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Rental Property Investment

By Joalice Ryan - September 27, 2021
Investing in Vacation Rental Properties   There are many advantages investing in a vacation rental property and millions of people are doing it. The North Valley  is a prime location to own vacation rentals.  Not only do we have sunshine almost 365 days out of the year but many flock to AZ for the great golf courses, events such as the annual Phoenix Waste Open and&

The Life Of A Realtor During COVID-19

By Joalice Ryan - April 24, 2020
It will be interesting to see how our new normal will evolve once we get through this challenging time of COVID-19.  We may keep our social life closer to home and keep our circle of friends smaller but people will continue to want to or need to buy or sell their homes.  After my initial inclination to scale down and focus on my family,  I am now more than ever motivated to continue

BEST HOME At Arcadia Home Tour

By Joalice Ryan - April 03, 2020
This spectacular home on 5807 E Indian School Rd was voted BEST HOME at this week’s Arcadia Home Tour and we are excited to host Homeowner Magazine “Who’s Who In Arcadia Real Estate” mega photoshoot! The ultimate in Luxury and Privacy on the Arizona Country Club. Tucked away behind private gates and a 100′ long driveway you will find this amazing new build. Golf co

Golf Course Living - What You Need To Know

By Joalice Ryan - February 10, 2020
If you love golf and you are considering buying a golf property in the valley, there a few things that you should be aware of.  North Scottsdale is an ideal place to consider living in a golf community: not only do we have sunny skies all year round, but we are surrounded by gorgeous backdrops of the Sonoran Desert, resort style living and wonderful amenities.  Homes typically hold hig

Economic Trends to Purchasing a Home

By Joalice Ryan - February 19, 2019
There are times when the economy is booming and everyone feels confident about their prospects for the future. As a result, people often times spend more money. People tend to go out to dinner more often, tip heavier, invest in wardrobe updates, maybe buy a new car and… more often than not, buy a new home. If the interest rates are friendly, this is especially true. Then, for many reason

Trying To "Time The Market"

By Joalice Ryan - February 07, 2018
You might ask yourself – when is it appropriate to try and “time the market?” The short answer is never. One problem with attempting to time your purchase just right in tandem with economic patterns is that no one can really predict with any degree of accuracy – the future. Many reports get published, predictions are made and some of them can be very close to spot on but

Changing Jobs and the Effects it has on Buying a Home

By Joalice Ryan - October 06, 2017
For most people, changing employers will not impact the 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 spell disaster when it comes to your loan application. Make sure you discuss in great detail with your lender and know ahead of time what implications any change in your employment that

Why You Shouldn't Wait To Buy A Home

By Joalice Ryan - February 19, 2017
People who already have a home usually need the funds from the closing to secure their next purchase. If a “move-up” buyer wants to buy a home during a depressed market, that means they usually have one to sell themselves. Timing becomes very important and negotiations become more involved so neither party is forced into short-term housing or find themselves in rent-back situation be

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