A Buyers Guide to Buying a Home in Arizona

A simplified layout to home ownership. Click on any of the links for further information on that subject. Check back for more as more information is gathered and deemed necessary to add here.

Interview Real Estate agents

Getting Prequalified for a home loan (if using financing)

Searching for the right home

Writing an offer      And MORE

  • What happens if your offer is rejected
  • What happens with counter offers
  • What to do when multiple offers

Going under contract – accepted offer

Opening escrow

Getting a Home Loan

The inspection Period

The Appraisal

  • How to prepare and what to expect

The Finance Contingency

The Final Walk Through

Signing the docs

Closing/Recordation

  • When do you get keys?

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The Claims History Report

First, lets just clear something up... The Claims History is NOT the same as a CLUE report. We do not get a CLUE report from the insurance company. A CLUE is a Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange report. A CLUE report will give you the claims history, sure, but...

The Sellers Disclosures (SPDS)

The Sellers Property Disclosures Statement is commonly known in the Real Estate world as the SPDS (or Spuds, but never spell it that way!). In the state of Arizona, we are what you would refer to as a Disclosure State. That means that the seller of a property is...

Proof of Funds

When you are buying a home with cash, the contract states that a proof of funds (POF) will be provided. There is no standard form however. Proof, is proof. So, what would be considered a valid proof of funds? Bank statement. If you choose to do this, you should...

The Cure Notice

In the purchase contract, there are MANY items that both parties are responsible to follow. If you do not follow these terms of the contract, you may be in breach. However, according to the Arizona Purchase Contract, if you are outside of the terms of the contract,...

230 N Mt Vernon Ave in Prescott AZ for Sale

230 N Mt Vernon Ave in Prescott AZ for Sale

Anyone that has ever visited Prescott has likely driven down Mt Vernon Ave and dreamed of owning one of the charming historic homes along the street. 230 N Mt Vernon Ave has been meticulously maintained and renovated in it's historic charm. Now you have a chance to...

You Can Have it ALL

2099 E Carson Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282 - Where Dreams Come True Is it too much to ask for a home that has it all? No... Do you want a fully remodeled home, centrally located in Tempe, with amazing schools, and freeways nearby? With quick access to parks,...

Welcome to Hotel California

This one reminds me of the song Hotel California. You know, where you can check in, but you may never leave? It's not as ominous as all that... it's just that we had such a hard time finding comparables for this home. The reason was that people seem to...

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