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Big Box Banks vs. Local Mortgage Banker
Does it really matter who you choose to do your mortgage? Can't you just go down to any ho-hum bank and get a home loan? Or call that spammy 1-800 number (that is most likely a sex hotline) you got from a quick Google search? Yes, it matters! And it’s a big FLIPPIN’ deal! You might be thinking, “Big Box is the way to go … [Read more...] about Big Box Banks vs. Local Mortgage Banker
What’s the Easiest Way to Invest in Real Estate?
The Elusive Tiny Home Near Downtown Mesa
No RENTS for the Weary
Are you having trouble finding a rental property in Phoenix right now? Well, you are not alone. Our rental inventory is a fraction of what it was a few years ago. Just to out things in perspective, in 2008,there were roughly 10,000 properties listed for rent in Metro Phoenix. Right now, there are less than 2200 homes or rent, … [Read more...] about No RENTS for the Weary
The Big Pre-Qualification Question
For some, calling a lender to get pre-qualified for a mortgage is an anxiety-riddled, hand-wringing, whiskey-swigging dilemma. Should I or shouldn't I? It's a big deal...or is it? The fact is, it is pretty much pointless to go house-shopping without checking in with a lender first. It's like going shopping without your … [Read more...] about The Big Pre-Qualification Question
Yikes! Where are All the Affordable Houses?
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 … [Read more...] about Is This a Good Neighborhood? – The Answer at Last!