Welcome to your Weekend!

by Builder Trade In Program Dec, 13

Christmas at the Princess


Before You Make an Offer, Here Are 4 Tips for Success!

by Builder Trade In Program Dec, 12

So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ and you finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure that you make a good offer so that you can guarantee that your dream of making this house yours comes true!


Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step

by Builder Trade In Program Dec, 11

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search.


New Home Friday 12-08-2017

by Builder Trade In Program Dec, 08

Welcome to your Weekend!

by Builder Trade In Program Dec, 06


Phoenix Festival of the Arts


Median Days on the Market Drops to 34!

by Builder Trade In Program Dec, 06

Some Highlights:

  • The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for their Confidence Index.
  • The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate practitioners. Practitioners are asked about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions.
  • Homes sold in less than 60 days in 44 out of 50 states, and Washington D.C.
  • Homes typically went under contract in 34 days in October!

Questions to Ask Your Home Builder

by Builder Trade In Program Dec, 04


When you're thinking about buying a new home, selecting the right home builder is a key step in creating the home of your dreams. You should feel comfortable asking a potential home builder every question that you think is important. And, a professional builder or sales representative will want to make you a happy and satisfied home owner.


New Home Friday 12-01-2017

by Builder Trade In Program Dec, 01

Welcome to your Weekend!

by Builder Trade In Program Nov, 29


ZooLights shines with millions of lights, a three-story lighted tree, hundreds of glimmering light displays, lakeside Music-in-Motion shows and more!

Phoenix Zoo

455 N. Galvin Parkway Papago Park Phoenix, AZ

November 29, 2017 to January 14, 2018

Time: 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM


Festival of Lights

From after Thanksgiving until the New Year, Chandler Boulevard from 24th Street to Desert Foothills Parkway is illuminated with more than a million white LED lights. The incredible desert landscape is decked out with miniature white lights and with clusters of white strands high amongst the treetops. This signature event in the Ahwatukee Foothills lights up the community and has brings in tour buses and lightlookers.

Chandler Blvd and 24th Street

November 29, 2017 to January 1, 2018

Time: 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.


Glendale Glitters

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.

Downtown Glendale

58th and Glendale Ave Glendale, AZ

November 29, 2017 to January 6, 2018

Time: 6 p.m.-10 p.m.


Skate Westgate

Skate Westgate, the West Valley’s only real outdoor ice skating rink, is back for its second year along with an expansive holiday lineup of free festivities including horse-drawn carriage rides, nightly snowfall, a tree lighting, photos with Santa and a Menorah lighting.

Westgate Entertainment District

6751 N Sunset Blvd Glendale, AZ

November 29, 2017 to January 7, 2018

Phone: (623) 385-7502


Holiday Pops with The Phoenix Symphony

It’s the most wonderful time of year as the Valley’s most beloved holiday tradition, Holiday Pops, returns to Symphony Hall. Join The Phoenix Symphony and The Phoenix Symphony Chorus to experience this festive concert of seasonal favorites and the ever-popular Holiday Sing-Along, guaranteed to put you and your family in the holiday spirit.

Symphony Hall

75 N 2nd St Ste. 200 Phoenix, AZ

Hours Vary

December 1, 2017 to December 3, 2017


Tempe Fall Festival of the Arts

As many as 400 artist booths line Mill Avenue and the surrounding streets presenting unique, and hand-made artwork that offers visitors a distinctive shopping experience.

Mill Ave. and University Dr. Tempe, AZ

December 1, 2017 to December 3, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM




Low Interest Rates Have a High Impact on Your Purchasing Power

by Builder Trade In Program Nov, 28

According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 3.92%, which is still near record lows in comparison to recent history!

The interest rate you secure when buying a home not only greatly impacts your monthly housing costs, but also impacts your purchasing power.