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Tuesday, July 18, 2023   /   by Lead Revenue Revenue

5 Ways to Buy a Home With Bad Credit

Learn effective strategies to overcome bad credit hurdles and achieve your dream of buying a home! Keep reading!

Key Takeaways:


Understand your credit score and financial situation.


Explore alternative financing options for bad credit buyers.


Save for a larger down payment to increase your chances of approval.


Work with a knowledgeable real estate agent specializing in assisting buyers with bad credit.


Having bad credit may feel like a roadblock to homeownership, but it doesn't have to be. With the right strategies and determination, you can still achieve your dream of owning a home, even with a low credit score. Keep reading and learn about the effective ways to overcome bad credit hurdles and navigate the homebuying process successfully. 
And if you're ready to buy a home, contact our skilled real estate agent, who'll help you buy a home even with bad credit!
Understand Your Credit Score and Financial Situation 
Before embarking on the homebuy. ...

Wednesday, July 5, 2023   /   by Lead Revenue Revenue

The Art of Negotiation in Home Selling: Tips for Home Sellers

Master the art of negotiation in home selling with these essential tips. Learn how to maximize your profits and navigate the process with ease.

Key Takeaways:


Negotiation skills are crucial for sellers to secure the best deal and terms when selling their homes.


Effective communication, preparation, and market understanding are key to successful negotiations.


Working with a trusted seller's real estate agent to leverage their expertise in negotiations is beneficial.


When it comes to selling your home, negotiation skills can significantly impact the outcome of the transaction. As a seller, it's important to be well-prepared, confident, and strategic in your approach. To help you with that, let's explore nine essential tips to help you master the art of negotiation in home selling. 
If you're ready to sell your home fast and for the best price possible, contact the Kathy Hames Team for expert assistance navigating the negotiation process.
Set Clear Goals
Bef. ...

Wednesday, June 21, 2023   /   by Lead Revenue Revenue

How to Choose the Right Real Estate Agent: Your Guide to Finding a Trustworthy Professional

Discover essential tips to help you make an informed decision when choosing a trustworthy real estate agent.

Key Takeaways:


Understand the importance of research and due diligence when selecting a real estate agent.


Look for agents with experience and expertise in your specific market.


Seek recommendations from trusted sources and read online reviews.


Interview multiple agents to assess their communication skills and compatibility.


Choose an agent who listens to your needs and works with your best interests in mind.


Are you in the process of buying or selling a property and need the assistance of a real estate agent? Choosing the right professional to guide you through this significant financial transaction is crucial. A trustworthy real estate agent can provide valuable insights, negotiate on your behalf, and ensure a smooth process. In this article, we will guide you through selecting the right real estate agent who possesses the necessary skills, exp; ...

Saturday, June 3, 2023   /   by Lead Revenue Revenue

Why You Should Stage Your Home: A Seller’s Guide

When you stage your home, you can increase its selling price and the likelihood that it’ll sell faster since it helps buyers imagine it as their future home!


If you want to sell your home fast and for the best price, staging is one of the most effective ways to make it happen. Staging ensures that homebuyers see the house in its very best light and can help demonstrate what a home can offer without requiring a complete makeover. And in an industry where making an excellent first impression makes all the difference, it’s easy to see how home staging is such an integral part of the selling process. Still in doubt? Our real estate experts have created this comprehensive guide to help you learn why you should stage your home. 
Key Takeaways:


Home staging entails prepping your house so it appeals to the most qualified homebuyers who’ll pay the highest possible price.


Relative to the amount of money and time required, staging your home is one of the mos! ...

Tuesday, May 16, 2023   /   by Lead Revenue Revenue

5 Effective Ways to Spruce Up Your Curb Appeal

From freshening your garden to replacing your mailbox, spruce up the curb appeal of your home.



First impressions matter, more so in real estate. Potential buyers may be less likely to check out the rest of your home if the outside is unattractive or the yard is lacking. Even if your home interiors are stunning, a home that lacks excellent curb appeal will feel unwelcoming to potential buyers. So, if you're selling your home, or planning to sell, take some time to spruce up your curb appeal. Read on to learn more!
Key Takeaways:


If your home's curb appeal makes an excellent first impression, potential homebuyers will want to see what's inside. 


Painting your front door charcoal black can boost your home value by over $6,000.


Adding outdoor lighting can spruce your curb appeal significantly. 


Give your garage door a lift- it's mostly what people see from the street. 


Install Window Boxes
If your home is lacking color, you should try incor! ...
Kathy Hames Team | West USA Realty
Kathy Hames
2920 N Litchfield Rd #100
Gooodyear, AZ 85395
602-618-9070

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