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Builders Adjust 55+ New Home Pricing

New home builders in Phoenix area 55+ retirement communities have adjusted their pricing in response to current and anticipated market demand. The two most notable changes are Trilogy at Vistancia, who increased their new home prices $30,000 – $80,000 and CantaMia, who decreased their pricing $40,000 – $85,000.

The Short Sale Process – is Long!

A successful short sale typically takes around 4-6 months to get an answer from the bank, and then you’ll have another 30 days to close after you get an approval from the bank. The key word being “successful,” because lots of short sale contracts just end up in limbo.

When Your New Home Doesn’t Appraise

In an upwardly trending market, buyers are thrilled that their home is worth more at the time they close on it than it was when they signed the contract a few months ago, but….and in a down market, that can mean lots of time for the prices in the area to trend downward too.


Finding Affordable Golf Retirement

Seniors looking for affordable golf retirement will find that Arizona is a goldmine. With more than 30 golf retirement communities to choose from in the Phoenix area alone, you’ll have lots of options if you want to actually live in a golf retirement community.