Mid Year Real Estate Update Phoenix 2015

[Read more...]

VA Loans Helping Phoenix Real Estate Market

VA loans or mortgages grow in importance for Phoenix real estate market: Overall sales are down, but surging are sales with VA loans. August 26, 2014 By Fletcher Wilcox While the number of sales of single family existing homes in Greater Phoenix have been down every month this year compared to the same month of last year, not so when it comes to sales involving VA loans. The number of sales in which a buyer financed the purchase with a VA loan or VA mortgage is up every month this year compared to the same month as last year. See Chart One below. In fact, VA loans were 7.2% of all sales of single family existing … [Read more...]

3 Ways Your Self-Directed IRA Can Own Real Estate

3 Ways Your Self-Directed IRA Can Own Real Estate By J.P. Dahdah, Vantage Self-Directed Retirement Plans You can purchase and hold real estate with your Self-Directed IRA! You can buy any type of real estate with a Self-Directed IRA or 401K. It is completely legal and has been permissible since 1974 and, despite what you may have heard, you are not subject to any taxes or penalties for doing so. Thought you didn’t have the money to take advantage of the low pricing available in today’s real estate market? You probably do, but just didn’t know it! Self-Directed IRAs have become increasingly popular as more and … [Read more...]

Homes for Sale in 85249 Zip Code

A great New Listing in the 85249 Zip Code! Check it out in Chandler. For other Listings in 85249 Look Below … [Read more...]

Events and Activities to do in December in Chandler, Gilbert and Phoenix, AZ

December is a very busy month with the holidays, but there are so many events going on too that you should try and take advantage of them if you have a free day or evening. The 3rd Annual Hot Air Balloon Classic - December 13th-15th Starts Friday Afternoon at 3:30PM and runs through Sunday Morning at 10am. It is taking place in Gilbert at the Gilbert Civic Center. Seeing 25 Hot Air Balloons at once in the sunset or sunrise is just a spectacular sight. There will be hot air balloon rides, music, food and a Hare and A Hound Hot Air Balloon race. Sounds like something to check out. More Info Desert Botanical … [Read more...]

December Events Around Chandler and Gilbert Arizona

December is a busy month so I wanted to highlight events around Chandler and Gilbert Arizona in case you wanted to get out and enjoy our beautiful Arizona weather. December 1st- Lighting of the Famous Tumbleweed Tree. 4PM-9PM in Downtown Chandler. Chandler is the only city in the Southwest to have a Tumbleweed Christmas Tree. The City uses 1500-2000 tumbleweeds collected from around the city and creates a 35 foot Christmas tree! It is definitely a site to see.There will be pictures with Santa, a parade and then the lighting of the tree at 8PM. December 1st- Holiday Festival and Parade in Queen Creek. Parade … [Read more...]