Backus Realty & Development Company
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Inspections: What it Means for New Homeowners and Maintenance
Posted on 12/15/2019
Inspections: What it Means for New Homeowners and Maintenance
Photo by LesPalenik via Shutterstock Many first time home buyers simply don’t think too much about home maintenance during the purchasing process. The challenge is that once you’re in the home, regardless of whether you’ve thought about it or not, your home’s maintenance needs only increase. And if there’s a hidden problem lurking somewhere, the result of ignoring...
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Holiday gifts are not the only hot things right now...
Posted on 12/12/2019
Holiday gifts are not the only hot things right now...
Black Friday is behind us and holiday gifts are flying off the shelves in stores and online. Unlike last year, however, there’s another type of buyer that is very active this winter – the homebuyer. Each month, ShowingTime releases their Showing Index, which tracks the average number of appointments received on active U.S. house listings. The latest index...
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Mortgages for the Self-Employed
Posted on 12/08/2019
Mortgages for the Self-Employed
When you’re self-employed, it’s difficult to decide whether you are ready to buy a house. After all, your income might come in spurts instead of having a regular check every week or two. Being prepared for the mortgage process increases the chance that your application will be approved. Self-employed people have more hurdles to jump because of the...
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8595 S Triangle H Ranch Place, Vail, AZ 85641 now has a new price of $585,000!
Posted on 12/01/2019
8595 S Triangle H Ranch Place, Vail, AZ 85641 now has a new price of $585,000!
PRICE REDUCED TO APPRAISED VALUE! Recent appraisal as of 11/25/19. Views! Veiws! Views! Lets make a deal on this stunning 4 bdrm home with open floor plan, double brick entry driveway and amazing views! Large master suite with walk-in closet, door to oasis of a backyard, l Open family room from eat-in kitchen area. Kitchen has upgraded cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless appliances. Large laundry room with built-in cabinets and storage galore! Stunning back yard with pool and spa, covered patios with custom roll down shades. When you see it you won't want to leave! 3 car garage with built in cabinets. Solar panels(owned) for home...
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Millennials: A New Target Market for Home Sellers
Posted on 12/01/2019
Millennials: A New Target Market for Home Sellers
Photo by Tatiana Chekryzhova via Shutterstock As more millennials leave consumer and student debt behind, they enter the housing market. Being savvy researches in the information age, this demographic has begun to fuel the housing economy. Many purchase homes as singles, with a partner or even a friend or group of friends. Where is Preferred? Unlike past generations...
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Giving Thanks!!!!
Posted on 11/26/2019
Giving Thanks!!!!
Team Backus wishes you all a very May your holiday be full of blessings and joy!! ~ Peter & Debbie Backus - Backus Realty and Development ~...
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Homeowner's Insurance: Are you Covered?
Posted on 11/24/2019
Homeowner's Insurance: Are you Covered?
Image by Brasil Creativo from Shutterstock If this is your first time owning a home, your mind is likely consumed with plans to replace the carpet or upgrade the appliances. You want to get the best deals and save money where you can. One area not to skimp, though, is in your homeowner's insurance. The last thing you...
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14820 E Diamond F Ranch Place #L-294, Vail, AZ 85641 now has a new price of $110,000!
Posted on 11/23/2019
14820 E Diamond F Ranch Place #L-294, Vail, AZ 85641 now has a new price of $110,000!
Buy Now and Build your ''Dream Home'' later! 1.24 acres with a 19,250 sf building envelop to use. Coyote Creek is a Master Planned Community situated on 1000 acres. 75% of the area will always remain as Natural Open Space. There is an Equestrian center and Recreation Center available to the home owners.Miles and Miles of dedicated...
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7960 S Circle C Ranch Place #L-231, Vail, AZ 85641 now has a new price of $150,000!
Posted on 11/23/2019
7960 S Circle C Ranch Place #L-231, Vail, AZ 85641 now has a new price of $150,000!
BECOME THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE COYOTE CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD! SITUATED ON 1000 ACRES IN THE RINCON VALLEY FOOTHILLS - 33 CUSTOM LOTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE! LARGE BUILDING ENVELOPE, ALL UTILITIES TO LOT LINE, GATED. VIEWS, REC CENTER, EQUESTRIAN CENTER. 25 MIN TO MAJOR EMPLOYERS. BUY NOW BUILD...
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14888 E Diamond F Ranch Place #L-266, Vail, AZ 85641 now has a new price of $150,000!
Posted on 11/23/2019
14888 E Diamond F Ranch Place #L-266, Vail, AZ 85641 now has a new price of $150,000!
One of 50 new custom home sites just released. Use one of our preferred builders or bring your own. Coyote Creek situated on 1000 acres in the Rincon Valley Foothills. A+++ Vail School District, 25 min to major employers Rec center, Equestrian Center,dedicated...
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7883 S Diamond X Ranch Place #L-230, Vail, AZ 85641 now has a new price of $150,000!
Posted on 11/23/2019
7883 S Diamond X Ranch Place #L-230, Vail, AZ 85641 now has a new price of $150,000!
BEAUTIFUL 2.35 ACRE LOT IN THE NEW PHASE OF 50. ALL UTILITIES TO LOT LINE, GATED,CLOSE PROXIMITY TO REC CENTER, DEDICATED TRAILS FOR HIKING, BIKING AND EQUESTRIAN.75% OF COYOTE CREEK WILL ALWAYS REMAIN AS NATURAL OPEN SPACE. CC IS SITUATED ON 1000 ACRES IN THE RINCON VALLEY FOOTHILLS25 MINUTES TO MAJOR...
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The Cost Across Time...
Posted on 11/22/2019
The Cost Across Time...
Some Highlights: With interest rates around 3.66%, now is a great time to look back at where they’ve been over the past few decades. Comparatively, they’re pretty low! According to Freddie Mac, rates are projected to increase to 3.9% by this time next year. The impact your interest rate has on your monthly mortgage payment is significant. An...
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