Category Archives: For Homeowners

Tips for Holding a Successful Garage Sale

Well, it is officially spring time and so starts the “cleaning season”. Something that could help with that is a garage sale. There are a lot of good reasons you may want to hold a garage sale. Some of the reasons you may want to consider include: Continue reading…

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Getting Your Home Ready for the Home Inspection

Garage ready for inspection

What home sellers should do to prepare their home for the home inspection. Continue reading…

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Renting Your Home for the Super Bowl

University of Phoenix Stadium

Super Bowl XLIX is right around the corner and lots of people will be thinking about renting their home in the Phoenix metro area to make a little money. Actually, a lot of money. Continue reading…

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Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Extended Through 2013

Fiscal Cliff Bill 2013

The “fiscal cliff” bill that was passed and signed into law earlier this month included two very important real estate related provisions for homeowners who are considering selling their homes as a short sale and homeowners who pay a monthly mortgage insurance premium. Continue reading…

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Seminar for Underwater Homeowners in Phoenix Area

Underwater Homeowners

Next week, The Hill Group will be participating in a community outreach seminar for underwater mortgage holders, and we want you to know about it in case you or someone you know wants to attend. Continue reading…

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What Title 44 Did to the Cost of Owning a Pool in Arizona

Owning a Pool

Title 44, the subject of today’s article, was recently passed by the Arizona Legislature and went into effect on January 1, 2012. It requires new energy-efficient standards for residential pool pumps and motors, and portable electric spas. Continue reading…

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What to Do If Phoenix Home Builder Refuses to Make a Repair After Closing Escrow

Phoenix Home Builder

When we’re working with buyers who are interested in new house construction, we are often asked how good certain builders are about warranting their homes after they’ve finished construction on them. Continue reading…

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Pool School – Drain Covers & Pool Lights [Video]

While I was attending this home inspection review near Old Town Scottsdale for a client of ours, Larry Swanson with Advantage Inspection Service showed me two of the pool safety features he always looks for. Watch this video and find out what they are so you can check to see if your back yard pool has them! Continue reading…

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