Home Related Sales Through the Roof

As the housing market heats up here in the valley, retailers are seeing home improvement sales skyrocket.  For more information, check out Home-related sales through the roof.

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Low Appraisals in the Housing Market Crippling the Housing Recovery

TODAY’s real estate expert Barbara Corcoran explains how low home appraisals are causing frustration and disappointment for buyers and sellers and she offers advice about how to avoid them.

Low Housing Appraisals Crippling Housing Recovery in the U.S.

This Month in Real Estate- September 2012

Phoenix home prices up 20% from year ago to lead nation

Phoenix-area home prices in July were up 19.9 percent from a year earlier, easily the largest percentage gain among major U.S. cities, according to a CoreLogic report released today. Arizona was also the leader by far among the states in July home price gains, with a 16.6 percent increase from July 2011. For more on the story check out Phoenix Home Prices Up 20%.

 

Pending Home Sales Rise for 15th Straight Month

Pending home sales rose in July to the highest level since April 2010 when the homebuyer tax credit was about to close, according to the National Association of Realtors. The association’s pending home sales index rose 2.4% to 101.7 in July from 99.3 in June and stands 12.4% above July 2011 when it was 90.5.  For more on this story check out Pending Home Sales Rise for 15th Straight Month.