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Bidding wars, rising prices - but a housing bubble? - Marketplace.org

Phoenix Housing News - Thu, 04/11/2013 - 05:42

Marketplace.org

Bidding wars, rising prices - but a housing bubble?
Marketplace.org
The population is growing much faster than the housing stock in Greater Phoenix. 2. Prices are being driven up by a chronic lack of supply, not by excess demand. 3. Prices are still at the same level as 9 years ago. They still have a lot of room to ...

For the first time in 4 years, cash home buyers aren't king in Phoenix - Phoenix Business Journal

Phoenix Housing News - Wed, 04/10/2013 - 17:26

For the first time in 4 years, cash home buyers aren't king in Phoenix
Phoenix Business Journal
The old expression that “cash is king” has been reality for the metro Phoenix housing market since the downturn — until now. Cash purchases, mostly by investors, were dethroned of their four-year reign last month when they were outnumbered, albeit ...

$9.5 million North Phoenix project eyed for low-income housing - AZCentral.com - Arizona Republic

Phoenix Housing News - Wed, 04/10/2013 - 12:14

$9.5 million North Phoenix project eyed for low-income housing - AZCentral.com
Arizona Republic
An agency that assists homeless families is planning a $9.5 million development in north Phoenix that would provide low-income housing. The United Methodist Outreach Ministries Phoenix, UMOM, bought 3.3 acres at 10825 N. Cave Creek Road in 2012.

5 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Home Inspector - Fox Business

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 04/10/2013 - 07:36

5 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Home Inspector
Fox Business
The home inspection process is a key step to buying a home since often offers are contingent on its findings, so working with the right inspector is important. After all, you don't want to buy a home only to find out the inspector missed the cracks in ...

News from china yields solid advance - StarPhoenix

Phoenix Housing News - Tue, 04/09/2013 - 23:19

News from china yields solid advance
StarPhoenix
The Canadian dollar rose US0.1¢ to US98.4¢ amid positive housing data. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. reported that housing starts in Canada were at an annualized rate of 184,028 units last month, up slightly from 183,207 in February. That was well ...

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Housing starts off record highs of 2012 - StarPhoenix

Phoenix Housing News - Tue, 04/09/2013 - 23:19

StarPhoenix

Housing starts off record highs of 2012
StarPhoenix
In March, Saskatoon had 85 single-detached housing starts, down from 138 starts in the same period in 2012. Multiple starts, however, jumped to 109 from 16 during March 2012. Total housing starts in Saskatoon increased 26 per cent to 194 from 154 in ...

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US Land Gets More Expensive - Wall Street Journal

Phoenix Housing News - Tue, 04/09/2013 - 17:07

Wall Street Journal

US Land Gets More Expensive
Wall Street Journal
What is happening in Phoenix is happening in real-estate markets all over the U.S. The rebounding housing market has sparked a sharp rise in land prices, creating big profits for land investors but putting pressure on builders to further increase the ...

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Developer gives green light to new downtown apartments, restaurant - Longview Daily News

Phoenix Housing News - Tue, 04/09/2013 - 12:39

Developer gives green light to new downtown apartments, restaurant
Longview Daily News
Cardon, 52, recently redeveloped four blighted blocks of downtown Phoenix into a $1 billion outdoor pedestrian mall called CityScape. He didn't just stumble onto Longview. He served as executive director of the Longview Housing Authority from 1989 to ...

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Housing: Home Sellers Feeling Confident in Phoenix, Arizona - Home Buying Institute

Phoenix Housing News - Tue, 04/09/2013 - 10:00

News10.net

Housing: Home Sellers Feeling Confident in Phoenix, Arizona
Home Buying Institute
According to the real estate listings website Realtor.com, the median list price within the Phoenix-Mesa metro area rose by nearly 25% over the last year or so. In February 2013, the median list price for this housing market was $218,000, an increase ...
Sellers Becoming Confident in the Housing Market, Providing an Optimistic ...RisMedia.com (press release)

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BC couple 'tricked' into buying unlivable house - CBC.ca

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 04/09/2013 - 07:14

CBC.ca

BC couple 'tricked' into buying unlivable house
CBC.ca
The couple spent more than $40,000 in emergency repairs and are now suing seller Fiona Perrin, realtor Sharon Black and home inspector Brad Pears, who they say all lied in order to make a quick sale. "We spent a lot of money for a house that basically ...

