My kids review of Odysea in Scottsdale (Reviews)

By Amy Gerrish This is a new attraction in the Phoenix/Scottsdale metro. They are still building out the Dolphin section (which is under a lot of criticism), but have opened up the aquarium side for business.  It’s a large building with many exhibits on display. The sharks at the beginning (and oddly enough this attraction […]

Downtown Phoenix – Top 3 neighborhoods

    By Amy Gerrish   Today we are featuring the top 3 downtown Phoenix Neighborhoods in 2016 that have seen the biggest increase in value from the prior year. The national average is a 4%-6% increase Historic Districts The Downtown Phoenix Homes in the 35 historic districts seemed to have boosted considerably from the […]

Why is Arcadia in Phoenix so popular?

By: Amy Gerrish   I moved to the Phoenix metro when I was 20 years old. The first neighborhood to stand out to me was Arcadia. In fact, my first job was at the Subway on 44th St & Indian School, trust me, that plaza looked nothing like it does today. It was run down, […]

4 REASONS TO BUY A HOME IN PHOENIX THIS SUMMER!

4 Reasons to Buy a home in Phoenix This Summer! Summer in Phoenix is in full swing! The temperature isn’t the only thing heating up right now, so too is the housing market in many areas of the country! Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1. Prices […]

Selling your Phoenix home: Trust is necessary

Unparalleled Trust Necessary Before Selling Your Phoenix Home You and your family have decided on selling your Phoenix home. It is now time to choose a real estate professional to help with the process. One of the major attributes this agent must possess is trustworthiness. To what degree do you need to trust them? You must have […]

Benefits of selling your home in the SUMMER!

LESS Competition Hits the Market   Summer is a great time to sell your home as supply is low and demand is adequate to fair. LEarn Why people don’t sell their homes in the summer… Homeowners seem to realize their equity situation seems to always improve in the spring,  they will be LESS likely to put their […]

Investors and Vacation Home Buyers adding a boost to the Phoenix Market

The National Association of Realtors recently released their 2016 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey. The survey revealed many characteristics of both vacation home purchasers and investors. Two weeks ago, we posted on the vacation home market. Today, we want to concentrate on the investor real estate market. The survey revealed that investment-home sales in […]

Do you have a single story home you might want to sell?

We have client looking for a single story home. They will consider Mesa or Gilbert.  Their criteria: Built 2006 or newer Around 2000sf Single Story Swimming Pool Upgraded flooring, kitchen, etc.. Location: Mesa/Gilbert If you think you have a home that meets this criteria please get in touch with us.

Agritopia Down Payment Assistance

Agritopia Down Payment Assistance Down Payment & Closing Cost Assistance – Homesmart’s The Phoenix Metro Group is a Home Program 101 Specialist Down Payment Assistance & Low Down Programs available. Closing Cost Assistance – Closing costs with the Home in 5 program with FHA Teachers, Military, Police, Fire & Health Care & More Find out […]

ONE MORE TIME… YOU DO NOT NEED 20% DOWN TO BUY NOW IN PHOENIX

  ONE MORE TIME… YOU DO NOT NEED 20% DOWN TO BUY NOW IN PHOENIX A survey by Ipsos found that people in Phoenix  are still somewhat confused about what is actually necessary to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The study pointed out two major misconceptions that we want to address today.  1. […]