azcentralHere is the ultimate in low-maintenance homesazcentralI've talked to homeowners for years about how to maintain the typical Arizona house. I give out hours and hours of advice on roofing, insulation, air-conditioners, painting, termites, cracking stucco walls and more. But then, a couple of years ago, a ...
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)Power outages, flooding, damage after storms rattle Phoenix metroABC15.com (KNXV-TV)Arizona Public Service said most customers have had their power restored. There have also been reports of serious damage throughout parts of the East Valley, including downed power lines and trees falling onto homes. Jesus Layva says he was inside his ...an […]
2014 Arizona Housing MarketHousing PredictorArizona's housing market took a harder hit than most other states during the recession. That fact is no longer news to us. The state is still a good two or three years away from making a full recovery to pre recession economics. Most reports predict a ...
Arizona boasts 8th lowest closing costs on homesPhoenix Business Journal (blog)Anyone who's purchased a house knows that the price on the property is only one cost to securing the home. There also are those pesky closing costs that buyers – and sometimes sellers – pay when they sign that mountain of paperwork at the title company.and more »
AZFamilyReport: Phoenix housing market in a slumpAZFamilyPhoenix-area home prices shot up from September 2011 to last summer, before slowing down and then even dropping a little earlier this year, the report says. Then, this June – after three months of almost stagnant prices – the median single-family-home ...PHX Housing Market Slows; Tucson's Recovery […]
Arizona RepublicArizona slow to spend aid for housingArizona RepublicPotential beneficiaries include tens of thousands of former Arizona homeowners, many of whom have found housing help elusive. Since the National Mortgage Settlement was announced in February 2012, about 30,000 metro Phoenix homeowners have lost ...Contrasting case: Horne gets BofA settlemen […]
Christian Science MonitorArizona utility wants to install free solar panels on 3000 homesChristian Science MonitorPhoenix — A major Arizona utility wants to install rooftop solar panels on thousands of homes for free. If approved by state regulators, the request filed Monday by Arizona Public Service Co. would allow the Phoenix-based company to partner with […]
Profit Boost For Meritage Homes, But Arizona Home Orders DropKJZZScottsdale-based Meritage Homes Corp. posted a 25 percent year-over-year jump in profit to about $35 million during the second quarter, but it wasn't necessarily because sales went gangbusters. The profit boost happened largely because its home prices ...and more »
AV Homes Appoints New Arizona Division PresidentMarketWatchSCOTTSDALE, AZ, Jul 24, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- AV Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVHI) has announced the appointment of Christopher Cady as the president of its Arizona division. Cady will oversee all homebuilding operations for the Arizona ...and more »
CNBC.comVolatile Phoenix housing: A cautionary taleCNBC.comSales of newly built homes are down 4 percent. Short sales and preforeclosure sales are down 73 percent and sales of bank-owned homes are down 20 percent, all according to Arizona State University. Meanwhile the number of active listings is up 69 ...and more »