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Scottsdale: Buying vs Renting

I was just looking in the Multiple Listing Service to find out some of the options out there for buying a home in Scottsdale versus renting. There are 1,761 single family homes fully active for sale in Scottsdale currently. For … Continue reading

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Warren Buffett Betting on Housing

Warren Buffett is buying into real estate companies. While his comments stop short of saying when a recovery will occur he is fully confident it will. The slump is “a necessary correction, but it is not a correction that’s over … Continue reading

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The Hard Sell

When did the hard sell ever work? There was one time a sales person ran out of a furniture store to give me his card and tell me about a special offer he can give me if I just call … Continue reading

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Forget The Market. Buy A House. And A One Handed Catch.

This story had a catchy title. Forget the Market. Buy a House. While it’s not a particularly thorough article.  Some of the sentiment rings true to what’s actually happening in the market. That being that people are so concerned about … Continue reading

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Buying Cheaper Than Renting

CNN is reporting again that in the current market buying a home in most US cities is cheaper than renting an equivalent property. In addition to a continuing decline in home prices, rock-bottom interest rates have added a lot of weight to … Continue reading

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Real Estate in Fountain Hills, Arizona

One thing I never knew about Fountain Hills was that it was actually a master planned community like Scottsdale Ranch, Desert Mountain or DC Ranch. From the towns official website: The Town of Fountain Hills is a master planned community … Continue reading

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