Residential Real Estate Archives

Interest rate speculation motivates home buyers

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With the presidential election over, perspective new home buyers are hearing more speculation about interest rates being raised before President-elect Trump takes office in January. While there is no across-the-board agreement on whether there will be an increase, experts who study the housing market and interest rates are leaning toward an eventual uptick in rates.… Read More →

‘Property Wars’ star merges his firm with Realty Executives Phoenix

Short Sale - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

Valley-based Realty Executives Phoenix is expanding once again with a  merger with one of the Valley’s biggest names in real estate. RedBrick Realty, which was founded by “Property Wars” star Doug Hopkins, has merged with Realty Executives to join one of the largest real estate brokerages in Arizona. RedBrick Realty will rebrand as Realty Executives… Read More →

Pioneer Title Agency opening Buckeye location

Pioneer Title Agency

For more than 30 years, Pioneer Title Agency Inc. has provided its services and information in the real estate industry, such as title insurance background checks, escrow services, homeowner’s policies and trustee sale guarantees. The company currently employs more than 400 employees across 35 cities in 14 counties of Arizona, and has opened up a… Read More →

Will Trump’s policies impact Arizona’s housing market?

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Phoenix area real estate has been experiencing an undersupplied market for the past two years, but promises made by president-elect Donald Trump could change this fact. During Donald Trump’s campaign, he promised a mass deportation of all illegal immigrants, which could have an impact on housing markets across the country, especially Arizona. According to the… Read More →

Residential brokers utilize holidays to regroup

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Real estate agents are going into overtime to get as much accomplished before the market cools down for the winter, despite an improving market. The holiday season also provides a bit of time to prepare for the upcoming year. Real estate agents use this time to come up with new marketing plans, establish new connections, and catch… Read More →

HomeSmart expands partnership with Zillow Group


HomeSmart, the largest real estate franchising company in Arizona, has expanded its partnership with Zillow Group, which houses a portfolio of real estate and home-related brands on mobile and web. HomeSmart has 11,000 agents through 17 states and 98 offices. Through this expanded agreement, HomeSmart’s listings on Zillow and Trulia have guaranteed listing agent exposure… Read More →

Ed Robson donates $8 million to hockey arena project

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Ed Robson, founder and chairman of Robson Resort Communities in Arizona and Texas, has donated $8 million to his alma mater, Colorado College. The money will go toward a modern on-campus practice facility for the college’s hockey team. Robson played hockey while a student at Colorado College in the 1950s. The Edward J. Robson Arena… Read More →

Arizona Realtors host annual Ask a Realtor Hotline feverpitched

The Arizona Association of Realtors (AAR) will hold its annual free Ask A REALTOR® Hotline on October 25, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. As top industry experts, Arizona REALTORS® are uniquely equipped to address consumer questions and direct callers to additional resources as appropriate. “This is just another way Arizona REALTORS® are committed to helping… Read More →

Opendoor app gives shoppers on-demand access to homes

Mediterranean Custom Home, Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

Opendoor, the fastest growing real estate company in Phoenix, has launched an app for iPhone and Android that gives home buyers instant access to hundreds of homes for sale in the Phoenix area. With a few taps, buyers can find homes that match their criteria, view home details, and instantly take the next step of… Read More →

Fulton Homes plays in ‘Super Bowl of Politics’


Valley viewers tuning into the Presidential debates are seeing more than just candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton aggressively debating issues and trading barbs. Many saw a local company, Fulton Homes, run a creative spot to appeal to these viewers who are highly engaged in the 2016 Presidential Election. Joining the likes of Audi, Jeep,… Read More →

Meritage Homes celebrates delivery of 100,000th home

Steven J. Hilton, co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Meritage Homes, and the Meritage Homes team celebrate the delivery of the 100,000th home at a ribbon cutting ceremony in Peoria.

Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) announced it has completed and will soon close the sale of its 100,000th home. A celebration took place Oct. 14 in Phoenix to commemorate this milestone with the 100,000th homeowner. “Knowing that we are about to deliver Meritage’s 100,000th home brings an overwhelming sense of achievement for the company and for me personally,”… Read More →

Taylor Morrison will debut 2 luxury communities in Scottsdale

Taylor Morrison

Luxurious and relaxed living is coming to North Scottsdale with the grand opening of two, new communities, Copper Sky and Andaluza by Taylor Morrison, a leading national homebuilder and developer. The grand opening event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 1 to 4 p.m., at 8736 E. Granite Pass Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85266,… Read More →

Fulton Homes vet program honors Wounded Warriors


For the fifth consecutive year Fulton Homes is showing its appreciation for America’s veterans by encouraging everyone in the Valley to display the American flag this Veteran’s Day, and at the same time benefit the Wounded Warriors Project.              The Tempe-based homebuilder has again partnered with 100.7 KSLX for the “Fly the Flag for Veteran’s Day”… Read More →

Terrata Homes enters Phoenix market with Estrella neighborhood

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Newland Communities today announced Terrata Homes as the latest new builder to join its Goodyear master-planned community of Estrella, with 92 lots in Montecito. Its “Mirador” neighborhood will mark Terrata’s debut in Arizona and feature four distinct floor plans, each exceeding 2,000 square feet. The homes will sit on 65-foot-wide lots and feature the luxurious… Read More →