Phoenix Real Estate Blog

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Real Estate Agent - Sterling Fine Properties - AZDRE# BR553129000
Knowledge is power. In that spirit, the MyPhoenixMLS Phoenix Real Estate Blog covers everything that's Phoenix-area real estate, with the goal of helping buyers and sellers navigate the market.

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2009 

  I recently sold a home in McDowell Mountain Ranch to a family with two school-aged kids -- one going into first grade and the other in fourth grade.  Understandably, one of the parents’ primary criteria for their new home was the availability of good schools in the area.  In fact, when we first...
05/29/2009
  I wrote a post earlier this year about the two-pronged mortgage relief plan created by the Obama administration.  One part of the plan is designed to help as many as five million homeowners who would like to refinance their mortgage.  The other part is designed to help three to four million hom...
05/28/2009
  Last Wednesday on KJZZ, local real estate experts talked about whether the Phoenix-area real estate market is nearing, or at, the bottom.  One sign that we’re at the bottom -- or at least that the downward trend is losing momentum -- is the rising sales price per square foot of homes in the met...
05/22/2009
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05/22/2009
Read on for a snapshot of what went on in the Phoenix area real estate market in April.  Enjoy! What specifically happened last month/quarter in this market? A total of 9,100 resale homes sold in Maricopa County in April, up 5.7% from March and 42.3% higher than in April 2008.  Of the homes sold,...
05/18/2009
  Part of the federal government’s efforts to stabilize housing markets across the country -- and breathe life back into the economy -- is the Neighborhood Stabilization program.  The program is designed to give federal dollars to communities most affected by foreclosures; the money is used to en...
05/13/2009
Housing inventories -- the number of homes on the market for sale -- have fallen dramatically across the Valley since the beginning of the year.  In Phoenix, it would take a mere 3.4 months to deplete the current inventory at current levels of demand.  A 6-12 month supply is considered typical in...
05/11/2009
  In an article the week before last, the Associated Press answered some commonly-asked questions about the governmnet’s Making Home Affordable program, which aims to help homeowners stay in their homes through refinancing and mortgage modification aid.  For more information, or to see if you qua...
05/05/2009
  The mercury’s rising and the economic news is still gloomy, but there are a ton of cool and free events going on in the Valley this May.  Whether you’re looking for family fun or a romantic night out on a budget, there’s something for everyone!  Thanks, as always, to About.com for the listing i...
05/01/2009
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