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Chandler and surrounding East Valley Home Values Update - 02/29/12 08:12 PM
The following table ranks the area city’s home values by sales price per square foot (calculated on an annual sales basis). Also displayed is the sales price trend monthly as well as over the same time period 1 year ago. Inventory is low, and it’s a seller’s market in many areas. Multiple offer situations and bidding wars are occurring. We are starting to see appreciation in half of the communities listed for the first time in 5 years. Check out those green arrows! Average sales price/sf is improving in more communities each month.
Phoenix Real Estate rising from the ashes... - 02/28/12 02:26 PM
Realtor.com recently ranked Phoenix, Arizona the #2 spot for the Top Ten Real Estate "Turnarounds". 8 of the other "Turnaround Towns" were in Florida along with Boise, Idaho. According to the report: "#2 Phoenix-Mesa AZ advanced two places on this Top 10 list between the third and fourth quarters of 2011. It now holds the second place position on Realtor.com’s Top 10 Turnaround Towns. One of the areas hit hardest by foreclosures, Phoenix today still generates one foreclosure filing for every 317 housing units. Median list prices in Phoenix are up 15.38 percent on a year-over-year basis, but the market has (1 comments)
Google Smart Glasses - "in your face" real estate? - 02/25/12 03:13 PM
By the end of 2012, Google is targeting a release of their "smart glasses". Reportedly the sunglasses with a computer built in will look similar to Oakley Thumps and will debut with a pricetag somewhere between $250-$600 just in time for Christmas. The glasses will operate with an Android based app and a built in camera that will translate the images you're looking at into information about the area that will scroll on an overlay inside the lenses. Apparently Google is still working on the privacy aspects that would come with capturing someone's image without their permission. Maybe we'll all have (28 comments)
24210 S. Briar Wing Dr., Sun Lakes, AZ Home for Sale in Oakwood Country Club - 02/24/12 09:13 PM
24210 S. Briar Wing DriveSun Lakes, AZ 85248Oakwood Country Club Offered at $255,000 More Info WOW! All the work has been done! Completely remodeled with upgrades second to none. (Not a flip! Sellers planned on moving in). Everything's new including granite counters & vanities, Travertine flooring throughout, Travertine surrounds in baths & all new toilets & sinks, fans & light fixtures throughout. New Stainless appliances, plantation shutters & wood blinds. New decorator color interior paint and exterior paint in 2009. Encanto greatroom floorplan features vaulted ceilings that create an open feeling throughout . Extended patio with contoured lattice extension & low (2 comments)
24412 S. Boxwood Drive, Sun Lakes AZ Home for Sale in Ironwood Country Club - 02/24/12 08:54 PM
24412 S. Boxwood DriveSun Lakes, AZ 85248Ironwood Country ClubMLS #4715871 Offered at $287,500 More Info Popular Solano floorplan that was expanded and remodeled in 2009 with many upgraded additions! You're going to fall in love with this spacious oversized great room with spectacular views of the tropical backyard oasis! Relax day and night on your private flagstone patio retreat in your ground level jacuzzi with redwood decking, soothing layered-drop waterfall, outdoor kitchen with granite counter, built in BBQ grill, fridge & decorative nite lighting. Inside find 2 large master BR's-one with 2 walk-in closets, new e-glass windows thruout, electric air filter (0 comments)
Maricopa County Jobs Bill HB2001 could cost you ...watch for the affidavit mailing! - 02/22/12 11:54 AM
Is your Maricopa County home your primary residence? If so…here’s some very important news for you regarding the JOBS BILL HB2001 signed by Governor Brewer on February 17, 2011 and is intended to help businesses. HOWEVER...buried in the 214 page bill is a way to shift cost to homeowners. Under new legislation there is a new clause and you must sign and send back an affidavit to receive the State General Fund Credit. The OPT IN AFFIDAVIT may require a notary and our office will be providing the service for our clients. The affidavit must be completed and returned to the (1 comments)
