Tips when preparing to move

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you're probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should cover first. Change the locks Even if you're promised that new locks have been installed in your home, you can never be too careful. It's worth the money to have the peace of mind that comes with knowing that no one else has the keys to your home. Changing the locks can be a DIY project, or you can call in a locksmith for a little extra money. Steam clean the carpets It's good to get a fresh start with your … [Read more...]

Where Is Our Real Estate Market Now and Where Is It Headed in 2017?

2017 Chandler and Gilbert, AZ Market Predictions for Real Estate As we begin a new year, I thought I would send out the numbers for the last month of 2016 and give a little insight on where the experts are looking for 2017 market and interest rates. January 3 - How does December 2016 compare to all the other Decembers we have measured over the years? Monthly Sales Count = 7,191 - 5th highest (after 2010, 2004, 2011 and 2009) Annual Sales Count = 90,027 - 3rd highest (after 2005 and 2004) Average Sales Price = $282,067 - 4th highest (after 2006, 2005 and 2007) Median Sales Price = $225,000 - 4th highest (after … [Read more...]

Chandler Market Updates April 22 2016

  Market Update for April - Information provided by Pinnacle Capital Mortgage Oil prices rose significantly this week as producers failed to agree on a production freeze. Higher oil prices help stocks and hurt bonds, precipitating higher rates.   Last week the lowest number of Americans filed for unemployment in over 42 years, suggesting the labor market is continuing to gain momentum.   The Fed meets next week to discuss the economy and vote on a possible policy rate increase. Economists don't expect a rate increase at this … [Read more...]

Is It Better To Rent or Buy A Home in Chandler, Gilbert, or Queen Creek Arizona?

Many people go back and forth on whether they should rent or buy a home in Chandler, AZ. The list below should help answer questions you may have. Everyone's situation is different. If you need help purchasing a home or even finding a rental, I can help. I work in Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek and San Tan Valley, AZ. Betsie Melter Realty ONE Group 480.734.3644 Search For Your New Home Here … [Read more...]

Mid Year Real Estate Update Phoenix 2015

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Open House Saturday June 6 and Sunday June 7 from 11-3PM 3250 S. Nash Way Chandler, AZ

Stop by our open house Saturday and Sunday from 11-3PM to preview this beautiful single level split floor plan in South Chandler. Located at Gilbert and Queen Creek Roads, centrally located to businesses, Intel, Orbital, Wells Fargo, as well as shopping and restaurants and easy access to Loop 202 or I-10. 3250 S. Nash Way Chandler, AZ 85286 features 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 car garage and private back yard with no neighbors behind. For More Information contact Betsie Melter with Realty ONE Group 480.734.3644 or www.betsiemelter.com for pictures and virtual tour. httpv://youtu.be/38YN_W6im7g … [Read more...]

613 W Gary Chandler, AZ 85225 House For Sale With Pool

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Chandler Home For Sale 4 Bedrooms and 3 Baths Listed By Betsie Melter Realty ONE Group

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Economic Update and News for November 24, 2014

Last Week's Economic News in Review Existing home sales picked up the pace, while growth in construction permits stoked optimism for increased home inventory, and lay-offs continued to remain at very low levels. Existing Home Sales Sales of existing homes regained some momentum as transactions of single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, grew 1.5 percent in October to hit an annual rate of 5.26 million, the National Association of Realtors reported last week. October’s performance marked the second consecutive monthly sales gain, and with sales for the month being 2.5 percent higher than … [Read more...]

Want to Buy A House But Don’t Have A Downpayment? You Can Buy With No Money Down!

Are you thinking of buying a house but have been told you need a large down payment? Well, you don't! There are so many programs out there right now that if you make less than $65,000/ year and have a decent credit score, you can buy a house with no down payment. One buyer last week, bought a house and closed in 3 weeks and only spent the cost of the appraisal (about $400) and inspection (about $350). That is it! Nothing more. Please contact me if you want to learn more about the down payment assistance program. Betsie Melter 480.734.3644 Even if you want to pay a down payment to get your monthly payments lower, I … [Read more...]