The short answer to this question is Probably Not! When a listing agent acting through his or her broker signs a listing contract with the seller, the applicable commission or dollar amount is agreed upon in this contract. The listing agent will then offer a cooperating broker a percentage or fixed ... » Learn More about Will I Save Money If I Buy Directly From The Listing Broker?
REALTOR'S® Earn GRI Designation Beth & Steve Downing, members of West Maricopa County Association of Realtors®, were recently awarded the Graduate, REALTOR Institute (GRI) designation by the Arizona Realtors®. The designation is indicated by the initials "GRI" following the REALTOR's printed ... » Learn More about REALTOR’S® Earn GRI Designation
For starters, the home sold must be your primary residence. If you own two or more homes, you must determine which one is your main home. Consider the “facts and circumstances” test. • Where do you spend the most time? • Is this address on your Voter Registration Card? • Is this the address ... » Learn More about Does Your Home Sale Qualify For The Maximum Capital Gain Exclusion?
There are a great deal of considerations to make when selling your home. In the end, your goal is to sell it fast and get the maximum price possible. As an Arizona real estate agent, I have seen sellers make huge mistakes, leaving thousands of dollars on the table. Here are three tips to selling ... » Learn More about 3 Tips For Selling Your Arizona Home Fast
Arizona, especially the Phoenix metropolitan area, continues to be one of the hottest real estate markets in the nation. Whether it’s the diversity of its people, the phenomenal climate or job opportunities, people come here from all over the world to raise their families. In addition, the AZ ... » Learn More about 5 Reasons Why People Move To Arizona