Humans can discern about 10,000 smells.
Humans can discern about 10,000 smells.
Last week saw the announcement of the federal government's plan to streamline modifications of troubled loans held by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. However, the new plan won't help the majority of people threatened with foreclosure, experts said.
The MLS report for the month of October shows 162 home sales in the 85238 and 85239 zip code areas.
"Sometimes the smallest changes can make a big difference in the look of your home."
Homeowners today want big home improvement results ... but without big budgets they may not recoup. How do you achieve such lofty goals without the financial investment? Look no further than your friends and family.
The city of Maricopa issued a record low 25 single-family residence building permits in October.
The 3,355-recorded Pinal County resale transactions in third quarter 2008 included 1,515 foreclosures or 45 percent of the resale activity. For the second quarter, there were 845 foreclosures of the 2,100-recorded transactions or 40 percent.
It's a buyer's real estate market; home sellers need to know how to price their home correctly.
Increasing costs have become evident in every aspect of our lives. In addition to daily expenses like gas and groceries, home improvement costs are escalating across the nation as well.
While these factors are beyond your control, there are some steps you can take to improve your home's energy efficiency and reduce your costs.
The death of a spouse, declining health or safety concerns can trigger the need to move. The first phase comes with the realization that what has been home is no longer suitable.
Granite Capital Corporation has purchased 128 finished lots in the Rancho Mirage community for $2.443 million.
According to the Arizona Department of Commerce's Energy Office, they do not prey on humans or other mammals, instead, these vampires suck energy from unsuspecting electric outlets.
What exactly is a foreclosure? According to the legal experts at FindLaw.com, the Web's most popular source for legal information, foreclosure is the legal process that a lender, often a bank or a mortgage company, uses to recover a piece of real estate property.
During the month of September, 173 homes closed in the Maricopa area.
If you're selling your home, you're not just competing against the house down the street anymore.
The Development Services Department is seeking resident input on Maricopa's Design Standards Manual.
Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., a Prudential Financial, Inc. company, today announced the affiliation of Desert Allstarz Realty. Effective immediately, the company will operate as Prudential One Realty.
Coming at the real estate equation from opposite sides, buyers and sellers may feel they have little in common. The truth is, however, that both groups share a common path to real estate success - the Internet.
As recently as two years ago, sellers had all the advantages in the housing market. Now that buyers have the upper hand, the plethora of options, pitfalls and opportunities can be overwhelming and confusing, particularly as buyers weigh whether to purchase a foreclosure or buy a new home.
And in the difficult housing market of today, sellers are looking for new ways to attract buyers. Making a home greener with cleaner air quality may just be the answer to getting bids.
Toilet bowls, or more specifically Mansfield toilet bowls, are giving the residents of the city something else to worry about.
As first-time homebuyers grow curious about the home-buying process, they often turn to friends and family for advice about purchasing a home. While these sources can provide useful tips and information, they also may perpetuate some common home-buying myths.
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.
The Arizona Corporation Commission is alerting investors that the current real estate market is ripe for a variety of investment opportunities that may in fact be unregistered securities or worse yet--scams.
Maricopa city government is also working to assist and educate homeowners in various stages of foreclosure.
In November 2005 the city of Maricopa started collecting development impact fees. Now a capital improvement plan is in place to regulate the spending of those fees, and infrastructure construction can begin.
Despite a slumping economy, home improvements remain a popular investment for homeowners. With paint rollers and hammers in hand, they're getting the most out of their home-improvement dollar with do-it-yourself projects that make a dramatic difference.
Looking for a home near a park? Look no further.
Arizona families are feeling the effects of the national economic downturn, and need all the help they can get to stay on their feet and in their homes.