entry offers privacy & a large fenced front yard w/beautiful landscaping. The tastefully remodeled home has a formal living & dining room, a gorgeous kitchen that opens to family room w/fireplace & dining area w/great mountain views. The spacious master suite has a sliding door to patio for easy access to the hot tub. Master bath has dual vanities, soaking tub, shower & a large walk in closet that has room for all your clothes. Three other bedrooms & bath on opposite side of home. Laundry room w/ built in cabinets...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Which is Smarter: Paying Off the Mortgage or Investing?
Photo by Andrey_Popov via Shutterstock Often, when discussing ways to get out of debt, the subject of “mortgage versus investments” comes up. If you have a mortgage, your monthly budget likely revolves around paying it first, meaning investment ideas take a back seat. One way to free money up to invest is to pay off the mortgage, and...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
Are You Prepared to Address Homebuying Hurdles?
Purchasing a home may prove to be a long, arduous process, particularly for individuals who fail to prepare for potential house buying hurdles. Thankfully, there are several things that you can do to put yourself in position to enjoy a successful homebuying journey, such as: 1. Establish Realistic Expectations Much in the same way that Rome was not built...
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Posted on 01/29/2021
Another Property Sold - 12387 N Fallen Shadows Drive, Marana, AZ 85658
Gorgeous SW Contemporary Home in the Gated Community - Preserve at Dove Mountain. This Top Quality Insight Built 4BR/2BA Home w/ Soaring Ceilings, Luxurious Built-In's & Private Back Yard Oasis is Awaiting Your Arrival. Guests Enter through your Charming, Gated Front Courtyard. Welcome into Great Room w/ Magnificent Mountain Views! Your SW Elegant Kitchen w/ Center Island is the Heart of the Home - Open to Family Room w/ Cozy Beehive Fireplace & Entry to your PRIVATE Back Yard Oasis featuring Lovely Covered Patio, Extended Flagstone, Grill Island, Charming Gas Fireplace & Hot Tub w/ Breathtaking Sunset & Mountain Views...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
Eliminating House Clutter Will Help Sell Your Home
Two of the most important ingredients in a successful house-marketing campaign are competitive pricing and making a great first impression on prospective buyers. Although your real estate agent can assist in achieving both of those goals, keeping your home in "show ready" condition will be up to you and your family. When your home is actively being shown,...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Improving Your Kitchen on a Budget
Whether you're planning on selling your home in the near future or just enhancing it now for your own enjoyment, your kitchen is a great place to focus some of your attention. If your kitchen is dreary, disorganized, and grungy, then several aspects of your life could be negatively impacted. One surefire way to start your day on a...
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Posted on 01/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 700 W Linda Vista Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85704
Beautiful one of a kind burnt adobe home on .75 acres in Oro Valley Estates. This amazing home has been remodeled & is ready to go! The formal living & dining room offers large windows to enjoy the desert beauty & a rock fireplace. Formal dining has an amazing amount of cabinets & opens to the HUGE kitchen & eat in dining area. Kitchen offers a TON of cabinets & is very light & bright. Kitchen opens to family room that has built in entertainment center. Large master suite & 2 other bedrooms on one end of the house & 4th bedroom/guest quarters on other end of house w/private full bath & separate...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Benefits of Buying a Large Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay For most people, buying a house is the biggest investment they will make. Unless you are paying cash, the transaction could become complicated. Not that many people can pay cash for a house – and for those that can, it often makes more sense to borrow than to use up cash reserves, especially...
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Posted on 01/07/2021
Another Property Sold - 7069 W River Trail, Marana, AZ 85658
Why buy new when you can buy this beautiful Del Webb ''Haven'' open floor plan with upgrades throughout. Extended garage for Golf Cart Storage, Wall of Glass Sliding Doors in Dining Room, Interior Courtyard with Trellis and automatic rolling blinds, Exterior Fireplace on rear patio, Den was made into a third bedroom, Kitchen has upgraded Lux cabinetry with a raised Dishwasher and Stainless Steel Whirlpool appliances, Master Bath has Framed Walk-in Shower. Full length back patio w/automatic rolling blinds. Beautiful lot backing to common area w/mountain views and saguaro's. Del Webb at Dove Mountain is a 55+ Active Adult community with...
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