Welcome to your Weekend!

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 21

Cactus League Spring Training

Cactus League Spring Training, a seasonal rite in Greater Phoenix, roars to life every March with the iconic sounds of cracking bats, snapping mitts and happy fans. For baseball lovers, it doesn’t get much better than this: sunny weather, affordable tickets and unparalleled proximity to the best players in the game.

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Whether You Rent or Buy, Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage!

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 20

There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize, however, that unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s.

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Should I Wait Until Next Year to Buy? Or Buy Now?

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 19

  • The Cost of Waiting to Buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time.
  • Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.1% by 2019.
  • CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 4.3% over the next 12 months.
  • If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to
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New Home Friday 02-16-2018

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 16

Welcome to your Weekend!

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 14

Arizona Cocktail Weekend

The 2018 Arizona Cocktail Week-End kicks off with an all-new opening night party named "The Cocktail Jam". Hosted at downtown's hottest new music hall, The Van Buren, The Cocktail Jam will pair trending spirit brands, amazingly crafted cocktails with live music to create a one of kind experience in the Valley.

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Low Inventory Pushes Home Prices Higher

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 13

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, prices appreciated by 6.9% year-over-year from December 2016 to December 2017 on a national level. This marks the fifth month in a row with at least a 6.9% increase.

Dr. Frank Nothaft, Chief Economist for CoreLogic, gave insight into the reason behind the large appreciation,

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Where Are Mortgage Interest Rates Headed in 2018?

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 12

The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the rate the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to know where rates are headed when deciding to start your home search.

Below is a chart created using Freddie Mac’s U.S. Economic & Housing Marketing Outlook. As you can see, interest rates are projected to increase steadily over the course of the next 12 months.

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New Home Friday 02-08-2018

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 08

Welcome to your Weekend!

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 07

Street Eats Food Truck Festival

Over 55 food trucks will sell all types of food, with every menu including a $2 sample. Once inside the festival, you can use cash or credit cards at all bars and food trucks. The event will include live bands, lawn games, eating contests, local vendor marketplace, kid’s zone, cooking classes, and more.

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It’s the Best Time to Sell in a Decade

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 06

Prices are rising and homeowners are staying put longer, and that means more homeowners can cash in when they go to sell. Home seller profits surged to a 10-year high in the fourth quarter of 2017. Sellers saw an average home price gain since purchase of $54,000, up from $47,133 a year ago.

That $54,000 average seller profit represents an average 29.7 percent return on investment compared to the original purchase price. That is the highest average home seller return on investment since the third quarter of 2007, according to ATTOM Data Solutions’ Q4 2017 Home Sales Report, released this week.

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