Buying a House in Arizona Remotely—a Step-by-Step Guide
House shopping can be a wonderful experience, especially if you are not in a rush and can have some fun browsing and visiting all your potential ...
Posted by Judy Orr on July 12, 2021
Why Home Warranty Claims Get Denied and How to Avoid This
Owning a home is an exciting opportunity, but it also requires a lot of work and dedication. It is likely the biggest investment you will ever make. ...
Posted by Judy Orr on June 1, 2021
Get Your Real Estate Purchase Offer Accepted by Using Knock
Are You Tired of Losing Out on Real Estate Offers?
Are you making offers on homes you love but you have to sell or close on your current home ...
Posted by Judy Orr on March 28, 2021
New Year, New House?
It's still not too late to make some homeowner's real estate resolutions for 2021. Inventory and interest rates are at historic lows and ...
Posted by Judy Orr on February 12, 2021
Tips for Searching for the Perfect Home
The process of finding your perfect home can be exciting at times, then feel completely overwhelming, and then become inspiring again, and sometimes ...
Posted by Judy Orr on February 9, 2021
5 Reasons Winter is a Great Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate
There is a common misconception that you should put your house on the market in winter. But that's not necessarily true. There are some ...
Posted by Judy Orr on December 31, 2020
Common Things to Look Out for Before Buying Your Dream Home
It is easy to become overwhelmed when you enter the home buying market. Friends, family, colleagues, and even acquaintances will give you their ...
Posted by Judy Orr on September 18, 2020
Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Scottsdale Home Prices?
There has been some discussion recently on home prices in relation to mortgage rates. Some believe if there is a rapid rise of mortgage rates, home ...
Posted by Judy Orr on July 18, 2020
Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?
Potential Scottsdale homebuyers are always cautioned to be aware of mortgage lending standards and the difficulty they might face when trying to ...
Posted by Judy Orr on June 18, 2020
8 HOME BUYING STRATEGIES
How to Buy a Home: 8 Tips and Tricks from Real Estate Insiders
We are still in a Seller's Market in Scottsdale real estate, and one of the reasons ...
Posted by Judy Orr on May 13, 2020
Don't Get Burned - Hire a Home Inspector
In Arizona, once you have contract acceptance on your new Scottsdale home purchase, you need to start working on setting up a home inspection - you ...
Posted by Judy Orr on April 6, 2020
What is Your Home Buying Power?
The first thing you need to do before ever contacting a real estate agent to start showing you homes is to find out what you can actually afford....
Posted by Judy Orr on July 7, 2017
Scottsdale Real Estate is Better for Buyers
I remember two or three years ago working with some Scottsdale home buyers that were making full-price offers on properties and still losing out. I ...
Posted by Judy Orr on February 27, 2007
First-time Home Buyers Need Extra Help
For a time in my long career, I was helping a lot of first-time home buyers. Lately, it has been mainly move-up buyers but I recently got a call ...
Posted by Judy Orr on May 24, 2006
MORE HOME BUYERS SEARCH THE INTERNET FIRST
UPDATE: Please note this post date. The figure stated below keeps rising, it is now way above 90%. Print advertising has all but died out. Many ...
Posted by Judy Orr on February 9, 2006
Don't Make These Home Buyer Mistakes
This is an older post that I've updated. I received a real estate association e-mail newsletter with an interesting list from an Illinois real ...
Posted by Judy Orr on January 18, 2006
Using Your IRA or 401(k) for a Down Payment
Sometimes it seems like there is just no way you'll ever be able to afford to purchase your first property in Scottsdale, Cave Creek or another ...
Posted by Judy Orr on November 15, 2005