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4 Best Cities to Retire

November 14, 2013

Planning for retirement involves a number of factors, from building your nest egg to scouting where you’ll choose to live. Maybe you’re dreaming of a sunny property on the beach, or perhaps you’d prefer a quiet home near the grandkids. When considering where to retire, be sure to consider not only the amount of sunshine and number of golf courses nearby but the financial atmosphere, quality of life offered and desirable amenities. Whether you’re ready to retire in the near future or just planning ahead,…

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What’s Missing in the New Jersey MLS?

October 16, 2013

Right now, there may be entire neighborhoods full of homes for sale in your price range—and in the locations you love—but you won’t find them anywhere on the New Jersey MLS. Why? They’re new, and new homes aren’t always listed on the MLS. Sometimes it’s because the homes are under construction, but often it’s because the builders are confident they can sell without listing on the MLS. To get a better picture of the New Jersey real estate market, it’s important to consult a variety…

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Military Moves: Colorado Springs

May 13, 2013

Surrounded by the Air Force Academy, Fort Carson, Peterson AFB and Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs is home to thousands of military personnel and their families. If you are one of them—or soon to be—you may be weighing your housing options. Wait for base housing? Rent? Buy? Here are four reasons we think buying a home in Colorado Springs should top your list: 1. VA loan eligibility is one of the perks of the job. If you qualify for a VA loan, you’ve got a head…

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Buyers Find Affordable New Homes in Tolleson, Arizona

April 22, 2013

Many experts are saying the Phoenix housing market is on the upswing. According to REALTOR® Magazine, Phoenix saw a 29.3% price gain year-over-year, as of February 2013. That’s great news for the industry and the local economy, but what about Phoenix-area homebuyers? Many people who are now priced out of the market within Phoenix city limits are considering new homes in Tolleson, Arizona. The Stacey model home in Tolleson, Arizona More home for the money New homes in Tolleson can be a great option for…

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Best Places to Live: The Sunbelt

April 1, 2013

Is it time to hang up the snow shovel? If you’re planning to retire this year, or just looking for a second home somewhere sunny, this could be your last winter scraping windshields. Here are our four picks for escaping the frozen north: Tucson, AZ. Named one of the best (and sunniest) places to retire by CNN Money, Forbes, MSN Money, and US News & World Reports, Tucson is a natural choice. 350 days of sunshine a year, acres of golf courses, miles of trails…

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