Which Color White Should You Paint Wall Trim? 4 Tips to Consider

You’ve chosen the perfect wall paint color. Now what about sprucing-up the trim, like crown molding, wainscoting, baseboards, and around the doors? Just go for basic white, right? Not exactly. Consider these four tips for choosing a white trim color and finish, and applying the paint. Choose a white trim color that complements your walls [...]

By |2021-01-07T00:13:09+00:00January 13th, 2021|Creative, Design, Tips|Comments Off on Which Color White Should You Paint Wall Trim? 4 Tips to Consider

2 Big Home Décor Trends Predicted in 2021

The New Year is here and with it comes predictions about which designs and décor will most resonate with homeowners. Here are two design elements forecast to be home runs. Room Dividers The more things change the more they stay the same. Room dividers used to be a thing of the ‘80s, especially in loft-style [...]

By |2021-01-07T00:11:31+00:00January 10th, 2021|Design, Tips|Comments Off on 2 Big Home Décor Trends Predicted in 2021

3 Reasons a Seller Might Reject Your Offer

When you’re buying a home for sale in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Cave Creek or Anthem, your REALTOR® will write up your offer and present it to the seller’s agent. The seller will then have the chance to accept it as-is or negotiate with you – or to reject it entirely. But what could lead a seller [...]

By |2020-12-28T04:28:26+00:00January 7th, 2021|Buying|Comments Off on 3 Reasons a Seller Might Reject Your Offer

3 Home-Buying Negotiation Tricks That Can Backfire… Badly

If you’re like many people, you know your Phoenix REALTOR® will handle the negotiation part of your real estate transaction for you – but beware of these “tricks” that can do more harm than good. 3 Home-Buying Negotiation Tricks That Can Backfire… Badly Check out the three most common negotiation tricks that backfire on well-intentioned [...]

By |2020-12-28T04:27:00+00:00January 4th, 2021|Buying|Comments Off on 3 Home-Buying Negotiation Tricks That Can Backfire… Badly

5 Important Things You Need to Know Before You Buy Homeowners Insurance

If you’re like many people buying a home in Phoenix, Scottsdale or a nearby community, your REALTOR® will probably talk to you about buying homeowners insurance. Your lender will most likely require it – and if you’re buying a home with cash, you may want it. But what is homeowners insurance, and what should you [...]

By |2020-12-28T04:17:00+00:00January 1st, 2021|Buying|Comments Off on 5 Important Things You Need to Know Before You Buy Homeowners Insurance

Buyers, Beware: 5 Big Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Dream Home

When you’re looking for a home for sale in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Anthem or Cave Creek – or anywhere else, for that matter – there are five huge mistakes you could make that could end up costing you your dream home. Here’s what you need to know. 5 Big Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Dream [...]

By |2020-12-28T04:13:07+00:00December 30th, 2020|Buying, Tips|Comments Off on Buyers, Beware: 5 Big Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Dream Home

What is a Home Warranty?

If you’re like most people, you’ve heard of home warranties – but what are they, and should you invest in one whether you’re buying a home in Phoenix or selling one? Here’s what you need to know. What is a Home Warranty? A home warranty is a policy a homeowner can buy to cover the [...]

By |2020-12-28T04:06:15+00:00December 28th, 2020|Buying|Comments Off on What is a Home Warranty?

3 Surprising Things You Can Negotiate When You Buy a Home in Phoenix

If you’re like many people buying a home for sale in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Anthem or elsewhere in Arizona, you probably already know that your REALTOR® will handle all the negotiations for you – but what you may not know is that you can negotiate just about anything you’d like into your purchase contract. [...]

By |2020-12-28T04:02:17+00:00December 25th, 2020|Buying, Tips|Comments Off on 3 Surprising Things You Can Negotiate When You Buy a Home in Phoenix

Best Places to Donate Household Items, Clothes, and Cars in the Phoenix Area

  You’ve sold your home and now it’s time to pare down your possessions for a fresh start in your new residence. There are lots of Phoenix-area charities that could benefit from your contribution. Consider one, or more, of these. Phoenix Rescue Mission Donation Warehouse 3440 W. Lewis Avenue, Bldg. A, Suite G Phoenix, Arizona [...]

By |2020-12-23T07:13:21+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Sellers, Things to Do, Tips|Comments Off on Best Places to Donate Household Items, Clothes, and Cars in the Phoenix Area

3 More Safety Tips to Follow When Decorating for the Holidays

  As you adorn your residence with cheerful décor this holiday season take heed of these three tips to help keep you and your family safe. Avoid tripping hazards with electrical cords. There’s no doubt that decorative lights capture the essence of the holidays. Whether you string them inside your home, outline the exterior of [...]

By |2020-12-22T04:51:47+00:00December 20th, 2020|Design, Staging, Tips|Comments Off on 3 More Safety Tips to Follow When Decorating for the Holidays