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New Listing in North Glendale

by Nate Martinez

New Listing in North Glendale

This is a fantastic opportunity to own a beautiful single level home in Stetson Court! Build by Stetson Homes, this Rembrant floorplan offers an open great room design with both an eat-in kitchen as well as a large formal dining area. Sprawling over 2,752 square feet, there is plenty of room with a split master bedroom, three generous bedrooms plus a den. The kitchen layout is awesome – tons of cabinets, counter space galore plus a huge pantry – oh and did I mention a gas cook top/range? Outside is just as nice as the inside with a big covered patio that overlooks the sparkling pool and waterfall. Great location in North Glendale with excellent Deer Valley District schools – close to the 101 Loop and I17 for easy access to shopping, dining and downtown. Don’t wait to see this great home! Priced to sell! Click here to view more details and photos. 

 

 

www.NatesHomes.com
602-942-7000

RE/MAX Agent Survey Reveals Rising Prices, Strong Demand

by Nate Martinez

RE/MAX Agent Survey Reveals Rising Prices, Strong Demand 

The housing industry is staging a recovery with increasing sales and stabilizing prices, according to a national survey of RE/MAX agents. Four out of five agents believe U.S. home prices won’t decline further. In fact, nearly 70% predict prices will go up, led by a strong demand for homes in the low to middle price ranges.

"To active real estate agents, this market is definitely heating up," said RE/MAX CEO Margaret Kelly. "They are witnessing a recovery across the country fueled by home buyers and sellers taking advantage of a significant market opportunity."

Agent opinions are documented in the quarterly RE/MAX Market Insights, an online survey of 1,022 residential experts. The survey builds brand visibility for RE/MAX agents, and is typically picked up by more than 300 news outlets. Collectively, RE/MAX agents sell more real estate than any other real estate network in the U.S. 

Key findings include:

  • Price rebound: 68% say prices will be higher by the end of 2012.
  • Today’s prices: 29% below the peak reached during the housing bubble.
  • Demand for lower-priced properties: 80% of agents say it’s good or very good.
  • Demand for homes in the middle-price ranges: 71% rate it as fair to good.
  • Demand for high-priced homes: 58% call it poor to fair.

A snapshot of today’s homebuyers served by RE/MAX agents:

  • Roughly one third are first-time buyers. Another third are homeowners looking to sell so they can move up or downsize. The remainder are mostly investors, who believe the market has hit bottom.
  • One in five buyers pays cash, receiving an average discount of 15%.

The most significant challenges facing first-time homebuyers are having an acceptable credit score, posting a down payment, and facing a shortage of homes for sale. Repeat buyers have the added burden of selling their current home. They, too, are facing a scarcity of homes to purchase in the lower and middle price ranges.

Nearly half of the agents say lower priced homes in their markets are selling for slightly less than the asking price, while 17% say buyers are paying full price and 11% say buyers are paying slightly more than the asking price.

For homes in the middle-price ranges, 49% report sale prices are slightly less than the asking price, while 8% say full-price is being paid. For the high-priced homes, 43% report that sale prices are moderately less than asking prices, with another 25% saying it is slightly less.

With bank-owned homes making up a significant portion of the current inventory, agents report that 62% of their non-investor buyers have a favorable attitude toward foreclosures, while only 27% have a favorable attitude toward short sales.

"With distressed properties still making up a sizeable portion of homes on the market, this inventory is being cleared effectively by buyers, who don’t mind investing a little to fix up a property in return for an attractive bargain," Kelly added.

Among buyers’ highest priorities were quality of schools, and condition and size of the home. The lowest priorities included public transportation, walkability and energy efficiency.

Most RE/MAX agents advise their buyers to hire a professional home inspector and to attend the inspection. Getting pre-approved for a mortgage, not merely pre-qualified, also is recommended.

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Short Sale Vs. Foreclosure

by Nate Martinez

Short Sale Vs. Foreclosure

Watch this video to learn key differences between a short sale and a foreclosure in today's local real estate market. To learn more about short sales, please visit my team online at www.AzShortSaleResource.com.

