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Morningside In Fountain Hills. . The Perfect Patio Home Community for Retirees Or 2nd Home Owners

Jul 11

filed under: 2nd Home Buyers, Living In Fountain Hills, Neighborhood Spotlight, Real Estate

When I work with second home buyers or retirees looking to purchase in Fountain Hills that don’t want the upkeep of a larger single family home or they shudder at the thought of  the typical apartment style condominium with someone above or below them, and they want a place  that is reasonably priced, the Morningside community always comes to mind. There is something very special about Morningside and the camaraderie Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris

Can I Find Out What The Highest Offer Is If There Are Multiple Offers?

Jul 06

filed under: 2nd Home Buyers, Buying A Home, Market Conditions, Real Estate

If you are shocked that I am putting this question forward in the first place, don’t be. At the present time, even in this “down market” multiple offers are occurring on properties for sale throughout the Phoenix area, including Fountain Hills. Why, because inventory is low low low, prices are low, and interest rates are low. A real estate “perfect storm” of sorts. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fountainhead Luxury Condos In Fountain Hills Overlooking Fountain Park

May 18

filed under: 2nd Home Buyers, Living In Fountain Hills, Neighborhood Spotlight, Real Estate

Well if you have ever driven around Fountain Park you have probably noticed the two story southwestern style condos with the rust colored trim overlooking Fountain Lake. In case you are wondering those are the Fountainhead Condominiums. Talk about a great location, the views are some of the best of our world famous Fountain and beautiful Read the rest of this entry »

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Got Prequalified For A Mortgage. . HooHa! So How Long Is It Good For?

May 09

filed under: 2nd Home Buyers, Buying A Home, Real Estate, Yada Yada

How Long Is A Prequalifiction For A Mortgage Good ForThe other day I was doing my Google Analytics report, you know the report to see if anyone really visits your website, I think some people say they do but they really don’t. Anyway I came across someone who put into their google search “how long is a prequalification good for”. Hmmm it got me to thinking, what a great question and what a great subject for a Read the rest of this entry »

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HUD Homes Are Hot. . . But What Are They?

Apr 25

filed under: 2nd Home Buyers, Buying A Home, Foreclosures & Short Sales, Real Estate

1411 W. Libby St. Phoenix, 2324 SF $154,800

1411 W. Libby St. Phoenix, 2324 SF $154,800

If you have been trolling the public real estate sites lately looking at properties have you noticed how many of the listings  are coming up with the words “this is a HUD home” in the listing remarks or description? Here’s the deal,  HUD homes are gaining a lot of traction in the past few months. Often they are lower priced properties and can be purchased at a significantly reduced Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris