New housing starts lower than expected in July

Here in Arizona we are starting to see new builders back, our permits are up in the Valley of the Sun, but for most of the country, the numbers are down with permits on new builder, as you can see in this article. Here in Arizona, our inventory has been exceptionally low and that is one reason why our new builders here in the valley of the Sun have been so successful.  If you are looking to move … [Read more...]

Jury awards Oregon woman $18.6M over credit report

In this article from the Associated Press, you will see how important checking your credit scores on an annual bases. Most of the credit bureau's will allow a yearly check of your credit score, and I highly recommend it, even if you are not in the process of buying a home. It will save you time and money when you do go to buy a home or any other large investment down the road. PORTLAND, Ore. … [Read more...]