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Survey Says: Income, Spending and Housing Confidence on the Rise

Survey Says: Income, Spending and Housing Confidence on the Rise Consumers are a bit more optimistic about their household finances, expecting not only household incomes to grow, but also their household spending, according to the results of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic Data Survey of Consumer Expectations (SCE) for 2017…. Read More

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No Flip-Flop in Home Prices Expected

No Flip-Flop in Home Prices Expected. Nationwide, unemployment is down and new job creation has been rising at a very promising rate, residential rents are increasing in all major metro areas and mortgage interest rates are still low… the perfect storm for a stable Real Estate market. Due in part to a long-term lack of… Read More

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Fed in No Hurry to Raise Rates Again… for Now

Fed in No Hurry to Raise Rates Again… for Now. As of today, mortgage rates are running on average 4.25 – 4.35 for 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed are ranging from 4.313 to 4.445, and though higher than a few weeks back, still remarkably reasonable. A few online banking systems are reporting lower rates however… Read More

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Video: Hiring a Landscaper, a Few Tips for Homeowners

Video: Hiring a Landscaper, a Few Tips for Homeowners. HOAs are much more commonplace in Arizona than not, and most are very particular about the condition of your yard. That’s likely why you can’t throw a cat around here without hitting a landscaper. A good many more than half of the homeowners I speak with… Read More

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Homeowners, It’s Property Tax Time – Considering an Appeal?

Homeowners, It’s Property Tax Time – Considering an Appeal? I’ve never felt the need to appeal my property taxes but I’ve known quite a few folks who have, some successful, some not so much. For the most part it was the homeowners who discovered inaccuracies in the information specifically about the property, who prevailed. I’m… Read More

Live in the Fun House, Literally.

Live in the Fun House, Literally Is your home fun? When I’m talking to potential home sellers one of my first bits of advice, and the best staging tip to sell their home fast while appealing to the most potential home buyers, is to neutralize, neutralize, neutralize. But what if you don’t have plans to… Read More

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Kudos Gilbert, AZ – Most Prosperous City AND the 15th Best Housing Market!

Kudos Gilbert, AZ – Most Prosperous City AND the 15th Best Housing Market! azCentral reports that in a recent study by the Economic Innovation Group, Gilbert, Arizona ranked #1 in the U.S. for Most Prosperous City or Town of its size. Gilbert beat out San Francisco, Seattle and even Austin TX for the coveted distinction…. Read More

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Video: Home Sellers, this Listing Presentation is All Yours, Ask Questions!

Video: Home Sellers, this Listing Presentation is All Yours, Ask Questions! This video offers great advice for Home Sellers getting ready for their Agent’s Listing Presentation. I only take issue with one very small item. In her introduction Kelly mentions that Listing Presentations can be overwhelming. I disagree. If your agent is doing their job… Read More

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Housing Market Shows Continued Signs of Consumer Confidence

Housing Market Shows Continued Signs of Consumer Confidence The Arizona Real Estate market mirrors the majority of the nation with a record year so far in 2017. azCentral.com reports that barring the boom and bust years, 2005 & 20011, Arizona’s housing market is the best it’s ever been. As a matter of fact, even though… Read More

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The Most Expensive Home in Hawaii Is for Sale

The first thing we noticed is that you’d never need to buy another piece of artwork if you lived here. The artwork is built right in, it’s magnificent and it’s constantly changing. Take a look at this jaw-dropping Hawaii residence… there are just no words… The Most Expensive Home in Hawaii Is for Sale By… Read More