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Forbes Magazine released an article today on the best cities in the country to buy or rent a home based upon their current relative prices. The article entitled "The Best Cities To Own And Best To Rent A Home" reviews 2 recent studies by Trulia.com and Zillow.com comparing current home rental prices and current home sales prices. Forbes also compares their own data on U.S. home sales and rental prices to reach their conclusions. The article identifies Phoenix and Miami as the best two cities (1 comments)
4 Bedroom 4,000 sf North Scottsdale Home with Mountain Views - 10/26/10 01:42 AM
North Scottsdale Homes is available at a tremendous value but this home for sale is too much to believe. Look at the architectural detail, upgraded finishes, high-end appliances and more in this 4 bedroom home for sale in North Scottsdale with mountain views. This 4 bedroom North Scottsdale home for sale is in the gated community of Cortona. This Cortona home is on a large lot of over 3/4 acre, backs to a wash, views the mountains, has a courtyard entry and more. Step into this 4 bedroom North Scottsdale Home and enjoy the custom tile entry, tumbled travertine flooring, spacious open floorplan and upgraded kitchen with (2 comments)
Realty ONE Group - A Real Player in Scottsdale Arizona Real Estate and Beyond! - 10/25/10 12:21 AM
Realty ONE Group recently placed #20 in the real estate catagory of Inc. magazine's list of the fasted growing companies in the United States. Realty ONE Group has been recognized with this achievement both in 2009 and 2010. Other companies recognized by Inc. magazine include Microsoft, GoDaddy, Under Armour, Oracle and Jamba Juice! Realty ONE Group is a full service real estate brokerage with nearly 2,500 associates throughout Arizona, Nevada, and California. Opportunities exist for great Realtors looking to succeed - contact me today for a more detailed look inside our brokerage and for more information about how Realty ONE Group can help (1 comments)
FHA Minimum Credit Scores Increasing - 10/24/10 11:56 PM
FHA loans are extremely popular in Scottsdale and the Phoenix Arizona real estate area right now because of the low down payments and reasonable interest rates. For all potential buyers please take note of the 640 credit score most investor are going to be looking for from you. Checking your credit score and getting pre-approved for your upcoming purchase are two of the most important first steps to your new home purchase. Contact me today for an update on the market and how it impacts your upcoming real estate transactions. Via Michael G Regan- Petaluma Home Loans- FHA 203k Rehab and Homepath Specialist (Mason-McDuffie (0 comments)
**CLICK NOW** NORTH SCOTTSDALE TUSCAN BEAUTY WITH DREAM KITCHEN! - 10/19/10 12:06 AM
Looking to purchase a home for sale in beautiful Scottsdale Arizona? Take a look at this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom, tuscan style beauty in the gated community of Cortona. This area of North Scottsdale near Cave Creek and Carefree is known for its natural Sonoran Desert beauty and large beautiful homes. This large lot is over 33,000 sf almost one acre and has plenty of room for a pool or outdoor fireplace viewing the surrounding mountains. This 4 bedroom scottsdale home is loaded with architectural features, high end finishes, stone and wood flooring, dacor appliances, and signature lighting. This 4 bedroom home (3 comments)
***CLICK HERE*** 2 Bedroom Condo For RENT Near Old Town Scottsdale ***CLICK HERE*** - 10/12/10 12:42 AM
Rent this 2 Bedroom Resort-style Condominium near Old Town Scottsdale at Red Rox for just $820 per month. For under $1000 per month you can rent this 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo with 9' ceilings, 20" tile floors, in-unit washer/dryer, resort style pools, fitness center, sand volleyball, quiet patio and so much more. Take a look at this 2 bedroom condo near ASU, Old Town Scottsdale and the Phoenix Light Rail and you'll look no further. The 2 bedroom condo near Old Town Scottsdale rents for just $820 per month and is available NOW! Call/email Jason today to view this Red Rox (0 comments)
NORTH SCOTTSDALE 4 BEDROOM HOME FOR SALE WITH DREAM KITCHEN!!! - 10/10/10 04:00 PM
North Scottsdale 4 bedroom Home for Sale is a rare opportunity at this price range under $600,000. This 4 bedroom Scottsdale home is over 4,000 square feet with high end finishes throughout. Architectural details are visible from your initial view of this 4 bedroom Tuscan style home in North Scottsdale. You'll love the gated community of Cortona with quiet streets and cul-de-sacs and native Sonoran Desert Beauty. Cortona 4 bedroom homes are a rare find with the number of upgrades and high end finishes of this Home for Sale. Step into the kitchen of this North Scottsdale 4 bedroom home for (1 comments)
401k not averaging 16% returns?? Move to a Self Directed IRA and BUY REAL ESTATE!!! - 10/07/10 01:58 AM
So many Americans are blindly throwing money into a retirement fund, checking it once or twice a year and hoping it yields enough for an enjoyable retirement. The majority of these retirement funds are concentrated in stock-based mutual funds. As a larger percentage of our population moves towards retirement I fear those funds will be steadily withdrawn for retirement use and stocks will reflect this steady decline. This simple theory may or may not be true but diversification outside of stocks into precious metals, real estate, and other options sure seems to make a lot of sense. IF YOU COULD PUT YOUR RETIREMENT (1 comments)
Maricopa County Foreclosure Properties - Purchase direct at the trustee sales!!! - 10/02/10 03:29 AM
Arizona investors take notice - the margins seems to be back at the latest trustee sale auctions! Think Foreclosures Now!!! If you are looking to make a smart investment in Arizona property your opportunity is here and now. After several summer months of tight spreads between trustee sale winning bids and retail home values - the margins have increased again. Expert home investors look to purchase at 70-80% of current home values in order to rehab and resell in short order. If you are looking to become a professional home flipper in Arizona please join the crowd and best of luck (0 comments)
A Dozen Essentials for a Smooooooth Home Inspection - 10/01/10 01:48 AM
SELLERS - Your almost to the finish line!! You've properly staged, priced and marketed your home and now you have an acceptable offer. It's time for a complete home inspection and the list below is a great overview of things you need to keep in mind for the home inspector. The more complete job that the buyer's home inspector can do, the fewer worries for your buyer and quicker we'll all reach the finish line closing!! Via Charles Buell, Seattle, WA, Home Inspector (Charles Buell Inspections.com): For some time now I have wanted to put together a long list of all the things (3 comments)
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