Posts Tagged: arizona

Mary Discher – Paradise Valley Real Estate Agent

Mary Discher - Phoenix Realtor

Clients are the best judge of knowledge, customer service, loyalty, etc. As the testimonial page on Mary’s website reflects, her clients rave about her service and the wonderful experience she provides through the buying and selling process. A Phoenix metro area Realtor, she honors any opportunity to work hard for a client, and doesn’t take… Read more »

Christian Stallman – Gay Phoenix Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Christian J. Stallman is a full time Realtor with Realty Executives and is a native to Scottsdale, Arizona. As a professional real estate advisor, he will focus on your… Read more »

Matthew Fenicle, Gay Phoenix Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Matthew Fenicle is an Ohio native and moved to Phoenix to enjoy the lifestyle that only Arizona can offer. Bringing with him a strong Midwestern work ethic, Matthew began… Read more »

Paul Hyllested, Gay Phoenix Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Paul Hyllested has been in the real estate industry since 2000. During his time in the business of real estate, Paul has been a part of both difficult and… Read more »

Downtown Phoenix Housing Boom Finally Underway

Downtown Phoenixs long-awaiting housing boom is finally here. More than 20 apartment and condominium developments are going up across the city’s core. The urban projects range from penthouse condos at Portland on the Park next to Margaret T. Hance Park to 500-square-foot micro apartments near Roosevelt Row. The old Quality Inn next to the Phoenix… Read more »

Featured Lesbian Real Estate Agent: Kathleen McMullen, Phoenix, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Kathleen moved to the Phoenix Valley from Seattle, Washington five years ago, and has learned the neighborhoods of Maricopa County and the Phoenix real estate market inside and out…. Read more »

Featured Gay Realtor: Nicholas Yale, Phoenix, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Fun and relaxed, Nicholas Yale puts his clients at ease and helps them thru the home buying or selling experience. Phoenix offers great shopping, close to ASU and nightlife…. Read more »

Featured Lesbian Real Estate Agent: Julie Stevens, Phoenix, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Dedicated to earning your respect and trust in your real estate experience! Working in most areas, specializing in Central Phoenix. Phoenix is desirable due to diversity and culture, restaurants,… Read more »

Could Arizona’s Right to Discriminate Bill Hurt the Phoenix Housing Market?

The Phoenix-area real estate industry has been somewhat tight-lipped on its opinion of the controversial “religious freedom” bill that’s waiting for Gov. Jan Brewer to either sign or veto. For instance, the Arizona Association of Realtors hasn’t responded to requests for comment. In addition, Doug Fulton, president of Tempe-based home builder Fulton Homes — who… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Nicholas Yale, Phoenix, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Fun and relaxed, Nicholas Yale puts his clients at ease and helps them thru the home buying or selling experience. Phoenix offers great shopping, close to ASU and nightlife…. Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Bobby Peebles, Phoenix, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Bobby puts a lot of effort into his client relationshipts, working to locate the perfect dream home or investment property for them. I serve the Greater Phoenix & Maricopa… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Ken Elder, Phoenix

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. I’m an Arizona native and enjoy working with the GLBT community. Phoenix is an urban area with many gay owned and gay friendly businesses, restaurants, etc. See Ken’s Expanded… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Christian J. Stallman, Phoenix, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Christian is a metropolitan Phoenix Real Estate agent specializing in buying or selling of homes, condos, lofts and land. The Phoenix Metropolitan Area has a vast diversity of home… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Frank Sharp, Tucson, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Frank serves Tucson and surounding communities – a very Gay friendly community with its own domestic partnership registry. See Frank’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay Friendly… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Kathleen McMullen, Scottsdale, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. She never lost her perspective and her great sense of humor found me laughing. Perfect weather aside, sports, restaurants, the arts & entertainment prosper here in the Valley with… Read more »

Today’s Real Estate Report: The US Southwest

Today, in our ongoing series about local real estate markets, we’ll take a look at home sales and trends in the Southwest. We’ll start with Arizona – AZ Central reports that wealthy buyers are snapping up Phoenix homes and turning them around as rentals: Since 2009, investors have snapped up tens of thousands of houses… Read more »

USA: Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, North Dakota and California Post Largest November Home Price Gains

U.S. home prices in November were up 7.4 percent from November 2011, the largest year-over-year increase in 6 1/2 years, the Associated Press reported. In terms of monthly gains, housing prices were up 0.3 percent from October to November, according to CoreLogic which told the AP that the gains have been “widespread” in the U.S…. Read more »

Flagstaff Home Sales Grew 15% in 2012

The number of single-family homes sold in the greater Flagstaff area during 2012 was up by 15 percent when compared with 2011. The Arizona Daily Sun reports that the 886 single-family homes sold in 2012 marked the highest number of homes sold in the last six years. The median home price in 2012 was down… Read more »

Tucson Home Prices, Inventory and Sales on the Rise

Along with an increase in the prices of homes sold, inventory continued to climb for the fifth consecutive month in November. The average sales price hit $182,539, a new high for the year, according to the latest data from the Tucson Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service. The median sales price continued to hold in… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Cara McGuire, Glendale, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. REALTOR since 2001. Cara works hard to give her clients top-notch service. She specializes in Central Phoenix, but serves the entire valley especially the west side cities of Glendale,… Read more »

Arizona’s Economy, Real Estate Market Improving

The Arizona economy is in recovery mode, with home prices on the rise and construction activity moving higher. Real GDP should grow at an above-average 2.5 percent this year, and hold that momentum into 2013 as the housing recovery strengthened according to the State Monitor Report by BMO Capital Markets Economics. There is increasing evidence… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Brad Millington, Phoenix, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Brad has a detailed understanding of the Phoenix real estate market, and works diligently to help buyers and sellers meet their Phoenix real estate goals. If you want to… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Marion McGuire, Glendale, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Marion goes the extra mile to help you achieve your goals, by constantly researching the market and property values so your home is priced effectively from day one. She… Read more »

