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Looking for ways to spruce up your home without putting yourself in the poorhouse? Whether you’re getting ready to sell your home or [...]
Go for sprightly instead of snoozy by pairing beige walls with higher-octane hues [...]
On a recent 106-degree day, Heather and David Baumgartner drove through central Phoenix neighborhoods looking for [...]
Adding style to interiors doesn’t necessarily require wads of cash. [...]
Give the daily grind the day off by hiding your work stuff, treating yourself and enjoying the outdoors [...]
Cayley Lambur has spent some time in the homes of strangers. She grew up as the child of architects [...]
The longer a water-damaged home is left sitting, the more the damage will increase. [...]
Let me first confess that my idea of camping is a long, luxurious stay at a five-star hotel [...]
There’s nothing wrong with a white ceiling. White works beautifully with most colors, and it’s an easy way to deal with vast stretches of open space. But sometimes [...]
1.Monument Valley, Arizona. Monument Valley is one of the most iconic images of the Southwest […]
Leland Brake | 1977
I think it is necessary first of all to say that the home owners of Sunburst Farms East are [...]
Why let light ruin your furniture, floors and artwork, when the solution could be [...]
From the dog days of summer to the first days of school [...]
Glass that changes from translucent to opaque with a click of an iPhone. [...]
Go outside! You look like you need a little sun. [...]
When I think about the mistakes my husband and I made when purchasing a home [...]
The Arizona Republic
So staging works. But what exactly is it? [...]
The housing recovery continues to pick up steam, as home prices jumped in April, and new home sales hit a five year high [...]
Forbes.com | Zillow, Contributor | November 2, 2012
There’s a sense of feeling useless when a disaster hits, explained Rhode Island real estate agent Erin [...]
The Republic | azcentral.com | Philip Haldiman | Wednesday, October 23, 2012
An anonymous buyer has purchased a Phoenix home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright with the aim of preserving an architectural gem that [...]
CNN Money | Josh Garskof | April 27, 2012
Want to remodel your home? These eight strategies will help you yield substantial savings. Do your remodeling in the off season [...]
The tide is already starting to turn in some U.S. housing markets, with home prices in these 10 metro areas expected to climb anywhere between 10% and 21% by the end of next year, according to Fiserv.
Recycling your newspaper by tossing it into your recycle bin is a great way to help the environment but reusing it instead is a smart way to help your wallet.
After catching up on the score of last night’s game or ripping out the latest low-cal dessert recipe for the cookbook, sidestep the trash bin [...]
The Wall Street Journal | Nick Timiraos | April 27, 2012
A new development is catching home buyers off guard as the spring sales season gets under way: Bidding wars are back.
From California to Florida, many buyers are increasingly competing for the same house. Unlike the bidding wars that typified the go-go years [...]
Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, December 22, 2011
Median list prices nationwide have risen 4.05 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to November housing data of 146 metro areas from Realtor.com. Fewer cities are reporting year-over-year list price declines, “suggesting a growing optimism on the part of sellers about 2012 market conditions,” according [...]
Florida’s cities were some of the hardest hit by the housing bust, but now they are leading the charge back. Of Realtor.com’s top 10 turnaround towns, eight are in the Sunshine State.
Phoenix – Median home price: $129,000 […]
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, December 19, 2011
Chicago continued to hold onto the No. 1 spot for most searched for real estate market at Realtor.com in November. What other markets did potential home buyers have their eyes on last month? Realtor.com releases its top search ranking from November based on 146 metro [...]
Daily Real Estate News | Friday, December 16, 2011
From Chinese investors flocking to California to Canadian snowbirds heading to Arizona, international home buyers are offering a growing niche for more real estate professionals. [...]
Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Pike Research estimates the market for bringing energy efficient to commercial buildings will increase to $100 billion by 2017.
Companies doing retrofits — as well as property managers — are promoting the cost savings and other benefits of energy efficient buildings. President Obama is making [...]
Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 20, 2011
New-home construction and building permits — a future gauge of construction — surged last month, slowly helping to pull the new-home market out of one of its worst years for home building. [...]
by Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® – June 14, 2011
Many baby boomer parents who are approaching retirement age have been frustrated at receiving virtually nothing on their lifetime savings [...]
by Judy Klem on ActiveRain – June 13, 2011
Getting your home ready to sell? The basic equation goes something like this: Time + Effort + Money = Ready to Sell. It’s very easy to underestimate the time, effort and money it takes to get your house ready to sell. Stint on the time [...]
The cliché says that there has never been a better time to buy. The hard data in the housing affordability index confirms that. The affordability index, which takes into account median income, median home price, and mortgage rates, has been bouncing around in the 180 to 200 range since the beginning [...]
by Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® – June 2011
The first quarter ended with decent home sales activity, but the rest of the year should be even better [...]
by Derek Kravitz – May 31, 2011. Associated Press
WASHINGTON — An index of home prices in big metro areas has reached its lowest level since 2002, driven down by foreclosures, a glut of unsold homes and [...]
by Peter Corbett – April 23, 2010. The Arizona Republic
It has a mountain out back and, apparently, a mountain of debt. Weeds and overgrown landscaping obscure a for-sale sign in the front of the foreclosed home northwest of Deer Valley and Cave Creek roads [...]
Washington, May 18, 2011
The U.S. continues to remain a top destination for foreign buyers as international purchases surged by $16 billion this year, one of the highest increases in recent years.
This is according to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2011 Profile of International [...]
by Catherine Reagor – August 8, 2010. The Arizona Republic
More buyers are finding Southeast Valley homes affordable again.
Amid the worst home-building slump in more than two decades, location has once again [...]
April 21, 2010. AZcentral.com
Foreclosures and short sales dominate metropolitan Phoenix’s housing market, making it more difficult to calculate the value of a home. At the same time a lot of homeowners want to know, either as they consider a sale or purchase, or want to factor home value into their overall financial [...]
Take a look at these charts to get an overview of our home sales and foreclosures in Maricopa county.
The foreclosure process is started by the bank filing a Notice of Default for each home [...]
by Catherine Reagor – April 20, 2011. The Arizona Republic
“Metro Phoenix’s housing market took a turn for the better last month, and if current trends continue, home prices could start to climb again before the end of the year.”
“Market experts say now is still too early to declare the beginning of a [...]
Phoenix named one of 11 comeback cities
April 11, 2011. Phoenix Business Journal
It’s renewable energy that’s fueling growth in Phoenix. One new solar manufacturing plant in the works will create 600 jobs. Another firm is investing $50 million and has committed to 500 jobs in the region. [...]