A Custom IDX Integration Adds a Sense of Originality to Realtor Lesa Bockhorns Real...

EUGENE, OR - April 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- With the help of IDX, Inc., Lesa Bockhorn with Call Realty, Inc. has created a truly custom, enhanced and much more efficient online real estate search experience for potential home buyers browsing her website. This innovative and one-of-a-kind IDX Broker software and its integration with the Arizona Regional MLS (ARMLS) allows home seekers to search an infinite amount of the most up-to-date property listings, in a simple and efficient fashion, with the easy-to-navigate search tools that it supplies. With this IDX addition, Bockhorn is able to prominently display properties matching consumers specified search preferences, by extracting raw data from the ARMLS, and displaying the information on her site in a seamlessly integrated format

Reps. Grijalva and Kaptur Introduce Legislation to Allow Homeowners Facing Foreclosure to Remain as...

Washington, D.C. - April 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva today introduced a bill with Rep. Marcy Kaptur to create a “Right to Rent” (R2R) for homeowners facing foreclosure. The bill allows a family receiving a foreclosure notice to petition a judge to stay in their home as renters under a 5-year lease. The judge would appoint an independent appraiser to set fair market rental value, which would be allowed to rise with inflation

IDX Broker Provides Susanne Grogan with an Opportunity to Simplify the Home Search for...

EUGENE, OR - April 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The IDX Inc. team is pleased to welcome Susanne Grogan of Long Realty Company in Tucson, Arizona to the ever expanding group of real estate agents and brokers choosing to modernize their clients' home search with customized IDX solutions. As a member of the Tuscon MLS (TARMLS), Grogan is simplifying her website, while helping home seekers to access thousands of detailed property listings through IDX Broker's software.

Your Window to Homeownership Free Information Session

April 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Potential homebuyers may qualify for $15,000 in down payment and closing cost assistance to help buy a foreclosed single-family home, townhouse or condominium in the city of Phoenix

HOPE NOW Servicers Assist More Than 2,700 Arizona Families at Homeownership Preservation Events

Events co-sponsored by Obama Administration’s Making Home Affordable Program and NeighborWorks® America in Tucson and Phoenix. Washington, DC - March 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Fifteen HOPE NOW servicers assisted more than 2,700 homeowners from across Arizona, during four homeownership preservation events held last week.

What Agents Need to Know About Short Sales

Phoenix, AZ - March 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Unsurprising to many real estate agents, short sales are expected to dominate the market in 2010 and 2011, with REOs declining in importance as lenders are discovering that they lose less money on short sale transactions.

Registration of Rental Properties Required in Maricopa County, or Risk Fine

December 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Owners of residential rental property (individuals, corporations, LLCs) are required to register with Maricopa County Assessor’s Office and update any status changes within 10 days, stipulated in Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance Sec. 39 – 48.

McCarty on Monroe, New Phoenix Senior Housing Apartments Open

Phoenix, AZ - October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- McCarty on Monroe today officially opened its doors to seniors age 62 and older. The new, modern, 69-unit apartment complex is on the property where Phoenix real estate broker Leon McCarty originally built quality and affordable housing for low-income families, particularly families of color, in 1963.

Homebuyers Offered Homeownership Assistance Information Sessions

Phoenix, AZ - June 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Potential homebuyers may qualify for $15,000 in down payment and closing cost assistance to help buy a foreclosed single family home, townhouse or condominium in the city of Phoenix.

Taxes for streetlights will drop for about 27,000 properties in special districts

June 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Property taxes that keep streetlights lit around 27,000 homes and businesses will drop next year, after the City Council voted June 16 to roll back funds being held in reserve for the city’s 355 separate streetlight tax districts.

Council set to lower property tax rate after budget approval

June 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The city’s share of local property tax bills, now about 11 percent, is expected to dip lower under a 2009-10 city budget and budget-related measures recently adopted by the City Council.

Homeownership Assistance Information Sessions Offered to Homebuyers

Phoenix, AZ - March 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Potential homebuyers may qualify for $15,000 in down payment and closing cost assistance to help buy an affordable foreclosed single family home, townhouse or condominium in the city of Phoenix

Phoenix’s Pro Properties fails to comply with lead disclosure laws / Property management company...

SAN FRANCISCO - March 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Pro Properties, Inc., one of Phoenix’s largest property management companies, was fined $7,500 for violating federal lead-based paint disclosure requirements at numerous apartment buildings in the Phoenix area.

Apartment Rents and Occupancy Steady in 2007

Scottsdale, Arizona, January 24, 2008 -- According to Realty DataTrust, the apartment industry’s first up-to-date source for aggregated leasing data, average nationwide apartment rental rates increased 1.9% in 2007.

Cole Acquires Six New Properties in November

PHOENIX, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Cole Companies (Cole) continued its strong acquisition pace during the month of November, acquiring six new properties, totaling 147,699 square feet for a purchase price of $76.8 million

Sedona Vacation Rental Association Responds to Mayor's Attack on Visitors to National Red Rock...

SEDONA, Ariz., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A national association of homeowners in the Sedona area is responding to mis-categorizations of Sedona commerce as non-tourist in nature and to its Mayor's refusal to modify outdated ordinances prohibiting tourists from visiting less than a month in a Sedona vacation home -- a promulgated prohibition of short-term or weekly vacation rentals.

Renting out a home can earn tax breaks

If you're having trouble selling your home in the current housing slump, it might make more sense to lease it instead. Doing so could turn your property into a rent machine and open up extra tax breaks. Plus, it would buy time until market conditions improve.


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