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
While the Spring market may have been a little slower than normal in Fountain Hills, most experts agree that the housing markets should rebound as state and local restrictions ease and local commerce returns to a more normal pace. So if you have put thoughts of buying a home on hold for the time being, now is a perfect time to … [Read more...] about Take Action to Improve Your Credit
Pellegrini & DeGeorge Partners are at the forefront of utilizing technology to keep our clients and our team safe, while ensuring that real estate transactions are completed smoothly and efficiently. Check out our website for the steps we are taking for your safety and protection. You can also view virtual tours for all of … [Read more...] about Technology Keeps Real Estate Rolling
If you are contemplating selling your home in the next couple years, you may be thinking about the kinds of updates you need to make to your home in order to attract the most buyers. Many homeowners mistakenly think they have to heavily invest in expensive upgrades in order to sell their homes for top dollar. It is true that … [Read more...] about Which Home Improvements are Worth the Cost?
VA loans are an important, and often under-utilized, tool for homebuyers who have served in the US Military. Many veterans are able to purchase homes with a very low or zero down payment, and they also enjoy lower interest rates. Unfortunately, for veterans living in areas where home values are higher than the national average, … [Read more...] about VA Loan Changes Help Veterans in High Priced Areas
If you were looking for a home in 2019, you are likely keenly aware of the interest rates. Early forecasts had indicated a year of rising rates, but the year ended with rates significant lower. What a difference a year makes! So what does that mean for 2020? The first thing to remember is that predictions are not set in … [Read more...] about 2020 Mortgage Rate Expectations
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