Foreign Buyers Snapping Up Real Estate, Especially in Arizona, Florida, and Nevada

Cries of panic are being heard around the nation about foreign buyers of U.S. real estate, especially homes, posing ‘risks’ to America. This cry is not a new one. As economic downturns seemingly start to move into a stable mode, foreigners will be found investing in U.S. real estate, homes, and commercial properties. They are… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Bobby Peebles, Phoenix, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Bobby puts a lot of effort into his client relationshipts, working to locate the perfect dream home or investment property for them. See Bobby’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Frank Sharp, Tucson

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Frank is a full-service Tucson real estate agent, and will bring his detailed knowledge of Tucson’s neighborhoods and his real estate skills to bear when helping his clients buy… Read more »

Is Arizona Housing Market Bouncing Back?

It’s only one report. But it could be that the worst of Arizona’s housing market is now behind us. New figures Thursday from the Federal Housing Finance Agency show the price of homes in Arizona actually rose more than 4 percent in the last quarter of 2011. By contrast, the national figure was still one-tenth… Read more »

AZ: Phoenix Home Prices Rise, Foreclosures Drop

A new report from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University finds that home prices are rising and foreclosures are declining in the Phoenix-area housing market. Mike Orr, director of the Center for Real Estate Theory and Practice, said in a news release that the median price for all sales, including new-home… Read more »

AZ: Yavapai County Coping With Explosive Growth

The word has been out for many years. Yavapai County is a great place to live. Forests and river valleys, clean air, clean water, and open spaces are the attributes that local residents value. The county is as large as Massachusetts and when the county’s population jumped to 211,000 in the latest census, the north-central… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Troy Goodwin, Tucson

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Troy Goodwin offers his clients a world of experience in Tucson real estate. He has worked with Coldwell Banker for more than twelve years in California, Nevada and Arizona…. Read more »

Arizona Home Sales Improve But Prices Continue to Drop

The Arizona labor market has begun to show some signs of improvement in recent months, although overall growth remains modest and home prices continue to fall, according to the State Monitor report released today by BMO Capital Markets Economics. … The Arizona economy continues to grapple with a depressed housing market. Home sales are continuing… Read more »

AZ: Tucson Home Prices Up Slightly in October

Home prices in Tucson edged upward in October after five straight months of declines. The median sale price was $120,000, a 2 percent increase from the previous month, numbers from the Tucson Association Realtors Multiple Listing Service show. September’s median sale price, at $117,500, reached a low not seen since early 2001. October’s median sale… Read more »

AZ: Phoenix Foreclosure Rates Improve

A new report by Arizona State University says foreclosures accounted for 26% of existing-home sales in metropolitan Phoenix last month, marking the lowest such level since April 2009. But the authors of the report by the university’s W.P. Carey School of Business say the improvement in the foreclosure figures doesn’t mean metro Phoenix’s housing market… Read more »

August Home Sales Fell in Arizona, Nevada, Spiked in West Virginia

U.S. single-family home prices declined 4.4 percent year over year in August, with Nevada and Arizona experiencing double-digit percentage declines and West Virginia seeing the largest increase, up 8.6 percent, according to an index by property data firm CoreLogic. Excluding distressed sales, including short sales and real estate owned (REO) sales, the national index fell… Read more »

Is Bisbee Arizona’s Gayest City?

So what’s the friendliest place in Arizona for gay couples? If figures from the Census Bureau are to be believed, it’s Bisbee. An analysis of the annual count by researchers at The Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law found that, on a proportional basis, that tiny city in southeast Arizona had more gay… Read more »

AZ: State Has Second Highest Underwater Mortgage Rate in Country

Statistics indicating that nearly half of Arizona mortgages are under water brought no surprises to many homeowners who have had trouble selling a home or are fighting foreclosure. Arizona homeowners with reduced equity in their homes face many financial challenges, and the plummeting real estate market in Phoenix has been a major factor. A recent… Read more »

Canadians Buying Up Arizona Real Estate

Residential property in Arizona continues to be a hot commodity for Canadians. According to the Canada Arizona Business Council, there has been a $1-million luxury home sold to a Canadian buyer every week in Arizona for nearly two years. “And the statistics does not reflect the total residential and commercial real estate categories where Canadians… Read more »

AZ: Is Scottsdale Home Market Bottoming Out?

It’s still a buyer’s market, but a shrinking inventory of homes and fewer foreclosures are giving analysts and real-estate agents hope that housing prices are flattening out. The overall median price in Scottsdale of $375,000 fell 6 percent last year from 2009. But that follows two years of double-digit percentage price declines in most Scottsdale… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Bobby Peebles, Phoenix, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Phoenix Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Bobby puts a lot of effort into his client relationshipts, working to locate the perfect dream home or investment property for… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Brad Sensenbach, Tucson, Arizona

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Tucson Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Brad has held his real estate license for over seventeen years. He started out selling Historic Los Angeles real estate, selling… Read more »

Gay Realty Watch: Phoenix

Today, we’ll continue our look into local real estate markets with large gay and lesbian communities. Today, Phoenix – hot hot hot. Here’s a sampling of what’s going on in the Phoenix real estate market at the moment: Number of homes for sale in Phoenix area up 5 percent in August (Financial News USA): Real… Read more »

Gay Tucson Realtor: Frank Sharp

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Tucson Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Frank is a full-service Tucson real estate agent, and will bring his detailed knowledge of Tucson’s neighborhoods and his real estate… Read more »