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5 bed 3 bath home in Sundance Ranch Phoenix - 01/31/11 06:00 PM
This 5 bedroom 3 bathroom home in Sundance Ranch in Phoenix has a tri-level floorplan. This 5 bedroom 3 bathroom home in Sundance Ranch in Phoenix has one bedroom downstairs. This home has it all! This 5 bedroom 3 bathroom home in Sundance Ranch in Phoenix has a great entrance with fireplace and laminate wood flooring. This home for sale’s layout is great for family functions and entertaining. This 5 bedroom 3 bathroom home in Sundance Ranch in Phoenix has a huge backyard which is gorgeous with fenced pool and grassy play area for the kids. Do not miss. This 5 (2 comments)
4 bed 3 bath with Guest House in Central Phoenix - 01/31/11 01:00 PM
This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home with Guest House in Central Phoenix is newly on the market. This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home with Guest House in Central Phoenix is an amazing property having its kitchen remodlled in 2003 and the Master Bedroom was remodelled in 2005. This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home with Guest House in Central Phoenix has gorgeous wood floors throughout and paneled door upgrades also this 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home with Guest House in Central Phoenix has amenties such as wainscotting and custom moldings where ever you look. This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home with Guest (0 comments)
Mortgage markets improved this week as positive economic data was overshadowed by geopolitical strife. A flight-to-quality drove buy-side activity in mortgage bond markets, which, in turn, helped conforming rates fall across the state of AZ. Last week marks the first time this year that mortgage rates fell on a week-over-week basis, and considering why rates fell, it points to the fragile nature of the global economy. By all accounts, last week showed that the U.S. economy is in recovery. Housing data rises to its best levels in 8 months (0 comments)
Cheney Estates 3bed 3.5 bath in Paradise Valley - 01/28/11 04:43 PM
Paradise Valley home in Cheney Estates, guard gated, Scottsdale school district, kiva elementary school, Saguaro high school. Paradise Valley Cheney Estates, 3 bed 3 bath, office and 3 car garage. Three inside gas fireplaces, outside gas fireplace and BBQ, lap pool and spa. Cheney Estate home for sale furnished. Soaring ceilings, travertine stone flooring through out, w/carpet in the sleeping quarters office, vast windows natural light. Chefs dream kitchen, viking dacor subzero stainless steel appliances, extended cabinets and storage, walk in pantry, double ovens, warming drawer & dual dishwashers. Master suite (which includes a luxurious bathing area leading to a gracious (0 comments)
4 bed 3 bath with Guest House in Central Phoenix - 01/28/11 02:42 PM
This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home with Guest House in Central Phoenix is newly on the market. This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home with Guest House in Central Phoenix is an amazing property having its kitchen remodlled in 2003 and the Master Bedroom was remodelled in 2005. This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home with Guest House in Central Phoenix has gorgeous wood floors throughout and paneled door upgrades also this 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home with Guest House in Central Phoenix has ameinties such as wainscotting and custom moldins where ever you look. This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home with Guest (2 comments)
Today, the Federal Open Market Committee voted 10-to-0 to leave the Fed Funds Rate unchanged within its target range of 0.000-0.250 percent. In its press release, the FOMC noted that since December's meeting, economic growth is ongoing, but at a pace deemed "insufficient" to make a material impact on the jobs market. In addition, the Fed said household spending "picked up" late last year, although it continues to be held back by joblessness, tight credit and lower housing wealth. This is similar to the language used in the (3 comments)
4 Bedroom 2 Bath Investment Property For Sale - 01/25/11 01:00 PM
This 4 Bedroom 2 Bath Investment Property For Sale is currently rented for the next 6 months for $800 a month. Why wait on this 4 Bedroom 2 Bath Investment Property For Sale in Phoenix. Bring your clients to this 4 bedroom 2 bath Phoenix home with an open floor plan. This 4 Bedroom 2 Bath Investment Property For Sale Has a Master bedroom split from other bedrooms for privacy. Tile flooring through out. This Phoenix Home is at the end of a cul-de-sac with an oversized lot ensuring privacy. The back yard has all of the room you could want with (1 comments)
4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom in Dos Rios Sun City - 01/24/11 05:04 PM
Absolutely gorgeous 4 bedroom 3 bathroom 3 car garage in Dos Rios Sun City. Over 3000 sq ft of living space In this Sun City home with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom 3 car garage Dos Rios home has an open feel, neutral tones and diagonally laid tile in the traffic areas. Beautiful gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Call for more info, as well as a complete list of homes with 4 bedroom 3 bathroom 3 car garage in Dos Rio Sun City Arizona.
