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Comparing Auctions to Traditional List Price Marketing - 06/25/11 07:10 PM
A great chart that discusses the comparison of auction pricing and a traditional sale. In this market, are the benefits significant? Read on to find out. Via Rachel Rabinowitz (Tranzon Fox Auctions): Have you compared Auctions to the Traditional List price strategy? In this market, the advantages speak for themselves. If you've tried everything, and your days on market keep climbing, think Auction!
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Workaholics Can't Tell TIME - 06/24/11 08:22 PM
Goes hand in hand with another post, so you want to be a Realtor. As an agent, it is very easy to allow your career bleed into every other area of life. Keep the boundaries, or risk burn out. Via Loreena Yeo, Realtor®| Frisco TX Community Ambassador (214)783-2210 (3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Frisco TX Real Estate Co.): It was until recently that I had to take a step back from work due to health and personal reasons that I didn't realize how much I was working a day. It's easy to work from 4am to 10:30 - 11:00pm (with just little breaks (6 comments)
Even on the most summer of days in Phoenix, The Arcadia Ice Arena is home to the Ice House Tavern where everyday is wintery. This spot is hidden to eye. It is between Wal-Mart and Radio Shack, revealing itself with a blue metal door and a sign hanging above it. The cool space at the bar is to sit next to the floor to ceiling windows that are a one way mirror to the (3 comments)
Builder loose confidence in the market - 06/24/11 07:51 PM
Despite rising new home sales and an increase in building permits nationwide, home builder confidence slipped to a 9-month low in June. The monthly Housing Market Index from the National Association of Homebuilders registered 13 this month — three ticks lower than last month, and its lowest level since September 2010. Via Mark Taylor FHA VA USDA HUD & Investor Loans (First Time Buyers Investors and move up buyers):
Despite rising new home sales and an increase in building permits nationwide, home builder confidence slipped to a 9-month low in June. The monthly Housing Market Index from the National Association of Homebuilders registered (3 comments)
Top 5 Things To Consider When Buying A Short Sale - 06/24/11 07:22 PM
So, you're ready to buy your new home! Congratulations! What's the next step? In this market, I would always go with an experienced Realtor who knows how to sell in today's market place. You really don't want to "go it" alone. Sure, you can search all of the houses on the market on the Internet, but that's just the frosting. The cake choice is where your options become a little less....sweet. I'm sure you've heard of REO --Real Estate Owned--properties. These are bank owned foreclosures. Today, let's cover the other 1/3 of the market, and that is our favorite topic----The Short (1 comments)
Traditional Sales Not a short sale or bank owned...too good to be true?! Easy Valley Realtors look up. - 06/23/11 06:37 PM
At the present moment, we have 26, TWENTY SIX, professionally remodeled and landscaped homes that are MOVE IN READY! We are extremely savvy investors who turned over 230 properties last year, and over 250 in 2009. Each of these homes are a direct competitor to new builds, as these homes look as though they were just built. Fresh two tone paint, new carpet, new stainless steel appliances, slab granite, and often we are building new pools! We have bonuses on a few properties, offer home warranties with every home, and we do not shy away from giving seller concessions to the (0 comments)
Saint Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church and School
Living in the Arcadia and Camelback Corridor, you have much pride within our community and schools. So what sticker is on your car?! STA, Xavier, Brophy, Hopi, Arcadia, CLS? Being full of pride of my community, I want to offer and support the cause. I happen to represent an STA sticker on my SUV. My oldest son will be finishing his last year, 8th grade this fall. This weekend June 24th-26th from 7am-2pm at the Saint Thomas Apostle Parish a rummage sale will take place in air conditioned rooms, loaded with goodies. (0 comments)
