buyers agent tucson arizona: Renters Are Ready To Buy, They Just Might Not Know It - 01/26/16 12:44 AM
The National Association of Realtors recently conducted a survey of renters who are 34 years of age or younger. Nearly all of those questioned say they want to own a home in the future. The NAR titled the survey Housing Opportunities and Market Experience – you read that right: HOME (points to their marketing department) – and it was designed to track topical real estate trends by asking consumers about two major topics: (1) whether or not it’s a good time to buy or sell a home, and (2) what are their expectations and experiences in the market. “Despite entering the … (2 comments)

buyers agent tucson arizona: Sunday Central Tucson Open House 1/10 1pm-4pm $189,999 3/2 Bungalow - 01/05/16 11:59 PM
Please join me for an open house to the general public this Sunday from 1-4pm at 1919 Water St Tucson, AZ 85719.  Click on the link below to view the listing:
New lower price, priced $18K below the "Zestimate". Charming 3 bedroom and 2 bath, 1,530 SqFt red brick bungalow nestled in the heart of Central Tucson with NO HOA. Desirable N/S orientation, privacy with mountain views. Fantastic central location, walking distance to Banner Medical, U of A, restaurants & shopping. Buyers will appreciate the authentic hardwood floors, vintage character and charm of a 1950's classic bungalow with modern updates including: … (0 comments)

buyers agent tucson arizona: Historic Colonia Solana Open House Sunday 1-4pm New Listing - 11/06/15 02:54 AM
Please join me for an open house, a terrific opportunity for buyers to view this designated historic (break on property taxes) in historic Colonia Solana this Sunday from 1-4pm.  3489 E Via Guadalupe
Tucson, AZ 85716.
Priced $100K below the current "Zestimate". Currently the lowest price home available in the historic Colonia Solana subdivision ($300K lower than the next property for sale). Please call listing agent, Central Tucson specialist Spirit Messingham at (520) 471-6900 for a private showing. Thinking of buying or selling real estate in Central Tucson? Give Spirit a call, click on his profile to read 150+ reviews from past … (1 comments)

buyers agent tucson arizona: TRID Learning Curve Continues - 10/28/15 07:11 AM
What if the Buyer Does Not sign Loan Documents 3 days prior to COE for an Arizona Purchase?
The recently revised AAR residential purchase contract states the buyer shall sign all loan documents no later than 3 days prior to Close of Escrow or the buyer must give the Seller or the Escrow company notice of loan approval without prior to doc conditions and the date of receipt of the Closing Disclosure from the lender. The easiest way to provide notice to the Seller or Escrow company is a Loan Status Update form (LSU) with lines 58 and 62 completed.
As we move … (2 comments)

buyers agent tucson arizona: City of Tucson Parks & Rec Dept. Community Open Houses - 09/13/15 03:29 PM
The City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department is holding a series of community-wide public open houses to gather information as a part of the process that will result in a new five-year plan for improving the city’s recreational and leisure opportunities.
The master plan will anticipate future needs and outline actions necessary to deliver high quality recreation facilities, programs and services. Residents are invited to make their voices heard at any of the meetings and through a variety of online and social media options.
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 Donna R. Liggins Center 2160 N. 6th Ave. (Ward 3)
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 William … (0 comments)

buyers agent tucson arizona: Coming Soon 3/2 1530 Sq Ft Central Bungalow Walking Distance to UofA - 07/15/15 12:20 PM
Coming soon at 1919 E Water Street, Tucson AZ 85719  Please click on the link below to view:
Please call listing agent Spirit Messingham at (520) 471-6900 if you would like a private showing. Desirable three bedroom/2 bath, 1,530 Sq Ft red brick bungalow located in the heart of Central Tucson. Fantastic central location, no HOA, walking distance to UMC (.5 mile), U of A ( less than 1 mile), restaurants and shopping. Buyers will appreciate the authentic hardwood floors, updated double pane windows, AC, gas stove, ceiling fans, split floor plan, low maintenance shingle roof and updated bathrooms w/recent vanity, fixtures, … (3 comments)

buyers agent tucson arizona: Air Force OKs Expansion of D-M Training Flights - 05/17/15 10:54 AM
If you live in Central Tucson, majorty of which is under the DM (Davis-Monthan) airport flight path, you should be no stranger to the sound of military planes flying overhead.  My neighbor likes to refer to this as "the sounds of freedom", opinions (as they tend to do) vary on this.

The Air Force has approved a plan to allow a significant increase in training sorties by visiting units at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
On Friday, the Air Combat Command issued a final environmental report on a proposed expansion of visiting-plane training at Davis-Monthan, finding that raising the number of annual sorties up … (4 comments)

buyers agent tucson arizona: The Various Stages of Buying Real Estate - 03/30/15 11:41 PM
As a buyer's agent in Tucson,Arizona I work with many buyers and view hundreds of properties a year (I view 400+properties a year).  Over the years I have noticed there are different types and stages of buyers.  Listed below are the stages of buying I have observed:
Stages of Buying

1. Intense Stage – Triggered by an event such as a new job, transfer, birth, death, divorce, marriage, child accepted to U of A, graduation, etc.

2. Investigative Stage – Normally buyers will stay in this stage until they find an agent. Some will start searches on free sites like, … (4 comments)

buyers agent tucson arizona: Credit Re-scoring: What is it and Why Should You Care? - 03/27/15 08:28 AM
 Working with a client, maybe a first time home buyer that was not able to get pre-approved?   One option for them may be a credit re-scoring.  This is just one of many reasons why I have relationships with local lenders who work with our client to get them approved.   Keep in mind, there are no "wrong answers" when getting pre-approved for a loan.  If the client can't get approved now, a good local lender can provide guidance of things the client can do (IE improve their FICO score), so that home ownership can be part of their future. 
Using credit simulation … (5 comments)

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Spirit Messingham

Third Generation Full-Time Realtor® 520 471-6900

Tucson, AZ

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Tierra Antigua Realty

Address: 1650 E. River Road Ste 202, Tucson, AZ, 85718

Office: (520) 471-6900

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Third generation, full-time licensed Realtor, putting my clients' needs first. I work with all of my client's one on one, taking pride in the quality work and services I provide. In the top 1% of all Tucson Realtors by sales volume 2012 - 2015. I have the experience, passion and knowledge to help with your residential real estate needs. Call (520) 471-6900 for a free and no obligation consultation.




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