Jerry Raviol

1640 S. Stapley Dr., #124 • Mesa, AZ 85204
TOLL FREE: 1888-JRAVIOL (572-8465)
CELL: (602) 695-5478
Office: (480) 820-3333
Fax: (480) 907-1443

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Have you been wondering how the market can be flooded with foreclosures and short sales, yet home values are on the rise in the Arizona market? Jerry Raviol can explain how these contradictory things can actually be taking place in our market today. To find out more – watch the video message below and then contact Jerry with your questions.

Stay tuned – Next week Jerry will talk more about this topic in part 2 of  “The Real Scoop on Real Estate – 2012″.

Jerry Raviol
West USA Realty
www.houseaz.com
602-695-5478

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Nice home with vaulted ceiling on a BIG LOT with room for kids to play and a giant back patio at a bargain price. This home has a great location with easy access to schools, parks, and shopping. That sound you hear is opportunity knocking- there simply are not many homes for sale in this neighborhood.

For more information and to view more images of this home please click on the address below.

7027 W. Turquoise Ave
Peoria, AZ 85345

Jerry Raviol
West USA Realty
www.houseaz.com
602-695-5478

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When I help folks shop for condos they often get sticker shock from the monthly association fees.  I then advise them they need to get answers to the following questions.

  1. What services and repairs are included in the monthly bill?
  2. How well does the association maintain the property?
  3. How much would it cost for you to provide the same services and repairs?
  4. What is your leisure time worth?
  5. Does the association provide insurance that you would normally have to buy on your own?

Read more about Estimating Expenses Before Buying Your First Home in this article by Ron Leiber, in The New York Times.

Jerry Raviol
West USA Realty
www.houseaz.com
602-695-5478

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How Real Estate Can Put Cash In Your Pocket Every Month.

Everything old is new again – Back in the days before housing prices zoomed through the roof like a rocket, the way to make money on rentals was to create a positive monthly cash flow, and to count future price appreciation as gravy for a later day when you wanted to sell. Right now is the first time in years that 4 important factors have aligned so that you can once again both make money every month and build your wealth the old fashioned way –

  1. Low purchase prices – Many homes can be purchased for less than it cost to build them, and sell for 70% less than their market high.
  2. Crazy low interest rates that you can lock in for 30 years – Today’s rates mean your monthly expenses for principal and interest payments are easily 30% less than a few years ago. Combine the low interest rate with a low purchase price and your monthly nut can easily be 50% less than in years gone by.
  3. Stable rent prices – Although rents have fallen, they haven’t fallen by nearly as much as the purchase price of the homes. This is in part due to the increased number of renters.
  4. A larger pool of renters / increased customer base – New mortgage guidelines which make it harder to buy a home + the large number of folks that have lost their homes and need to rent = more renters

Another benefit to a positive cash flow with a one year lease is that it eliminates the need to stress over resale prices every month. When you are putting cash in your pocket every month, a change in resale prices is less of a concern. Many of the landlords that got knocked out of the rental business were completely invested in double digit price inflation. They did not care about the good old fashioned benefits of positive cash flow because they thought they would make it back when they “flipped” it. When prices went in the wrong direction, and they were sitting on a negative cash flow, all their potential profit was gone.

I’m buying rentals and I think it is something you should also consider. Contact me and I’ll be glad to discuss if it makes sense for you to try and get both a monthly return on investment (ROI) combined with future asset appreciation.

Click here to view the Arizona Republic Article published May 2011.

Jerry Raviol
West USA Realty
http://www.houseaz.com
602-695-5478

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 A fully detached home with a big back yard, vaulted ceilings, garage, and new A.C. for low electricity bills in an attractive neighborhood.

This home features a large kitchen with a dishwasher and a deluxe side by side refrigerator, a big living room, and an inside laundry room with a FULL SIZE washer and dryer. Out back you’ll find a nice size yard, an enormous patio, a storage shed, and an RV gate. At 1603 W. Curry Drive Chandler AZ 85224 you are just a short walk to Frost Elementary, Hendrix Junior High, and Dobson High School. Why rent an apartment when you can live in a wonderful home? Be sure to take the virtual tour – Call Jerry with questions.  No CATS OR DOGS.  $850/ month, one year lease, $25 nonrefundable application fee, 1 month security.

View more photos and details about this available rental property by clicking the address listed below.

1603 W. Curry Drive
Chandler, AZ 85224

Jerry Raviol
West USA Realty
http://www.houseaz.com
602-695-5478

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There are 2 new property listings in the neighborhood. One is a traditional sale and the other is a short sale. There was a home that just recently sold as well. Be sure to check out the details below.

Jerry Raviol
West USA Realty
http://www.houseaz.com
602-695-5478

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How real estate can put cash in your pocket every month.

Everything old is new again -  Back in the days before housing prices zoomed through the roof like a rocket, the way to make money on rentals was to create a positive monthly cash flow, and to count future price appreciation as gravy for a later day when you wanted to sell.  Right now is the first time in years that 4 important factors have aligned so that you can once again both make money every month and build your wealth the old fashioned way –

  1. Low purchase prices – Many homes can be purchased for less than it cost to build them, and sell for 70% less than their market high. 
  2. Crazy low interest rates that you can lock in for 30 years – Today’s rates mean your monthly expenses for principal and interest payments are easily 30% less than a few years ago.  Combine the low interest rate with a low purchase price and your monthly nut can easily be 50% less than in years gone by. 
  3. Stable rent prices – Although rents have fallen, they haven’t fallen by nearly as much as the purchase price of the homes.  This is in part due to the increased number of renters.
  4. A larger pool of renters / increased customer base New mortgage guidelines which make it harder to buy a home + the large number of folks that have lost their homes and need to rent = more renters

Another benefit to a positive cash flow with a one year lease is that it eliminates the need to stress over resale prices every month.  When you are putting cash in your pocket every month, a change in resale prices is less of a concern.  Many of the landlords that got knocked out of the rental business were completely invested in double digit price inflation.  They did not care about the good old fashioned benefits of positive cash flow because they thought they would make it back when they “flipped” it.  When prices went in the wrong direction, and they were sitting on a negative cash flow, all their potential profit was gone. 

I’m buying rentals and I think it is something you should also consider.  Contact me and I’ll be glad to discuss if it makes sense for you to try and get both a monthly return on investment (ROI) combined with future asset appreciation.

Jerry Raviol
West USA Realty
http://www.houseaz.com
602-695-5478

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