New Federal Guidelines on Replacing Hot Water Heaters!

Are you familiar with the new mandates regarding the replacement of hot water heaters?   The Department of Energy has made changes over the last 10 years in an effort to save energy and promote clean air.  Hot water heaters will increase in size  as a result and some modifications may be required in order to install them such as adding an electrical outlet, changing gas features, etc. For s simple explanation, please watch the video … [Read more...]

A Seller’s Guide To Navigating The Home Inspection.

A Seller's Guide To Navigating The Home Inspection. There are two ways a home inspection comes into play when selling your home. Option 1: You, the Seller, order a pre listing inspection and repair the "hot list" before you list the property for sale. Why would a seller do this?  Knowledge is power! It gives the seller a leg up in the negotiation process.  The repairs are not an "unknown" to the buyer so they will feel more confident submitting their offer. In Arizona, there is a … [Read more...]

Don’t Try This At Home? DIY Don’ts!

I am addicted.  I am addicted to those remodel shows on HGTV. House Crashers, Yard Crashers, Property Brothers.  The list goes on. Saturday mornings are my favorite time to watch HGTV too. I wake up, grab a big cup of coffee and pop on the TV.  What will they do today?! Perhaps I should have started this with the disclaimer, "I am NOT a handy person, but I aspire to be." My last project looked simple enough.  I removed my clay based tile in my house.  It looked easy enough.   Just to make … [Read more...]

Top 4 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling

 In today's market, Buyers are extremely savvy and start their research online.  Sometimes they know more about the property's value than you do! Its important to be realistic and aggressive in todays balanced market. (It's game on in a sellers market!) Let the Shelly Farley Group help you navigate the sale of your home in our ever changing market. … [Read more...]