Author Archives: Liz Johnson

Fireworks around Phoenix for the 4th of July 2017

Our busy, beautiful state of Arizona has so many ways to celebrate Independence Day 2017!  Here’s a list of some of the activities and events.  Please click on the links to get more info for event specifics. Chandler 4th of July … Continue reading

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FSBO Sales Up But Sell for Less, New Home Sales Up 26%

For Buyers: More buyers have turned to new homes so far this year.  Overall year-to-date new home sales are up 26% compared to last year as builders continue to add much needed supply to the marketplace.  All price ranges over … Continue reading

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Phoenix is Hot, but a Bubble it’s Not

For Buyers: Multiple offer situations and homes selling for more than list price have been making home buyers nervous over the past month.  Returning boomerang buyers, having already suffered a short sale or foreclosure during the recession, are especially sensitive … Continue reading

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Market Update – April 2017 – Seller Concessions Have Risen Despite Buyer Frenzy

For Buyers: Buyers continue to find themselves in a frenzy of competition for homes as March recorded the highest number of non-distressed sales through the MLS since September 2005.  While supply has dropped a significant 12.7% overall compared to this … Continue reading

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9 Unexpected Energy (and Money) Savers

Here are a few surprising and simple ways to cut your energy bill this season. Give your pocketbook and Mother Nature a gift this season by taking advantage of these simple, surprising ways to save energy and money. Put lamps … Continue reading

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