What Is the Best Time of Year to Move to Arizona?

We’re never short on encouraging things to say to our clients looking to make the move to the Phoenix, AZ, area. We love it here, and we’re sure you and your family will, too! But once you decide to start taking steps, one sticking point will always come up: when should you move? Fall? Spring? […]

Move In Checklist (What To Do After You Move)

So, you’ve completed your big move to the Phoenix area! You decided what area suited you best, made the plans, took the trip, and now you’re here. But what now? Rejoice? Take a well-deserved rest? Absolutely! But before you start settling too much, there are some things you should be sure get done. The agents […]

Where Should I Live In the Phoenix Area?

Deciding to make the move to Phoenix, as you probably know, is not the hard part. The Phoenix metro area is positively alive with potential and opportunities abound. No, deciding on making the move isn’t hard. It’s the deciding where in Phoenix to move that is difficult. The Valley of the Sun is absolutely massive, […]

Should I Rent or Sell My Phoenix Home?

No matter what the reasons involved may be, when it comes time to move along, you’ve got two great options. You can choose to sell your current home, which is the more common, simpler option. Or, you may choose to take this opportunity to become a rental property owner! Want to know which option suits […]

Five Things to Do in the Phoenix Area

Whether you’re a newcomer to the Phoenix area, a prospective homebuyer, or a long-time resident, there are loads of great ways to spend your time here! Phoenix is absolutely alive with great scenes and locales, from fine and diverse food culture, to the arts, to sports and entertainment. Looking for ways to relax and enjoy […]

Is Renting or Buying in Phoenix the Better Option?

Phoenix is experiencing strong economic growth and attracting newcomers while bringing prosperity to longtime residents. If you’re considering a move to the Phoenix area, there are a number of factors to consider, including proximity to work, school, restaurants, and shopping, budget, safety, and whether to rent or buy your next home. Our goal is to […]

4 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

If you’re a first-time home buyer in the Phoenix area, you’ve come to the right place. Southwest Mountain Realty has been buying, selling, and managing real estate in the Arizona area for almost 20 years. We are a property management business AND a real estate sales brokerage which means we offer a full-service package to our […]

Real Estate Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When looking for a realtor, you likely have an abundance of questions. Our team is always glad to help! To assist you in getting a feel for our services, and what you might come to expect of us, we’ve compiled a brief list of some of our most frequently asked questions. For more detailed answers […]

Choosing Where to Live in Phoenix

Whether you’re an experienced homeowner looking to make a change, or a first-time home buyer looking for the perfect home in Arizona can present a bit of a challenge. Not for a lack of great options, as there is an abundance! It’s more that choosing the right home for you can be a bit difficult […]

The Best Phoenix Neighborhoods to Buy a Home

If you are considering moving to Arizona’s Valley of the Sun, you are not alone. Beautiful landscape, magnificent weather, job opportunities, and affordable housing make the Phoenix area extremely desirable when it comes to buying a home. If you are unfamiliar with the city, however, knowing what neighborhoods to live in can be challenging. Here […]