Kara & Bailey Rozendaal's Blog Posts

Houses For Sale Under $250,000

Houses For Sale Under $250,000The housing market in Prescott, Arizona, is hot! But don’t let that scare you. There is still plenty of inventory, even if your budget is under $250,000. I have

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When opportunity isn't knocking, build a door.

Nearly a year and a half ago, The Premier Homes Team was formed. In that time, we have helped roughly one hundred families find homes, accomplish real estate goals, prepare for their next step in

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No two roads are alike.

No two roads are alike. Just as no two people are alike.Some roads are less traveled; some are highly trafficked; some are bumpy and filled with potholes. Some roads are new. Some roads can be,

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Top 10 Home Preparations for Vacation Time

Protect Your Home While on VacationIt is a fact, Prescott, Arizona, is an excellent place to vacation!  People visit Prescott from all parts of the country (and world) to visit our beautiful

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Consider These 6 Things When House Hunting

Before you make an offer on what you deem is the "perfect" home, make sure to consider these six tiny details, that although small, could turn an ideal house into a purchase you may regret. 

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Information on Homes for Sale

What is an MLS?The chances are that you have spent a little time online searching for homes. After all, most home searches begin online or on your phone. You may have even used a broker’s

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Live in Beautiful Stoneridge

About StoneRidge, Prescott ValleyStoneRidge in Prescott Valley, Arizona, is set in a diverse terrain with Panoramic mountains, valley, and Golf Course elevations. StoneRidge community offers direct

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Live in Beautiful Stoneridge

About StoneRidge, Prescott ValleyStoneRidge in Prescott Valley, Arizona, is set in a diverse terrain with Panoramic mountains, valley, and Golf Course elevations. StoneRidge community offers direct

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Don’t Neglect to Inspect a Home Yourself

Home inspection professionals are trained to spot problems and evaluate a home’s overall condition. Home inspectors will do their best to be ethical and thorough. However, they are also still

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Tips to Start Your Home Search

In today’s housing market, low inventory dominates many conversations in Prescott and in many areas of the country. With less inventory available, this increases the need for preparation for

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Tips for a Faster Home Sale

When selling your house, there are a few key things you can prioritize to have the most significant impact for a faster sale:1. Make Buyers Feel at HomeDeclutter your home! Pack away all personal

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Be Satisfied with Your Lender Selection with These Tips

Homebuyers often do not realize how complex and competitive the lending process can be. For many (especially first-time buyers), there is only a hazy idea of "the bank" approving or denying them a

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How to Understand “Price Per Square Foot”

Price per square foot is a real estate concept that is easy to understand but equally easy to misuse. The formula is pretty simple: To determine the price per square foot, you take the house's sale

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How Much Equity Does Your Home Have?

The dream of homeownership is about more than just a stable place to live, exempt from landlords' whims and decisions. For many, homeownership is a piece of the wealth-building picture, essential to

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AMERICA’S TOP 100 REAL ESTATE AGENTS®

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAMERICA’S TOP 100 REAL ESTATE AGENTS®December 1, 2020 – Announcing the selection of Trent Beaver, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate BloomTree Realty in

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Prescott Golf Course Living

Not only is Prescott, Arizona, a desirable place to live, but it is also an incredibly popular place to play golf!  The Prescott area is home to numerous award-winning golf courses. 

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Evaluate Schools Before You Buy Your Home

The quality of schools is a contributing factor for anyone buying a home. According to the National Association of Realtors, more than half of homebuyers with children, rate the local school&

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Tips to Declutter and Maximize Small Living Spaces

Does household clutter drive you nuts? Don't fret. There are ways to declutter and make a small living spaces feel bigger! Below are tips to help you make the most out of small spaces.Tips to

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Tips for Saving on Your Homeowners Insurance

Homeowner's insurance is vital for protecting your investment. Lenders also require coverage if you have a mortgage on your home. For some reason, many homeowners overlook ways they can save money

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Clever Kitchen Hacks to Free Up Space

You probably don't need an elaborate survey to tell you that the kitchen is one of the most used spaces in a family home. It serves as a hub for meals, a communal space for gathering, and often a

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How to Dispute an Error on Your Credit History

Discovering an error on your credit history can be an unpleasant surprise when you're attempting to get pre-approved for a mortgage. Though most people don't think about the details of their credit

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Donʼt Make These 3 Home Buying Mistakes!

