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How Soon Can You Purchase Another Home After A Short Sale Or Foreclosure?

Sep 07

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

Most homeowners that have a prior short sale or a foreclosure often want to know how soon they can purchase another home. You have a good job now, your income is steady and you have been building up your credit. You want to take advantage of the low housing prices, low interest rates and no longer rent. Every time you ask Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris

“Houses Are Not Falling Out Of Trees” In The Phoenix Real Estate Market

Aug 29

filed under: Buying A Home, Market Conditions, Real Estate

So there are all these claims about low inventory in the Phoenix real estate market. Trust me its past the point of a claim, its a fact, and my Thompson’s Realty associate and colleague, Kristin Lavanway with the East Valley Team has put together this great video Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris

Low Inventory, Multiple Offers . . New Construction Could Be An Alternative

Aug 23

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

I’m currently working with a client that is trying to purchase a 3,500 plus square foot home with five bedrooms and a pool in the Northwest Valley. He’s a veteran with some bad knees so he has some special requirements, i.e. master bedroom and laundry room needs to be on the first floor. He’s also going to be doing a VA loan. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 2011 Phoenix, Maricopa County Statistics Say “It’s A Seller’s Market”

Jul 13

filed under: Buying A Home, Market Conditions, Real Estate

What took place in the Phoenix, Maricopa County real estate market for the month of June deserves a Wow! moment. Active listings dropped 2,320 units over the beginning of last month. As of the 6th of July we are now down to 28,887 listings including single family homes and condos. Sales as of the 6th of July were up to 10,512, that’s up 739 units from the month 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 »

Written by Howard Harris