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Knowledge is power. In that spirit, the MyPhoenixMLS Phoenix Real Estate Blog covers everything that's Phoenix-area real estate, with the goal of helping buyers and sellers navigate the market.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
The Arizona Republic just reported on the role of investors on the local Phoenix real estate market. The full article can be found here. I've mentioned the changing role of investors in the local housing market before but haven't necessarily blogged specifically about it. It's very interesting ho...
10/22/2010
I've been reporting out a lot of data recently and spent an entire month focused on short sales. Though I do enjoy sharing great numbers with all of you and examining the real estate market in depth, I thought it would be nice to take a step back and look at your home for what it is: a home. I've...
10/18/2010
I was featured on REALTOR.com® again - they posted a blog I wrote called "Understanding the foreclosure freeze." Go read the full post, but the gist was this: In the last month, banks have begun to freeze foreclosure filings as they step back and take a look at the filing process. It is the proce...
10/14/2010
Real estate Web site Trulia announced research last week that examined different metropolitan areas and whether it made financial sense for consumers to rent or buy in that area. Essentially, this is another version of one of the many rent versus buy calculators that come out every so often. Phoe...
10/13/2010
Undoubtedly you have seen the headlines and heard the news: foreclosures are on hold. Due to the high volume of foreclosure cases, many to most of the filing aren’t actually being inspected. A new term is coming out of this situation – “robo-signers” – which refers to servicing execs that have be...
10/11/2010
Home prices in the Phoenix market increased – year-over-year – by 3.4 percent, according to data released last week in the S&P/Case Shiller Home Price Index. The S&P/Case-Shiller National U.S. Home Price Index, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, tracks the value of single-family housing nat...
10/11/2010
I was watching the "Today Show" this morning and they had a segment on protecting yourself from mortgage fraud. You can view the segment here. It made me reflect on the issue. Mortgage fraud is a real problem and according to the Mortgage Asset Research Institute, Arizona is one of top ten states...
10/05/2010
The Arizona Republic had an article last week titled "The Worst is Over." This is largely something we already knew - but it's nice to see in big, large print. They wrote that "sales of existing homes rebounded slightly in August after a record drop the month before, an indication that the worst ...
10/05/2010
USA Today reported today that Canadians have now surpassed Californians as top out-of-state buyers of Phoenix-area real estate. The Canadian dollar is gaining, up from an average of 80 cents on the U.S. dollar in 2005 to 97 cents last week. At the same time, home prices in the Phoenix area - as w...
09/27/2010
I love reading the U.S. News & World Report (USNWR). They have great information and some of the best data-supported rankings. Today, USNWR reported a compilation of the best retirement housing buys in America. They discussed how the housing bust created a lot of opportunities in several real est...
09/27/2010
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Knowledge is power. In that spirit, the MyPhoenixMLS Phoenix Real Estate Blog covers everything that's Phoenix-area real estate, with the goal of helping buyers and sellers navigate the market.