Blackstone Country Club Open House Tour

by Nate Martinez

Blackstone Country Club Open House Tour

Saturday and Sunday, April 21st and 22nd from 10:00am to 5:00pm, Blackstone Country Club will be hosting an open house tour. This will be a great opportunity to view the spectacular homes for sale in the prestigious community of Blackstone, located in the Sonoran Desert of north Peoria.

I will be there to represent 30946 N 120th Avenue which is a semi-custom Cachet Home with nearly $800,000 in upgrades. If you are interested in attending one or both days, please call me directly at 602-430-5226 or email at Nate@NatesHomes.com for more details. Don't miss out on this exclusive Blackstone Country Club open house tour - contact me today.

 

 
 
Click here to see a video tour of 30946 N 120th Avenue, Peoria, Arizona.

RE/MAX Premier Market Presence

by Nate Martinez

RE/MAX Premier Market Presence

I am excited to share the current market presence reports for the west valley - RE/MAX agents continue to maintain the premier market presence. If you or someone you know is considering a move, please contact me - there is a reason RE/MAX agents are the leaders in our local market! 602-942-7000 or Nate@NatesHomes.com.

 

 

New Listing in Terramar

by Nate Martinez

New Listing in Terramar

Located in the lovely community known as Terramar in north Peoria, this beautiful single level Capital Pacific home is nearly 2,100 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Split floorplan design features both formal dining and living areas plus a large family room overlooking the open kitchen. Soaring vaulted ceilings, neutral colors thru-out, tile and carpet, ceiling fans and upgraded lighting, to name a few amenities in this home. The kitchen has tons of counter space, gorgeous cabinets that go perfect with the appliance package and a convenient island breakfast bar. Outside you’ll appreciate a well-manicured yard, flagstone patio and plenty of room for all the toys in the 3 car garage or in the RV parking space. Move-in ready and priced to sell at $225,000. Take a virtual tour now - click here.

    

www.NatesHomes.com
602-942-7000

Unlock the World of Real Estate Wealth

by Nate Martinez

Unlock the World of Real Estate Wealth

If you are interested in learning more about building wealth through real estate, please watch this video - and then give me a call. Don't miss out on one of the best times in history to own real estate!

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602-942-7000

In the market to buy a home? Don't let this happen to you!

by Nate Martinez

In the market to buy a home? Don't let this happen to you!

If you are in the market to buy a home, don't let this happen to you. There is a reason RE/MAX agents out-produce the competition - check out this quick video and then give me a call. Let's get you moving!

 

The Second Largest Settlement in History: How it save you from foreclosure!

The news has been abuzz in the past few weeks about the historic Robo-Signing Settlement reached between the government and five major lenders. The settlement raises lots of questions, but for homeowners who are in danger of losing their home there is only one: Can this settlement help me stay in my home?

The answer: Possibly! But regardless of whether you meet the specific eligibility requirements for this settlement, it is important to remember one thing: YOU HAVE OPTIONS!

As a Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) I am uniquely qualified to help determine your eligibility and answer any questions you may have about the settlement. Call me or email me and set up your free, confidential consultation. Let me help you figure out the best foreclosure alternative option for you. To receive a free copy of this month's short sale report, "Robo-Signing Settlement" please click here.

www.AZShortSaleResource.com 602-942-7000

Tired of Multiple Offers? New Home Solution

by Nate Martinez

Tired of Multiple Offers? New Home Solution

After the market crashed in 2008, most of us focused our attention on buying and selling bank owned properties or negotiating short sales with mortgage companies. Recently I was reminded of what used to be a very essential piece to the housing market - new home construction - an industry most of us have literally forgotten about for the past few years.

If you have been pinched by low inventory, investors over-bidding or you are tired of multiple offers, new homes maybe the solution. Currently there are just over 11,000 homes actively for sale in Maricopa County and this number is dropping every day. To help our clients realize their dream of homeownership, I have added a new feature to my website - a search engine specifically dedicated to new home construction in the Valley. Nate's New Home Solution.

If you or someone you know is considering a home purchase, now is the time to act. New home permits are on the rise and the builders are back with a vengeance. It is time to take advantage of attractive pricing and awesome interest rates - before its too late. I invite you to virtual shop for your new home - if you are tired of multiple offers, a new home maybe the solution for you. Nate's New Home Solution - click now to start shopping!

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