Losing Your Home Can be Painful

Losing Your Home Can be Painful
Many of the big dreams we have in life revolve around our homes. We have memories there, emotions, and aspirations for what’s to come. However, as an asset, your home can be taken away to settle owed debts. More than two million home owners in the US have gone through the pain of having their ...

Obama to Push Housing Initiative in Arizona

Obama to Push Housing Initiative in Arizona
The Associated Press is reporting President Obama’s plans to attract new homebuyers in Arizona by announcing a cut in mortgage insurance premiums on Federal Housing Administration loans. When Obama visited Arizona within weeks of taking office in 2009, the state was among the hardest hit by the housing collapse, and the White House was pushing multibillion-dollar ...

Show Your Home In Winter

Show Your Home In Winter
Staging your home for a quick sale can be a very time consuming task, and this is even more true during the winter months. Not only do you have to contend with other homes on the market, but bad weather and harsh driving conditions can leave prospective buyers opting out of seeing properties.

Arizona to see better growth in 2015

Arizona to see better growth in 2015
With the New Year comes new opportunities and the state of Arizona is primed to see better growth this year across numerous fronts. This article by Ronald J. Hansen has all the details on why economists are predicting stronger growth in 2015. Here’s a snippet about Arizona’s expected population growth: Arizona is expected to add about ...

Why Hiring and Agent is a Good Idea

Why Hiring and Agent is a Good Idea
If you are selling your home or planning on selling your home, hopefully you have considered hiring a real estate agent to help you with all of the fine details involved. If not – it’s something you should probably start considering! The process foe choosing the right real estate agent can be as difficult as ...

Most Expensive Arizona Real Estate Markets Are in Scottsdale and Oro Valley

Most Expensive Arizona Real Estate Markets Are in Scottsdale and Oro Valley
Mike Sunnucks takes a look at a new report from Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC that places Scottsdale first as the most expensive real estate market in Arizona. Scottsdale is Arizona’s most expensive real estate market but it’s well off the most expensive cities in the U.S, which are almost all in California.At the other end ...

Best Neighborhoods in Phoenix for Trick-or-Treaters

Best Neighborhoods in Phoenix for Trick-or-Treaters
Halloween season is upon us again, and the one question that keeps coming up is where the best neighborhood to trick-or-treat is. Generally speaking, “rich” or upscale neighborhoods are often perceived as the choice spots for kids to visit, but are there other factors at play which make certain neighborhoods better choices than others? Using ...

Is Phoenix a Good Bet for Housing Investors?

Is Phoenix a Good Bet for Housing Investors?
Catherine Reagor takes a look at the housing market in Phoenix and how it compares to other growing metro areas such as Grand Rapids, Mich. and Dallas, Texas.

How to Sell a House That Needs Work

How to Sell a House That Needs Work
When you’re looking to sell a house that needs some work you have a few options.  You can do the work yourself and increase the value of your house with the effort.  However, that could cost you tens of thousands of dollars depending on what the house needs.  If you have that kind of money ...

Gilbert Arizona rated as “Most Livable” Cities

Gilbert Arizona rated as
Time Money released rankings for the most livable small cities and for the best bargain neighborhoods in big cities with Gilbert and Phoenix making the cut, respectively. The town of Gilbert ranked No.22 in “Best Places to Live 2014″ for cities with a population of 50,000-300,000 people, a jump from No.33 in 2012. The median family income is $85,872, the ...