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Tips to Help Your Home Sell Fast

What Can I Do To Sell My Home?     It’s a question that all sellers ask, yet, many are still searching for answers. At one time, houses flew off the market but today’s market conditions have changed.  With the flood of foreclosures, short sales, and excess inventory, some houses sit for a long time […]

Single Family Homes In A Growth Spurt?

The Changing Landscape of Single-Family Homes   As household spending and income adapt to meet the needs of today’s economic conditions, new single-family home have followed suite. In a surprise divergence from recent trends, homes seem to be on a growth spurt again.   According to the latest Census Bureau data homes for the first […]

Want to Impress a Buyer?

Entryway Impressions Homeowners who have decided to stay put as well as sellers looking for ways to impress should pay close attention to the look and feel of their entryways.   We all know the power first impressions has over our society. We make snap-judgements of books, homes, and people in the first few moments […]

Because All Realtors Are Not The Same!

Because All Realtors Are Not The Same!                                  In all candor, who you are in business with matters. In today’s real estate market it really matters! If you needed major surgery on your knee you would hire the best surgeon right? Of course you would. You wouldn’t hire someone from a billboard or bus stop sign […]

The Future of Mortgage Interest Tax Benefits

Mortgage Interest Deduction This term has been splashed across the front pages of many media outlets. What is it and what does it mean for today’s homeowners?   The “mortgage interest deduction”, or MID, is a way for homeowners to recoup some of the cost associated with interest paid on mortgage loans for qualifying houses […]

Short Term Rentals Growing in Popularity

Personal, Financial Investment Returns Make Short-term Rentals Ever More Popular   The short-term rental market – largely seconds homes and vacation rentals  – is alive and well, thanks largely to online portals thrusting this unique form of accommodations into the limelight.   The risks associated with short term rental investments can include governmental oversight, community scrutiny and the costs […]

Today’s Real Estate Outlook

Real Estate Outlook: Job Growth and Builder Confidence   The latest monthly report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the unemployment rate is still on its way down. This is good news for job seekers and home sellers alike.   The current unemployment rate is now at 8.3 percent. Last year the […]

Refinance Rates May Uptrend Soon

Bank Mortgage Refinance Rates At Risk of Increasing Now that headlines out of Europe have calmed down, the focus has been on the economy here in the U.S. Although there are some mixed signals coming out of data reports, investor confidence is evident in the direction that markets are moving. Investors are turning to risky […]

Arizona home prices on the rise?

It’s only one report. But it could be that the worst of Arizona’s housing market is now behind us. New figures Thursday from the Federal Housing Finance Agency show the price of homes in Arizona actually rose more than 4 percent in the last quarter of 2011. By contrast, the national figure was still one-tenth […]

Forclosure Sales Dropping Early in 2012

To search for Arizona foreclosures click here. Nevada has long held the No. 1 spot for the most foreclosures in the nation. And while it still does, a dramatic shift is taking place in the state. Foreclosure sales dropped 40 percent in February in Nevada, according to foreclosure data of western states by ForeclosureRadar.  Other […]