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The Housing Buzz: Maricopa County AZ Cracks Texas’ 8-Year Ceiling

Texas has long been the bar against which all other Real Estate markets were measured. But recently the Phoenix Valley in Arizona, or to be more precise Maricopa County burst that particular bubble, and with style I might add. The influx of new residents to the Valley of the Sun has always been fairly consistent…. Read More

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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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Designing the Houses Today’s Buyers Want

By Alan J. Heavens (TNS)—Informality, especially increased outdoor living space, is one of the key trends in home design being reported by the nation’s architects. That’s the word from the American Institute of Architects’ chief economist, Kermit Baker, who says 600 architects surveyed earlier this year also noted a greater emphasis on wireless technology, the… Read More

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Video: Vacation Home Investments

Arizona is a highly desirable vacation spot and second homes are popular here. Of course the weather is the primary factor but golf, baseball spring training, State and National parks, outdoor recreation, Active Adult communities and luxury resorts all play a major roll.  Check out the video below for some great thoughts on buying a… Read More