Building Permits Surge In December; Signals A Strong Spring Housing Market - 01/20/11 10:30 AM
Building Permits Surge In December; Signals A Strong Spring Housing Market Each month, in conjunction with the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Census Bureau releases its New Residential Construction report. The report is comprised of several sections, one of which counts the number of homes that have "broken ground" in AZ and nationwide. They're called "Housing Starts" and, by most measures, they faded quickly as 2010 came to a close. According to the Census Bureau's report, Housing Starts of single-family homes fell to 417,000 units on a seasonally-adjusted, annual basis. The figure marks a 9 percent drop-off from November, (2 comments)
Lisa Samuels of lawyers Title Los Angeles is doing something cool - 01/18/11 09:30 PM
California title tends to be a bit blah these days. All the restrictions, all the cut backs and yes for good reason make title support difficult these days. But isn't having a good Title Rep and a good lender really the key to having an awesome real estate business? Well let me introduce to you Lisa Samuels the first essential ingredient to the perfect real estate success cocktail:
Lisa M. Samuels is passionate about helping you achieve success. Serving Calabasas, Woodland Hills, Topanga, Malibu and surrounding areas, Lisa is ready to help you save time and achieve greater peace-of-mind with your title transactions. With (0 comments)
3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home in Ahwatukee - 01/18/11 01:08 PM
This lovely 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home in Ahwatukee has a 2 car garage. This 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home in Ahwatukee has a kitchen which features canned lights, and amazing oak cabinets, This 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home in Ahwatukee has a commercial grade Slider to the luscious backyard, ready for a cool spa and pool to be built.This 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home in Ahwatukee enjoys 16-18ft ceilings in great room. This 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home in Ahwatukee is serviced by Kyrene school district.
3 Bedroom 2 Bath Home for sale in Goodyear - 01/17/11 01:57 PM
Home for sale in Goodyear Estrella Mountain Ranch Community with 3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms. This 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Goodyear Estrella Mountain Ranch home is serviced by Goodyear Schools. This home has a lot with Amazing Views of Mountains with the perfect North/South exposure. This 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Goodyear Estella Mountain Ranch home has a large open kitchen which included a pantry, breakfast bar and a low maintenance backyard with north facing patio and pebble-tec pool with rock waterfall feature. This 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Goodyear Estella Mountain Ranch home has an open great room plan, split bedrooms and (2 comments)
3 bedroom 2 Bath in Mesa AZ HUD Home for sale - 01/17/11 01:20 PM
This 3 bedroom, 2 bath HUD Home is located in the Mesa community of Crismon Creek. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath HUD Home in Mesa has great curb appeal! This 3 bedroom, 2 bath HUD Home in Mesa has a spacious open island kitchen with tile backsplash. This 3 bedroom 2 bath HUD Home in Mesa has a master bedroom with a walk-in closet and the full master bath has double sinks, separate tub and shower and linen closet. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath HUD Home in Mesa has unique patterned tile flooring & vaulted ceilings. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath (2 comments)
Interested in buying "distressed" real estate? Here's what you need to know. - 01/14/11 11:17 AM
Interested in buying "distressed" real estate? Here's what you need to know. Due to the housing bust and the overall economic downturn, a large portion of the available inventory in today's housing market is made up of distressed real estate--foreclosures, short sales and real estate owned (REO) properties. For at least the next five years, or perhaps even longer, borrowers who can qualify for a home loan will encounter a lot of this "distressed" real estate out in the marketplace. While you can buy distressed real estate at below-market prices, it also brings a unique set of circumstances that you may (2 comments)
Foreclosures set record in 2010, could likely increase in 2011 - 01/14/11 10:52 AM
Foreclosures set record in 2010, could likely increase in 2011 Last year was a record-setting year, one of highs and lows. Mortgage rates bottomed out to multi-generational lows, and foreclosures soared to a new record high. RealtyTrac - the leading online marketplace of foreclosure properties - reports today that 3,825,637 foreclosure filings were sent to 2,871,891 properties, an increase of nearly 2 percent from 2009. It could have been worse Back in November it was speculated that the robo-signing scandal, which caused foreclosure filings to decrease in October, would lead to an increase of foreclosures during the holiday season. What we didn't (0 comments)
3 bedroom 2 Bath in Mesa AZ HUD Home for sale - 01/12/11 05:22 PM
HUD Home. 3 bedroom, 2 bath with great curb appeal! Master bedroom has a walk-in closet. Full master bath has double sinks, separate tub and shower and linen closet. Unique patterned tile flooring. Vaulted ceilings. Water filtration system. Energy efficent multi-pane windows and ceiling fans. 2 car garage with electric door opener. Low HOA!
Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Credit card debt, left unchecked, can pile up quickly. Especially for debtors making minimum payments. According to the Federal Reserve, a credit card balance of $5,000 at 23.99 percent APR won't pay off for 16,127 years. That's one reason why it's important to manage your credit card rates, and renegotiate them whenever possible. In this 4-minute piece from NBC's The Today Show, you'll learn the tested tactics that can cut a credit card rate, and (2 comments)
5 Bedroom 3 Bath Gilbert Golf Course home for sale - 01/12/11 10:46 AM
Home for sale in Greenfield Lakes Golf Course Community with 5 Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms. This 5 Bedroom 3 Bath Gilbert Golf Course home is serviced by Gilbert Schools. This home has an upgraded lot with Amazing Views of Mountains with the perfect North/South exposure. This 5 Bedroom 3 Bath Gilbert Golf Course home is located next to a quite green belt. As you enter this 5 Bedroom 3 Bath Gilbert Golf Course home your eye is drawn to the stunning tile entry with a custom staircase and custom decorated pillars. A gas fireplace in family room adjacent to the gourmet (1 comments)
4 Bedroom 3 Bath home for sale in Sundance - 01/10/11 01:24 PM
This nice 4 Bedroom 3 Bath home located in the Community of Sundance in Buckeye. Has views of a Golf Coarse.This 4 Bedroom 3 Bath home for sale in Buckeye 85326. has a large great room with a full kitchen and a bath and bedroom downstairs. 3 full bedrooms upstairs with a large loft.This 4 Bedroom 3 Bath home for sale in Sundance has Homepath financing offering many buyer incentives. This 4 Bedroom 3 Bath home for sale in Buckeye is in the best condition, location and on the golf course you will find no better buy in Buckeye or (1 comments)
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : January 10, 2011 Mortgage markets gained last week as a combination of safe-haven buying and an improving economic outlook attracted new buyers. Demand for mortgage-backed bonds outweighed supply and conforming and FHA mortgage rates edged lower. Last week marked the second straight week that mortgage rates fell in and around AZ. Rates had risen over the previous 7 weeks. According to Freddie Mac’s weekly mortgage rate survey, the national average rate for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage is 4.77 percent with an accompanying 0.8 points required. This week, with no new data due for release, (1 comments)
How to get an Asset Manager or more HUD listings this year! - 01/09/11 10:27 AM
AP: Mark Taylor launches the HAM marketing program in Arizona By Brian Culler I received over the news wire a small PR release about a loan officer in Arizona helping agents sell homes faster to try and speed up the recovery of his neighborhood. So I thought I would call and see how that could be possible. So Mark tell me how you help agents sell homes quicker in Arizona? Mark’s passion in his voice was invigorating, his exuberance over helping realtors came across as soon as he started speaking “I developed the HUD and Asset Management Marketing program or HAM to (2 comments)
December’s Job Report : Good For Home Affordability - 01/07/11 06:13 PM
December’s Job Report : Good For Home Affordability On the first Friday of each month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its Non-Farm Payrolls report. More commonly called “the jobs report”, the government’s data include raw employment figures and the Unemployment Rate. The jobs report hit the wires at 8:30 AM ET today. It’s making big waves in the mortgage market and may help home affordability for buyers in Scottsdale this weekend, and would-be refinancers across Arizona. For this month, and for the rest of 2011, employment data will figure big in mortgage markets. 7 million jobs were lost in 2008 (0 comments)
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home for sale in Arizona City - 01/06/11 01:54 PM
This great 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home for sale in Arizona City has amazing curb appeal is just the beginning! Step inside to a wonderful 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home for sale in Arizona City it's floor plan with kitchen, dining and living area are all open. The kitchen of this 3 bedroom home has tons of counter space, pantry, island, range/oven, microwave, dishwasher. The Large master suite in the Arizona City home has double sinks and large walk-in closet. Two ample sized bedrooms towards the front of the house. Also, an Arizona Room complete with tile flooring. Covered patio, storage (1 comments)
What's my Unique Selling Proposition (USP) for 2011 - 01/05/11 08:24 AM
So what do we do in real estate? We sell homes right? NO! We don't sell anything we let the product - the physical asset do the selling - we let the emotion do the talking for us! You can't force someone to buy a home, you can't negotiate your way into making them pick that specific loan? They got to want it for themselves! For years I have been asking Realtor partners of mine to be different in their market, stand out, be seen, have people gravitate towards them. In order for that I always ask "what is your unique (4 comments)
“This is BS, I’m going to use someone else?” - 01/04/11 08:59 PM
Well this happens to me every day - my friend wrote this blog and it needs to be circulated - we live for the future but live in the past unfortunately mortgages don't work that way. Via Ron Kelleher FHA and Jumbo Home Loans Arizona (Amerifirst Financial, Inc. - FHA, Conventional, Jumbo Loans): "All I gave the lender who did my mortgage the last time was my social security number and I signed my docs the following week. Now you want my last 2 years tax returns, this is ridiculous! I'm not giving you one more piece of document. Can't your underwriter see (1 comments)
