All About Arizona Real Estate

By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Yes, I am not as young as I used to be.  No, that does not mean that I cannot remember the original Star Trek when it came on TV or the Moon Landing of 1969. I can. Live Long and Prosper, said Mr. Spock! Someone shared with me these 12 signs that we are getting older 1. Talk to yourself. There are times you need expert advice.2. "In style" are the clothes that still fit.3. You don't need anger management. You need people to stop pissing you off.4. Your people skills are just fine. It's your tolerance for idiots that needs work.5. The biggest lie you tell yourself is, "I don't need to write that down. I'll remember it."6. "On time" is when you get there.7. Even duct tape can't fix stupid, but it sure does muffle the sound.8. It would be wonderful if we could put ourselves in the dryer fo...
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Vacasa)
🥗East Valley Resources - STAAGE  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.comInspired by posts that I see from others, I wanted to begin a weekly series for resources for people in need that are in the East Valley.  I think continuing to research for this weekly series will also help me to discover what is really out there for those in need. STAAGE is a theater group that performs plays for our parish and surrounding community. They produce two shows per year utilizing the talent of parishioners within the parish as well as those in surrounding parishes. Over the past they have shared plays such as, "A Man for All Seasons," "Joan of Arc," "The Count of Monte Cristo" and youth productions of "Fat...
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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Fountains Hills Arizona Homes For Sale on the MLS are right here for you to look at. Fountain Hills is more than the "Fountain" one of the tallest in the world and the namesake or the famouns Red Mountain.  Homes fo sale in Fountain Hills single family detached on the MLS are close to Scottsdale with higher elevation with great views and golf courses. A nice central downtown area and the gateway along the Beeline Highway to Arizona's pine tree country towards Payson and on to Show Low and Alpine.The Fountain in Fountain Hills, Arizona is among the world's highest surrounded by homes for sale Fountain Hills Arizona Single Family Detached Homes For Sale on the MLSTo see Fountain Hills Single Family Homes For Sale on the MLS with a FULL PAGE view and create your FREE Arizona MLS SEARCH POR...
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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
What is UP and the latest news in the US real estate market for July 2021? Check here for the always updated topics and full stories that real estate experts are talking about. See the latest information on real estate issues. Where are Mortgage Rates? See the answers here and for more great stories see on Realtor.com: Real Estate News from Realtor.com (Photo: Cacti in Arizona, Michelle Maria, Pixabay) What's Up in Real Estate?What is up with the future of housing in the US and other real estate industry news? Top Headlines this Week from Real Estate News from Realtor.com 1. What Does Property Brother Drew Scott have hiding around his house?2. 9 Things to Consider Before Buying a Lakeside Home3. 5 Signs it May Be Time to Sell Your Home and Move On4. How To Become a Landlord: Do You Have...
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Vacasa)
🎯Turning Owners into Sellers  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.com Is this the turning point for the diminishing housing supply? A new survey from Realtor.com shows 10% of homeowners plan to list their home for sale this year, and 26% are planning to list within the next 3 years! DM to plan ahead your homebuying strategy! To read the full article click HERE I specialize in the East Valley of the Phoenix Metro area - Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, Scottsdale, Apache Junction, and Gold Canyon ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.com
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By Kat DeLong, REALTOR
(Realty ONE Group Mountain Desert)
Gone are the days when anyone could buy a home with just a promise and signature. No documentation loans allowed virtually anyone to buy a house with no money down with just a simple credit check. After the mortgage meltdown, this all changed. Lenders tightened guidelines and down payments were back. But how much do you actually need? Must you always find 20% down? The answer might surprise you; there are many ways to buy a home with less than 20% down payment.   0% Down – There are still two loan programs which allow one to buy a home for no down payment; the VA loan and the USDA loan. The VA loan requires the borrower to be a qualified service person or veteran and the USDA loan is for certain areas under the Department of Agriculture.   5% Down – Conventional loans with loan limit...
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Vacasa)
🐈Black Cat Close Up ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.comI know that there are many cat lovers in the Rain, so now you can follow the adventures of Tango, Trey, and Tom Boy if you love pictures of cats!  I welcome all to share photos of your cats along with your comment. ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.com
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Vacasa)
🎯What to Do When the Host Cancels Your Vacation Rental  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.com A reporter details a frustrating experience with a last-minute host cancellation on Airbnb, which prompted her to explore the cancellation policies of other vacation rental platforms. Nate Tomlinson, Vacasa's Head of Customer Experience, speaks to the advantages of professional managers when it comes to avoiding these scenarios and how our team would resolve that unlikely situation for a guest. To read the full article click HERE I specialize in the East Valley of the Phoenix Metro area - Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, Scottsdale, Apache Junction, and Gold Canyon ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ...
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By Liz Miller, Just Call Liz
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Last week, I discussed that the first thing Havasu home buyers need to do is get their financing in order. All offers must include an approval letter. Otherwise, you may find yourself out of luck for that property you wanted. In the latest Lake Havasu housing market update, we see a shift that both buyers and sellers should pay attention to.Lake Havasu Housing Market Update for Mid-Summer 2021Home BuyersGood news for Havasu home buyers. The past year or so has been rough for you. Low inventory meant fewer homes to choose from. In turn, buyers found themselves competing against several other buyers for each property. Last month, home sales remained almost flat from the previous month while pending sales dropped off slightly. The median sale price fell back below $400,000 (after May's hig...
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Vacasa)
👩‍Photo from Trish - Five Lilies  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.comI miss Trish's photos of the Arizona landscape, but she is still photographing wonderful things from her home in Ohio.  I hope that you will enjoy them too!  For those of you that haven't followed my blog over the years, Trish used to be my photographer for listings but has been retired for quite a while.  Her prowess with photography will never be retired though!!! ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.com 
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Vacasa)
📢Investment Property Maximized with Vacasa 7-21-21  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.comThe picture above shows a condo complex in Scottsdale, AZ that has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom units that can generate around $30K annually as a short-term rental, and be purchased for under $250K.  The beauty of investing in a short-term rental is that you can use it yourself and allow it to pay for itself when you aren't using it.  If this is something that might interest you, please contact me to find out more and we can start shopping for a great investment property for you! ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bk...
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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Arizona has been selected as the 7th Best State to move to for retirement, per this recent study entitled  “The Best and Worst States for Retirement 2021,” Bankrate.com (July 7, 2021) Top States for Retirement in 2021The Bankrate study states, "As baby boomers look to retirement, where are they likely to move to? Georgia may offer the best prospects, according to a new study by Bankrate. The state’s overall affordability is a big draw to retirees, offering a low cost of living and light tax burden. Those same reasons helped Florida and Tennessee nab the number two and number three spot, respectively, on Bankrate’s retirement locales rankings.  Sun City West, one of many Sun City golf course communities   Besides affordability, retirees are often looking for family connection, says Clark...
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By Shanna Day Team Leader AZ & UT - Call 480-415-7616, Top 0.33 of 1% of 79,000 AZ Realtors
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
"Conqueror of Oil Well Fires" (Memories Of A Master Professional!)I grew up in eastern Utah and when I was just a young girl, they started drilling for oil in and around our area. Oil wells popped up everywhere- there's even one that's just one-fourths of a mile away from our back yard! I was about five years old then when something like a major earthquake happened- everything was shaking, rumbling, rattling and crashing! Worst, the oil well behind our house caught on fire and exploded, turning into a giant firehose spraying fiery gas high into the sky that burned for days! Enter “Red Adair-” the only expert with the knowledge, experience and skills to put out fires in oil and gas wells whether on land and sea. If there's anyone who can devise a way to not only to extinguish the fire bu...
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By Shanna Day Team Leader AZ & UT - Call 480-415-7616, Top 0.33 of 1% of 79,000 AZ Realtors
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Looking For A Luxury Home? Call AZ Luxury Real Estate Specialist Shanna Day At 480-415-7616!Home Tour Tuesday brings you to one of the most beautiful developments in the Phoenix Metro area for a peek at this spectacular custom cul-de-sac home on 1.6 acres of lush landscaping! High-end gourmet kitchen, walk-out basement, gigantic game room w/ wet bar, complete home theater, epoxied garage that can accommodate up to 10 cars, sparkling pool, spa, rock water fall, Outdoor Kitchen, guest house- there's so much to fall in love with this breathtaking luxury property in the Ultra Exclusive Lake Community of Oakwood Hills that my client couldn't help themselves but make an offer! Looking for a luxury home? Get help from your local luxury real estate experts- call 480-415-7616 today! Get Your Hom...
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By David Alan Baker Laveen & South Phoenix Realtor, Your local Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Phoenix)
How long to sell a home in Laveen Meadows? July 2021 The answer to the question is that the length of time to sell a Laveen Meadows home in Laveen Az varies.  Yet, we can look at some information which can give you a general idea, based on other homes in the Laveen area.  Information is gathered from the MLS (multiple listing service) on ALL properties that are currently on market, under contract or recently sold.   What is the average time on market for Laveen Meadows homes at this time?6          days is the current average6          plus days is the longest time on market What is the average time on market for Laveen Meadows homes currently under contract?11       days is current average for time to get home under contract17       is current longest time for home What is the average ...
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By David Alan Baker Laveen & South Phoenix Realtor, Your local Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Phoenix)
How long to sell a South Phoenix House?  July 2021The answer to the question is that the length of time to sell a house in South Phoenix will vary.  Yet, we can look at some information which can give you a general idea, based on other homes in the South Phoenix area. Information is gathered from the MLS (multiple listing service) on ALL properties that are currently on market, under contract or recently sold in South Phoenix Az. This will include all property types and price ranges. What is the average time on market for South Phoenix homes at this time?27      days is the current average273    plus days is the longest time on market What is the average time on market for South Phoenix currently under contract?12      days is current average for time to get home under contract120    is...
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By David Alan Baker Laveen & South Phoenix Realtor, Your local Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Phoenix)
How long to sell a Phoenix House? July 2021The answer to the question is that the length of time to sell a house in Phoenix will vary.  Yet, we can look at some information which can give you a general idea, based on other homes in the Phoenix area. Information is gathered from the MLS (multiple listing service) on ALL properties that are currently on market, under contract or recently sold in Phoenix Az. This will include all property types and price ranges. What is the average time on market for Phoenix homes at this time?39      days is the current average956    plus days is the longest time on market What is the average time on market for Phoenix homes currently under contract?17      days is current average for time to get home under contract433    days is current longest time for ...
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By David Alan Baker Laveen & South Phoenix Realtor, Your local Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Phoenix)
How long will it take to sell a Laveen House? July 2021The answer to the question is that the length of time to sell a house in Laveen will vary.  Yet, we can look at some information which can give you a general idea, based on other homes in the Laveen area. Information is gathered from the MLS (multiple listing service) on ALL properties that are currently on market, under contract or recently sold in Laveen Az. This will include all property types and price ranges. What is the average time on market for ACTIVE Laveen homes at this time?21      days is the current average247    is the longest time on market What is the average time on market for Laveen homes currently under contract?10      days is current average for time to get home under contract86      is current longest time for ...
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By PR Partners, Arizona Luxury Realtors, Luxury Homes & Properties
(Launch Real Estate)
Real Estate Market Update for the Desert Highlands luxury home community in North Scottsdale, Arizona 85255. Subscribe to our Weekly Market Update to receivenon-published featured community updates.     Desert Highlands in North Scottsdale, ArizonaJuly 19, 2021 Weekly Update Active listings remained at 5 homes. Average sale price per square foot decreased to $405.67/SqFt. Average sale price as % of list price increased to 97.45%. Average sale price increased to $1,971,914. Highest priced home sold in past 6 months was for $4,180,000. Number of homes sold in past 6 months decreased to 44. Average Sales PriceMay 2013 - Present by Week Average Sales Price/SqFtMay 2013 - Present by Week 85255 June 2021 vs June 2020 Monthly Update Active listings decreased 51.99%. Months supply decreased 72...
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By PR Partners, Arizona Luxury Realtors, Luxury Homes & Properties
(Launch Real Estate)
Real Estate Market Update for the Silverleaf luxury home community in North Scottsdale, Arizona 85255. Subscribe to our Weekly Market Update to receivenon-published featured community updates.     Silverleaf in North Scottsdale, ArizonaJuly 19, 2021 Weekly Update Active listings remained at 19 homes. Average sale price per square foot increased to $659.51/SqFt. Average sale price as % of list price decreased to 94.99%. Average sale price increased to $4,439,879. Highest priced home sold in past 6 months was for $21,000,000. Number of homes sold in past 6 months remained at 70. Average Sales PriceMay 2013 - Present by Week Average Sales Price/SqFtMay 2013 - Present by Week 85255 June 2021 vs June 2020 Monthly Update Active listings decreased 51.99%. Months supply decreased 72.00%. Avera...
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