Wondering If You Can Buy Your First Home?
There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they are married and have a family, others might think they are too young, and still, others might think their current income would never enable them to qualify for a mortgage....
The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home sales are up, and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen to their lowest points in years. It seems that the market will continue to strengthen in 2018....
CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that “over the past 12 months, 712,000 borrowers moved into positive equity.” This is great news, as the share of homeowners with negative equity (those who owe more than their home is worth), has dropped more than 20% since the peak in Q4 of 2009 (26%) to 4.9% today....
The Art of Ice Cream Experience is an instagrammable, experience celebrating America's love of ice cream. You will find instagram worthy photo opportunities in each individually themed exhibit room, each paying tribute to a favorite ice cream flavor or frozen treat....
Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate on average by 3.35% per year and to grow by 24.34% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey.
So, what does this mean for homeowners and their equity position?...
ZooLights is a magical event that will illuminate your holiday season. The nightly evening viewings feature millions of lights, hundreds of sparkling displays throughout the zoo and more activities and performances.
455 N. Galvin Parkway Papago Park Phoenix, AZ
December 20, 2017 to January 14, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderlla is the Tony Award- winning Broadway musical from the creators of THE Sound of Music and South Pacific that's delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale.
1200 S. Forest Ave. Tempe, AZ
December 20, 2017 to December 24, 2017
Glendale’s award-winning holiday lighting event has become a family tradition across the Greater Phoenix region and state. The stunning display of 1.5 million lights illuminates 16 blocks of Historic Downtown Glendale, making it the largest free holiday light display in Arizona.
58th and Glendale Ave Glendale, AZ
December 20, 2017 to January 6, 2018
Time: 6 p.m.-10 p.m.
llumination is Arizona’s largest holiday drive-thru light show that is fully synchronized to your favorite music. This 1-mile long driving attraction will feature millions of holiday lights synchronized to holiday music throughout 14 acres of the newest state of the art holiday lights and displays.
27701 N. Black Canyon Highway Phoenix, AZ
December 20, 2017 to January 14, 2018
Time: Friday and Saturday, 6 p.m.-11:30 p.m.; Sunday-Thursday 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Price: $29.50 - $34.50 per car
This year, the Garden will be aglow for 21 magical evenings and will feature more than 8,000 hand lit luminaria bags, thousands of white twinkle lights and the sights and sounds of 10 unique entertainment ensembles
Desert Botanical Garden
December 20, 2017 to December 30, 2017
Shop local at Phoestivus this holiday season when selecting gifts or preparing meals! Attendees will have the opportunity to shop over 130 local vendors, showcasing a unique variety of locally grown, produced and prepared foods as well as hand-crafted gift items, jewelry and holiday decorations made by local artisans.
Phoenix Public Market
721 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ
Time: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.
CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 7.0% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.7% over the next year....