Is This a Good Neighborhood? – The Answer at Last!

I get asked all the time: Is this a GOOD Neighborhood. My answer - How the Heck Should I Know?  I don't blame you for asking the question. I mean, who wants to live in a "bad" neighborhood, right?! But, I really don't know because my idea of a "good" neighborhood is probably not the same as yours. Everyone has a different comfort zone and a different perspective on what makes a neighborhood feel like home. The reality is that I can't really answer that question for you. It depends on what you are looking for. For some people, a gated community with big fancy houses is good.  For others, that gated community might seem pretentious and cold … [Read more...]

What? You Aren’t Using the AZ Buyer’s Advisory??

Two of my clients recently discovered that a really good deal can sometimes be a really bad deal. How did they do it? By using the Arizona Buyer's Advisory to research the properties they were interested in purchasing. By using the resources summarized in this document, they discovered deal breakers that made them decide to choose a different property. … [Read more...]