Sundance Homes for Sale

West of Phoenix and just south of Interstate 10 lies the master planned community of Sundance. A thriving neighborhood opposite of the White Tank Mountains, Sundance provides a great family atmosphere with swimming pools, parks, and a golf course. Subdivisions cater to seniors and families and activities are available for all ages. And with prices starting the low 100's, you would think you'd find no-name or low quality builders. Instead, Sundance is populated by homes built by DR Horton, Pulte, … [Read more...]

Lagos Vistoso: A lovely South Chandler lake community

  I just helped a wonderful young man purchase a home in one of my favorite South Chandler subdivisions, Lagos Vistoso. Near the crossroads of McQueen and Riggs Road, this gated lake community offers homes that range in size between 1379 and 3820 square feet priced between $200,000 and $500,000. At 26 years old, Atheer will have the opportunity to pursue his active lifestyle with community parks and water recreation activities within the subdivision, and the paseo vista trail and major … [Read more...]

Large, Lovely Ahwatukee home for less than $127 per square foot?

Located in the annexed southwest portion of Phoenix known as Ahwatukee is the award winning  master planned community of Mountain Park Ranch. This is a highly sought after community due to it's high quality school system (Kyrene/Tempe Union High School District) and  it's amenities, which include pools, spa's tennis courts, hiking trails, walking paths, parks and the incredible mountain views in every direction. Additionally, the location cannot be beat. Off the beaten path, it is nestled … [Read more...]

Mountain Park Ranch Homes for Sale

  Mountain Park Ranch is a beautiful master planned community that encompasses 2700 acres and an estimated 25,000 people. It is located in Ahwatukee Foothills, commonly referred to as Ahwatukee. The beauty of  South Mountain Preserve surrounds the area, providing an abundance of outdoor activities that include hiking, mountain biking, horse back riding, and exploring the ruins of ancient Native American civilizations, just moments away from residential areas. The association of Mountain … [Read more...]

The Effect Changing Jobs Has on Buying a Home

For most people, changing employers will not really affect your ability to qualify for a mortgage loan, especially if you are going to be earning more money. For some homebuyers, however, the effects of changing jobs can be disastrous to your loan application. How Changing Jobs Effects Buying a Home Salaried Employees If you are a salaried employee who does not earn additional income from commissions, bonuses, or over-time, switching employers should not create a problem. Just make sure to … [Read more...]

Tips on Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

When conversing with real estate agents, you will often find that when they talk to you about buying real estate, they will refer to your purchase as a “home.” Yet if you are selling property, they will often refer to it as a “house.” There is a reason for this. Buying real estate is often an emotional decision, but when selling real estate you need to remove emotion from the equation. You need to think of your house as a marketable commodity. Property. Real estate. Your goal is to get others … [Read more...]

Unlocking the Mystery of Real Estate Commissions

Are Commissions Negotiable? In some areas of the country there is a certain percentage that real estate agents expect to earn as a commission. This commission amount is a certain percent of the sales price. Or, some companies will charge a set fee for their services. However, just like anything else in real estate, this amount is negotiable. When completing the listing agreement, you and your agent will agree on the amount of the real estate commission. Cut-Rate Listing Commissions With … [Read more...]