2019 Luxury Resort Summer Deals in Arizona

2020-03-08T14:59:14-07:00May 7th, 2019|Move to Arizona, Real Estate, Tourism, Travel to Arizona|

We all know Arizona is the place to be all winter long, but have you ever visited Arizona in the summer? Being from Saskatchewan, I always thought summer in Arizona sounded crazy, who could handle that heat? But living here year-round now, summer has become my favorite time of year. The days are hot but [...]

Maricopa is Fastest Growing County in the US

2019-05-03T11:03:18-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Move to Arizona, Real Estate|

Maricopa County is booming. For the third straight year, it's the fastest growing U.S. County, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Now, it's the fourth biggest population in the nation. Jobs, jobs, jobs. According to the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity, nearly 70,000 non-farming jobs have been added since March of 2018. Experts say that [...]

Top 10 Most Profitable Cities to Own Vacation Rentals

2019-04-29T12:08:10-07:00April 29th, 2019|Real Estate|

For more than a decade, short-term home rental websites such as Airbnb, HomeAway, and VRBO have helped everyday Americans squeeze some serious cash out of their homes—whether families renting out empty bedrooms or investors offering up multiple properties in prime tourist neighborhoods, leasable by the night. Easy-peasy! But those carefree good times may be [...]

Canadian Developer Breaks Ground on a 3,695 Home Community

2019-04-09T13:36:55-07:00April 9th, 2019|Real Estate|

A Canadian developer broke ground last week on a master-planned residential community with room for thousands of houses in the West Valley. Brookfield Residential’s 1,130-acre Alamar development will feature up to 3,695 home sites, a 41-acre regional park co-developed with the city of Avondale and an elementary school. “Alamar will be a huge attraction as [...]

Canadians Buying US Real Estate In 2018

2018-08-07T09:03:57-07:00August 7th, 2018|Canadians in Arizona, Real Estate|

The National Association of REALTORS® released their annual report for international transactions of US residential real estate. The report presents information regarding transactions with Canadian clients who purchased and sold U.S. residential property during the 12-month period of April 2017 to March 2018. How much US real estate are Canadians buying? Canadians purchased approximately [...]

Arizona Real Estate Investing

2018-05-11T10:23:26-07:00May 11th, 2018|Canadians in Arizona, Real Estate|

Canada is the largest foreign direct investment country into Arizona. And Arizona, alone, accounts for approximately $6 billion bilateral footprint of the $1.4 trillion between Canada and the U.S., according to the Canada Arizona Business Council. Our neighbors to the north have long been lured to the great state of Arizona and share similar [...]

Scottsdale Voted Best City to Retire in America

2018-03-21T21:58:34-07:00March 21st, 2018|Real Estate, Retirement, Travel to Arizona|

A number of Arizona cities were picked as some of the best places in the country to retire in, including Scottsdale which took the #1 spot! Arizona top ranked cities include: Scottsdale ranked 1st Mesa ranked 11th Tempe ranked 29th Tucson ranked 52nd Phoenix ranked 59th The list was made by Niche, a neighborhood [...]

Record $17.5M Home Sale Goes to a Canadian

2018-03-15T22:13:41-07:00March 15th, 2018|Canadians in Arizona, Real Estate|

The record for the priciest home sale in Arizona has been broken, again. A Canadian buyer has plonked down $17.5 million for a 20,000-square-foot mansion in north Scottsdale’s exclusive Silverleaf neighborhood. Buyer Nummus Properties, a Saskatchewan corporation, paid cash for the estate, according to public real estate records. The house is situated on four [...]

What to know about getting a U.S. mortgage

2016-03-22T13:50:13-07:00March 22nd, 2016|Business, Canadians in Arizona, Real Estate|

Although Canadians and Americans share the same continent, live across from one another on the world’s longest undefended border and speak, mainly, the same language, there is one undeniable geographical advantage that the United States possesses in abundance: year-round warm weather locales. This has led many Canadians to think about buying a property in a [...]

Canadians profiting by selling Arizona real estate with a weak Canadian dollar

2016-01-25T16:57:38-07:00January 25th, 2016|Business, News, Real Estate|

If you purchased Arizona real estate during the US real estate melt down and at the time of the above par Canadian dollar, then your investment as likely more than doubled in just a few years! Many Canadians purchased simply for investment purposes and are now choosing to cash in that investment to take advantage [...]

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