Common Myths about Real Estate

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Over and over again, we hear the same questions, statements and hearsay, well I would like to set the record straight on a few Common Myths of Real Estate. Some of these were covered in our “How’s the Market” West Valley monthly market update, so just incase you missed it, here are the top 5 […]

Does Staging Really Help Your Home Sell?

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Staged to Sell Here is the cold hard truth about selling your house, I tell all my sellers, “nobody wants to buy your house, they are looking to buy their new home.” National Association of REALTORS® staged homes sell 88% faster and for 20% more than homes than non-staged homes. Keep in mind, staging and […]

Real Estate Licenses Exposed! Before you Buy or Sell in AZ, here are some things you need to know

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Can we just cut to the chase and get to the point. All to often I hear, “well I thought all real estate agents were the same, how was I supposed to know?”  Well I am here to tell you that they are not all the same and hopefully help you to choose an agent […]

Buying a Home in AZ, what is your Agent’s role as your REALTOR®

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Buying in AZ maybe quite different from other states. There are several things you should know before you choose a REALTOR® to work with. First, we are not “an attorney state,” severals states have laws that mandate the involvement of an attorney to draft executed purchase contracts, amendments and estate closings. Arizona is unique in […]

Why do you need a REALTOR? And Does Experience Matter?

Friday, January 31st, 2014

  Why do you need an REALTOR? That is a very good question. I would like to start out by telling you a couple of stories that have recently happened on our Team. Our buyer picked out a home that they wanted to view, so our buyer specialist shows the home and of course the clients […]

New Trends in Housing

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

New trends: The Jennifer Sanchez Team was out again recently previewing some of the new builders and we notice some really neat trends that I wanted to share with you.  The first one we started seeing a lot of was Mud Rooms. For those of you not familiar with what a Mud Room is, here is what we found.  […]

Great Schools in Surprise AZ

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Great Schools in Surprise AZ As a resident, real estate agent and mother of school aged children, Surprise schools have always been at the top of my concern. Since moving to Surprise in 2000, I have seen tremendous growth in schools in the area, giving residents many options for great education for their students.   […]

The Scoop on Charter Schools

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

It’s that time of year again; the kids are already prepping for their first day of school.  Here in Surprise, the charter schools opened their doors this morning. We are lucky to have a lot of choices in regard to our children’s education here in Surprise.  As the kids in navy and kaki move about […]

AZ School Rankings

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

AZ School Rankings As of 2011-2012 school year, department of education has changed the grading system for all Arizona schools. Personally I think the new grading system is much easier to understand. In the past schools were ranked Excelling, Highly Performing, and Performing plus, Performing and Under Performing, ok if you can remember the order […]