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Interesting news from from Kenneth Harney at Realty Times.  Read below: Investors and others who expect to use FHA financing in connection with a short sale better check out the latest guidance issued by HUD last week. A letter to lenders by FHA commissioner David Stevens essentially spells out t...
The new homebuyer tax credit creates a unique window of opportunity for buyers to act now - purchases must be in contract by April 30, 2010! Higher income limits for first-time homebuyers and a new $6,500 tax credit for existing homeowners buying a primary residence mean that many more buyers wil...
As is customary these days we received two contrarian pieces of news regarding the housing market this past week.  If one follows these monthly reports close enough one would be bound to end up with a case of manic depression (great song by the way). Yes, resale home sales were the highest they b...
Last night I was watching a great program on the History channel called "The Beatles: On Record".  It's a facinating introspective on The Beatles and their recording process, starting with their first single "Love Me Do" through their first album, "Please , Please Me" on to "Abbey Road" (their l...
The new year is just about upon us. And with that will bring the resolutions.  Every year the number 1 or 1A New Year resolution is to lose weight/get in shape.  Which is great.  I wish everyone would stick with it. However, for those who do stick with it, here's a tip.  Take a break once in a wh...
We as humans tend to move in herds.  It's in our nature.  But those who move contrary to the herd often get the best deals. In my years in real estate I've noticed a few definite trends.  One of which is that during the winter/holiday months, home buying tends to take a hiatus.  That's why I say ...
The  Scottsdale real estate market saw continued stabilization in November although prices fell a bit from October.  However the units sold is up dramatically over last year this time.  At about a 4 month burn rate (the number of months it would take to sell the exisiting inventory at the current...
Scottsdale - Great Scottsdale Condo in a Fantastic Location!!! 7110 E. Continental Dr. #2016 - Scottsdale, AZ 85257   Benjamin B. Bailey Property Marketing Expert Arizona Premiere Living Long Realty Arizona Properties 480/220-8022 Jerry Murphy REALTOR® Arizona Premi...
The Phoenix real estate market continues to see an upward price trend in the month of November.  The average sale price for homes in Phoenix increased significantly (up 5%) over October. Couple that with September's price increase of 6% and October's increase of 4% and we have some steady price a...
My business partner and I work with A LOT of out of state buyers.  Arizona is vacation home destination as well as a real estate investor's heaven. But one thing we wrestle with a lot is expectations of said buyers. For some reason buyers from other states seem to think that they are going to pic...

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