Teddy's Real Estate Blog

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

Should I buy first or sell first?

Teddy Shonka

More than 71 percent of home sellers look at homes for sale while their current home is on the market,...

The bugs of summer and how to deal with them

Teddy Shonka

Right about now, many of us are feeling as if summer is one big bug fest. If you’ve spent any...

The “20% down payment” myth

Teddy Shonka

Money management guru Dave Ramsey advises that “The ideal way to buy a house is the 100 percent down plan—...

Summer home maintenance projects you can knock out in 10 minutes or less

Teddy Shonka

Summertime isn’t exactly when we feel most compelled to perform home maintenance tasks. Getting the easier o...

Summertime and the outdoor living is easy

Teddy Shonka

If you’ve ever watched home and garden TV shows you may be dreaming of your own backyard makeover. With a...

7 tips when selling your parents’ home

Teddy Shonka

One of the hardest things in life for us to come to grips with is that our parents have advanced...

Hey Boomer: Can you retire here (and not starve)?

Teddy Shonka

An estimated 10,000 U.S. baby boomers turn 65 every day. While many are choosing to continue to work, others r...

What Happens After My Offer is Accepted?

Teddy Shonka

After all the back-and-forth on price and haggling over concessions and repairs, it’s finally over and your ...

5 Tips for keeping your pool sparkling throughout summer

Teddy Shonka

Summer is a busy time, what with trying to keep the kids entertained, work, and often, out-of-town visitors dr...


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