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


  • When do you get keys?

Contact me for a free buyer consultation

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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...

9019 E Marguerite Ave Mesa AZ 85208

9019 E Marguerite Ave Mesa AZ 85208

                    This adorable home is waiting for you!! You'll love all the space and storage found throughout. This 1300sqft 2 bed 2 bath home also features 2 bonus rooms for you to do with as you please. Whether...

MYTH: Realtors are here to help you search for homes

MYTH: Realtors are here to help you search for homes

Theory: Real estate agents help people search for the right home. Right?   MYTH   As much as I do search for homes, be honest, you're searching too... 90% of the time, you don't buy the home that fits into the criteria you tell your agent anyway. No matter how much I...

My Favorite Inspectors

My Favorite Inspectors

I've met a lot of home inspectors and I've seen a lot of inspection reports. With a background in construction, I tend to be drawn to inspectors that have some construction background, who have a respect for the nature of the business and who will be candid and...

How to Hire a Home Inspector

How to Hire a Home Inspector

Real Estate Inspections can be a very sticky subject at times. It's important that you know, not all inspectors are the same. We're asked all the time for a "good inspector". I'd like to ask you... what is a good inspector to you? Some people qualify the inspector by...

Going Places in the Golden Years

Going Places in the Golden Years

Retirement is the perfect time to consider moving to a smaller place or a more relaxing environment. Read on for a few simple suggestions to make the process as stress-free as possible. Sort and surrender Getting older often means downsizing to get rid of items that...

Cape Mesa – Now Available for Rent

Cape Mesa – Now Available for Rent

I've made no secret of it... I always wanted to live in an East Coast setting. My husband has owned the same Mesa home for nearly 20years, trapping me... I mean, accompanying me in AZ for 16 of those amazing years. 😉  I kid... Arizona is great... for those that like...

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