Monthly Archives: July 2016

Mortgage Volume Rises in Q1 2016


Total mortgage volume increased in Q1 2016 when compared to opening quarters in previous years, according to Equifax Inc.'s May 2016 National Consumer Credit Trends Report. Total new accounts and year-over-year increases for the first quarter of 2016 include: Home equity … Continue reading

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Foreclosed Homes Boomerang in Value


Homes that were foreclosed during the housing crisis have gained almost twice as much value as other homes, according to a new Zillow® analysis. But the original owners of those homes have not benefited from that recovery. Since low-end homes … Continue reading

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Buying a Home for the First Time? What You Should Know About Warranties


Home service contracts, or home warranties, are an important consideration in the home-buying process, especially for new homeowners. “Homes are a major financial investment, and repairs and replacements on appliances and major systems can cost anywhere from $700 to more than $3,500,” explains Tim … Continue reading

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Gated Community Homes Demand Higher Prices


To see gated community homes in NW Tucson, give us a call at (520) 665-3535. Homes in gated communities command significantly higher prices – almost $30,000 on average – but these neighborhoods’ additional amenities can also reduce sale prices because … Continue reading

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Gated Community Homes Demand Higher Prices


Homes in gated communities command significantly higher prices – almost $30,000 on average – but these neighborhoods’ additional amenities can also reduce sale prices because they bring maintenance costs that outweigh the benefits of the amenities, according to recent research … Continue reading

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