Phoenix 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom Town home - 01/04/11 01:22 PM
Great location in North Phoenix for 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom lock and leave townhome. Near Phoenix Mountain Preserve with plenty of hiking trails just outside the front door. This Phoenix 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom Townhome 2 car garage entry condo.which was built in 2005-2006 makes it the newest complex in the area. This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom Town home Priced at $45.78 per square foot is an amazing buy for the investor as well. Rents range from $800-1000/month. 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms make this ideal for students. Kitchen has maple cabinets, laundry is on first floor near kitchen. 1 bedroom (1 comments)
Pending Home Sales Rises To 6-Month High The housing market continues to expand, and surprise. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, November’s Pending Home Sales Index gained 3 percent from October. A “pending home sale” is a home under contract but not yet closed. The index is now at its highest point since April 2010′s federal tax credit contract expiration deadline. If the tax credit really did “borrow” sales from the summer months, as has been theorized, housing has rebuilt its foundation. We know this because, of all the housing data available to Scottsdale homeowners and home buyers, the Pending (0 comments)
This 5 Bedroom 3.5 Bathroom in Buckeye in Sundance is a spectacular home and is located on a corner lot that offers an inviting entry with a cute little porch. This 5 bedroom 3.5 bath home in Buckeye features custom 16 inch tile and two tone paint throughout. Lower level has an open and spacious floor plan that gives plenty of natural light. The kitchen in this 5 bedroom 3.5 bathroom home has plenty of cabinet space and a breakfast bar. The kitchen opens to the dining area for easy access during entertaining. Family room has recessed entertainment area. The (0 comments)
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : January 3, 2011 Mortgage markets improved last week during asnow- and holiday-thinned series of sessions on Wall Street. Mortgage bonds improved on year-end profit-taking, mostly, leading conforming mortgage rates in Arizona lower. Last week marked the first calendar week in which mortgage rates dropped since early-November, a pleasing development for rate shoppers and home buyers. Falling rates means lower monthly mortgage payments. But don’t expect for rates to improve again thisweek, however. Last week’s gains were the result of extremely low trading volume and a close-out of 2010 mortgage bond positions. With markets (0 comments)
Why you need Facebook in 2011 more than ever! - 01/02/11 11:54 AM
Whatever you think about Facebook, under ground culture, fad, in your face annoying, business tool or just plain I have no idea why I need, want or will use this "thing". There is no denying the immense power of this social media platform. So Mark... How do I use it? How will it benefit me? How do I use it effectively to be of benefit to my business? Can it in fact help my business? - Well I am here to say get ready! It will replace your website and for those of you who adopt the new changes will be (10 comments)
Research: Statistics on New Year's resolutions - 01/01/11 03:51 PM
<!--StartFragment--> Research: Statistics on New Year's resolutions 40 to 45% of American adults make one or more resolutions each year. Among the top new years resolutions are resolutions about #1 weight loss, exercise, and stopping to smoke. Also popular are resolutions dealing with better money management / debt reduction. The following shows how many of these resolutions are maintained as time goes on: - past the first week: 75% - past 2 weeks: 71% - after one month: 64% - after 6 months: 46% While a lot of people who make new years resolutions do break them, research shows that making resolutions is useful. People (4 comments)
Another good example of what I Have been saying before and a great adjunct to my recent blog on : is FHA the right loan for me or my credit site. With credit requirements increasing it's imperative we get our clients educated to start working on their credit before they really need it.
Via Harry F. D'Elia, Investor , Mentor, CSSN Radio Coach, REOs, Networker, ePRO (AZCO Properties LLC): START NEW YEAR OFF WITH REPAIRING ONES CREDIT SCORE When considering purchasing your first home, whether you get the mortgage or not, may depend on your credit score. Your score is (1 comments)
Laveen Land for sale on Carver Mountain - 01/01/11 12:33 PM
18.5 spectacular acres of land for sale on Carver Mountain. The views from this 18.42 acre land for sale Carver Mountain property are breathtaking. This property is nestled between the hills giving a magnificent 360 degree view of the Estrella Mountains and South Mountain. This amazing parcel of land for sale caontaining 18.5 spectacular acres for sale on Carver Mountain slopes down the mountain so there is plenty of space for hill side homes with room for homes below in flat area. Great opportunity for investors or builders to develop a new subdivision. Or be selfish and have your own 18 acre (0 comments)
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