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Open up the champagne bottle!

Here’s a market update from Toma Partners CEO Mihai Toma: Open up the champagne bottle!  OPINION SEGMENT:  It is finally time to be optimistic about real estate.  That stated, institutional investors are starting to pull out of the Phoenix market because … Continue reading

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Selling a Luxury Home – Now

Selling a true luxury home is a different experience. Agents that work in the luxury home world have to think creatively, respond very well under pressure, and know that there is no substitute for results. Mass-market appeals for buyers, bulk … Continue reading

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Phoenix home prices – looking in the rear view mirror

A recent Wall Street Journal article conveys “Here’s More Evidence That Home Prices Have Hit Bottom.” The indicators for the Phoenix market are clear that the bottom was reached in February of this year and that rapid appreciation is continuing. … Continue reading

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The End of Short Sales as We Know Them?

The time is limited for homeowners who want to ensure they aren’t hit with a big tax bill when they short sell their home. The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act is set to expire on December 31, 2012. At the … Continue reading

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5 Foreclosure Myths for 2012

Here are some comments from Carl Medford as published by Trulia. His notes on buying foreclosures and trends on the luxury real estate market are on point with our experiences, also. Beginning in 2007, foreclosures rocked the real estate world. … Continue reading

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Spring Trends in Phoenix Real Estate March 2012

Almost everything you read about the Phoenix real estate market is based on data that is 3-6 months old. Often, news reports reflect exactly the opposite of what is currently happening in the market.  For example, I read a lot … Continue reading

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