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Home Buying Process in Arizona - 09/28/11 09:15 PM
The home buying process in Arizona. Buying a home can be a stressful time especially when you don’t know how it works. The procedures are different from state to state and even more so in international comparison. If you are considering buying in Arizona you should know that real estate agents get paid by the seller. If a sale is a short sale, the lender pays the commission. As a real estate agent, I have a fiduciary responsibility to protect your interest. A Buyer-Broker agreement is the standard form of the Arizona Association of Realtors. When client and agent sign this (0 comments)
Buying a Short-Sale - A few things you should know... - 09/23/11 02:55 PM
Buying a Short-Sale - Here are a few things you should know.What is a short-sale? In a short-sale the home owner is requesting his mortgage lender to accept less than the balance on the mortgage as payment in full. For example, a home owner bought a house for $200,000 in 2006 with $180,000 mortgage on it. The balance on the mortgage as of today is $175,000. The value of the house declined in recent years to $75,000. The house is offered for $75,000 as a short-sale. The lender accepts to receive $75,000 (minus $8000 transaction cost= $67,000) and let’s the homeowner (4 comments)
Province in Maricopa AZ is an award-winning Active Adult community with over 50 acres of lakes and 125 acres of plush green-belt areas. This 55+ gated community features beautiful homes, waterfront properties, and new construction by Meritage Homes with state-of-the-art energy efficiency technology. Province in Maricopa AZ offers a vast variety of activities like tennis, bocce, swimming, basketball and more. Check out the Province Lifestyle Calendar and the short Video showcasing Province Active Adult community. The luxurious 25,000 square foot Resident Center offers gym, library, computer-, craft-, and (0 comments)
Changes to Freddie Mac First Look to benefit 2nd home purchasers - 09/11/11 07:51 PM
Changes to Freddie Mac First Look to benefit 2nd home purchasers. Freddie Mac First Look policy offers homebuyers and select non-profits an exclusive opportunity to purchase HomeSteps homes prior to competition from investors through the Freddie Mac First Look Initiative.
Freddie Mac First Look offers owner occupant homebuyers, second home purchasers, and non-profits engaged in community stabilization efforts the ability to purchase HomeSteps homes during their initial 15 days of listing, without competition from investors. In markets with low inventory and multiple offers, this advantage can translate into thousands of Dollars (0 comments)
Province in Maricopa AZ Market Update for August 2011. Province in Maricopa AZis an award-winning Active Adult community with over 50 acres of lakes and 125 acres of plush green-belt areas. This 55+ gated community features beautiful homes, waterfront properties, and new construction by Meritage Homes with state-of-the-art energy efficiency technology.
Province in Maricopa AZ offers an upscale, active lifestyle and vast variety of activities like tennis, bocce, swimming, basketball and more. The luxurious 40,000 square foot Resident Center offers gym, library, computer-, craft-, pottery-, sewing-, and ball-rooms. Residents enjoy golf year round at The Duke Golf Course, (1 comments)
Maricopa AZ Market Update for August 2011 - 09/09/11 05:33 PM
Maricopa AZ Market Update for the City of Maricopa which is located 30 minutes South of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Hwy 347 connects our City to the Metro Phoenix area. Maricopa kept its small-town charm and rural atmosphere within short distance to two major metropolitan areas, Phoenix and Tucson. • The City of Maricopa is approximately 45 square miles in size. • 43,000 residents live in Maricopa's beautiful homes and subdivisions.• Average household income is $75,000, which is among the highest in the State. • Approximately 61 % of residents hold Bachelor or Graduate degrees. • Two award winning golf courses (0 comments)
Market Update for The Villages at Rancho El Dorado in Maricopa AZ for August 2011. The Villages at Rancho El Dorado in Maricopa AZ is a beautiful community with 1937 homes. The Villages is located close to Maricopa shopping, restaurants and Hwy 347 to Phoenix. 7 builders built 1 and 2-story homes mostly between 2002 to 2007. The Villages at Rancho El Dorado in Maricopa AZ is the ideal place for people who like to be active and love the water. There are 2 pools, 1 of them heated during the winter. When you visit the recreation area of the (0 comments)
I'm a real estate agent for Maricopa, AZ as well as Chandler and Ahwatukee. I specialize in distressed real estate, Active Adult and gated communities. As a Certified Distressed Property Expert and Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource I have the training and experience for this real estate market.
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