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Warning: New Maricopa County Residency Affidavits Coming In The Mail. . . Do Not Ignore

Feb 06

filed under: 2nd Home Buyers, Buying A Home, Living In Fountain Hills, Yada Yada

That’s right, along with your Notice of Full Cash Value Valuation, expect to receive an affidavit from the County Assessor’s Office attesting that you live in your house. Do not ignore this affidavit or toss it into the trash as doing so could result in a higher tax bill on your Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris

Is the Valley Of The Sun Headed For A Real Estate Recovery?

Jan 17

filed under: Buying A Home, Foreclosures & Short Sales, Market Conditions, Real Estate, Yada Yada

Is the Valley of the Sun headed for a real estate recovery? Well it’s hard to argue with statistics. Sales rebounded in 2011 dramatically, hitting a high of 101,436 which is the second highest total sales of Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris

2012 Home Interest Rates In The Phoenix Area Starting Out At All Time Lows

Jan 06

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

By now you should be hearing all the positive buzz about the housing market. Inventory is low, sales are trending higher for the past 3-4 months consecutively, builders are starting to build, prices are expected to start Read the rest of this entry »

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Home Owners Should You Renew Your Home Warranty?

Oct 24

filed under: Buying A Home, Real Estate, Yada Yada

In all likelihood when you purchased your homeĀ  you received a home warranty covering various items in your home, i.e. appliances, roof, air conditioner, plumbing and heating items, possibly your pool/spa etc. If you had a great RealtorĀ® he or she got the seller to pay for the warranty. So here you are nearing the renewal date and questioning if you Read the rest of this entry »

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Why Setting Up A Personal Customized Property Search Will Save You A Lot Of Time

Sep 13

filed under: Buying A Home, Real Estate

Sure you can go and look at properties on Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com and all the other public sites that are available to you, but are you getting accurate and up to date information? There are hundreds of listings you need to sort through and then after you have done that, how many of them fit your real estate criteria and Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris