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5 Things to know about HOAs in Arizona

About half of Valley homeowners live in homeowners associations, but many don’t realize the responsibilities that come along with that. If you live in an HOA, or are considering buying into one, make sure you know these five basic things to … Continue reading

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Realtor.com® 2018 National Housing Forecast

Inventory constraints that have fueled a sharp rise in home prices and made it difficult for buyers to gain a foothold in the market will begin to ease next year as part of broad and continued market improvements. The easing … Continue reading

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Maricopa Real Estate Market Update & November 2017 Home Sales.

Our city had 128 sales in the month of November. According to Cromfordreport.com , our median, annual appreciation for the city of Maricopa is 9.2% Here is the complete list of sales in two files that you may view and/or download from … Continue reading

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Maricopa Real Estate Market Update & October 2017 Home Sales.

Our city had 161 sales in the month of October. According to Cromfordreport.com , our median, annual appreciation for the city of Maricopa is 8.9% Here is the complete list of sales in two files that you may view and/or download from … Continue reading

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When to adjust your Homeowner’s insurance

Here’s a great article from a fellow REALTOR: Homes often grow and change alongside the people living in them. If you’ve added expensive furnishings or made substantial upgrades, it’s important to re-evaluate your homeowners insurance and make sure your policy reflects those … Continue reading

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From the National Association of Realtors: Millions of Middle-Income Homeowners Stand to Lose Under “Big 6” Tax Proposal

WASHINGTON (September 27, 2017) – A group of legislators and administration leaders known as the “Big 6” today released an outline for comprehensive tax reform that if enacted, according to the National Association of Realtors®, could lead to a tax … Continue reading

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Maricopa to build in three new areas, but no timeline set

We have lived in Maricopa since 2003 and we still get excited when we see new things coming to town. We’ve seen Maricopa grow from 4,000 people to just under 50,000. When we first moved here there was only Rancho … Continue reading

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City of Maricopa Real Estate Market Update for July 2017

We’ve had a very busy selling season this summer! Our city had 153 sales in the month of July with an estimated annual appreciation rate of 6.7%. Here is the complete list of the sales by subdivision. I’ve added a … Continue reading

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Why is our home inventory so low?

The Selling Dilemma by Bay Equity Mortgage Record demand for housing means windfall cash gains for today’s home sellers. Today’s sellers are averaging record returns of $44,000 over what they paid, an increase of 24 percent – and much more … Continue reading

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First Time Home Buyer: Fannie Mae Student Debt Solutions

Loan-backing giant Fannie Mae issued three new policy changes in May, hoping to encourage more mortgages for Americans with student loan debt. Two of the programs aim to mitigate student debt’s effect on credit scores and debt-to-income (DTI) ratios. The … Continue reading

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