Strategies for a Successful Move in to An Active Adult Community

By |August 1st, 2017|

Be Patient With Yourself!

There is likely no better place than an Active Adult Community like PebbleCreek to begin to build your next chapter.  But Rome wasn’t built in a day!  Most folks move here from somewhere else in the country – so, by the time the Pod or the moving van is unpacked, new residents are just […]

Is a 55 Plus Active Adult Community Right for You?

By |July 25th, 2017|

I just spent an hour or so researching 55 Plus Communities on the internet – and I have a headache.

CLEARLY, while many things can be profitably learned from an internet search, deciding on the IFs and WHICH ONEs of moving to an age restricted community requires some honest self-evaluation, on-site visiting and maybe even […]

What makes a Realtor Successful?

By |June 28th, 2017|

The list of characteristics that add up to excellence in residential real estate sales is a long one. But when it comes down to choosing a Realtor® to work with in selling your home, the formula is  pretty straightforward.

As the graphic above describes, fully 93% of people find their next home from three sources: […]

Can I Make an Offer Contingent on Selling my Current Home?

By |June 19th, 2017|

Yes, some PebbleCreek sellers will accept an offer contingent on the sale of a buyer’s home.  However, it can be a challenging situation for both the buyer and the seller, so it is important to understand a little bit about contingent offers in Arizona.

Let’s say that the buyer’s home is not under contract.  At that point, the buyer […]

Buy a House I have not Physically Seen?

By |June 6th, 2017|

Here in PebbleCreek resales, it is not uncommon for a buyer to place an offer on a home that they have not physically seen; it is very unusual for a house to actually close, however, without the buyer physically inspecting the property.

Folks come to PebbleCreek from all over the country, and many start their […]

Is Planning for Visitors Important to You?

By |May 15th, 2017|

 

PebbleCreekers get PLENTY of visitors.

The question is not IF you will have visitors if you move here, but how you want to house them when they come!   It makes sense – and will improve your hosting experience – to have realistic plans for how you will welcome guests.  One way to start thinking […]

Buying and Selling in PebbleCreek during the Summer

By |May 9th, 2017|

Is summer a good time to buy or sell a home in PebbleCreek?

YES.  Absolutely yes.

If you are from out of town, pack some lightweight clothing and a water bottle and come visit us!   Granted, it will be hot – click here for a link to average temperatures to help you plan.

But, know that the heat […]

Buying a PebbleCreek Home: Things to Think About

By |April 18th, 2017|

When I moved here, I just knew that I wanted to live in PebbleCreek.  The location was right, the amenities were attractive and I liked the idea of a 55 Plus Community.

Feel free to check out all of the homes for sale in PebbleCreek by clicking here.

Don’t get me wrong.  I love my home. […]

Helping Family Members Sell Their PebbleCreek Home

By |March 21st, 2017|

It is not uncommon for family members to step in to provide guidance and assistance when it comes time to sell a PebbleCreek property. Most of us have done it – I played that role in Wheaton, IL when my dad sold his home.

There are floorplans on this website that might be helpful as […]

Buy a House with the Sun in Mind!

By |January 8th, 2017|

Over the course of my (increasingly long!) life, I have not given the sun much more than a moment’s thought.   I’ve been aware of it, of course, in the sense that day is day and night is night and the sun has something to do with all of that.  But the landscapes of […]