Photos, Just for Fun: Houses Buried in Snow

You might think I have a mean streak… and maybe I do. But that used to be me with a shovel on top of a roof. I didn’t really think it was funny then, and I don’t think it’s funny now, and I know that as crazy as it is, there are folks who love… Read More

Single level home, next to greenbelt with pine trees and walking trail - 353 E Jasper Dr, Chandler Arizona - 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath home adjacent to greenspace - Bill Salvatore, Arizona Elite Properties 602-999-0952 - Arizona Real Estate

3 Bedroom Home with charming back yard, GREAT Chandler AZ location! – Video Tour

Scroll down to request additional information or a private showing. — VIDEO TOUR — 353 E Jasper Dr, Chandler Arizona 85225     $239,900     MLS#5543670 Festiva Court 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Single Level Home Set on a corner lot adjacent to greenspace, this lovely single story home is neat as a pin! Split floorplan… Read More

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Don’t Trade off Chic for Safety, These 6 Stylish Tips Will Help

Don’t Trade off Chic for Safety, These 6 Stylish Tips Will Help     (FamilyFeatures)–Home accidents cause nearly 13 million injuries a year. Some simple updates to your homecan help you avoid these accidents, as well as give your rooms a facelift. “People often think that home improvement projects mean a complete overhaul of a… Read More

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Anticipate a Promising Outlook for Home Sellers in 2017

Anticipate a Promising Outlook for Home Sellers in 2017. Home prices continued their climb in September, up 6.3 percent year-over-year and 1.1 percent month-to-month, according to CoreLogic®’s recently released Home Price Index (HPI™) and HPI Forecast. The Forecast projected a 5.2 percent price increase from September 2016 to September 2017, generating $1 trillion in homeowner… Read More

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Video: Upgrades and Gadgets That Home Buyers Will Notice.

This video mentions the icon bed (ikon?, eycon?, eykon?, eichan?), something I am completely unfamiliar with and was unable to find during an extensive google search. Anyone have any idea what she’s talking about? I’d be really interested to hear about it if you do. One upgrade that is not mentioned here but one that… Read More

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Trended Data Expected to Help First-Time Home Buyers

I’ve been hearing massive amounts of babble about changes in the way mortgage applications and credit reports are handled for home buyers. These adjustments could mean more favorable interest rates for first-time home buyers and folks with limited credit history. Trended Data Expected to Help First-Time Home Buyers First-time homebuyers are expected to enter the… Read More

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One Attraction of Natural Stone, it’s Easy to Maintain

One Attraction of Natural Stone, it’s Easy to Maintain We see natural stone accents everywhere, and though countertops and flooring are by far the most popular uses,  fireplaces, showers and tub surrounds, kick-boards and window ledges are also common. Natural stone is both beautiful and durable but there are a few steps you should take… Read More

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Video: News About Credit, It’s Not all Bad – 5 Things That Won’t Ding your Credit

Most of us try to keep tabs on our credit score. Seems we’re always talking about credit, I guess because our credit scores affect practically everything we do from getting a low interest rate when we buy a home, to finding insurance or getting a job. There are a few things however, that you might… Read More

Rent vs Buy - Monthly payments to buy a home are generally lower than to Rent - Bill Salvatore, Realty Executives East Valley - 602-999-0952

Buying a Home on a Budget? Yes You Can!

*NOTE: Please see information on down payment assistance and help with your closing costs, at the bottom of this post. Though buying a home is indeed a major decision and you want to consider it carefully, buying THE home might better be reserved for your second or third real estate investment. Look at it this… Read More

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Softened Market Sees Heightened Investor Action in the Real Estate Sector

Softened Market Sees Heightened Investor Action in the Real Estate Sector The rental market may be experiencing a seasonal slowing but is looking strong long term. Rental prices have not taken a dip in quite some time, as a matter of fact they’ve been on a steady rise. Investors may be seeing a lull in… Read More