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Thursday, June 8, 2023

State Trust Land Reform Initiative topic of Pinal Partnership breakfast

Arizona State Land Department Commissioner Mark Winkleman will speak on the State Trust Land Reform Initiative up for voter approval on the November ballot at 7:30 a.m. July 11 at this month's Pinal Partnership's breakfast in Apache Junction.

Luxury home available for a bargain in the Villages at Rancho El Dorado

Bang for the Buck: Potential Home buyers in search of a luxury bargain need go no further than The Villages at Rancho Eldorado.

Post Office to expand to meet growth needs

A new United States Postal Service carrier annex station is on the way to the city of Maricopa.

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.

Greater Phoenix resale numbers gain from new investors, first-time buyers

In May 2008 a total of 5,740 resale homes recorded as sold. This sales activity includes 1,475 recorded foreclosed home transactions and 4,265 traditional market transactions, while a year ago it was 305 and 4,915 recorded sales, respectively.

Buy a home, get two plasma televisions, pool table and more

The 4,600 square foot home sits on 2.5 acres of land in Hidden Valley, and it's for sale.

Taste of Egypt for sale in Hidden Valley

If you ever wanted to sleep in a sarcophagus, there's a home nearby that might be just the right fit.

153 homes change hands in Maricopa during May

One hundred fifty-three single-family, detached homes sold in Maricopa in May, Arizona Multiple Listing Service reports reveal.

Chamber presents mixer on commerical real estate rentals

Understanding Maricopa's commercial rental real estate market will be the topic at this month's Maricopa Chamber of Commerce Mixer.

Greater Phoenix resale numbers up for April, median prices down

For the first time since July 2005, the Phoenix-area resale housing market has posted year-over-year improvement.

133 homes sold in Maricopa during April

One hundred thirty-three single-family, detached homes sold in Maricopa in April, Arizona Multiple Listing Service reports reveal.

Pinal County median home price drops in first quarter

Since 625 resale homes were recorded sold in third quarter 2007, the Pinal County resale market has consistently posted improvement, with 1,145 sales in the fourth quarter and 1,680 sales for the first quarter of 2008, well above last year's 840 sales.

County to offer free seminar for real estate agents

Imagine being told you could not rent or purchase a home because of your skin color, age, religion, disability or family status.

100 Maricopa homes sold in March

One hundred single-family detached homes sold in Maricopa during March, Multiple Listing Service reports show.

74 homes sold in Maricopa during February

The average home sold in Maricopa in February featured three bedrooms, 2-and-a-half baths, 2,400 square feet and sold for $179,464 after 127 days on the market, Multiple Listing Service statistics show.

Are low home prices worth the cost of the commute?

Is finding a great price on a home worth the trade off in gasoline costs tied to commuting outside of Maricopa?

Greater Phoenix resale market numbers rise slightly in February

MESA -- February is a short month, and it is traditionally not a strong month for home sales. With 3,710 recorded sales, the resale home market did improve over January (3,350 sales), but was behind last year's 4,280 transactions. This year's numbers are very comparable to the 3,885 of February 2001.

MLS reports 59 local home sales in January

January, 2008 saw 59 single family homes in Maricopa sell on the Multiple Listing Service ranging fron $100,000 to $263,319.

Greater Phoenix resale market in January comparable to 2002 levels

MESA-- The resale home market did not start the new year with a bang. The 3,350 recorded number of sales is below last year's 4,520 sales and the record of 9,360 sales set in January 2005. However, it is very comparable to the 3,345 recorded sales of January 2002.

Pinal County resale housing market finishes 2007 with a rise in sales

With significantly lower home prices, the Pinal County resale housing market posted improvement from the 625 sales of third quarter 2007 to 1,145 recorded sales and well above the 720 sales recorded a year ago.

Nineteen homes sold in Maricopa between Jan. 1 and Jan. 15

Ninteen single family detached homes sold in Maricopa between Jan. 1 and Jan. 15 with the average sales price of $182,596.

Greater Phoenix resale numbers finish less than stellar year

The 2007 Greater Phoenix resale home market continued to slow in December 2007, with 3,290 sales recorded (3,280 sales in November), compared to 4,620 sales for a year ago. This is the lowest level of activity for December since 3,240 sales were recorded in 1999.

MLS shows 78 single-family homes sold in Maricopa in December

Buyers purchased 78 single family homes in Maricopa in December 2007, ranging in price from $77,400 to $315,910, according to Multiple Listing Service numbers.

Council appoints three new commissioners to Planning & Zoning

Maricopa City Council appointed three new faces to join the Planning & Zoning Commission for three-year terms which will begin when it reconvenes in mid January.

26 homes sell in first half of November

Twenty-six single family homes in Maricopa were sold in the first half of the month through the Multiple Listing Service, ranging from $119,490 to $271,500.

Things to know before buying a vacation home

Nationally, home sales declined 4.1 percent in 2006 from 2005. But vacation-home sales rose 4.7 percent in 2006 to a record 1.07 million sales, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). The increased interest in buying vacation homes for personal use rather than rental is expected to continue throughout this decade.

Maricopa house of the week

Offered at under $200,000 and ready to move in, this home serves as an attractive property.

Maricopa house of the week

Amazing golf course views in the front and back of this Rancho El Dorado property make this home stand out from the rest.

Mortgage rates creeping up, but still low

It's a buyers' market. With the number of homes for sale, including new builds, re-sales and foreclosures, anyone looking to purchase a home has a smorgasbord of choices.

Maricopa housing market slow, but greater Phoenix resale numbers end summer on sour note

Over the past months the talk in Maricopa has been about foreclosures, slow housing resale numbers and the slowdown in building due to developers' large inventory of homes.