There are numerous rollercoasters in life, and buying a home can be one of them.  But, when done correctly, the rollercoaster doesn’t need to be as big as California Screamin’, it

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What are the Quad-Cities?

The Prescott Area is a diverse area that offers a variety of housing options.  You will often hear the Prescott Area referred to as the Quad-Cities.  But what are the Quad cities?The Quad

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Updating Your Bedroom Before You List

Everyone can argue what room in the home is the most important. While the kitchen and living room are largely important, the bedroom also ranks high in importance. When buyers are touring a home,

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How Property Taxes Can Impact Your Mortgage Payment

When buying a home, taxes are one of the expenses that can make a significant difference in your monthly payment. Do you know how much you might pay for property taxes in your state or local area

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Homeowners Are Happy! Renters? Not So Much.

When people talk about homeownership and the American Dream, much of the conversation revolves around the financial benefits of owning a home. However, two recent studies show that the non-financial

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Tips for Adding a Bathroom to Your Home

Have you been living with a single-bathroom home? Is the time here to consider adding an extra full-bathroom or “water closet” to your existing layout? First, know that of all the

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Personal Touches Help Win in Multiple Offer Situations

If you’re home hunting in a competitive market, you’ve probably had the heartbreaking experience of losing out on a place you thought you would make your own. It can be frustrating and

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Boosting Your Home’s Value on a Budget

Want to boost your home’s value, but don’t have the budget for a big renovation? Don’t worry, there are a multitude of home improvements that can be done without having a big.

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Horses Love Prescott

Not only does Prescott offer miles and miles of trails for you and your horse to enjoy, it offers an incredible variety of equestrian communities and properties to give them a place to call home.

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Beware of the "Lipstick Flip"

It is hard to miss all of the Flip/House Make-Over shows on television.  Some of the transformations are incredible, but some of the transformations seem ‘too good to be true’.;

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Commonly Overlooked Checklist Items for Your Open House

For many, the open house is a make-or-break event for marketing a home. The mix of people stopping by can lead to an offer or a quality referral. With the directional signs pointing your way, the

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Garage Staging Tips to Help Sell Your Home

Making a house on the market shine is all about attention to detail. If you’re going the extra mile to ensure your home is a stand-out, you’ll probably go beyond the typical touch-ups

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Before You Buy a Flipped Property

HGTV house flipping shows are my weakness… I love them! Seeing an old home tuned up with brand new appliances, gleaming marble countertops, and fresh wood floors always grabs my attention.

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The Top 6 Spots Where Mold Makes its Home

Oh goodness, doesn’t the word ‘Mold’ give you shivers?  Knowing that it may be hiding in your home is a scary thought.  But where does mold hide?  Is all mold the

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Do I Need a Real Estate Agent to Buy from a Builder?

Looking to buy a home? Are you looking for a new build or and existing home? Investopedia put together an article offering their two cents on the subject. But if you are leaning toward purchasing a

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The Pros & Cons of a Pre-listing Inspection

For me, being a successful realtor is more than pulling off a stress-free real estate transaction.  My job surpasses buying or selling a home, it is almost like I become a teacher.  An

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What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Home

Okay, first-time buyers… it’s time to turn the dream into the dirt you can stand on. Your very own home. I’m sure you have questions. In fact, I’m sure your questions are

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No. 1 Real Estate Bargain: A Buyer's Agent

There is no denying that the real estate language can be confusing. Although, one term that is straightforward is a “Buyer’s Agent”. A Buyer’s Agents is a real estate agent

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