The extremely unattractive South East corner of 40th St and Camelback has long awaited it's new neighborhood fine dining establishment. Sam Fox, famous for his modern Italian restaurant NoRTH will be opening his 6th location here. I live in the neighborhood, had my door knocked about three years back asking if I would support the establishment, duh! Who would not that has ever frequented a Sam Fox creation. One thing our community did decline was a second story edition to the new fab spot. The location does offer (0 comments)
What did the Fed say today - in English please - 06/23/11 05:14 PM
In its press release, the FOMC said that the economy is recovering, although “somewhat more slowly” than what was expected. Labor markets have been weaker than anticipated and the Fed believes that is, in part, a result of higher food and energy costs, and supply chain disruptions as a result of “tragic events in Japan”. Via Mark Taylor FHA VA USDA HUD & Investor Loans (First Time Buyers Investors and move up buyers):
A Simple Explanation Of The Federal Reserve Statement (June 22, 2011 Edition) Wednesday, the Federal Open Market Committee voted to leave the Fed Funds Rate unchanged within its (2 comments)
Sunset over Camelbac Hike to the top of this 2,704 square foot hike that is a wild, desert, natural preserve in the middle of the city, in the Community of Arcadia with 360 degree views of Phoenix, Scottsdale and beyond! Although the distance is considered a short hike, it is a strenuous one by most hikers standards. Before beginning any exercise, have at least 15-20 oz of water in your system. Fill a few water bottles half way and freeze. Once frozen, fill to top with water. If you use a Camelpack, use ice cubes in the bladder. Lather up (3 comments)
I just received a call from a soon to be client in panic mode. We will call him Mr. E. Mr. E and I have an appointment to meet this Friday to list his home for a HAFA short sale. Mr. E called me two weeks ago in search of help. After discussing his options, the pro's and con's of a short sale, and identifying his hardship, I advised him to call his bank to advise of his decision. Mr. E called his bank and started the process of the HAFA short sale, the servicing (0 comments)
Gilbert, Arizona One of America's Finest Family Cities Median Sales price is... - 06/20/11 07:40 PM
Gilbert, AZ has many a time labeled and known as one of America's finest, affluent family cities to live in. Between 1990-2005, Gilbert was recognized as America's fastest growing city, with a growth rate of 500%. This growth rate is what transitioned the former farmers town to a young, thriving family city. Being positioned in the East Valley, Gilbert, AZ is 20 miles away from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The data pulled for the report below is from closed real estate purchases of homes since Jan 1, 2011 through June 20, 2011. The numbers of single family homes successfully (2 comments)
Arcadia 85018 Median Sales price is... - 06/20/11 07:17 PM
According to the current data of sold homes in Arcadia (85018 Phoenix, AZ), the average price of a home is $450,968.00. The average price per square foot is $172.22. When buying in the highly popular Arcadia Community, keep in mind the amount of remodeling one does to make their home shine. Arcadia holds the crown for remodeling and perfecting our community in it's uniqueness. Statistical Market Analysis Selection Criteria for Comparable Properties Prepared by Corinne A Hale, All information should be verified by the recipient and none is guaranteed as accurate by ARMLS.DND2 ( D o N ot D isplay or D isclose) - the data in fields marked with (2 comments)
How to clean outdoor furniture - what I learned from a hard weekend in the yard! - 06/20/11 06:48 PM
This week marks the official start of Summer in Phoenix. If your home's outdoor area has furniture in it, you'll want to make sure that your furniture is clean. In this 4-minute video from Lowe's, you'll learn tricks to keep your outdoor furniture clean, and protected from the elements. All types of outdoor furniture are covered in the lesson including metal, resin-based, and wooden.
