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Retirement Expenses Begin with Housing

What’s at the top of your retirement expense checklist? For most of us it’s housing. The first thing many retirees consider is reducing their budget by downsizing their home. This helps with more than just mortgage payments, taxes, maintenance, and insurance costs can also be reduced by moving to a smaller home. Medical and transportation costs… Read More

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Evaluating Your Real Estate Options? #1 Tip – Get Local.

Evaluating Your Real Estate Options? Get Local. Investing? Relocating? Evaluating your financial position? It’s reasonable to assume that Real Estate will be an important factor in your equation. The relationship between our country’s economy and the nationwide real estate market is undeniable- the strength and weakness of each has an effect on the other. A… Read More

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Video: The Pros and Cons of Buying a Property for Your College Student.

Video: The Pros and Cons of Buying a Property for Your College Student. Buying a property for your college can be a good investment but you must go into it with eyes wide open. In addition to the points brought up in the video, there are a few other considerations to keep in mind. You… Read More

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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