Ravenswood Realty, 10 Years and Counting!

Ravenswood Realty, an Arizona real estate & property management company is celebrating 10 years of service! We have been privileged to serve over 1300 families reach their real estate goals and build wealth through residential real estate in the East Valley. We...

What You Need to Know About Earnest Money

When you purchase a home, it’s customary to deposit “consideration” as good faith that you are going to complete the transaction. Although “consideration” can be anything of value, the most common form is a cash deposit. Depending on the...

Stop Trying to Time the Market

For Buyers:A weak 4th quarter for sales in 2018 has resulted in 11,874 price reductions in the first 5 weeks of 2019. That’s 24% higher than this same time last year. Price reductions on listings between $200K-$500K specifically are up 40%. The most notable price...

Are you paying too much for rent?

Chances are if you are renting you are spending too much of your income on your monthly housing expense. There is a long-standing ‘rule’ that a household should not pay more than 28% of their income on their rent or mortgage payment. This percentage allows the...

Happy Birthday to Us!

We are so excited to announce our 9 year anniversary in business! Thank you to everyone who has supported our dream and have either done business with our brokerage, or have referred friends and family to us! We understand that buying or selling a property is quite...

What’s up with OfferPad and Open Door?

There is a trend in our market, with wholesale investor companies like Offer Pad and Open Door. I’m often asked about these companies, so I thought I would share my thoughts… They are wholesale companies. Their business model is to purchase a property at or...

What’s the big hype?

There is a trend in the Phoenix market, with investor companies like Offer Pad and Open Door. I’m often asked about these companies, so I thought I would talk about them a bit. They are investors, but as the short sale and foreclosure market has dried up...