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How To Rescue The Housing Market: Foreclosures - 08/31/11 07:34 PM
Here is an article that makes more sense than anything I have read in a long time. We need to wake up and smell the coffee: http://money.cnn.com/2011/08/31/real_estate/housing_market_foreclosures/index.htm?iid=HP_LN It is interesting that CNN came up with this story at this time. There may be light at the end of the tunnel that is not another train!! (1 comments)
Of Special Interest To Sun Lakes Arizona Homeowners The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH) is again teaming up with Power Paws to kick off National Dog Week for the 10th Annual Service Dog Awareness Day. Power Paws dogs and their trainers will be at the museum Saturday, September 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to provide demonstrations of their amazing abilities. The trainers for these special canines will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about the Power Paws program.
Sun Lakes Arizona is an Arizona Retirement Community featuring five active adult country club communities in three different homeowner associations. The gated communities are Oakwood, Ironwood, and Palo Verde. The non-gated communities are CottonWood Country Club and SunLakes1 Country Club.
Within the community are several golf courses courses: Oakwood Golf Club, Oakwood - 3 Courses, 24215 S Oakwood Blvd, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248-5901 480.895.1159 Course: Oakwood 1, 2 & 3 Courses - Three 9 hole regulation length (0 comments)
Usually hurricanes affecting Arizona originate in the eastern Pacific Ocean, making landfall in the Mexican states of Baja California or Sonora. Mostly it is the tropical cyclones' remnant moisture that produces heavy rainfall in portions of Arizona. About every five years, however, a tropical cyclone retains enough strength to enter Arizona as a tropical storm or a tropical depression. About every two years, the remnants produce enough rainfall to cause flash floods. In 1997, Arizona's 24-hour rainfall record of 11.97 inches from Pacific Hurricane Nora's trip inland. Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Emilia in 2008, and Pacific Hurricane (0 comments)
HOW ABOUT A LITTLE CLASS ?? - CLASS ACTION, THAT IS - 08/25/11 07:13 PM
How about a little class ?? - class action, that is You hear it all the time - if you were using this brand of product or if you received treatment for this kind of illness, YOU MAY BE DAMAGED BY THIS AMOUNT AND HERE IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO CLAIM YOUR DAMAGE, so call 1-800-Hot-Damn to determine if you are a member of the class...
Well, how about this. We represent buyers and sellers of real estate. Why don't we start a special class of those damaged by all this crap with the fraud and oversight, damaged when their home values diminish (0 comments)
Based on this Cromford Report chart showing the Cromford Market Index, the market in Sun Lakes had a little spurt of excitement in the early summer. "Cromford Market Index™ is a value that provides a short term forecast for the balance of the market. It is derived from the trends in pending, active and sold listings compared with historical data over the previous four years. Values below 100 indicate a buyer's market, while values above 100 indicate a seller's market. A value of 100 indicates a balanced (0 comments)
This is a "snapshot" of what Cromford Reports calls Gold Canyon Market Distress. Actually the distress here is much less than in other Arizona cities. But just the same, if you can purchase a resale home in Gold Canyon Arizona for $ 81.77 per square foot, you've struck gold. As you can see, the number of bank owned homes in Gold (0 comments)
Arizona Bank Owned Homes For Sale - Bank Owned Homes For Sale Arizona - 08/16/11 05:24 PM
Arizona Bank Owned Homes For Sale - Bank Owned Homes For Sale Arizona Every home buyer wants to get the best price possible when purchasing a home, whether it be to live in, fix up, or to rent to someone else. Bargain prices are readily available on bank owned homes. So this should be an easy match. Home buyers should be looking for bank owned homes for sale. Here in Arizona, Arizona Bank Owned Homes For Sale are no exception. The exception comes when you consider the competition. Inventories of homes for sale have dropped dramatically in the past year. In 2009, 50,993 bank owned (0 comments)
Can OCWEN Lifeline Survive? Will it work for Arizona? - 08/11/11 01:23 PM
Kenneth R. Harvey, Syndicated Columnist, for The Seattle Times wrote an article August 5, 2011, about a newly introduced "Lifeline for the Underwater" borrowers serviced by Ocwen Financial. In the article he summarizes the plan as follows: "Say your loan is higher than your home's value, so you're underwater. You can't handle the current payments and you're heading down the conveyor belt to near-inevitable default and foreclosure. Now the company servicing your mortgage makes you this offer: First we will reduce your loan balance to a level where you will now have 5 percent positive equity in the house. That is, (0 comments)
Although Arizona seems to be on the road to recovery from one of the most drastic housing crises in history, there are still a lot of foreclosure and short sale properties available in the inventory. The quantity of these continues to drop. June, 2011, boasts an all-time record high for number of real estate sales in the Phoenix Metro area. The number of new foreclosure filings is going down also.
As with most communities, and even Arizona retirement communities, there (0 comments)
Let's Focus on the Future of Our Country - 08/04/11 04:15 PM
One of my retired neighbors spends most all day watching and listening to conservative news television. His wife can't stand it, so she has her own TV in the other room watching whatever sporting event she can find. They are in their early nineties. (It's funny when they talk about being in their nineties, they always say, no that's not what you sleep in.) So he is admittedly Republican and she is Democrat. Theiy've been married for around thirty years, but have survived so far. It seems as the debate rages on about our country's leadership, the national debt, where we are headed, that his (0 comments)
Looking for the perfect home in one of Arizona's retirement communities? Sun Lakes my be the place for you...Sun Lakes Arizona Home Search Sun Lakes, Arizona, is a 3,500-acre master-planned community for active adults. Located just south of Chandler in Metropolitan Phoenix, east of Interestate 10, Sun Lakes offers a small-town atmosphere with world-class resort amenities. Sun Lakes Community is comprised of three Home Owners Associations: Sun Lakes - Sun Lakes Country Club Cottonwood Palo Verde IronOaks - Ironwood, Oakwood Established in the early 70's by Edward J. Robson (0 comments)
Sun Lakes AZ Luxury Homes For Sale - Luxury Homes For Sale Sun Lakes AZ
(This photo features the lovely pool at IronOaks Country Club in Sun Lakes Arizona.) Sun Lakes AZ Luxury Homes For Sale includes home priced above $295,000; at this time there are 18 in Sun Lakes in that category. The current prices do not excede $649,900. Year to date 2011, there have been 212 Sun Lakes homes for sale, sold. The median sale price of these Sun Lakes Homes For Sale is $ 209,250, with a low of $73,800 and a high of $540,000. In 2010 there were (0 comments)
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