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Gilbert owes its beginnings to William "Bobby" Gilbert, who provided land to the Arizona Eastern Railway in 1902 to construct a rail line between Phoenix and Florence, Arizona. Ayer's Grocery Store, the first store in Gilbert, opened in 1910 and became the location of...
Scottsdale Early History The area that would become Scottsdale was originally inhabited by the Hohokam, from approximately 300 BC to 1450 AD. This ancient civilization farmed the area and developed a complex network of canals for irrigation which was unsurpassed in...
TEMPE’S EARLY HISTORY: The Hohokam lived in this area and built canals to support their agriculture. They abandoned their settlements during the 15th century, with a few individuals and families remaining nearby. Following the establishment of Fort McDowell...
The History Phoenix, the capital of Arizona, is as colorful as the ancient peoples, immigrants and settlers who mold it. The Ho Ho Kam people inhabited what is now Greater Phoenix until about 1450 A.D. They created the first major urban civilization in the Salt River...
If you are thinking of selling your home, you probably already know that the local Phoenix metro area market is very competitive, and it's a strong seller's market. So you may think that putting up a "for sale sign" is all you have to do to get your home sold....
Whether you are contemplating divorce, in the middle of a divorce or have recently finished with a divorce, there are several things you may want to consider. Common Scenarios If you have not filed for divorce and neither you nor your spouse want to be awarded the...
Our heart goes out to all those whose lives have been severely affected by the Covid-19 virus. We would like to thank all doctors and nurses that are tirelessly working to help all patients in need of care, and also to the essential workers who are still working every...
As 2020 quickly approaches, we thought we give you the scoop on what home design and decor experts are expecting to be a big hit this new year. From wall color to new furniture styles and some comebacks from the past, continue reading to find out more.
With the recent historical low mortgage rates that the nation has seen, many questions often arise. How does it affect homebuyers and homeowners? Should you consider refinancing, and how will that affect my current mortgage loan? So we decided to answer some of those...
When selling your home, one of the most important questions that come up is; how much can I sell my home for? In this blog, we will discuss standard practices used by real estate agents and appraisers to determine the value of your home. We will also discuss what factors, directly and indirectly, impact the value of your home.
Selling or buying a home is not extremely difficult, but like anything, there are always obstacles that could present themselves. Today we want to talk about TERMITES and how these pesky tiny creatures can wreak havoc on your home. Whether you are selling or buying a home, we are going to walk you through on how to spot termites, and what you can do to prevent them from ruining the sale of your home.
In this blog, we will discuss pro-active actions that home sellers can take to avoid any surprises that can potentially jeopardize the sale of their home.
You can make money in real estate without having to buy multiple rental homes or commercial real estate. There is a simpler way that almost anyone can do and have access to. Read on to Learn more
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Your home windows can cause your serious problems and money during the home inspection process when you are selling your home. Find out why and what options you may have to avoid these issues.
Moving can be one of the most stressful situations people go through, so here are the in’s and out’s of moving and what you need to know to make your next move successful and stress-free!
Many who have purchased a home through a mortgage financing have likely heard the term Homeowner’s Insurance. However, many still fail to understand their coverages and how crucial it is to choose the right insurance company
The housing market is shifting and if you are considering putting your home on the market, pricing your right home has never been more crucial.
One of the most dreaded home repairs and expenses many homeowners will have to invest in is the roof, read what different variables that you as a home seller will encounter and what options you may have in regards to your roof.
How to stage your home ready for sale in 5 easy steps and why staging your home is an advantage to getting your home sold fast and at value.
In this blog, we will discuss some of the most critical aspects of selling your home with solar panels and what proactive actions you can take before putting your home on the market to ensure a smoother transaction.
Selling your home is never an easy task, and there are many things to consider before putting your home on the market. In this blog, we will discuss why it’s not necessary to wait for the holiday season to be over to sell your home, and what are the benefits of selling your home during the holidays.
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Using Encryption to Protect Your Computer
on September 22, 2020 at 5:00 am
No matter how complex your computer password is, it isnt enough to stop a thief from using other methods to steal your personal information if they find or steal your computer.A strong password may prevent someone from logging into your […]
Behind on Mortgage Payments? Follow These Tips
on September 22, 2020 at 5:00 am
Everyone who takes out a mortgage hopes to be able to make payments on time, but life sometimes gets in the way. A job loss, an unexpected expense, or an illness or injury can wreak havoc on a familys finances. A mortgage that converts […]
Top Benefits of Having Kids Share a Room
on September 21, 2020 at 5:00 am
If you have or plan to have children and you’re shopping for a new home, one of the most important deciding factors will likely be the number of bedrooms. While many parents seek out homes that are large enough for each child to have his […]
Grandmillennial Style: The Return of Floral Wallpaper
on September 16, 2020 at 2:48 pm
Grandmillennial Style: The Return of Floral Wallpaper The trend you love to hate is making a strong comeback. By: Melissa Dittmann Tracey Design Trends
Hot Home Trend: The Canopy Bed
on September 9, 2020 at 2:29 pm
Hot Home Trend: The Canopy Bed Its towering height will command attention in a bedroom and offer a luxurious touch. By: Melissa Dittmann Tracey Design Trends
3 Tips to Prep a Home for a 360 Virtual Tour
on September 3, 2020 at 9:45 pm
3 Tips to Prep a Home for a 360 Virtual Tour It may require extra effort than preparing for professional photos. Here’s how to get your listing ready for its 360-degree close-up. Staging, Using Digital Video as a Marketing Tool
Site sold for Broadway project, with changes
by Ben van der Meer on September 22, 2020 at 9:58 pm
One of the most obvious development sites on Broadway in Sacramento has sold, though the plans for it have changed […]
Report: Pittsburgh's real estate market outpacing last year's figures
by Nate Doughty on September 22, 2020 at 9:49 pm
In the report, Re/Max said there were 3,096 home sales in Pittsburgh in August, a small decrease of 9.6% from 3,423 […]
Canadian homebuilder Alair Homes expands presence in Houston with second local office
by Jeff Jeffrey on September 22, 2020 at 9:17 pm
British Columbia, Canada-based custom homebuilder and renovator Alair Homes has opened its second Houston franchise […]
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