Information for Buyers

Oct. 8, 2020

Good News Is Rare These Days...

Here's last month's market update, published in the September 24, 2020 issue of the Glendale Star and Peoria Times. 


"Good news is rare these days, and every glittering ounce of it should be cherished and hoarded and worshipped and fondled like a priceless diamond." While this ...

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Sept. 8, 2020

Where Are You?

Where are YOU in your real estate search?

Everybody starts somewhere. And sometimes, in the end, some decide the journey isn’t for them. And that’s ok. Sometimes there are starts and stops, setbacks, and delays. And sometimes, plans and needs change entirely during the process. Whether it’s your first or ...

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Sept. 3, 2020

Mortgage Rates Update!

Mortgage are remaining near all-time lows, averaging around 2.91%

ARMLS data reports 7758 listings closed in Maricopa County during August 2020. The median days on the market for those sales was 29 days!

If you're thinking about selling a home now is the time! If you're thinking ...

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Aug. 20, 2020

It's a Seller's Market All Over The Valley


Here's my article on the current real estate market, as published in this week's editions of the Glendale Star and Peoria Times. 


 "When one door closes, another one opens." There seems to be quite a bit of that going on in today's real estate ...

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Feb. 17, 2020

Red Flags! Things To Look For When You're Buying A Home!

Red Flag

Sometimes you see about with a property that makes you wonder if maybe it isn't a deal-breaker, but it could be something that warrants some additional explanation or investigation. RED FLAGS! Here are a couple of examples of red flags to watch for.

Price Adjustments - Have there been big ...

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Feb. 1, 2020

New Listing Coming Soon!

New Listing Coming Soon!

6416 W Christy Drive in Glendale, AZ 85304

6416 W Christy Drive in Glendale, AZ is coming to the market on February 14th!

Great three-bedroom, two-bath home with a pool in a convenient Glendale location with NO HOA! The home has 16'' tiles through the living room, kitchen, hall, and baths, and the kitchen ...

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Sept. 30, 2019

Five Star Professional Award Winner 2019

I'm so very excited - an honored - to be selected for this award! You can click on the spotlight link for my Five Star Professional page, and click the photo for a video link about the Five Star Selection process.

"Lisa R Baker is part of a group of only ...

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Aug. 30, 2019

What Are Your Plans For The Weekend?


What are your plans for Labor Day?
How will you be spending your Holiday Weekend? Relaxing? Working?
House Hunting?

I hope everyone enjoys their 3-day weekend. 
But it's good to remember not everyone is taking the day off.

If you're around this weekend and doing a little ...

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Aug. 19, 2019

Check out! is now live!
See How It Can Help You Make Your Next Move


If you know me, you know I work all over the valley! It's no surprise to hear me talk about a Client out in Queen Creek or up in Anthem. I'm ...
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July 2, 2019

With Escalating Valley Rents And Phoenix Seeing The Fastest Growing Rents In The Nation, Is It Finally Time To Trade Your Lease For A Mortgage? You May Be Surprised By What Your Monthly Rent Can Buy.

At The Intersection Of Renting Versus BuyingI started to write a post today about rental rates in the 100 most expensive cities, to compare ownership vs. renting, based on an article at But it isn't the same comparing the cost of renting an apartment to owning a house. If you would like to ...

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