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Property Taxes

Property Taxes

Property taxes are based on a formula set by the County Assessor’s office. This formula is a bit of a mystery to some, and I will do my best to explain it to you today. There are a lot of moving parts to taxes. Hopefully, this will clarify some of the mystery...
The Home Search

The Home Search

These days the home search is a challenging one. There are not nearly as many homes for sale and there are many buyers. Why such tight circumstances? It boils down to the same factor for both seller and buyers: low interest rates. Super-low interest rates We are...
Getting Ready

Getting Ready

Getting ready to show your home will cause your Realtor advertise it using phrases like “shows beautifully.” This expression is code speak letting fellow Realtors know a home is ready for public viewing. There is no set standard, but one category of preparing your...
Repairs

Repairs

The need to negotiate repairs is something every buyer will have to deal with. You think that the home is perfect, or at least move-in ready, as it is. Even this should not stop you from bringing a professional home inspector once your offer is accepted. The Home...
Staging for success

Staging for success

In the home selling process, staging (prepare your property and dressing it for success) is imperative. Cleaning, depersonalizing, and de-cluttering the house is fine, but if you want to take it your property to a whole new level, consider a professional. What is home...
The Home Search

Home Inspection

The Home inspection is an important part of every home buying or selling process. It’s during this time that issues otherwise unknown will come to the surface. This allowis ample time for both buyers and sellers to address the situation. Whether you’re buying or...