Bank sees growth in Saskatchewan - StarPhoenix

Phoenix Housing News - Mon, 04/08/2013 - 23:29

StarPhoenix

Bank sees growth in Saskatchewan
StarPhoenix
He doesn't see any major trouble ahead in the housing market even though it has softened, saying borrowing customers have behaved responsibly. The market got ahead of itself and is now taking a breather, Downe said. "As incomes grow and the economy ...

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Beebe announces 35 board appointments and commissions - The City Wire

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/08/2013 - 13:19

Beebe announces 35 board appointments and commissions
The City Wire
Lowell Coomer, Fort Smith, to the Arkansas Home Inspector Registration Board. Appointment expires Jan. 26, 2015. Replaces Daniel Broughton. Al Davis, Little Rock, reappointed to the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board. Appointment expires April 1, ...

Housing market 'on fire': Apache Junction no. two of 20 in growth in 2012 - newszap.com

Phoenix Housing News - Mon, 04/08/2013 - 11:04

Housing market 'on fire': Apache Junction no. two of 20 in growth in 2012
newszap.com
With home prices starting from the $100's, Apache Junction is becoming popular not only for its relatively low home prices but also for its proximity to metropolitan Phoenix and major roads. Apache Junction housing starts in 2012 were up 221 percent ...

Housing Prices Are on a Tear, Thanks to the Fed - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Phoenix Housing News - Mon, 04/08/2013 - 07:32

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Housing Prices Are on a Tear, Thanks to the Fed
Wall Street Journal (blog)
He and his wife, Darlene, want to be closer to their daughter's family but plan to hang onto their old home in Phoenix for a few years. While prices may be rising on the back of the Fed's easy money, tighter credit standards are acting as a brake on ...

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Mold Plagues New Florida Home Owners, Environmental Impact Assessment ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Toxic Black Mold in the News - Mon, 04/08/2013 - 00:25

Mold Plagues New Florida Home Owners, Environmental Impact Assessment ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Particularly though, it could identify the indoor air quality spore counts, the source of the problem and the scope of the work needed to remove mold correctly and safely. And together with its toxic mold expert consultation and assessment services, it ...

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Officials Share Lessons From Sandy At Holy Name Medical Center Forum - Patch.com

Toxic Black Mold in the News - Sun, 04/07/2013 - 15:57

Officials Share Lessons From Sandy At Holy Name Medical Center Forum
Patch.com
Add deadly carbon monoxide poisoning from improperly vented generators and toxic mold to the many health hazards visited on the state by Hurricane Sandy. That helps explain why healthcare providers from New Jersey's first responders to the state's top ...

Funding challenge to solving derelict housing - Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Phoenix Housing News - Sat, 04/06/2013 - 21:45

Funding challenge to solving derelict housing
Muskogee Daily Phoenix
Funding challenge to solving derelict housing. Mayor says problem affects city's image. By D.E. Smoot Phoenix Staff Writer The Muskogee Phoenix Sat Apr 06, 2013, 11:24 PM CDT. A sense of urgency surfaced during a recent discussion about the demolition ...

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Home Inspection Workshop Monday Apr 15, 2013 - Ottawa Start (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 04/06/2013 - 20:39

Home Inspection Workshop Monday Apr 15, 2013
Ottawa Start (press release)
Nathan Weinstock, Registered Home Inspector with AccuChex Inspections, will lead a workshop on Home Inspection Tips and Helpful Hints. This seminar will be of interest to home owners, home buyers and sellers, and those concerned with new home ...

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Steady erosion of affordable housing hurts us all - StarPhoenix

Phoenix Housing News - Sat, 04/06/2013 - 00:06

Steady erosion of affordable housing hurts us all
StarPhoenix
The federal government and all governments need to recognize the steady erosion of housing affordability and choice. As our national position reiterates time and time again, the low cost of mortgage money has masked the fact that house prices continue ...

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Housing Market Update: The Low-Hanging Fruit is Gone - Daily Reckoning

Phoenix Housing News - Fri, 04/05/2013 - 13:48

Daily Reckoning

Housing Market Update: The Low-Hanging Fruit is Gone
Daily Reckoning
In Phoenix, sales prices are soaring, while rents are up only 1.6%. The competition for renters is keen. Arizona's quick repossession process has cleared the market quickly. Most people who have lost their homes have found a place to rent already ...
Investor frenzy over housing has peakedFortune (blog)

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