I don’t know about you, but I’m so ready for the slight dip in temperatures that we call “Fall”. While our seasonal changes in Arizona may not reflect the types of changes experienced in the rest of the country, another turn of the calendar brings us that much closer to the holidays! Speaking of the holidays, have you started … [Read more...] about Karen’s Corner – September 2022
Is everyone ready for back-to-school? I think I’m hearing collective groans from the kids and cheers from the parents! I particularly like the month of August, because it means the holidays will soon be here! The arrival of August means we are in the home stretch to the end of 2022! We wanted to take a moment to extend our … [Read more...] about Susan’s Corner – August 2022
Pellegrini and DeGeorge Partners are pleased to serve the Fountain Hills community once again, with our Sippin' Saturday event! Come join us for free coffee and conversation, meet your FH neighbors, and enjoy the Saturday Morning at the Fountains! If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, we are here to help! … [Read more...] about Join Us for Sippin’ Saturday on the Avenue!
For the last several decades, we have been telling prospective sellers that kitchen and bath renovations, as well as upgraded flooring and owner suites, net the greatest ROI when you sell your home. And of course, in the Fountain Hills area, swimming pools are also a high demand home feature. However, in the face of the massive … [Read more...] about Home Office Demand Growing
You might ask yourself – when is it appropriate to try and "time the market?" The short answer is never. One problem with attempting to time your purchase just right in tandem with economic patterns is that no one can really predict with any degree of accuracy – the future. Many reports get published, predictions are made and … [Read more...] about Trying to “Time the Market”?
For most people, changing employers will not impact the ability to qualify for a mortgage loan, especially if you are going to be earning more money. For some homebuyers, however, the effects of changing jobs can spell disaster when it comes to your loan application. Make sure you discuss in great detail with your lender and … [Read more...] about Changing Jobs and the Effects it has on Buying a Home
People who already have a home usually need the funds from the closing to secure their next purchase. If a "move-up" buyer wants to buy a home during a depressed market, that means they usually have one to sell themselves. Timing becomes very important and negotiations become more involved so neither party is forced into … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Wait!
When talking with real estate agents, you'll often find that when they speak to you about buying real estate, they refer to buyer's purchasing a "home" and the sellers putting their "house" on the market. Why the play on words? The reason is psychological. Buying and selling real estate is one of the most involved and emotional … [Read more...] about Getting Your Home Ready to Sell