Sun Lakes AZ Democratic Club March 2012 Meeting - 02/21/12 08:12 PM
Submitted by Ruth Kloner, Publicity Chairperson for the Sun Lakes Democratic Club The Sun Lakes Democratic Club will hold the next meeting on Monday, March 12, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Navajo Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 N. Sun Lakes Blvd. Please join our members as we welcome Don Bivens, candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U. S. Senate. Don, the former Chair of the Arizona Democratic Party, grew up in a middle class family in New Mexico. Starting at an early age, he worked as a gas station attendant, a musician, and a kitchen worker. (0 comments)
Tempe AZ Real Estate Update February 2012 - 02/11/12 08:28 AM
Tempe Real Estate UpdateFebruary 2012 ~ Home for sale inventory continues to fall, creating a supply/demand issue for home buyers. Median prices are beginning to rise. sty tuned!HOMES CURRENTLY FOR SALE ~ 251...Down from 286 last monthLowest Price: $9,000Highest Price: $6,850,000Median price: $184,500...up from $183,250 last monthAverage Days on Market: 121 down from 133 last month*Information taken from Arizona Regional MLS. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. (2 comments)
Sun Lakes AZ Real Estate Update 2/11/2012 - 02/11/12 08:24 AM
Sun Lakes, AZ Real Estate UpdateFebruary 2012 ~HOMES CURRENTLY FOR SALE ~ 244...Down from from 257 last monthLowest Price: $49,900 in Sun Lakes 1Highest Price: $689,900 in OakwoodMedian list price: $214,850 ...down from $214,900 last monthAverage Days on Market: 150...up from from 146 last monthHOMES SOLD IN JANUARY ~ 49...down from 52 last monthLowest Sales price: $27,825 (in Sun Lakes 1)Highest Sales price: $365,000 (In Oakwood ~ Sold by the Amy Jones Group) Median Sales Price: $185,000 up from $179,000 last monthHOMES SOLD IN JANUARY BY COMMUNITY~Sun Lakes 1Homes Sold ~ 12Lowest Sales Price: $27,825Highest Sales Price: $188,500Median Sales Price: $71,750Average (0 comments)
Queen Creek AZ Real Estate Update 2/11/2012 - 02/11/12 08:04 AM
Queen Creek Real Estate UpdateFebruary 2012 ~Home for sale inventory continues to decline with a rise in the median sales price. Stay tuned!HOMES CURRENTLY FOR SALE ~ 178 ...up from 154 last monthLowest Price: $49,900Highest Price: $2,174,777Median price:$227,000..up from $174,950Average Days on Market: 88...down from 104*Information taken from Arizona Regional MLS. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. (0 comments)
Mesa AZ Real Estate Update 2/11/1012 - 02/11/12 08:00 AM
Mesa Real Estate UpdateFebruary 2012 ~Home for sale inventory continues to decline with a rise in the median sales price. Stay tuned!HOMES CURRENTLY FOR SALE ~ 1321 ...down from 1497 last monthLowest Price: $17,000Highest Price: $3,300,000Median price: $149,900 ...up from $140,000 last monthAverage Days on Market: 131..down from 137 last month*Information taken from Arizona Regional MLS. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. (3 comments)
Maricopa AZ Real Estate Update - 02/11/12 07:57 AM
Maricopa Real Estate UpdateFebruary 2012 ~Home for sale inventory continues to decline with a rise in the median sales price. Stay tuned!HOMES CURRENTLY FOR SALE ~ 275...down from 304 last monthLowest Price: $29,900 Highest Price: $1,475,000Median list price: $135,877...up from $125,900 last monthAverage Days on Market: 88, down from 93 last month*Information taken from Arizona Regional MLS. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. (0 comments)
Gilbert AZ Real Estate Update - 02/11/12 07:51 AM
Gilbert Real Estate UpdateFebruary 2012 ~Home for sale inventory continues to decline with a rise in the median sales price. Stay tuned!HOMES CURRENTLY FOR SALE ~ 545...down from 651 last monthLowest Price: $42,000Highest Price: $1,999,950Median list price: $248,570 ...up from $233,062 last monthAverage Days on Market: 108...up from 107 last month*Information taken from Arizona Regional MLS. Information (1 comments)
