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TCA Assists 10K Arizona Homeowners with Counseling


Take Charge America, Inc., a non-profit credit counseling and housing counseling agency in Phoenix, marked a milestone this year. It has now assisted more than 10,000 Arizona homeowners with housing counseling. Most of this assistance was for foreclosure prevention, a free service that helps homeowners avoid foreclosure or mitigate losses caused by foreclosure. As a… Read More →

TCA Awarded $300K for Foreclosure Counseling


Take Charge America, Inc., a non-profit credit counseling and housing counseling agency in Phoenix, was awarded $300,000 by the Arizona Attorney General’s Office over the next three years to provide free foreclosure intervention counseling to Arizona homeowners. Take Charge America will use the funds to assist more homeowners with one-on-one counseling, primarily individuals and families… Read More →

Phoenix-Area Home Prices Continue To Rise

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Phoenix-area home prices continue to rise, but a short supply of available homes is causing the amount of activity in the market to fall. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University gives an update on the hard-hit housing market of Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of April:… Read More →

CenturyLink Celebrates National Safe Digging Month

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This April marks the fifth annual National Safe Digging Month, and CenturyLink, Inc. is reminding Arizona residents to always call 811 a few days before any digging project. When calling 811, homeowners and contractors are connected to the local one-call center, which notifies CenturyLink and other appropriate utility companies of their intent to dig. Professional… Read More →

Short Sales And Foreclosures: Income Tax Traps For The Unwary Homeowner

Income Tax Traps
by in Finance | Real Estate

Short Sales and Foreclosures: Income Tax Traps for the Unwary Homeowner by Stuart Pack, J.D. and Kelly C. Mooney, J.D., L.L.M. When considering a short sale, foreclosure or other strategic default under the terms of a mortgage or deed of trust, most homeowners and many professionals focus on the immediate concern of whether the transaction… Read More →