How does extreme heat affect my home insurance rates?

When it comes time to think about homeowners insurance and the risks that affect your rates, many people will think of the worst imaginable. These risks can include damage from strong gusty hurricanes, violent tornadoes, and even a flash flood. Seems obvious right? Did you also know that long periods of hot weather can also affect your home for the…

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As Your Ahwatukee Realtor, We’ll Assist You Every Step Of The Way

Purchasing real estate is a major commitment. It’s an investment that must be made wisely and one that can contribute greatly to your future financial comfort. It’s also an investment into family lifestyle and foundation. That’s why it’s crucial to retain a diligent Ahwatukee Realtor to help you make fully informed decisions. Having a competent Ahwatukee real estate agent at…

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Negotiating With A Seller

Let Your Ahwatukee Realtor Guide You Your real estate agent will guide you through determining the right price to initially offer. It’s always best to let your Ahwatukee real estate agent present an offer without your presence since they have been trained in negotiating techniques and can detect for signs of an urgency to sell. However it is exclusively your…

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Never Buy A Home Without An Inspection

Purchase Your Ahwatukee Home With An Inspection Condition. Absolutely! In fact, never make an offer on a home without making it conditional upon a thorough inspection by a licensed Home Inspector. And, never close on the home purchase without a detailed re-inspection to ensure all specified conditions have been corrected to your satisfaction. Spending a few hundred dollars for an…

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Defer Capital Gains Tax With A 1031 Real Estate Exchange

When you adhere to the relevant IRS guidelines, you can defer capital gains tax with a “1031 Real Estate Exchange”. A qualified exchange permits a property owner to leverage all of the equity of a current property “exchanged” into a replacement property. In the realm of real estate, an exchange means that the sale of one piece of investment property…

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Buying A Developer Home?

Hire Your Own Ahwatukee Agent The primary role of a Realtor is assisting a homebuyer in making well-informed decisions, to protect the rights of the buyer and to provide convenience throughout the buying process. This protective value is cost-free since the seller typically pays the sales commissions. It’s rather surprising that an Ahwatukee homebuyer will use a real estate professional…

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Ahwatukee Homeowners Insurance

Protect Yourself & Your Ahwatukee Home A Standard Homeowners Insurance Policy provides four types of coverage including your home's structure, coverage for most personal belongings, living expenses outside your home in case of a covered disaster and liability coverage for you, your family and even your pets. There are differing types and variations of homeowner policies. The Insurance Information Institute…

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