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Who Pays Title Insurance in Arizona?

What is title insurance and how does it work. Here in Arizona in the typical home transaction, the seller usually pays for an owner’s title insurance policy with the buyer as the named insured.The amount insured is the sales price of the home.The buyer if they are financing pays for a title insurance policy with the mortgage company, and the mortgage company is the name […]

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Fountain Hills housing Market Trends Dec 2014

Fountain Hills Housing Market Trends- December 2014

We are now in a balanced market as of this month December 2014. Sales are picking up and inventory is plentiful. Interest rates are still tettering at the low end . Below is a chart showing the current status of the housing market trends in Fountain Hills. For more information you can contact me at 480 888 6708. Want a sneek peak of what’s available for sale […]

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5 Good Reasons To List Your Home During the Holidays

The holidays can actually be a great time to put your home on the market. If buyers are out looking during the holidays,more than likely they are serious and usually need to make a move quick. It can also be a great opportunity for tax purposes to get your home under contract and closed by the end of the year. Here are 5 advantages to selling your home […]

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17235 E El Pueblo Blvd-Front

Newly Listed- 17235 E El Pueblo Blvd Fountain Hills, AZ

Sold! $269,000 ( May 12 2015) Seller Motivated!! Original owners have kept this ADORABLE single family home in tip top shape! This home has a North/South exposure, open floor plan with vaulted ceilings and fireplace.The kitchen features tile floors, granite counters, maple cabinets and breakfast bar. The master suite is very spacious with a HUGE master closet and outdoor access to a inviting portico, perfect […]

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Luxury Home in Eagles Nest

Fountain Hills Luxury Homes- Are Homes Selling?

Despite our low buyer demand in the majority of price ranges, the luxury market is still going strong. We have seen the price per sq ft increase 7% in Fountain Hills since 2013. The average sold price per sq ft in Fountain Hills is $256 for luxury homes over $800,000.   Fountain Hills Price Per Sq Ft Scottsdale Price Per Sq Ft See Fountain Hills […]

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Should I Buy a Home Without a Pool?

As of today there are 26 homes for sale in Fountain Hills priced under $300,000. This is quite a few and out of the 26 only 2 have private pools. Not all buyers want a pool but for resale value in our area, I always suggest you buy a home with a pool , they always seem to sell faster. Sellers whose homes don’t have a pool […]

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Mountain Views In Fountain Hills

Buying a Fountain Hills Home Sight Unseen

Sometimes you have to move fast when purchasing a Fountain Hills home as the good homes can sell pretty quickly. If you live out of state that can be a problem. If you are planning a visit you probably already have been searching online for available homes for sale. You compiled a list of your favorites and slowly as the days go by they are […]

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Why Now May Be a Perfect Time to Buy a Condo

We are into our summer temps already and we just started the month of June.Temperatures have been well into the 100’s..I am not quite ready for this, but it is what it is. As our temperatures get hotter, our Fountain Hills real estate market gets slower, especially the condo market. While condos sell like hotcakes in the winter as they are extremely popular with our winter […]

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Buyer Expectations- Low Offers, Seller Concessions?

It appears that there are many Fountain Hills buyers who are either sitting on the sidelines expecting prices to drop dramatically, or placing offers at considerably less than list price. So what is happening in the market today? Are buyers expecting too much? 1. Fewer Desperate Sellers We were in a buyer’s market for 3.5 years from 2006 through mid-2009 which was fueled by sellers who were […]

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Summertime in Fountain Hills

Don’t Ignore the Summer Months, When Buying a Home!

It already feels like summer here in Fountain Hills with temperatures already in the 90’s. The snowbirds are gone, and it is pretty quiet around town. We have already had the frenzy of the winter home selling season and now the real estate market is slowing down for us. The good thing is people always need a place to live so homes come on and off the […]

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