Blogs

Finding the Right Office Space

December 7, 2020

Office space provides a home base for your employees and day-to-day operations. Typically, organizations that seek new office space in Arizona have recently experienced considerable growth and need to find a place that can accommodate their changing needs. In many cases, companies in search of office space have simply outgrown their present location. Alternatively, the […]

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The Scoop on Residential Real Estate Appraisers

December 7, 2020

Arizona residential real estate appraisers specialize in estimating the values of properties in the Phoenix metro region and other areas of the state. Typically, appraisals are performed when a property is purchased, sold, taxed, insured, or mortgaged. Occasionally, residential real estate appraisals are also required during divorce proceedings. Depending on the nature of the job, […]

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Advice for Working with Your Architect

December 7, 2020

Designing a structure is no small task; it requires the commitment and enthusiasm of both the client and the architect. To foster this atmosphere, the client-architect relationship must be based on mutual trust, respect, and effective communication. In working with their architect, many clients make the mistake of treating the architect as an employee rather […]

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10 Tips for Buying Arizona Commercial Real Estate

December 7, 2020

If you intend to use your Arizona mortgage loan to purchase any property other than a single-family home, the transaction qualifies as a commercial real estate purchase. Although commercial and residential real estate purchases are similar in many ways, commercial real estate tends to present more complex issues for both the buyer and the lender. […]

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Common Commercial Real Estate Mistakes

December 7, 2020

In the world of Arizona commercial real estate, mistakes are unavoidable, particularly for novice buyers. Sooner of later, even the most experienced commercial real estate investor will commit a blunder. Because of the high stakes involved in commercial real estate investing, however, it’s in your best interest to do everything you can to avoid mistakes. For […]

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Pros and Cons of Real Estate Investing

December 7, 2020

Every year, the Arizona real estate market lures new investors in droves with the promise of a quick and profitable return. Almost everyone knows a lucky investor or two who purchased the right Phoenix area property at the right time and made a killing doing so. But for every successful real estate investor, there are […]

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Mortgage Lender Red Flags to Watch Out For

December 7, 2020

As with any industry, the mortgage business has both good and bad companies. On the one hand, the majority of Arizona mortgage lenders are fair, honest institutions that have a genuine interest in assisting borrowers. These lenders comply with the law, are candid with their clients, and do everything in their power to structure loans […]

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Finding a Contractor for Your Custom Arizona Residential Property

December 7, 2020

If you’re building a custom Arizona residential property, the contractor you select can make or break the project. Arizona has an abundance of contractors, but capable and trustworthy contractors are still fairly hard to come by. Unless you know how and where to search for a contractor, you could end up with someone who is […]

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Foreclosure Buying Basics

November 6, 2020

According to RealtyTrac, the average foreclosed property sold for 25% under market value last year. Given these deep discounts and how desperate lenders are, now is a better time than ever to purchase a foreclosed home. Additionally, Arizona is part of the Sun Belt, an area of the country that was hit particularly hard by […]

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Professional Home Buying Advice

November 6, 2020

Well, you may be thinking – hey, I’m a smart enough person – how on Earth could I be fooled? And who would want to fool me? Excellent questions – here are some answers.Buying or refinancing a home is one of the largest financial decisions you will make in your life – and unfortunately, this means you […]

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