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All you want to know about the Anthem, AZ real estate market and Phoenix/Scottsdale Real Estate markets.
The Anthem Country Club real estate market was almost identical to January through the month of February. The total number of homes sold in the Country Club decreased slightly versus January, down 6%,  and up 13% from February 2017.  The average sale price decreased by 2% from January, but was up...
 The Sun City Grand real estate market slowed a bit in February, but still showed better than last year. The number of homes sold in Grand for the month of February was down 7% from January, and up 12% over last year.   The average sale price was up 3% versus January but down 5% year over year. T...
  The Anthem real estate market started the "selling season" fairly strong. However, much like the nation as a whole, Anthem is suffering from an inventory shortage.  The number of homes actively on the market is 15% less than this time last year.  The sparse supply is driving up the average sale...
 Prices retreated a bit while activity picked up in the Scottsdale real estate market during February. The number of homes sold increased slightly while the average sales price decreased.  Sales were up 5% from January and up 3% from last February. The average sale price decreased 1% versus Janua...
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 The Phoenix, AZ real estate market activity continued to drive up in February, commensurate with the arrival of our "selling season".  However, prices continued to remained flat. The number of homes sold was up 25% versus January and up 13% from last year. The average sale price was flat versus ...
 You've probably heard or read lately that interest rates are rising and are projected to rise through the rest of the year.  So what does this mean if you're currently in the market to buy a home? Well, it means a lot.  But let's put things in perspective first. Interest rates have been historic...
This is the follow up to my original post, "How do I buy a home". So now you've found a home, made an offer and it got accepted.  Now what happens. Well the first step is to open escrow, with earnest money.  Earnest money is the equivalent of a security deposit to show the sellers that you're ser...
  So you're thinking of  buying a home.  And you don't know where to start.  I understand.  All of us have been there.  It can be a confusing and sometimes frightening prospect.  But home ownership is also a hopeful and exciting endeavor.  So let's delve into the process. First of all, ask yourse...
 The Sun City Grand real estate market started 2018 on an up note. The number of homes sold in Grand for the month of January was up 7% over December, and up 40% over last year.   The average sale price was down 9% versus December and down 4% year over year. The average days on market was 56, whi...

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