Home BuyingTips

Dec. 21, 2021

My Advice on Hiring a Brand-New Agent

Kelly Broaddus  |  eXp Realty  |  888.446.5602  | Contact Kelly

Here’s what to do if you’re in a pickle about hiring a new agent.

 

Are you in the market to hire an agent, but you’re conflicted about hiring a friend/family member who’s brand new to ...

View More
Posted in Home BuyingTips
Dec. 2, 2021

What Are Adjustable-Rate Mortgages?

Kelly Broaddus  |  eXp Realty  |  888.446.5602  | Contact Kelly

Here’s what you need to know about adjustable-rate mortgages.

 

Today I want to talk to you about adjustable-rate mortgages, also known as ARMs. Some of you may know this already, but before 2008, I was a ...

View More
Posted in Home BuyingTips
Nov. 4, 2021

New Build or Existing Flagstaff Home: Which One Is Right for You?

Kelly Broaddus  |  eXp Realty  |  888.446.5602  | Contact Kelly

New Build or Existing Home Which One Is Right for You

 

Homebuyers today are facing a huge dilemma. There simply aren’t enough homes for sale.1

 

Nationwide, there were 1.27 million active listings in September, down 13% from the previous year. According to the National ...

View More
Posted in Home BuyingTips
Oct. 1, 2021

Explaining Escalation Clauses and Appraisal Waivers

Kelly Broaddus  |  eXp Realty  |  888.446.5602  | Contact Kelly

Here are two buyer strategies that can give your offer an edge.

 

There are a couple of strategies that I usually have to explain to my buyer clients. These two strategies are appraisal waivers and escalation ...

View More
Posted in Home BuyingTips
Sept. 8, 2021

9 Tips for Buying and Selling Your Northern Arizona Home at the Same Time

Kelly Broaddus  |  eXp Realty  |  888.446.5602  | Contact Kelly

9 Tips for Buying and Selling Your Home at the Same Time

 

Selling your Northern Arizona home when you still need to shop for a new one can feel daunting to even the most seasoned homeowner––especially when the demand for new homes keeps rising, but the supply feels ...

View More
July 22, 2021

How to Be a Prepared Buyer, Part 2

Here’s what else you need to know about home financing.

 

When preparing to buy a home, you have to understand the basics of home financing. In other words, you need to know your ability to afford a home relative to the price. 

 

For example, what’s the difference ...

View More
Posted in Home BuyingTips
July 12, 2021

How to Bridge the Appraisal Gap in Today’s Flagstaff Real Estate Market

Kelly Broaddus  |  eXp Realty  |  888.446.5602  | Contact Kelly

How to Bridge the Appraisal Gap in Today’s Real Estate Market

 

If you’re searching for drama, don’t limit yourself to Netflix. Instead, tune in to the real estate market, where the competition among buyers has never been fiercer. And with homes selling for record highs,1 the ...

View More
Posted in Home BuyingTips
July 7, 2021

How to Be a Prepared Buyer

As a buyer, you need to be prepared when it’s time to purchase a home.

 

Today I’m talking about lending and how to be prepared when it’s time to buy your home. As a former mortgage broker, I know the lending process inside well. I want to make sure ...

View More
Posted in Home BuyingTips
June 21, 2021

Hiring the Right Real Estate Agent

Here are seven things to think about when hiring a real estate agent.

 

In today’s market, some people think they can save a lot of money by selling FSBO. In the long run, you are leaving money on the table by not having an experienced agent to negotiate on ...

View More
Posted in Home BuyingTips
June 16, 2021

Finding a Northern Arizona Home for Your Next Stage of Life

Kelly Broaddus  |  eXp Realty  |  888.446.5602  | Contact Kelly

 

Finding a New Home for Your Next Stage of Life

 

Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. Not pretty, right?

For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical.1 A newly ...

View More
Posted in Home BuyingTips