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The rise of the home-owning tourist


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 →

Tips for installing rooftop solar


With an average of 299 sunny days per year, it’s no wonder Arizona is experiencing one of the largest increases in solar installations in the nation.  The abundance of sunshine is wonderful for creating clean, renewable solar energy, but Arizona’s weather isn’t always ideal for our roofs. Weather factors can greatly affect your solar panel… Read More →

Down payment assistance for Valley home buyers


Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), NeighborWorks America and its network member Trellis, announced the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT program has millions of dollars in down payment assistance grants still available for eligible Maricopa County homebuyers. “We are ready to help families qualify for the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT program down payment assistance grants,” said Patricia Garcia… Read More →

Maricopa County Home and Garden Show coming

Line K: Kitchen & Dining
by in Home & Design

The 21st Annual Maricopa County Home and Garden Show is returning for its third show of the year April 29 through May 1 at the Arizona State Fairgrounds. Free with admission, attendees can meet HGTV personalities, Tarek and Christina El Moussa and catch up on behind the scenes fun from their hit show Flip or Flop. HGTV personality, Clint Harp… Read More →

Phoenix Housing Market Affected by Government Shutdown


The government shutdown may have dampened interest in buying Phoenix-area homes this fall. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows the latest data for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of September: * The median single-family-home price was up about 33 percent from last September, to $199,000.… Read More →

Fulton Homes increases building

Fulton Home building
by in Business News | Real Estate

The first day of spring brought news for homebuilders that in cities across the nation potential home buyers suddenly find themselves with a low inventory of available homes to choose from. On Wednesday, The New York Times reported that many homebuilders are scrambling to find construction workers and obtain permits to keep up with the… Read More →

Arizona foreclosure numbers drop


The number of Arizona homes in some stage of the foreclosure process dropped again in October compared with a year ago, and homes actually repossessed by banks also dipped. Data released Thursday by foreclosure tracking firm RealtyTrac shows lenders actually repossessed nearly 2,821 Arizona homes in October, 600 fewer homes than in September. New foreclosure… Read More →