Feb. 24, 2014

Current Conditions Give Buyers the Advantage in Phoenix Housing Market

The dramatic price increases that the Phoenix metropolitan area had seen in the past year is expected to not only slow down, but possibly turn around in the coming year according to housing officials. A report released by W.P, Carey School of Business at Arizona State University believes that ...

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Feb. 12, 2014

Scottsdale Horse Show Events for February

Scottsdale has long been known as a Western town. For those who live in the area or are visiting this February, the upcoming equestrian event at West World is sure to draw a crowd of both horse lovers and interested viewers alike. This February, Scottsdale is hosting the Annual Scottsdale ...

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Jan. 31, 2014

Lending Tips to Help Phoenix Buyers

On January 10 of this year, new federal mortgage rules became effective. These rules were put in place to help bring an end to abusive lending practices which led to the housing crisis and massive amounts of foreclosure. However these new rules bring with them two distinct changes. First of ...

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Dec. 18, 2013

Late Mortgage Payments in Scottsdale on the Decline

scottsdale real estate brokerageThe rate of Scottsdale mortgage delinquency rate continues to decline following a year where home prices, jobs and interest rates in the area have all been increasing. TransUnion, credit researcher, has released their outlook for the year ahead based on the amount of Arizona home owners that are late on ...

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Nov. 21, 2013

Buying a House in Scottsdale During the Holiday Season

scottsdale homes for saleTo many people, the prospect of purchasing a home during the holidays is a daunting one. However, borrowers should be aware during the holiday season they can benefit. During the holidays, there are a variety of factors that can shift the power to the buyer when negotiating prices.

Recent reductions ...

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Sept. 22, 2013

Scottsdale Homes for Sale Seeing Increase in Value and Pricing

Scottsdale homes for saleIn the past year, Scottsdale homes for sale have seen a decrease in foreclosure activity, a decrease in investor influence and a return to increasing home values and prices. A report released by Arizona State University indicated that this summer, Scottsdale homes and the housing, market in general were looking ...

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Sept. 1, 2013

Signature Events In Scottsdale in September

Scottsdale WaterfrontThose visiting or living in the Scottsdale area have some signature events to look forward to in September with the city of Scottsdale being home to some of the best restaurants in Arizona.  Each year Restaurant Week is an event that both foodies and those who look to try ...

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Aug. 16, 2013

Arizona Mortgage Holders Making Payments on Time

Arizona homeowners making payment on timeAcross the nation, the number of mortgage holders who have been delinquent in their mortgage payments has decreased over the past year. In Arizona, the recovery of the housing market has been aided in part through Arizona mortgage holders making more payments on time than many other parts of the ...

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July 28, 2013

Arizona College Students Heading Back to Campus

Scottsdale real estateAs Fall begins to approach, regardless of the weather trying to prove otherwise, Arizona college campus’s are already starting to become more populated. For those attending Arizona State University, there are a number of prime real estate choices for students going back to class. In Tempe and South Scottsdale, the ...

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July 1, 2013

Scottsdale Residents Offered Chance to Participate in Local Government

14955700_sIt isn’t often that residents are offered the opportunity to participate in the workings of their local government. However, residents of Scottsdale are getting that exact chance.  First, residents are able to attend virtual planning workshops and provide their specific feedback in an online forum. One example is on ...

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