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Phoenix Retail Surprises On The Upside In Q2 - Bisnow

Phoenix Housing Market - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:10

Bisnow

Phoenix Retail Surprises On The Upside In Q2
Bisnow
“With steady job growth and a hot housing market, the Valley exhibits strong fundamentals that are key to fostering a healthy retail market,” said CBRE First Vice President Todd Folger of the Phoenix office. “When a labor market strengthens, consumer ...

13 Ridiculous Home Improvement Fails That Will Make You Cringe - Reader's Digest

Home Inspection - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:10

Reader's Digest

13 Ridiculous Home Improvement Fails That Will Make You Cringe
Reader's Digest
Matthew Steger, WIN Home InspectionRenovations are stressful, especially when you have to re-do DIY projects because of mistakes. In the rooftop vent photo, the owner had expanded and remodeled their kitchen, removing an old wood stove Their mistake, ...

Pinnacle West's Unit Gets Rate Review Approval in Arizona - Nasdaq

Phoenix Housing Market - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 06:33

Pinnacle West's Unit Gets Rate Review Approval in Arizona
Nasdaq
Robust job growth rates and the opening up of credit to households are expected to drive the Metro Phoenix housing market. It will also help the economy to expand over the next couple of years. APS projects compound annual rate base growth of 6-7% over ...

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Home buying myths debunked - Post-Bulletin

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 13:03

Post-Bulletin

Home buying myths debunked
Post-Bulletin
Myth 4 - An appraisal is the same as a home inspection. If you're purchasing a home and using a loan to do so, your lender will require an appraisal be done on the property. The purpose of the appraisal is to determine how risky of an investment the ...

Nice home on Fitzhugh For Sale - eParisExtra.com (blog)

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:07

eParisExtra.com (blog)

Nice home on Fitzhugh For Sale
eParisExtra.com (blog)
If you are looking to buy, or sell a home then don't forget to schedule a home inspection! Call Red River Home Inspections at (903) 517-4751 to schedule your home inspection. *Properties listed on eParisExtra.com are valid on day of posting. To get ...

Stand Out With a Smoother Home Inspection - RisMedia.com (press release)

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:49

Stand Out With a Smoother Home Inspection
RisMedia.com (press release)
During that time, Gabbard has guided hundreds of families through the home-buying process, and he knows that a home inspection is imperative when supporting clients with the largest financial purchase of their lives. To meet the home inspection needs ...

Mike Croxall: Preparing For Your Home Inspection - The Chattanoogan

Home Inspection - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 05:48

Mike Croxall: Preparing For Your Home Inspection
The Chattanoogan
Whether you're closing on your first house or your fifth, buying a home can be both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. But don't let your long to-do list deter you from completing one of the most important items: scheduling a home inspection.

There's a corner of the housing market that would be most vulnerable to the next crash - Business Insider

Phoenix Housing Market - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 08:11

Business Insider

There's a corner of the housing market that would be most vulnerable to the next crash
Business Insider
The Tiered Home Price Index (TPI) comprises 16 metro areas: Boston, New York City, Washington DC, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco (five-county Bay Area), Miami, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Portland, Seattle, and ...

REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be ... - Gainesville Sun

Home Inspection - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 02:56

Gainesville Sun

REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be ...
Gainesville Sun
Q: Can you please provide more information on one of your articles I recently read about home inspectors? The article paints home inspectors in a bad light.

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SAMM Awards will celebrate Valley's homebuilding industry - AZ Big Media

Phoenix Housing Market - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 16:07

AZ Big Media

SAMM Awards will celebrate Valley's homebuilding industry
AZ Big Media
“The Greater Phoenix economy is finally hitting its stride and is among the country's leaders in employment and population growth,” said Rick Merritt, president of the economic and real estate consulting firm Elliott D. Pollack & Co. “A key ... “With ...

REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be investigated - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 23:58

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

REAL ESTATE MATTERS: Bad home inspector should be investigated
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
There has been a movement over the past 10 to 15 years (or longer) by the professional home inspection industry to try to limit liability for a poor inspection to the cost of the home inspection. The damage caused by a poor inspection might cost a ...

Solano Realtors' fee rebate program brings new home owners to Vallejo - Vallejo Times Herald

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:57

Solano Realtors' fee rebate program brings new home owners to Vallejo
Vallejo Times Herald
A new Solano Association of Realtors program designed to help bring first-time home buyers to Vallejo appears to be working, association president Linda Daraskavich said this week. The association's First-Time Home Buyer Inspection Fee Reimbursement ...

Rental inspection fee proposal up for debate following complaints ... - Kansas City Star

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:35

Kansas City Star

Rental inspection fee proposal up for debate following complaints ...
Kansas City Star
The Kansas City Council is poised to begin debating a ballot proposal that could lead to regular rental property inspections, funded by fees on landlords.

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See which Scottsdale REIT was acquired this week - Phoenix Business Journal

Phoenix Housing Market - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 13:56

Phoenix Business Journal

See which Scottsdale REIT was acquired this week
Phoenix Business Journal
In other words, analysts say, the housing market is in a much different place than it was almost a decade ago. Institutional rental owners like Starwood Waypoint and Invitation, an outfit of Blackstone Group, grew out of the ashes of the Great ...
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Fighting a Seller's Market: How to Land the Home of Your Dreams with the Best Offer - Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Home Inspection - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 13:02

Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)

Fighting a Seller's Market: How to Land the Home of Your Dreams with the Best Offer
Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)
For instance, most buyers will include a home inspection contingency in their offer, meaning that if the home inspection turns up serious problems, they can walk away from the home sale without losing their earnest money deposit. Many contingencies ...

Raleigh Housing Market Goes Boom - WUNC

Phoenix Housing Market - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 04:08

WUNC

Raleigh Housing Market Goes Boom
WUNC
But Baum argued the Raleigh housing market is different. "The interesting thing about Raleigh, and the Triangle area overall, is that we have a very slow appreciation," she said. "It's not jumped like marketplaces like Vegas did, and Phoenix did and ...

First time homebuyers left with disaster home after skipping the ... - ABC Action News

Home Inspection - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 15:10

ABC Action News

First time homebuyers left with disaster home after skipping the ...
ABC Action News
First time homebuyers hoping for a happily ever after wound up living a horror story. The couple says the mobile home they purchased was advertised as well ...

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CBRE: Big box leasing activity fuels Phoenix retail market - AZ Big Media

Phoenix Housing Market - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 08:50

AZ Big Media

CBRE: Big box leasing activity fuels Phoenix retail market
AZ Big Media
“With steady job growth and a hot housing market, the Valley exhibits strong fundamentals that are key to fostering a healthy retail market,” said Todd Folger, first vice president with CBRE's Phoenix office. “When a labor market strengthens, consumers ...

Inventory of Homes for Sale Tightens Further - North Phoenix News

Phoenix Housing Market - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 09:54

North Phoenix News

Inventory of Homes for Sale Tightens Further
North Phoenix News
In North Phoenix and nationally, homes at the lower end of the price spectrum have been moving most quickly. Investors have been contributing to the squeeze, paying cash for lower-priced homes in many parts of the country ever since the housing market ...

Home inspector, jailed on third OWI charge, still holds active state license - WTTV CBS4Indy

Home Inspection - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 20:09

WTTV CBS4Indy

Home inspector, jailed on third OWI charge, still holds active state license
WTTV CBS4Indy
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A home inspector facing complaints from customers in the Indianapolis area landed behind bars the day before a state hearing on his license. CBS4 Problem Solvers has been looking into Anthony Maxie, who runs a home inspection ...

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