Teddy's Real Estate Blog

Tips & Tricks to buying, selling, and investing in Arizona real estate

7 Plants That Provide Summer Color in Shady Gardens

Teddy Shonka

Shade gardens can be such a pleasant surprise. In that spot where you think nothing will grow, there are plant...

A critical early step toward buying your dream home

Teddy Shonka

Shopping for a new home can be overwhelming. Finding a real estate agent, looking at homes online, and applyin...

Redecorating the master bedroom on a shoestring

Teddy Shonka

It doesn’t take a huge bank account to take your master bedroom from feeling like your college dorm room to....

4 Tips to Maximize your Home-Selling Profit

Teddy Shonka

One thing I know for certain: homeowners that sell their homes quickly and for top dollar are happy. Let’s f...

Spring and summer gardening for condo dwellers

Teddy Shonka

There’s no need to pity your condo-dwelling, green thumber friends – where there is even a tiny space, the...

Is that included in the purchase of the home?

Teddy Shonka

Marcy, a first-time homebuyer, was over-the-moon excited about finally moving into her new home. The day arriv...

Bring back the beauty of your vintage 1930s hardwood floors

Teddy Shonka

The popularity of hardwood flooring has varied over the centuries. The replacement for the packed dirt floorin...

What credit score do I need to buy a house?

Teddy Shonka

Three digits. They may be all that is standing between you and your own home or continuing to rent. Known...

Should I buy a new or existing home?

Teddy Shonka

That letter from the bank: You know the one — it says you’re approved to buy a home for a...


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