Deciding How to Stage Your Home: Virtual or Real?

By Kim Shaw | October 25, 2022

When marketing and selling a home, staging can be a powerful tool. Staging helps a home sell faster in numerous cases, and it can boost the buyer’s desire for a home. In this world of incredible technology, there is an alternative to standard staging. Virtual staging uses computer imaging technology to create realistic listing photos […]

Things Buyers Can Do in Today’s Housing Market

By Kim Shaw | September 19, 2022

Rising mortgage rates have defined the 2022 housing market. With increasing rates, purchasing a home has become more costly. “Compared to one year ago, the monthly mortgage payment rose to $1,944 from $1,265, an increase of 53.7%” (National Association of Realtors). Is this causing you to put your home-buying plans on hold? You may want to […]

Buyers Beware of these Home Buying Hazards

By Kim Shaw | August 18, 2022

When you’re ready to buy a home, you must know the potential hazards that can pop up and kill your deal. Fortunately, a little attention to detail and thorough planning can save you from the heartbreak of a bad buy. Here are seven of the most common: Last-minute shopping sprees: It’s not uncommon for buyers to […]

Going Beyond the Numbers to Help My Buyers Win

By Kim Shaw | July 11, 2022

How to Woo Sellers with Personalized Offers If you’re home hunting in a competitive market, you’ve probably had the heartbreaking experience of losing out on the perfect house. It can be incredibly frustrating to find out the seller rejected your offer in favor of another buyer. How can you do your best to ensure it […]

7 Home Staging Mistakes When Selling Your Home

By Kim Shaw | June 14, 2022

Staging Mistakes to Avoid When you’re staging your home to sell, you want to do everything possible to make it look its best. But sometimes, good intentions can lead to embarrassing mistakes that could hurt your home’s value. Here are seven of the most common home staging mistakes to avoid: 1. Personal Photos Mementos You […]

Remote Employment Offers Housing Benefits

By Kim Shaw | May 10, 2022

The increase in people working remotely has been a game-changer in many ways. Remote jobs offer the ability to live and work from anywhere. And for people who are looking to buy a home, this trend opens up a whole new world of possibilities. Today’s low inventory can be challenging for homebuyers, especially if you’re […]

Live on the Links in Prescott

By Kim Shaw | April 21, 2022

Prescott, Arizona, is a desirable place to live, but it is also an incredibly popular place to play golf!  The Prescott area is home to numerous award-winning golf courses.  Live on the Green Many people move to Prescott to live in a golf course community. Below is information on some of the more popular golf […]

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 […]