Archive for April, 2016

Intel Chandler Layoffs 560 Employees

Thursday, April 28th, 2016 azrealtycom No Comments »

Intel is laying 560 employees on May 31, 2016. Total 312 jobs eliminated in its Chandler R&D and 248 jobs are in its Ocotillo fabs. The ripple effect that creates new jobs when industries hire up, also results in job losses when the industries lose workers. More than 2,200 jobs are at risk in the […]

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Mortgage Rates Still Low

Sunday, April 24th, 2016 azrealtycom No Comments »

Mortgage rates barely nudged in Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, with mortgage rates remaining near the lowest level of the year and the lowest level in nearly three years, as the chart below shows. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.59% for the week ending April 21, up from last week’s when they averaged […]

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ARMLS RENT Check™ – Mar, 2016

Saturday, April 16th, 2016 azrealtycom No Comments »

Median Lease: $1,300 – Increase from $1,250 previous month. Average Lease: $1,440 – Increase from $1,412 previous month. Avg. Days on Market: 26 – Decreased from previous 31 days. Rent Check Quotient™: 3 : 10 – Decreased from 2 : 5 last month. Closed Rental: 2,184 – Decreased from previous 2,351 homes. Rent Check Quotient™ […]

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5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale

Saturday, April 16th, 2016 azrealtycom No Comments »

Many buyers today want move-in-ready homes and will quickly eliminate an otherwise great home by focusing on a few visible flaws. Unless your home shines, you may endure showing after showing and open house after open house — and end up with a lower sales price. Before the first prospect walks through your door, consider […]

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The Best Cities For Working Parents

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 azrealtycom No Comments »

Per Forbes, the top 11 cities for working parents are… Gilbert, AZ Plano, TX Chandler, AZ Fremont, CA Irvine, CA Garland, TX El Paso, TX Lexington, KY Chesapeake, VA Mesa, AZ Scottsdale, AZ For more information about how Forbes came up with this list, click here for more information.

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Arizona Facts

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 azrealtycom No Comments »

If you don’t know yet… Arizona is the 2nd Fastest Growing State in the US Phoenix is the 6th Largest City in the nation Greater Phoenix is the 12th Largest Metropolitan in the US Population of 4,489,101 per 2014 Census Bureau 24th Busiest Airport in the world 10th Busiest Airport in the United States Some […]

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Phoenix New Homes Sales Up

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 azrealtycom No Comments »

According to the latest data from Scottsdale-based research firm RL Brown Housing Reports, new home sales are up around Phoenix area and builders continue to take out more permits for new construction compared to last year. RL Brown’s February numbers show there were 980 new home sales in the Phoenix market last month. That’s a […]

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