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If you cannot get people to look at your property, it is pretty much impossible to find someone to rent it. This is precisely why you want to focus on advertising when renting real estate.
REV at Porter

200-unit housing complex gets P&Z nod but sparks vexation

One planned project brought out frustrations entailed in the City of Maricopa’s General Plan and how traffic flow is designed. Though the Planning & Zoning...

Maricopa building permits down 62 percent since last September

In September the city issued a total of 87 building permits. In August the city issued 102 permits, and a year ago they issued 228 in the month of September.

2009 home sales up 76 percent from 2008

In 2009 there were 2,824 homes sold in the city, a 76 percent increase since 2008 when 1,616 homes were sold.

Home of the week

This week’s showcase home is a 2,236 square-foot marvel in one of Maricopa’s most desirable communities, the Villages at Rancho El Dorado.

Starting off fresh in your first home

Moving into a new place is a great time to start fresh, breaking out of old routines and trying different things, including living a more natural lifestyle at home.

Win the battle against household odor

Home is where the heart is, but, unfortunately, it's also where odors linger. And where odors linger, guests often don't.

Standard lease agreement requirements

Preparing a standard lease agreement requires that you know all the important parts of a legal agreement. Your lease agreement will be not valid and ironclad unless you understand every necessary part of it.

Keys to smooth sales, bargain buys in slow housing market

Not everyone who relocates has the luxury of doing it when school is out and the yard looks beautiful. If you're forced to sell your house and/or buy a new one outside peak season, you might have to work a little harder and think creatively.

Elliott homes introduces lease to own program in Maricopa and statewide

Prospective Maricopa homebuyers, who don't have the credit to buy or can't afford the down payment, just got another option.

Highest-priced home sold in July went for $280,000

In July, 204 homes sold in Maricopa and surrounding rural areas for a total sales volume of $29.1 million. The list volume was $29.7...

Council set to act Tuesday on huge apartment complex

Maricopa City Council will vote Tuesday on a request to rezone 25.3 acres off Porter Road for a 536-unit apartment complex, one week after...

Number of new-housing permits climbs

The jump in the number of new housing construction permits issued by the city of Maricopa from January through April isn’t staggering, but enough...

What landlords, tenants need to know

Many tenants do not understand or are unaware of the paperwork involved when renting a property.

GTK: Barry Fisher, Realtor

Barry Fisher is a recent transplant from the East Coast and now works as a Realtor for My Home Group in Maricopa. Hometown: Point Pleasant,...

Knowing what good faith estimates entail

If you are considering a home purchase in the midst of the current economic recession and financial crisis, you ought to know how to ensure that you can afford and finance the different fees needed for your purchase.

Realtor: VA loans popular option in Maricopa

By Dayv Morgan At about 50,000 people, the city of Maricopa is significantly smaller than Maricopa County, which boasts a population of 4.3 million. Despite our...

Least expensive home sold a quick sale

The least expensive home sold in Maricopa Sept. 16-Oct. 15 was a former rental that was on the market just three days in Tortosa....
Swimming pool

In Maricopa, building backyard pool worth the investment

With the summer heat soon to return, thoughts of a backyard pool are enticing. But many homeowners are hesitant to add one, thinking the cost...

Cortona’s 2nd phase to feature housing diversity

The city’s east side could become home to increased diverse housing with the coming of Phase 2 of the Cortona development. Developer Emmerson Holdings, LLC,...

Church needs community’s help to finance new building

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Parish is attempting to raise $2.5 million to build a new church.

Most expensive home sold: Homestead 4-bedroom

The most expensive home in Maricopa June 16-July 15 was a gorgeous two-story, four-bedroom DR Horton Home with a pool, sweeping staircase and three-car...

Redeeming your home buying potential

If you're looking to buy a house within the next 12 months, why not make your resolution one that will improve your financial situation and position you as an ideal home buyer? That's right - we're talking about your credit score.

Province hosts grand opening

Province, by Meritage Homes, will celebrate its long-awaited grand opening Jan. 30-31, at the sales center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

July area home sales

The MLS report for July shows 246 home sales in the 85139 and 85138 zip code areas.

1-owner, 3-bedroom home least expensive in town

The least expensive home sold in Maricopa from May 16 through June 15 was a 16-year-old home that had only one owner. It sold...

Province lake house most expensive in Maricopa last month

1. 42466 W. Blue Suede Shoes Lane The most expensive home sold in Maricopa Jan. 16-Feb. 15 was a 12-year-old house in the adult community...

Building permits down in October, still up over 2011

The number of building permits for single-family residences in October dropped to 15 from 27 last month, according to information from the city.Despite that...

DR Horton plans large community near Desert Sunrise

Some students at Maricopa’s new Desert Sunrise High School could have a very short walk to school once DR Horton’s newest proposed community is...

Buying a home? There are ways to bring down your mortgage payments

After hitting a rate of nearly 7.5 percent in November, it appears that mortgage rates might be softening as we head into 2023. Most people...