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Report: Multi-Family Homes as Investment or Residence?

Report: Multi-Family Homes as Investment or Residence? Folks shopping for a place to live have rarely considered multi-family homes in the past, but maybe they should start. Investors long ago realized the value of multi-family properties as a more efficient, more profitable way to cover their mortgage and investment costs. Multi-Family doesn’t need to imply… Read More

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Think the final walk-through is a waste of time? Skipping it could cost you!

Think the final walk-through is a waste of time? Skipping it could cost you! I recently had a Home Seller client who was threatened with the loss of a deposit. I say threatened rather than ‘at risk’ because one very important procedure was ignored. Here’s the scenario. The Seller’s home was sold, closed and recorded…. Read More

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Housing Industry Growth Unclear as the Nation Awaits Policy Decisions

Housing Industry Growth Unclear as the Nation Awaits Policy Decisions. Housing affordability, as in any market, is controlled by supply and demand. Currently, at least in the affordable housing sector, demand is exceeding supply. This news isn’t all bad however. Home Sellers are experiencing the advantage known as ‘Seller’s Market’ for the first time in… Read More

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Home Improvement: Best Return on Investment? Fiberglass.

Home Improvement: Best Return on Investment? Fiberglass. A common concern among potential home sellers is what updates and improvements can they make that will give them the biggest bang for their buck. Home buyers definitely love to see updated kitchens and baths, but what is the bottom-line added value of these things? It usually depends… Read More

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Your $400,000 investment in the nations hottest Real Estate markets. 10-City Comparison.

Your $400,000 investment in the nations hottest Real Estate markets. 10-City Comparison. In the Greater Phoenix Valley, the $400,000 market falls somewhere in the middle, compared to the 10 metro regions in the chart below. Depending on East Valley or West, Phoenix or Suburb, the $400,000 price range will garner a 3 to 4 bedroom… Read More

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An Entire United States Spy Town Is Up for Auction

An Entire United States Spy Town Is Up for Auction By Nick Caruso It’s not the first time that an entire American town has gone on the auction block, but it might be the most unusual. Sugar Grove Station, W.Va. was originally a United States Navy military base to support part of the National Security… Read More

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Days-on-Market Statistic sees a slight increase in Chandler, AZ this week.

Days-on-market have increased slightly for homes for sale in Chandler, Arizona. This downloadable PDF details all Real Estate Market statistics for the week ending June 20, 2016. What would be the best Phoenix area city for you? Check new listings of homes for sale in these cities before you decide! Gilbert Chandler Scottsdale Mesa Ahwatukee… Read More

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Past Weeks Market Activity Closely Following the 90 Day Average

In both Gilbert and Chandler, Real Estate market activity for the past week is nearly a photocopy of average conditions for the 90 days since the beginning of 2016. Check the graphs for median price, price per square foot, inventory and days on market. Complete Gilbert Real Estate Market Update Report can be found here…. Read More

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Scottsdale Condo/Apartment Boom – Phx Business Journal

I’ve noticed a flurry of condo and apartment activity in Gilbert as well. Looks like the economy is truly back. Now we need FHA come around to reality. FHA regulations on condo lending are ridiculous!   ~Bill June 24, 2015 by Mike Sunnucks  Phoenix Business Journal More than 6,000 apartments and condominiums are under construction, in… Read More

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An IRA for Real Estate?

Real Estate As An Individual Retirement Account Investment If you think the stock market is overvalued, you’ve been disheartened by the relatively low rates of return offered by your traditional fixed income investments or you need to diversify your retirement portfolio, you can open a self-directed Individual Retirement Account (IRA) that invests in real estate…. Read More