Archives for September 2008

Which Arizona Builders are in Trouble? Buyer Beware!

Buyer beware when it comes to building a home in Arizona.  There are several Builders and Developers that have filed bankruptcy, have projects in foreclosure or are having labor … [Read more...]

The least expensive and most expensive homes for sale in Mesa AZ

Taking a look at homes for sale in the MLS today in Mesa, Arizona.  How much IS the least expensive single family home for sale in Mesa?  A home that's a regular resale being sold … [Read more...]

Canadian Buyers return to Arizona

How do I know summer is almost over?  Canadian buyers are planning their house buying trips to the valley.  I've taken 2-4 calls every day this week from Canadians who are looking … [Read more...]

Sun Lakes, AZ vs. Palm Desert, CA ~ Top Contenders for Canadian Buyers

It's no secret that Arizona has been a top retirement & second home destination for years. Growing up in Illinois, I remember my mom talking about Sun City, AZ. At the time she … [Read more...]

The Least Expensive & the Most Expensive Homes in Gilbert, AZ

Continuing with the series of the highest and lowest priced homes in the East Valley. Today I'm checking out Gilbert. Again, I'm looking at single family homes (not condos or … [Read more...]

The most expensive & least expensive homes for sale in Chandler AZ

Thought it might be fun to check out the lowest priced regular resale, single family (not a condo or townhome) Chandler home listed in the Arizona Regional MLS today, September … [Read more...]

Sun Lakes recycles…at last!

As a Sun Lakes resident, I've always been bothered by the fact that the only way you could recycle your newspapers, cans, etc. was to drive your trash to the recycling centers or … [Read more...]

"Arizona homes are practically being given away" A 21st Century Fairytale.

Once upon a time in a not so far away land lived a princess.  The princess lived in a castle that she bought herself.  Her perfect castle had 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and a garage just … [Read more...]

Short Sale ~ The oxymoron of the century

I want to add my 2 cents to all the short sale nonsense.  A recent post by Heather Barr, (another great Phoenix area blogger by the way) hit the nail on the head as far as the … [Read more...]

Ike leaves his mark on Houston ~ A daughter's perspective

I'm praising God & happy to report that the flood waters have receded and my daughter Alesha is back at her Houston home which was amazingly unscathed by Ike's fury.  Other … [Read more...]