The Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Buying a New Home

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 05


Home buyers have the choice of two types of houses on the market: resale or new.

Home buyers planning to buy a brand-new house or condominium often cite energy efficiency, open layout, a warranty, and being able to select appliances, flooring, paint colors and other design elements as factors driving their choice.


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by Builder Trade In Program Jan, 31


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Major Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

by Builder Trade In Program Jan, 30

Urban Institute recently released a report entitled, “Barriers to Accessing Homeownership,” which revealed that “eighty percent of consumers either are unaware of how much lenders require for a down payment or believe all lenders require a down payment above 5 percent.”


Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment”


U.S. Housing Inventory Crunch Continues… List Your House Today!

by Builder Trade In Program Jan, 29

Every winter, families across the country decide if this will be the year that they sell their current houses and move into their dream homes.


Mortgage rates hovered around 4% for all of 2017 which forced many buyers off the fence and into the market, resulting in incredibly strong demand RIGHT NOW!



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by Builder Trade In Program Jan, 24


Phoenix New Times is proud to present Tacolandia! The event will feature unlimited taco samples from 45 of the city's best taquerias ranging from trending hot spots to authentic street style, live entertainment, cash bars, and awards in various categories. Come and celebrate your love for Phoenix's best tacos.


Higher loan limits just made it easier to buy that first house in metro Phoenix

by Builder Trade In Program Jan, 23

Thanks to a little boost from mortgage lenders this month, 2018 could be the year all those Street Scout and Zillow couch surfers finally pull the trigger on their dream home.

Rising metro Phoenix home prices are making it harder for many buyers. But this month, government mortgage backers began offering a little extra help.


Builder optimism and buyer demand are high for new construction homes

by Builder Trade In Program Jan, 22


Ignore the bad housing starts number from December!

Some will blame the weather. Others will claim the figures are too volatile month to month. Bottom line, December's steep drop in single-family housing starts is not indicative of what is really going on at construction sites across the nation.


New Home Friday 01-19-2018

by Builder Trade In Program Jan, 19

Thinking of Selling? Now is the Perfect Time

by Builder Trade In Program Jan, 17

It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that will be a good strategy this year.

The other listings that do come out in the spring will represent increased competition to any seller. Do a greater number of homes actually come to the market in the spring as compared to the rest of the year? The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently revealed the months in which most people listed their homes for sale in 2017. Here is a graphic showing the results: