Advice for Investment Properties Buyers

If you’re considering getting started as an investor in the Phoenix metro area or looking to expand your current investments, you may be wondering what advice you should keep in mind as you head into a new year. Phoenix is a great place to take up real estate investment, and the area is always looking for investors to buy up properties whenever possible. In order to have the best possible experience doing this, it’s important to understand your role as an investor and to understand a little bit about the housing market in the area, too.  In no time, you’ll be well on your way to an excellent investment experience.

Rehab Properties

Phoenix as well as the surroundings areas suffered during the house crash a few years ago, and as a result, there are a lot of homes that have been left vacant or have otherwise come to be damaged. Because of this, you can find properties for sale at very low prices and put some money into them to rehab them and turn them into a great investment. Of course, this is the general principle of real estate investment, but it’s particularly feasible in the west valley, where buyers are looking for move-in ready homes to help make their transition to Arizona living even easier than ever before.

Consider Renting

While there’s a lot more involved in renting out your investment property, you may see a more significant return on it if you’re willing to buy a home and hold onto it for rental purposes. West valley is a great place to offer rentals, and if you’re willing to take short-term rentals you may be in even more luck. Since this area is a favorite destination for snowbirds, you may be able to rent out your property very easily during the winter months when people are coming into town from other, colder parts of the country.

Pick Wisely

Just because a property is affordable doesn’t mean it’s a great investment. As always, pay close attention to location, the condition of the home and its neighbors, and proximity to amenities. Don’t forget that a good view goes a long way, too!

Are you looking for an investment property or a home to remodel to make it your own?  Contact me or call 602-329-7782.

Active Adult Living in Peoria

Are you searching for something for the 55+ community to enjoy? Wondering what life is like for this age group in this part of the valley? There’s a lot to uncover in the Peoria area, so whether you’re trying to find something to occupy your time or you’re just looking for more information about living here, be sure you know everything there is to know about what makes this area so great. Check out this list below to help you learn a little bit more about what life is like for the 55+ crowd when you call Peoria your home.

Living in a 55+ Community

One of the best things about living in Peoria is that there are plenty of options for 55+ housing in the area. If you’re interested in living in a 55+ community, you can’t go wrong with just about any of the options Peoria has to offer. One of the best and most popular is Trilogy at Vistancia, which is an age-restricted community that’s committed to luxury and upscale living at every turn. It has been rated the best master-planned community in the United States, and it draws a lot of new residents to the area. Although Trilogy certainly isn’t the only 55+ community Peoria has to offer, it’s definitely the crowning achievement in this area.

If you prefer something in a slightly lower price range, however, Ventana Lakes and Westbrook Village also offer excellent, quality homes in an age-restricted setting. With any of these great communities, you’ll be able to enjoy beautiful views and tons of incredible amenities that cater to your lifestyle and your wishes too. Ventana Lakes is the smallest of these three communities, while Trilogy is the largest.


Whether you want to play on your community’s course or check out one of the many other incredible golf courses in Peoria, you’ve got lots of options to choose from. The golf club at Trilogy is one of the best in the area, and it’s certainly the most popular, but there are some other excellent courses you can check out nearby as well. Be sure to visit the Westbrook Village Golf Club Lakes Course when you want to try your hand at a different round for a change. Peoria Pines is another popular course you may want to check out in this area, too.

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