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Is Your Home Ready for Your Retirement?

By Kim Shaw | March 16, 2022

Preparing For Retirement If you love your home and plan to live in it through your retirement years, you’ll want to be sure it’s safe for you as you face some of those little challenges aging presents. Now is the time to assess your home and evaluate any changes you may need to make. Doing […]

Improve Your Home Without Breaking the Bank

By Kim Shaw | March 8, 2022

Want to boost the value of your home but don’t have the budget for a significant renovation? Don’t worry; many home improvements can increase your home’s value but don’t require tons of money. However, when making your home improvements, it is vital to ask yourself, “Will the money I invest be recouped in the sale […]

Plenty of Horse Properties in Prescott

By Kim Shaw | February 17, 2022

Horses Love Prescott Are you looking for a place to live with your horses in beautiful Prescott, Arizona? You are in luck; there are numerous horse-friendly communities in the Prescott area. Below are a couple of popular horse communities in Prescott. If you don’t see what you are looking for here, don’t worry, there are […]

Evaluating Local Schools When Relocating

By Kim Shaw | January 20, 2022

The quality of schools is a contributing factor for anyone buying a home. The Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, and Dewey-Humboldt areas have numerous award-winning public, private, and charter schools in the area. Each has something unique to offer. Prescott Unified School District: Six primary schools and one high school. Humboldt Unified School District: Serving […]

Home Sale Quiz: Are You Ready to Sell?

By Kim Shaw | December 21, 2021

Time to Sell? Are you ready to sell your home? You may be selling now or looking for a new house, but either way, it’s essential to know if you’re ready. Whether you need more space for your family, want to downsize before retirement, or are eager to free up some equity and cash out, […]

Research Before Buying a Flipped Home

By Kim Shaw | October 29, 2021

We love the multitude of TV shows, taking a worn-down home and flipping it. Seeing an old house tuned up always grabs my attention. Hands down, before and after pictures are my favorite part! Have you recently fallen in love with a “flipped” home? Does the idea of moving into a cleanly renovated space excite […]

Want to Be a Historic Homeowner?

By Kim Shaw | September 22, 2021

I Love Historic Homes I love driving through historic neighborhoods! Grand old homes, with detailed architecture, beautiful peaks, and peaceful porches, are incredibly breathtaking. Beauty also comes with additional financial benefits. Because historical houses are typical in an established neighborhood or district, projected prices of the homes appreciate quicker than in other areas. In addition, […]

Help to Fight Mold in Your Home

By Kim Shaw | August 19, 2021

Unfortunately, mold in your home is sneaky and can creep up on you when you least expect it. For a healthy home, monitoring and eliminating mold is crucial. Commonly, household mold develops because of water damage or a damp surface that isn’t regularly cleaned. Spores are known to stay dormant until they have the moisture […]

What Generation of Buyer is Your House Geared Towards?

By Kim Shaw | July 20, 2021

Staging presents your home in the best light. Staging can help position your home to sell faster and potentially for a higher price. But there are a couple of ket points to remember when staging:¬† 1)¬†Decorate the home to appeal to the buyer, not to appeal to you. Look at your house from the viewpoint […]