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2016 

  Tax Identity Theft   Death and taxes, two absolutes we can count on.  Spring is the season for getting your identity stolen. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) saw a nearly 50 percent increase in identity theft complaints in 2015. Of those complaints, almost half were related to tax or wag...
03/31/2016
    Home Tour 2016: The Grand Adobes of the Tucson Basin Saturday April 22, 2016 Join the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation for an outstanding 2016 home tour. For the first time in a generation, a collection of Tucson's oldest and most extraordinary historic adobe homes will open their door...
03/29/2016
  Mortgage bond prices finished the week lower which put upward pressure on rates.  Rates were higher early in the week despite mixed housing data.  Existing home sales printed at 5.08M versus the expected 5.37M.  The FHFA Housing Price Index rose 6% on an annual basis.  That data showed an upwar...
03/28/2016
3920 E Calle De Jardin in historic San Clemente for sale $269,900.  Three bedroom, two bath, attached garage, large pool, on .25 acres.Coming soon, priced $20K below the Zillow.com "Zesimate". If you have questions or would like to view this property please call Central Tucson specialist listing ...
03/24/2016
As an experinced buyers agent I am seeing more and more of these on properties.  Some things to keep in mind:Leased solar units are allowable with the following conditions:The solar unit is not included in the appraiser’s valuation of the propertyThe lease payment is included in the borrower’s de...
03/23/2016
Mortgage bond prices finished the week higher which put downward pressure on rates. Rates were sharply higher early in the week ahead of the Fed meeting as analysts predicted an 80% chance of a rate hike in June. That sentiment reversed Wednesday afternoon in response to the Fed meeting. The tone...
03/18/2016
Priced $60 K below the Zillow.com "Zestimate".  Please give listing agent Spirit Messingham a call at 520 471-6900.  Link here to listing:  http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/5136-N-Sabino-Fairway-Pl-Tucson-AZ-85749/8464085_zpid/Enjoy Arizona National Golf Course resort living all year long. This ...
03/18/2016
 Addendums that address repairs that are not going to be completed by closing or state a seller concession is agreed to in lieu of repairs are likely to raise red flags with the lender. If the lender sees repairs referenced on the addendum, the lender may well require that the repairs are address...
03/17/2016
At some time in the past I had the chance to see a band in concert in a very small venue – seriously, the whole thing was about the size of a high school gymnasium. This was the very first concert my friend had ever attended, and as we were walking out that evening, I told him that he’s sort of b...
03/15/2016
 Thinking about buying a home but not sure where to begin?  First thing a buyer should do is speak with a local lender and get pre-approved.  Next, start a relationship with an experienced buyers agent.  These are important first steps when considering a home purchase.   I am an experienced buyer...
03/15/2016
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