It was a fantastic year for buying in selling homes, townhomes, patio homes and condos in the Phoenix Metro Area.
I always get people asking me or assuming that real esate agents are starving or they're not doing well because the market is bad.
Not so. Look at these numbers. Lots of activity in the market this year!
According to the Arizona Multiple Listing Service, as of December 30, 2012
There were 80,192 sales in Maricopa County in 2012. Well, as of December 30th, there are more closing on the 31st, but I'll be out celebrating.
67,208 were single family homes.
Short sales, there were 17,883 short sales.
As for foreclosure properties that were purchased, there were 12,984.
Thanks to the Cromford Report, here's what's…