Via Mark Taylor FHA VA USDA HUD & Investor Loans (First Time Buyers Investors and move up buyers):
How To Clean Outdoor Furniture : Resin, Wood And Metal This week marks the official start of Summer (0 comments)
Paradise Valley, Arizona Foreclosure Listings - 06/14/11 09:02 PM
Paradise Valley, AZ Foreclosure Trends Embed this chart on your own page... Foreclosure Filings—Notice of Default filings are the first step in the foreclosure process. Notice of Trustee Sale filings set the date and time of an auction, and serve as the homeowner's final notice before sale. Embed this chart on your own page... Foreclosure Outcomes—After the filing of a Notice of Trustee Sale, there are only three possible outcomes. First, the sale can be Cancelled for reasons that include a successful loan modification or short sale, a filing error, or a legal requirement to re-file the notice after extended postponements. (2 comments)
Glendale Arizona Foreclosure Listings Reports - 06/14/11 08:53 PM
Glendale, AZ Foreclosure Trends Embed this chart on your own page... Foreclosure Filings—Notice of Default filings are the first step in the foreclosure process. Notice of Trustee Sale filings set the date and time of an auction, and serve as the homeowner's final notice before sale. Embed this chart on your own page... Foreclosure Outcomes—After the filing of a Notice of Trustee Sale, there are only three possible outcomes. First, the sale can be Cancelled for reasons that include a successful loan modification or short sale, a filing error, or a legal requirement to re-file the notice after extended postponements. Alternatively, (0 comments)
Gold Canyon, Arizona 85218 Foreclosure Report - 06/14/11 08:44 PM
Foreclosure Outcomes—After the filing of a Notice of Trustee Sale, there are only three possible outcomes. First, the sale can be Cancelled for reasons that include a successful loan modification or short sale, a filing error, or a legal requirement to re-file the notice after extended postponements. Alternatively, if the property is taken to sale, the bank will place the opening bid. If a 3rd party, typically an investor, bids more than the bank's opening bid, the property will be Sold to 3rd Party; if not, it will go Back to the Bank and become part of that bank's REO inventory. (0 comments)
Time to Resell in May 2011 Improved for Investors - 06/14/11 08:31 PM
Time To Resell In May 2011 Improved for Investors "Third party investors resold the homes they previouslypurchased at auction at a faster pace throughout our coverage area. As the most sophisticated and motivated homesellers in the marketplace, these investors provide an important indicator as to the health of the entire housing market. While the statistic is encouraging, it's too early to tell whether it is a turning point from the otherwise recent downward trend within the housing market. Foreclosure filing activity was down in May 2011, with fewer foreclosure filings in all states except California, where there was an increase in Notice of Trustee (0 comments)
Glendale, AZ City Council has approves $35,500 for performing arts - 06/13/11 05:26 PM
Glendale City Council has approved 11 performing arts projects totaling more than $35,500. The lucky winners of the funds were judged on artisic quality, and the ability to serve the community. Arizona Theatre Company $4,000 ABT Performing Arts Association, INC $3,500 Center for Dance Ensemble $4,000 Childsplay $4,000 Free Arts for Abused Child of Arizona $3,500 Fusion Foundation $3,000 Phoenix Conservatory of Music $2,250 Phoenix Symphony $4,000 Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts $2,250 West Valley Arts Council $3,000 For more information, please visit, www.glendaleaz.com/arts/. (0 comments)
City of Peoria, AZ backs the Grand Ave coalition - 06/13/11 05:12 PM
What is the Grand Ave coalition? This is a group of governmental agencies which include: Surprise, El Mirage, and the Maricopa Associations of Governments. The City of Peoria, AZ has recently approved $50k of funding starting in 2012's fiscal year. The funding with help our commuter rail to expand along the Grand Ave Corridor. This area already has rail road tracks existing. The Grand Ave Corridor passes through the cities of Glendale, Peoria, Surprise, Youngtown, Phoenix, El Mirage and Wickenburg. This system would also allow traveling to Glendale's Cardinal's Stadium for all events such as games, concerts, etc... The Grand Ave (0 comments)
The City of Peoria, AZ spends $460k on artwork along the Loop 303 Freeway - 06/13/11 05:00 PM
The newly finished Loop 303 in Peoria, Arizona has added decor to it's bridges and concrete wall to beautify it's 6 mile stretch. The artwork contains mountains. water (Agua Fria River and Lake Pleasant). The art work was nominated by community as a "nice touch" for the loop 303.
Peoria, AZ is also home to the San Diego Padres spring training field, at Peoria's Sport Complex. (2 comments)
What will mortgage rates do this week? - 06/13/11 04:43 PM
Mortgage markets moved in feverish fashion last week, changing with extreme frequency, and eventually ending slightly worse on the week. Conforming mortgage rates fell to a 6-month low Wednesday but, by Friday, they had retreated higher. Via Mark Taylor FHA VA USDA HUD & Investor Loans (First Time Buyers Investors and move up buyers): What's Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : June 13, 2011
Mortgage markets moved in feverish fashion last week, changing with extreme frequency, and eventually ending slightly worse on the week. Conforming mortgage rates fell to a 6-month low Wednesday but, by Friday, they had retreated higher. Last (0 comments)
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