How is the Arizona Real Estate Market REALLY Doing?

By: Lynette Carrington The Arizona real estate market has been nothing short of depressing in the past seven years. Particularly, Phoenix and the surrounding areas did not do well when the nationwide downturn in the economy hit some years back and we suffered one of the worst declines in home values of any market area […]

How to buy a Foreclosure or REO home

So you want to buy a foreclosure? Why wouldn’t you? Everybody knows Foreclosures are deals! Right? Well, sometimes, yes they are. But just because a property is a foreclosure or REO does not necessarily mean it’s a deal. If you want to buy a foreclosure that is a deal here’s some things you should know. […]

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Underwater? What you need know about Short Sales

The USA Today, a national newspaper, ran a front page article in July 2005 declaring Gilbert,  Arizona the fastest growing city in the nation. It was as if someone flipped a switch and turned on the housing market in Phoenix. A major frenzy ensued for about the following 18 months driving home prices higher at a […]