Monthly Archives: April 2016

Found On Trulia: Quirky Oregon Estate Fit For The Iron Throne

Are you a Game of Thrones fan? Looking for a kingdom of your own? Head on over to Ashland, Ore., where a quirky 8,881 square-foot castle awaits. Overlooking a pristine 700 acres, this mini-realm—called the Shining Hand Ranch—takes “nature inspired” … Continue reading

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Why do Americans really buy homes?

Last week, the inaugural “Homebuyer Insights Report” was released by the Bank of America. The report revealed the reasons why consumers purchase homes and what their feelings are regarding homeownership. Consumer Lending Executive, D. Steve Boland, explained: “Homebuyers today are … Continue reading

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These 15 features sell homes the fastest and at the best price

It turns out homebuyers are really into barn doors. When Zillow looked at design features that sell homes at the best price and with the shortest listing time, that feature topped the list. In the Phoenix Valley, we are seeing … Continue reading

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Tips to Survive a Buyer’s Market

Maricopa is in an interesting time. From a statistical standpoint, we are in a seller’s market..however..buyers aren’t in a hurry. They are looking for the right home that fits their needs, as well as a home that is priced well … Continue reading

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March 2016 Real Estate market statistics for Maricopa AZ

*Annual Median Appreciation = 8.0% (Cromford Report) *Buyer’s market – Buyers are being selective and are looking for the best price with the most upgrades. *Average List Price: $193,891;  Average Sold Price: $172,246;   average home size = 2,103 sq … Continue reading

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Keepin’ It Weird: 8 Bizarre Bathrooms from Around the World

From pop-up toilets in city streets to a bathroom surrounded entirely by an aquarium, these public and private bathrooms are beyond bizarre—and you need to see them! More…

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5 Hidden Costs for New Buyers

Buying a home for the first time can be an overwhelming experience, which is why it’s important that your first-time buyer clients have all of their finances in order and know all of the expected expenses ahead of time. Full … Continue reading

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