Property values can be finicky things. Luckily in the Phoenix area, we have been seeing consistent growth in property values for some time. And while obvious things like the age of a home, amenities and nearby employers can have huge impacts on property values, many people do not realize that the following factors can also help or hurt a property value. Before you buy or sell a home, keep these things in mind. [Read more…]
When it comes to being a homeowner, knowing the rules and regulations of your HOA can be frustrating to keep up with. It always seems like you get in trouble and fined for the most trivial things; some HOA’s will even limit you on how many plants you can have in your front lawn — it’s insane! If you’ve been caught in one of these webs are struggling to find a way out, here is how to deal with HOA fines and be more prepared for any future homeowner problems.
If you’ve been in the game as long as we have, you know that real estate investment is not a hobby, but a business. Landlords must treat each potential rental property and tenants like they are providing a service to a customer. Successful investors know that the higher the landlord’s organization over his or her properties, the greater the profits (and the happier the tenants!). The CENTURY 21 Northwest Realty and Property Management team has assembled a list of Do’s and Don’ts for landlords. Our experience as the leading property management company in the Phoenix metro area has led us to know what works and what doesn’t when it comes to renting a home! [Read more…]