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An educated client is a preferred client. There’s no arguing that. That’s why we’ve gone to town blogging about the market, things that benefit buyers or sellers, real estate news and trends, or upcoming happenings in the local community.

What the Resource Phoenix Team is Thankful For in 2015

November 25, 2015 - By Scott Johnson

With Thanksgiving upon us, we’re not alone in thinking about what we’re thankful for. Here’s our list of what the Resource Phoenix Team is thankful for in 2015 (and yes, it’s going to get nerdy and technical at times!) It goes without saying, we’re thankful for our family, friends, and others in the business of […]

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Bet you didn’t know this about Thanksgiving!

- By Scott Johnson

Gather round kids! It’s time to learn a history lesson about the holiday we call Thanksgiving!     More Thanksgiving Trivia…   1. Want a real authentic Thanksgiving? Well, back in 1621, the original Thanksgiving in Plymouth Colony between European settlers and the Wampanoag Indians was a three-day affair. 2. The first Thanksgiving was the […]

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November Housing Market Update

- By Kendra Mahoney

From January to September of this year, sales volume averaged about 12% higher than 2014. In October, sales volume dropped about 2.4% on a year-over-year basis which occurred due to TRID and cooling market. In comparison to last year, supply is growing faster, but demand has slightly dropped. The ARMLS STAT projected that October’s sales […]

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100. A real estate blog post.

November 12, 2015 - By Scott Johnson

We recently hit a milestone that I wasn’t sure we’d ever actually hit if left to our own devices – 100 blogs! I don’t know, 100 real estate blog posts may seem like not much to you, or maybe it does seem like a lot. To me, it seems like we’ve been working towards the […]

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Home Tip of the Month: How to Tastefully Decorate Your Home for Halloween

October 21, 2015 - By Kendra Mahoney

Capturing the fun of Halloween with your home decor without going overboard into the world of ticky-tacky spooky is difficult, especially if you are showing your home. How can you tastefully decorate your home without going extreme with the gore? Follow these inexpensive tips this Halloween season for chic home decorations. Tip 1: Festive Neutrals […]

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October Phoenix Housing Market Update

- By Kendra Mahoney

With the start of October, we are well into the seasonal patterns for the Phoenix housing market. In September, supply started to grow and demand continued to weaken. This isn’t a huge development like we saw a couple years ago around the same time, but overall it remains to be a seller’s market. In September, […]

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Top 9 Spookiest Places in Phoenix

October 14, 2015 - By Kendra Mahoney

If eerie places with mystifying pasts raises goosebumps on your arms, we have some stories to share with you about the Top 9 Spookiest Places in Phoenix. Several buildings in Phoenix have ghost stories that have been passed down through the decades leaving many to wonder who really lurks within. With Halloween around the corner, […]

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HandsOn: Make a Difference Day

October 9, 2015 - By Kendra Mahoney

As a mission of Resource Phoenix, we strive to give back to the community whenever we can.  Hands On Greater Phoenix sets a day every year called “Make a Difference Day” to celebrate neighbors  helping neighbors and this fall we put together a team to help make a difference in Phoenix. The 2015 Make A Difference […]

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Things to do in Phoenix: October 2015

October 7, 2015 - By Kendra Mahoney

Need something to look forward to this month? Here’s a list of events happening in the Phoenix area this month!   Movies at the Museum Independent and classic cinema and documentaries relating to art, artists, and works on view in the Museum, usually followed by discussion.  Free with paid museum admission.  First come, first seated.  […]

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Top 8 Home Pools for Sale in the Valley of the Sun

September 25, 2015 - By Kendra Mahoney

Having a backyard pool at your Phoenix home is almost a necessity, especially during the scorching hot Phoenix summers. The following is a list of the top 8 cool home pools for sale in the Phoenix area. Check them out! 1. 6240 E Cholla Ln, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 Known as La Casa Que Cantina (“The […]

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Have an Upcoming Home Project? We have 10% off Lowes Coupons!

September 23, 2015 - By Kendra Mahoney

Do you have an upcoming home project? Anything from remodeling your kitchen to buying a new refrigerator, Resource Phoenix would like to extend an offer to you for a 10% of coupon for purchases up to $10,000. The coupon can he used online at Lowes.com or in-store. This offer from Lowes is only available until […]

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September’s Housing Market Update

- By Kendra Mahoney

Slowly and steadily, the housing market continues to improve. In comparison to last year, the quantity of distressed inventory is down, foreclosures are down, traditional buyers are up, purchase money mortgages are up and new construction is up. As expected, there was a decline in sales volume and prices. In August, we saw supply stabilize and […]

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