Property types investors are eating up in Scottsdale, Arizona

Arizona is one of the fastest-growing states in the US and the place where entrepreneurial minds thrive, according to the Arizona Commerce Authority. From large retailers to small real estate investors, Scottsdale is drawing millions of dollars in investments. The city is also the cradle of many forward-thinking start-ups. So, is the Valley of the

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More Canadians Choosing to Sell US Homes

With the Canadian dollar currently around $.72 to the US dollar, an increasing number of snowbirds are choosing to sell their properties in the United States. Previously a large number of Canadians bought US property when prices were cheap and are now choosing to sell them to take advantage of higher real estate prices and

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Formally Distressed Buyers Beginning to Re-enter the Market

Incredibly it’s been nearly a decade since the foreclosure crisis began and now formally distressed homeowners who have seen their credit restored are beginning to re-enter the property market. While this is good news, less-than-perfect credit scores will limit their eligibility to buy according to a new study carried out by the National Association of

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Buyers Once Again Willing to Camp out for Homes

Back in the 1960s the trend of camping out overnight for a new home became quite common but now it has been several years since this has happened. However it looks as if this trend could be returning in certain areas which include Las Vegas and Phoenix. Camping out overnight to be first in line

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Golf Community in Sterling at Siverleaf, Arizona Has Nearly Sold out

Sterling at SIlverleaf in Arizona has nearly sold out since it was first re-launched in the market in November 2011. The final villas have opened as model homes and are priced at approximately $1.7 million each.

Integra Group Adds Property Management Arm

In industry news from Tuscon, Integra Group Real Estate LLC announced their launch of Integra Property Managment, an expansion on their already substantial REO and HUD marketing offerings.

April 2012 Case Schiller Index — Depends On Your Definition Of “Improvement”

While the mainstream media seems to be taking to the idea that the April 2012 Case-Schiller index is showing that housing is improving, the report is a mixed-bag at best. Yes it is good news that about half of the cities in both the 10 city and 20 city composites are showing a modest 1.3% average improvement in prices, is hardly an improving housing market…

iPhone Crowd to Pass Phoenix By: Due to Mediocrity

Continuing the series of digital real estate companies visible via the web, today we focus on Phoenix, Arizona. In the past, evaluations of cities like Chicago and Pittsburgh have revealed a virtual technology gap where real estate professionals engage for their clients and constituents online. Let’s take a brief look at what home buyers and sellers can expect if looking in Phoenix.

The Professional Investors Secret: The Best Deals Aren’t Advertised

When it comes to investing in real estate, everyone knows that the internet has made it easier than ever to locate foreclosures, pre-foreclosures, short sales, and bank owned REO properties. Chances are your local Multiple Listing Service has hundreds of potential short sales and foreclosures listed at prices that are well below their original selling price prior to the housing market melt-down.

Georgia – No Plans To Help Homeowners

The National Mortgage Settlement has been finalized and the $2.5 billion dollar bank payout is being allocated among the 49 participating states. But among those states that were hardest hit by the foreclosure crisis, only Georgia has no plans to allocate any of their $99 million dollar share of the settlement to help homeowners who are struggling to avoid foreclosure.

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