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Buying Beats Renting

Phoenix, Arizona is 49% cheaper to live in if you own your own home versus renting according to a new study published by online property listing site Trulia. I’m not going to dig into all the methodology behind the published … Continue reading

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Why People Buy A House

The housing market over the last 7 or 8 years has left everyone a little exhausted. Crazy gains where if you didn’t put an offer in today you were worried prices would sky rocket tomorrow. From that to meltdown. One … Continue reading

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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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Phoenix Metro Area Real Estate Internet Search

So you might of heard that 74% of people use the Internet in their home search. That’s an old number and hard to believe it’s not closer to 95% by now. So everybody is online searching for homes to live … Continue reading

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Luxury Rentals in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley

The rental market in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley is on fire recently. In part because many of the people who were foreclosed on or short sold their home after the market correction from 2006 need somewhere to live. Getting a … 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,┬árock-bottom interest rates┬áhave added a lot of weight to … Continue reading

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