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Looking for real estate information? Articles on the home buying and selling process are here. What you need to know, from A to Z.

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Phoenix Short Sale Info

Short sales in Phoenix are a fact of life. No one wants to short sale their home. But if you need to, you need to be informed. We can help.

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Thompson's Realty Group at eXp Realty

Thompson's Realty Group at eXp Realty has agents all across the Phoenix metro area who are available to help you sell or purchase a home. We're here to help!

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Phoenix Listings and Sales Stats

========== Here’s the latest Phoenix area listing and home sales stats: Current active MLS listings: 31,071 (Jan 2005 = 3,402!!) Current pending (in escrow) listings: 7,920 Current AWC (Active With Contingencies) listings: 1,214 (What does AWC mean?) Listings expired in Jan 2006: 1,563 Transactions closed in December 2005: 6,525 Transactions closed in January 2006: 5,256 [...]

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Ask a Question!

========== Greetings avid readers! In the last two days, there have been a couple of you that have posted a question directly to this blog. Now I love it when people post comments and ask questions—that’s one of the best things about blogs. But I had an incorrect setting in my blog parameters that allowed [...]

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How Much Does a Pool Add to the Value of My Home?

========== We get this question all the time. Here’s the bottom line… Having a swimming pool built is not cheap. If you spend $20,000 on a pool, it will not add $20,000 to the value of your home. Sadly, it may add nothing to the value of your home. Don’t add a pool to your [...]

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Worst-Case Scenario for Housing in 2006

========== Below is the second part in the “2006 Housing Scenario” series from Inman News. For Part 1, click here: Worst-Case Scenario for Housing in 2006, Part 2 By Janis Mara Inman News Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part story looking at housing market conditions for 2006. The scene opens on [...]

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Best-Case Scenario for Housing in 2006

========== Below is an article from Inman News (which is a pretty good source for national level real estate realted news. Unfortunately, it’s a pay service but articles are frequently reprinted across the Internet). The article is, of course, the opinion of the writer, not mine (though I tend to agree with most of this [...]

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Most Expensive Home in Phoenix MLS — Real Estate Photos of the Week!

===== Here’s a couple of pictures from the most expensive home currently listed in the Phoenix area MLS: It’s a 6 bedroom, 8 bath home, approximately 25,000 square feet. Built in 1994, it’s been on the market for 537 days. List price…$19,900,000. Let me know if you’re interested, I’ll be happy to show it to you! [...]

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What is a Fixture? Real Estate Term of the Week

===== Simply put, a fixture is something that is permanently attached to real property (a house). Things such as ceiling fans, chandeliers, towel racks, built in shelves, carpet etc.  Fixtures are always included in the sale of a home. The owner of a home can’t unbolt everything connected to a home before you take possession. [...]

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Bubble Mania

==========   “Bubble Mania” — it’s here. You can’t escape it. Bloggers around the world post something on “The Real Estate Bubble” every hour.  Just Google “real estate bubble” and in 0.30 seconds, Google will return 455,000 results. In 0.14 seconds, you’ll get 1,750,000 results for “housing bubble”. At this moment in time, there are [...]

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Largest Land Deal in Arizona History

========== The DaimlerChrysler Proving Grounds just northwest of Phoenix have been sold. If you’ve never been by this place, it’s HUGE (almost 5,500 acres).  Selling price? A cool $312 million dollars.   Who would buy a hunk of land for $312,000,000? Who else but real estate developers/builders.  Toll Brothers, Meritage Homes and Simon Property Group [...]

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Most Overvalued Housing Markets

===== Normally I don’t just repost straight news stories. But I thought this one had some interesting data. So here it is. From CNNMoney.com…. Link to original article Most Overvalued Housing Markets Latest analysis of 299 markets: See how your hometown ranks. By Les Christie, CNNMoney.com staff writer January 3, 2006: 2:33 AM EST NEW [...]

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