Queen Creek, Arizona – What You Need to Know

  The Town of Queen Creek is a suburb of Phoenix, located primarily within Maricopa County. The Town Limits  extend into Pinal County on the eastern and southern borders. To the east and south of the Queen Creek Town Limits, in Pinal County, is a large (est. 87,000 population in 2015) unincorporated community commonly called San Tan Valley. Queen Creek has a country feel, a strong nod to the equestrian lifestyle.  A quaint downtown area features brick store fronts, narrow sidewalks and a historic atmosphere. Recent development along Ocotillo and Ellsworth have produced large shopping malls that gain more ground, and more … [Read more...]

Queen Creek New Home Subdivisions Back in Business

With less than 3 months inventory of homes in Queen Creek, homebuyers are scratching their heads trying to find a home to buy. So it is no wonder that the home builders who had locked up their sales centers for months have opened the doors once again to take advantage of the increased demand in the area. I stopped into one of the sales centers and found that it was packed! The sale agents were all busy answering questions and handing out information. I haven't seen that in a long time. It is just one more indication that better days are ahead for the housing market here in Phoenix.  I want to pass along a couple of tips if you are … [Read more...]

Why Can’t I Buy A Bank-Owned Property in Phoenix?

The Phoenix Metro area has made just about every Top Ten Foreclosure List out there...yes, the media is quick to point out how tough things are in the Valley of the Sun when it comes to real estate. The way the news media makes it sound, there are rows of "FORECLOSURE" signs lining every street in town.      But there's the media and then there's reality. And that is what is frustrating buyers. I have talked to several folks in recent weeks who can't understand why they can't saunter out on a Sunday afternoon, check out a couple of bank-owned homes, write up an offer for 10% below the asking price, and pick up the keys in a couple of … [Read more...]

What’s Happening in Queen Creek?

Queen Creek real estate is HOT right now, with great deals to be had. But you need to be ready for a lot of competition as inventory levels have dwindled and homes are selling in a matter of days. It takes a little extra effort to land one of the great deals in Queen Creek, but it is worth it. If you are looking to maximize the value for your dollar, Queen Creek offers some of the most affordable homes in the Valley. But you need to do your homework. Here's some advice to help you... … [Read more...]