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 […]

Housing Recovery Makes Halfway Mark

Nationally, November 2012 was hump day for the housing market. According to Trulia’s Monthly Housing Barometer, October and November 2012 saw 5% jumps and recovery jumped from 28% in November 2011 to 51% November 2012. The three key housing market indicators Trulia’s Housing Barometer charts and their information source are: existing homes sales (National Association […]

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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 […]