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One of the reasons I chose to hang my real estate license with Windermere Real Estate was due to the sense of community the company exudes and the charitable nature of the organization. In 1989 Windermere Real Estate established the Windermere Foundation.  Through contributions from agents ($7.50...
Located in the foothills of north Phoenix and only an hour's drive from Sedona, Anthem Arizona is a community unlike any other.  With it's sweeping vistas, sense of seclusion, and peaceful setting, life in Anthem is akin to living on an all inclusive resort, everyday. Anthem Arizona is a Del Webb...
Arizona, along with Florida, is a golfer's haven.  One statistic I read somewhere noted that there were more golf courses in Phoenix than there were McDonald's.  That's a lot of courses. In a continual effort to provide information we deem valuable to the public we will provide a weekly feature h...
An article from, confirms what we have been anecdotaly reporting lately.  The report states that Phoenix and five nearby cities - Scottsdale, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert and Glendale - were among the hottest cities in the U.S. for homebuyers in Q1, according to the number of home searche...
      First Quarter Listing Comparison for Maricopa County: This graph illustrates the comparison by price range Active "Distressed" Listings, Active "Non-Distressed Listings" Sold "Non-Distressed" Listings and Sold "Distressed" Listings by price range. It shows the highest volumes of Active and ...
Beautiful North Phoenix Home $319,600     Terrific value in terrific neighborhood. This well kept 5 bed/3 bath home in peaceful North Phoenix. Located near schools, shopping, entertainment, and easy highway access. Pergo floors in family/livingt/dining rooms, new gas stove and convection over, cu...
The graph below illustrates the median sales price of homes sold through the Maricopa County MS Year 2008 vs. 1 Qtr. 2009.  You'll not that the median sales price has fallen 47% from the March '08 through March '09.  However, the rate of decline in prices seems to be leveling off as evidenced by ...
The chart below illustrates some very positive trends occuring in the Phoenix real estate market. The bar graph portion of the chart represents the "burn rate" for our inventory.  Or how many months supply of homes we currently have on the market.  This number has decreased dramitically from a hi...
  Beautiful Phoenix Area Short Sale Opportunity 17849 W. Evans Dr. Surprise, AZ 85388     Incredible short sale opportunity. This well kept 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home in the Sierra Montana development is located within walking distance of the community recreation center and is loaded with custo...
I've been working with an out of state buyer for the past couple of weeks.  I send him listings from our local MLS and he in turn has responded with listings from Zillow that he found for the same homes. I've found Zillows information to be incorrect more often than not.  Many times the listings ...

Jerry Murphy, CRS, SRES

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