Chandler AZ Real Estate Report - 02/11/12 07:47 AM
Chandler Real Estate UpdateFebruary 2012 ~Home for sale inventory continues to decline with a rise in the median sales price. Stay tuned!HOMES CURRENTLY FOR SALE588...down from 664 last monthLowest Price: $19,900Highest Price: $3,400,000Median list price: $234,975 up from $224,900 last monthAverage Days on Market: 102...Down from 105 last month**Information taken from Arizona Regional MLS. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. (0 comments)
Ahwatukee AZ Real Estate Market Update - 02/11/12 07:43 AM
Ahwatukee Real Estate UpdateFebruary 2012 ~ Home for sale inventory continues to decline with a rise in the median sales price. Stay tuned! HOMES CURRENTLY FOR SALE~193...Down from 232 last monthLowest Price: $59,900Highest Price: $3,995,000Median price: $279,900...up from $248,000 last monthAverage Days on Market: 118...up from 115 last month*Information taken from Arizona Regional MLS. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. (0 comments)
A Sun Lakes Valentine's Singing Telegram idea - 02/09/12 01:17 PM
Here’s a great idea to surprise that special someone in your life this Valentine’s Day. A singing valentine sung by the renowned New Awe Cappellas, A Sun Lakes ladies quartet is sure to make your honey smile! For only $30, the group will deliver a singing telegram in person on February 14, 2012 and present a flower and a balloon to your loved one.
They’ll visit your home, workplace or even a hospital or care center.
Surprise someone and make it anonymous! How fun would that be?! Call Chris Roen for your reservation at 480-786-6969. (0 comments)
Sun Lakes AZ Real Estate Update 2/5/2012 - 02/05/12 06:15 PM
Sun Lakes Country Club #1 View all homes listed for sale in Sun Lakes #1 The first phase of Sun Lakes which was started in 1972. Homes include manufactured and traditional frame construction. 2139 homes 60% manufactured (1972-) ~ 40% frame constructed (1976 - 2006) Price Range of homes for sale as of 2/5/2012 $94,900 ~ $249,900 ( 21 Traditional Built Homes for Sale) $49,900 ~ $98,767 (27 Manufactured Homes for Sale) Median Sales Prices in 2011 $124,950 (62 Traditional Built Homes sold in 2011) $70,000 (53 Manufactured Homes sold in 2011) Cottonwood Country Club View all homes listed for sale (1 comments)
Weirdest reasons to cancel a real estate purchase contract - 02/05/12 10:24 AM
Sometimes buyers get cold feet during the inspection process after making an offer to purchase a home. I get that...but sometimes the reasons used make me wonder. Recently a buyer canceled a contract on one of my listings because they didn't like the fact that a child was riding a Big Wheel down the sidewalk across the street. Seemed a little weak, but buyers do have the right to cancel for just about anything they find undesirable about a home during the inspection period. Over the years I've seen and heard plenty cancellation stories. "The neighbor has a Harley" (11 comments)
Sun Lakes AZ IronOaks Annual Charity Event - 02/03/12 01:06 PM
This year's Calcutta, IronOaks Tennis Club's annual charity event, will start Saturday, February 4th at 12 noon. Come and enjoy a BBQ lunch (free for players and $5 for others) and join the auction to become the owner of one of the more than 40 teams competing in men's or women's doubles. Don't want to be the sole owner? Join with a group of friends to bid on teams. Play will take place February 6th - 11th. The finals will be on Saturday the 11th. Owners of the winning teams will designate the charities that will receive the proceeds. Charities include Neighbors (0 comments)
Best Marriage Proposal Ever! - 02/02/12 10:23 AM
This has to be one of the most original marriage proposals of all time...if not, it's certainly one of the most original. I'm so happy someone caught it on camera phone. If mime's scare you..don't watch the video. Watch how the mime act plays out. It caught everyone by surprise....Even my daughter! Congratulations, Alesha & Jose-Miguel! Don't know what you'll do for an encore, but I'm very excited for the upcoming wedding! (3 comments)
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