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Clear Title Agency of Arizona Hires Pearson

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Clear Title Agency of Arizona, has added another strategic hire to its roster: Scott Pearson.  Pearson joins Clear Title as the chief title officer for the commercial escrow division. The company, which recently celebrated its five-year anniversary, has experienced 200-percent compounded annual growth for the past several years.  It is the fastest-growing title and escrow… Read More →

Rebound for Arizona and U.S. Slows Down

Arizona Is Losing Economic Grounds To Other Southwestern States, 2008

Jobs, home prices and population growth are all slowly rebounding in Arizona. However, experts from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University say we still have a long way to go, and the automatic federal budget cuts known as the sequester aren’t helping our momentum. The experts delivered their forecasts today… Read More →

Luxury market sees 54% drop in short sales

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This summary looks at single family homes over $500,000 in all areas of the Northeast Valley, including Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Rio Verde, Arcadia, Biltmore, Cave Creek and Carefree. SUPPLY The supply of active listings offered for sale as of May 1 is 2,222 down 2% from last month and comprising 2,122 normal (down… Read More →

Maracay Invests $4M in Arizona Living Collection

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May 13, 2013 by in Featured | Real Estate

Maracay Homes unveiled a new generation of home designs comprised of forty-six entirely new plans organized into eight separate series as part of their New Arizona Living Collection.  A result of over $4 million in investment and more than two years of research and market observation, the new designs address the unique needs, preferences and… Read More →

Phoenix-area Housing Prices Keep Soaring

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Home prices continue their upward climb in the Phoenix area, with more momentum expected until at least June. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University reveals the latest information about the Maricopa and Pinal County housing market, as of March: The median single-family home price was all… Read More →

Shea Homes reports steady sales for Q1

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Shea Homes saw its sales hold steady through the first quarter of 2013, with its West Valley communities seeing higher than normal sales. Close to two thirds of the sales for Q1 came from Shea’s West Valley communities in Peoria, Buckeye, and Litchfield Park, which is a turn from the boom of its East Valley… Read More →

Scottsdale Brokerage Nearly Doubles in Size in 4 Weeks

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April 30, 2013 by in Business News | Real Estate

After making its debut last month, Engel & Völkers Scottsdale, Sandra Wilken Partners has nearly doubled the size of the firm in a matter of four weeks, attracting an additional 12 sales advisors to join the existing team of 17. Interest from local Realtors and brokers began to flood in after luxury real estate veteran… Read More →

Alliance Residential Promotes 2 Key Leaders

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April 28, 2013 by in Business News | Real Estate

AllianceResidential announced the promotions of Tina Makssour-Mortera to senior vice president of performance and Alexis Vance to vice president of marketing. Based in the Phoenix corporate headquarters, both Mortera and Vance oversee a variety of operational efforts for the Alliance portfolio, which covers 24 major metropolitan markets and approximately 63,000 multifamily units. In her role… Read More →

HomeSmart International Continues Market Share Growth

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April 19, 2013 by in Business News | Real Estate

Real estate firm HomeSmart International recently opened its newest franchise in Seattle, Washington. The nationwide company based in Phoenix, Arizona began franchising in 2011, offering one of the most attractive business models in the real estate industry. HomeSmart provides their Franchise Partners with specific systems and technology that create efficiency in operations and keep costs… Read More →

Texas homebuilder Gehan enters Arizona market

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April 17, 2013 by in Business News | Real Estate

Gehan Homes, a Dallas-based homebuilder, announced the grand opening of its first community in Arizona, Hacienda at Greer Ranch in Surprise. One of the top 30 builders in the U.S., Gehan Homes is introducing a new series of homes targeted to the move-up homebuyer. A model home is now open at 11520 N. 156 Lane… Read More →

Realty Executives Phoenix launches new site

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April 11, 2013 by in Business News | Real Estate | Tech

Realty Executives Phoenix, one of the largest and most productive real estate brokerages in the nation, announced the launch of a new consumer-focused website at www.RealtyExecutivesPhoenix.com. The web launch marks a unique presence for the brokerage, unlike any other in the company’s nearly 50 year history. Concurrent to the web launch of the Phoenix-based brokerage,… Read More →

Taylor Morrison debuts as publicly traded company

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Shares of Taylor Morrison Home Corp. are rising in its debut as a publicly traded company. The homebuilder’s entry on the New York Stock Exchange comes on the same day that another homebuilder filed for an initial public offering, further proof that companies are riding the continued housing recovery back to the public markets. Taylor… Read More →

Wells Fargo hosts Home Preservation Workshop

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Wells Fargo & Company is hosting a free Home Preservation Workshop in Phoenix for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Wells Fargo Financial, and Wells Fargo Home Equity customers facing financial hardships. Wells Fargo has invited more than 2,600 mortgage customers in the Phoenix area to the free workshop which will be held on Tuesday, April 23… Read More →

Prices Up, Foreclosures Down, Investors Losing Interest

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Phoenix-area home prices are back on their way up again, after a short drop in January. The latest housing report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows soaring prices, dropping foreclosures and waning interest from investors looking at Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of February. * The median single-family… Read More →