Many communities in Scottsdale have a homeowner associations.  Smart buyers examine all the homeowner association documents, including its latest financial statements, to determine if one is buying into a money pit or a gold mine. Here are the top questions a buyer should ask: How Financially Sound is the Homeowner Association? To determine this, ask […]

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Covenants, conditions and restrictions are limitations and rules placed on a group of homes by a builder, developer, neighborhood association and / or homeowner association. All condos and townhomes have CC&Rs; however, so do most planned unit developments and established neighborhoods.     Types Restrictions Contained in the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions Unusual restrictions: Many […]

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Overpriced Listings

Lots of real estate agents even in buyer’s markets where little is selling will take overpriced listings. It happens every day. These agents who continually write ridiculously priced listings gain questionable reputations among their peers. So, you might think, “Who Cares?” but an agent’s reputation is important, especially in tight-knit communities.When buyers and sellers sign […]

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