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The rise of the home-owning tourist

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It’s no secret that Arizona is the place to be in the wintertime. The warm, sunny days coupled with a variety of events around the Valley often entice tourists to call Arizona their home for part of the year. As one of the top “snowbird” states in the nation, when should tourists consider transitioning from… Read More →

How to boost curb appeal for a multifamily property

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Consider these two scenarios: A: You are a tenant, and looking for a multifamily property. You visit a unit that has great interiors. However, outside, the walkway seems a bit shabby (uneven), the landscaping is not that green, the paint of the building has peeled off, masonry looks weathered and unclean, and the entrance door… Read More →

Don’t get fooled by house-flipping reality shows

The Home Furnishing & Design Show will debut March 28-29, 2015, at WestWorld of Scottsdale.
by in Creative Designer

Reality house flipping shows may be entertaining, but the captivating episodes lack facts. Nathan Pierce, who has been working in real estate for 18 years, and is one of the owners of Strong Tower Real Estate, has insight on how these reality house-flipping shows are a sham. “I’ve seen a number of these shows and… Read More →

How to sell your home before the summer

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by in Creative Designer

Flowers blossom in the spring and, according to a recent study, so do real estate sales. “The second quarter is our busiest time. March shows the biggest reduction in price because people know that we’re heading into the second quarter of the market and they need to become more realistic,” said Sammy Glassman a realtor… Read More →

Sale of home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright falls through

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by in Business News | Real Estate

A sale of a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home that had been slated for demolition has fallen through and the home once again will go on the market, a real estate broker marketing the property said Monday, according to an Associated Press report. The buyer, who has not been identified, decided during an inspection period to… Read More →