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Market Report for Queen Creek 85142 September 2012

October 24, 2012

The Market Report for Queen Creek 85142 September 2012 reveals a number of interesting statistics regarding the local real estate market. The 85142 zip code includes neighborhoods such as Montelena, Morning Sun Farms and The Villages at Queen Creek. The local market insight tells us that the number of new listings in September 2012 dropped by 26.1%…Read More

4 Bedroom Home with Pool and 3 Car Garage in Johnson Ranch

October 22, 2012

Just Listed: Gorgeous 4 Bedroom Home with Pool and 3 Car Garage in Johnson Ranch in San Tan Valley AZ! We are definitely talking ‘rare bird’ with this gorgeous, over 2300 square foot bungalow in Johnson Ranch. This move-in ready home features plantation shutters, crown molding, custom paint,  granite countertops and fabulous flooring. Located on…Read More

Do’s and Don’ts for Out-of-State Buyers…

October 16, 2012

Sunshine and beauty will tempt you to move quickly, but patience and perseverance will pay off in the end. You are well prepared for your big trip to Arizona and now that you have arrived, there are a few do’s and don’ts to follow! DO’s 1) Advise your Realtor that you have arrived safely as planned,…Read More

What Every Out-of-State Buyer Should Know…

October 11, 2012

You have arrived…your first day in Arizona! The sun is shining, the weather is absolutely gorgeous and you are pretty sure that this is what paradise looks like. You are here with one purpose in mind…to find a property and stake your claim to the “valley of the sun.” You immediately begin your search by driving…Read More

Buying from a Builder: Why You Should ALWAYS Use A Realtor!

October 9, 2012

Choosing to buy a new home from a builder can be both exhilarating and overwhelming, but with the assistance of a Realtor, it can also be the ideal fit for many buyers who are looking for a particular home to meet their specific needs. Unfortunately, many buyers have a misconception where new construction is concerned…Read More

You Can Still Buy a Home for $0 Down!

October 8, 2012

You can still buy a home for $0 down! The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended the availability of loans for qualified properties into March of 2013. There is still time to identify and purchase a home that meets the requirements for a USDA financed loan. For more information on this $0 down program, and to receive a…Read More

Low Inventory = “A Seller’s Market”

October 5, 2012

The low inventory of homes for sale in the Valley market means we are currently experiencing a “Seller’s Market.” The number of sales in September dropped by 14.5% to 6,478 units from the previous month, which is a reflection of the current shortage of listings. The September sales numbers also show a 17.9% drop compared to sales data from September…Read More

“All Things Queen Creek”

October 3, 2012

Queen Creek and San Tan Valley both have a small town rural feel with fabulous property values. There are many housing choices with convenient locations near shopping and amenities. The old saying goes, “Home is where you hang your hat,” so if you are considering a new place to hang yours, then the variety offered by Queen Creek and…Read More

Montelena in Queen Creek

September 13, 2012

Our featured neighborhood this week is Montelena in Queen Creek, located in the heart of Queen Creek. It is close to 2 highly performing schools, with Desert Mountain Elementary on one side and Queen Creek Elementary on the other. It also boasts large open parks, walking trails and gorgeous mountain views. Montelena was started as the…Read More

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