FAQ For Historic and Downtown Phoenix Real Estate Home Buyers, Home Sellers and Investors

FAQ on Buying and Selling Historic Phoenix Real Estate in the Downtown, Midtown, Uptown, Urban & Central Phoenix Neighborhoods. Read our FAQs.

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer, a seasoned investor, or anything in-between, the market and conditions are always changing. Therefore, it’s important to keep current. Check out some of our frequently asked questions to help you along in your home buying or home selling journey.

FAQ Historic Phoenix HomesI’m a First-Time Homebuyer. Where Do I Begin?

Absolutely! I work with investors on a regular basis. In fact, many seasoned investors know very little to nothing about buying a home in a historic Phoenix district and call me for counsel.

Why Get Pre-Approved for a Home Loan and How Do I Know Who Is the Right Lender For Me?

Great question! There are SO many reasons.

What’s the Difference Between a Mortgage Pre-Qualification versus Mortgage Pre-Approval?

Another great question! It’s critical to know the difference and why.

How do I Get Pre-Approved for a Home Loan and What Will My Monthly Payment Be?

I can discuss this with you in great detail, but here’s a great article to get your toes wet.

I really, really love old homes. How do I make sure the old, historic Phoenix home I’m buying won’t be a money pit? How do I know the structure or “the bones” are solid in the old house I want to buy?

This is SUCH and important question, I cannot emphasize the critical nature of having this knowledge, especially when buying an old home, historic or otherwise.

Why Isn’t My House Selling?

There could be many reasons. From price, condition, show-ability and/or the representation you’re getting from your real estate agent.

OK, we have an offer on my house for sale. What are the next steps?

There are many, many next steps. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer, a seasoned investor or anything in-between, I’ll handle all aspects of the transaction straight through closing escrow. Additionally, I’ll explain everything to you as we move through the process.

I want a “Fixer-Upper” that I can live in while I’m doing the work. Can you help me?

Absolutely but we really should talk. “Fixer-Uppers” have different perspectives to everyone. I want to know what your perspectives are so I can guide you accordingly. Call me.

Should I Get a Home Inspection?

Absolutely. Please read the information on our buyer’s page under Conduct a Home and Termite Inspection.

Do you have information to help me with setting up my utilities?

Yes. Check out our resources pages.

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