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Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
Is a student loan garnishment considered good that you are now consistently repaying or affect you negatively when trying to obtain a mortgage?
Hi Beth,

The thing about a student loan is that they stay with you. They're considered a valid "lien" against you and will show up on your credit report. Find out who holds the debt, ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Apr 19, 2015 Home Buying in 86301
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
What do you do when a seller wants/insists on listing their property way over what the market will bear? Not just $20K-$30K, but $50-$100K.
Hi Wendy,

I'm laughing right now because I have this same issue currently.
I personally believe that agents need a game-plan... a good one. Seasoned agents have a certain "luxury" o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 19, 2015 Home Selling in 86301
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
My wife and I are looking to retire in Prescott in 3 years. We would like to raise a few chickens without out being to far from the city is this ok?
Hi Buddy,

Just following up on you to see if you've begun your home search in Prescott? It's been a little over 2 years, and 3-year mark is coming up quickly!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 30, 2015 Home Buying in 86301
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
How do you tell who is legitimate on this site. I have had several people email me with questionaires from out of town.
Hi Craig,

Thanks for your question.
I live and work in Prescott, and have been here for over 40 years. Email me some addresses and I'll look into for you.

Sometimes agents have w ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Mar 30, 2015 Rentals in 86301
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
Why is there such a large inventory of homes for sale in Prescott, AZ? Are the mafority upsizing or leaving the community?
The Prescott Market is currently hopping!!
The low interest rates, good loan programs, incentives, and pretty darn good prices are bringing people to Prescott from all over!
3 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 7, 2015 Home Buying in 86301
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
Is there anyplace that helps veterans? I'm looking for something reasonable.
Since the question was posted in "Rentals" I'll assume that's what you're looking for.
Search for Prescott rentals here: http://prescottarizonahouses.com/wp-content/themes/agentpress/P ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 26, 2014 Rentals in 86301
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
How do you achieve and maintain the VIP status on Trulia? What is the best way to get noticed among potential buyers or sellers visiting Trulia?
H Edyta,

You have to post a lot. If you want to maintain a VIP status, post every day.

Take care,
8 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 29, 2014 Using Trulia in 86301
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
hat can you tell us about the developement, The Canyons at Granite Dells? There doesn't seem to be any activity.
If you want to see all activity in the Canyons at Granite Dells in Prescott, keep updated here:
http://prescottarizonahouses.com/the-canyons-homes-for-sale-in-prescott-arizona/
9 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 27, 2014 Home Buying in 86301
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
Why are homes with sales pending, not listed as such on Trulia? More accurage info on Trulia by the listing agents would be most helpful.
Hi Anita, thanks for your question.

Luther hit on the subject. Many agents simply aren't technology savvy. They depend on websites to do the bulk of the work for them. Very few agent ... more
8 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 27, 2014 Home Buying in 86301
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
is the market soft in Prescott az?
Hello, thanks for your question.

Currently the market is not "soft". With the foreclosure arena diminishing substantially, the homes in Prescott are on solid footing. There are those ... more
9 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 25, 2014 Home Buying in 86301
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
Did you know that now is the best time to buy or upgrade to a new home...
If want to see market trends in any particular are in Prescott, AZ, go see the realtime stats here:
http://prescottarizonahouses.com/prescott-az-marketing-statistics/
10 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 25, 2014 Market Conditions in 86301
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
Problem with Trulia search
Hi Fred,
I have a property that matches your criteria.
http://search.prescottarizonahouses.com/idx/18988/details.php?idxID=328&listingID=977840

Hopefully you've found something by ... more
10 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 25, 2014 Using Trulia in 86301
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
Do you think we will sell our home any time soon? We are on Zillow.com for $289,000 at 3150 Willow Dr 86301
This is an interesting scenario in what happens between a FSBO and actual market adjustment.

This question is 6 years old. I did some research to see if I could learn a lesson.

Wh ... more
15 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 17, 2014 Home Selling in 86301
Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
When zooming in on a search area, suddenly all the green price/property indicators go away and a ton of red ones show up that say N/A on them..?
Hello,

It gets a little technical.

The map function only loads a certain variable (x) amount of properties. Trulia also likes to show what homes have sold in the area recently (re ... more
16 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 11, 2014 Using Trulia in 86301
Brad Bergami…, Real Estate Pro in 86303
Brad Bergamini answered:
Considering a lease to purchase condo in Montana Terrace. Seller wants to add 7% increase to the purchase price; do you think the market warrants it?
Heather, I think what the seller might be asking for is a 7% return on money or (interest rate equivalent) sorry so late on the discussion.
If seller is asking you to pay more for what ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 28, 2013 Market Conditions in 86301
Stephanie Di…, Home Buyer in Prescott Valley, AZ
Stephanie Dickinson answered:
Trying to find a lender that will do a 80/15/5 piggyback or 5% jumbo loan in AZ.
Thanks for all the help! I will post what I find.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 3, 2013 Home Buying in 86301
Brian Terri…, Real Estate Pro in Prescott Valley, AZ
Brian Terri Monksfield answered:
Looking to purchase a rental unit, 4 plex in Prescott, az 203 meany st is this a safe desirable area for a rental? Rates monthly 2bd,1ba units
I would agree as the tenant you attract will definitely have an impact on your ongoing costs. I would suggest either hiring a management company to screen potential renters or you can ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 16, 2012 General Area in 86301
Brad Bergami…, Real Estate Pro in 86303
Brad Bergamini answered:
It seems the homes are still about 30% overvalued in Prescott compared to the national statistics of outstanding ROI inventory. When can we expect?
How can you say overvalued.
you would have to know the market to say that. Would you say that Scottsdale homes are overvalued compared to Phoenix or Sedona has over valued properties. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 4, 2011 In My Neighborhood in 86301
Brad Bergami…, Real Estate Pro in 86303
Brad Bergamini answered:
What does the water bill run in Prescott? As well as sewer, ect?
Tina,
It runs as long as you have the hose on. I have 6 kids and my bill will be more than most. AZ has similar pricing on water through out the municipalities. I have a client that ju ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 1, 2011 Home Buying in 86301
Jerry Cecil, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Jerry Cecil answered:
why are there so many houses for sale in Prescott valley?
Hi Cathi,
Prescott Valley is experiencing what the rest of the nation and Arizona is in this economic downturn. On top of that, Prescott Valley is a mostly new community. A large per ... more
2 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 28, 2011 Home Buying in 86301
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