If you had to guess which of the Maricopa subdivisions had the least expensive homes for sale, which would it be? Would you be surprised to learn on average, the least expensive homes are in a subdivision NORTH of the tracks?
There are definitely some great affordable homes in Maricopa.
Senita and Palo Brea have some of the lease expensive homes currently for sale
The Villages has a great price per sqft for the Amenities in the subdivision.
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In the case of buying a home quickly, RUN don't walk away from a short sale listing!
Just kidding, but not really...
Arizona has/had an abundance of "short sales". Folks from other cities/states and especially countries haven't gotten the true scoop about them.
A short sale gets it's name because the current homeowner/borrower is SHORT money. The home is worth less than the bank is owed, so there is a shortage of money..
When a home is listed for short sale, the goal is to list the home for market… Read more
Here is a map of the Phoenix Metro area. Each "dot" represents a zip code.The gist of the dots is "the larger the dot, the higher the distressed property count".
Notice the highest distressed count tend to be in the outlying or "newer" cities.
In my opinion, distressed properties counts are MUCH lower than the past 2 or 3 years.
This is JULY 2013
Actually... Let's not speculate. Below is the distressed report for Nov 2011!
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Very similar to what I tell my owners/landlords, but in a much prettier Graph!
The best times to rent a home is the summer (as miserable as it is to move, most families would prefer to move between school years...
Slow times to rent are during the winter holidays!
Please notice the huge jumps in numbers of rentals over the years
Phoenix metropolitan area
2000 Population: 3.28 million
2012 Population: 4.36 million
Percent growth 2000-2009: 33 percent