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Dawn Matesi Voted Best of Ahwatukee – Realtor for 2016!

The votes are in and we are thrilled to make this announcement. Keep reading for more details and information.  

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Can Phoenix Live Up To Being Number 1?

Wondering where the housing market will take us this year? expects Phoenix housing to see price gains of 5.9 percent and sales growth of 7.2 percent. The Phoenix market was slow to recover from the recession and prices have no where to go but UP! Click the link below for more details. Click Here […]

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What Will 2017 Bring…..

According to an article by, home buyers will face some challenges as we move in to 2017. From rising mortgage/interest rates, lower inventory availability and an overall increase in median home pricing. For more details and information, click the link below to read the article or contact me today to discuss your real estate needs! […]

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Looking Back at 2016

We saw an average sale price of $281,931 for 2016. That’s over a 4% increase from 2015. Average days on market is currently 57. We have 23,257 Active listings in the MLS with new inventory slightly up from 2015. Have questions or need more information? Don’t hesitate to reach out and contact me for all […]

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30-year Fixed Interest Rates at Historical Lows!

Thinking about buying a house? Take a look at this chart. Current interest rates are at a historic low for a 30-year fixed mortgage. Rates are even lower if you are considering a 15-year fixed. Contact me today to discuss this and your home buying needs.

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Phoenix Ranks 2nd!

Great article on home ownership in Phoenix. Factors to consider include property taxes, maintenance costs, property insurance costs and appreciation rates. Click below to read the whole article. Bankrate Ranks Phoenix No. 2 – click here!

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Why Home Buyers Need To Act Now

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, February 04, 2015 Home buyers need to move fast if they want to spend less, notes Jonathan Smoke, chief economist at® in commentary at the site.“Delayed purchases will only result in higher monthly mortgage payments as prices and rates rise,” Smoke writes.® is forecasting that affordability may […]

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LOOK WHO’S #1 & #2!

Daily Real Estate News  |  May 9, 2011  |   Share Where to Snag the Best Housing Deals With rising foreclosures and drop in housing prices across the country, buyers can find plenty of deals in real estate. For example, in Phoenix alone, housing prices are down nearly 45 percent from its 2006 peak. Recent data from’s quarterly […]

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What You Should Know When Applying For A Mortgage

Daily Real Estate News  |  April 21, 2011  |   Share Many Borrowers Lack Mortgage Knowledge A recent survey by Zillow Mortgage Marketplace found that borrowers who received a home loan in the past five years spent, on average, five hours researching their options. That’s about half the amount of time borrowers spent researching a car purchase (10 hours). […]

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It’s Official – It’s Better to Own than Rent! What Are You Waiting For?

Daily Real Estate News  |  January 6, 2011  |    Tables Turn in 2011 on Rent vs. Own Rents have surged as home prices have dropped, which have prompted some to ponder whether homeownership is really worth it. Moody’s Analytics data has suggested that it makes more financial sense to rent than buy in many U.S. cities, but Moody’s […]

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Dawn Matesi

REALTOR®, Associate Broker

Designations: CNE, GRI, Green

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