Cynthia Smitherman's (homes4saleaz) Blog

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Managing Real Estate Broker - Emage` Fine Properties, LLC - BR117123000
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  Findina a Good Buy in Today's Housing Market:  Are you just a little discourage about finding a new home?  I have worked with several individuals who were ready to throw in the towel, when they were searching for a home.  Sure the economy is floundering, sure unemployment is high, sure a lot of...
01/18/2010
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Coming from the Midwest, I marvel at all the lovely things to see in Arizona.  I live in the very southeastern portion of Chandler, Arizona.  As with all of the Phoenix area, we have wonderful views of the mountains, and of course the priviledge of seeing wild life up close and personal.  Last we...
01/17/2010
Goodness, we are already done with Thanksgiving, the food is already a left over,  and I have not even had one piece of pumpkin pie.  That shows you how fast time flys; it seemed just yesterday that I was celebrating the 4th of July.  Good things always seems to come and go pretty fast, however b...
11/27/2009
      If you have been wishing to purchase your dream home, but was a little short on having the asking price, then this may be the market you have been waiting on.  Fortunately for some, and unfortunately for others,  housing prices are being slashed 20-70% off the original sales prices. If you ...
11/16/2009
Do  You Know There Are Programs Available to Help Home Buyers?  The $8000 tax credit has been renewed, so if you have your real estate professional help you write a contract to purchase a home before May 1, 2010, and close by July 1, 2010, you will be eligible for the tax credit.  The  tax credi...
11/10/2009
  Today I  received two calls from two different individuals about alternative financing.  I am sure we will be bombarded with request from people who need to find a home, whose credit has suffered some type of casualty either from a short sale, foreclosure or results of unemployment. I remember ...
10/19/2009
  HOME PRICES ARE SOON TO RISE... According the the National Association of REALTORS, we are going to see an increase in pricing of approximately 2%.  I am seeing this happening before my very eyes when submitting contracts from my clients on properties for sale here in Arizona.  I am seeing mult...
10/14/2009
It is a Buyer's Market - So Why Do I See Multiple Offers?  Is a question that is posed to me by my Buyers when trying to purchase a home within the past few weeks.  The Buyers want to move on a deal pretty quick so they can take advantage of the $8000 tax credit.  We know that the clock is tickin...
10/08/2009
Thank you for this update.  I have a folks who are thinking of being investors, and don't understand the rules. 90 Day FHA Anti-Flipping Rule: Can you finance FHA before the 90 days? I  do not mean to kick the dead horse while it is being buried but my previous post on the 90 Day FHA Anti-Flippin...
10/05/2009
  BUYING A HOME IN ARIZONA When purchasing a home in the Phoenix Metro area, there are procedures to follow that will make the transaction run smoothly.  They are as follows: 1)  Pre-Qualify Pre-qualifying is your road map to use when looking for your new home.  Call your local mortgage banker an...
10/04/2009
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Cynthia Smitherman

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