News & Updates

Mission Church Merge

September 15, 2021
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Mission Church is a nondenominational church in Goodyear. What’s amazing about the realty story behind this church is that it answered two prayers from two pastors who didn’t know each other at the same time.  Richard Richard Mercado had a church plant that was around seventeen years old. The church had land, but found out…

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How Ministry Realty Got its Start

August 25, 2021
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Ministry Realty is a unique concept. Churches and ministries, traditionally, have always worked with secular real estate agencies. Unfortunately, not all realtors understand the complexity of a church acquiring a building to worship in. Our story’s beginning involves two Christians who were equipped for ministry and real estate in different ways long before Ministry Realty…

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Past Blog Posts & Articles

7 Misconceptions about Church Real Estate

August 11, 2021
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There are a lot of misconceptions about real estate, let alone church real estate. Real estate can be incredibly confusing and often involves more work than most expect. Church real estate adds another layer of complexity. As experts in church real estate, we want to break down 7 misconceptions about church real estate for your…

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A 20 year Journey to a Church Home

June 24, 2021
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Palmcroft Anthem was a different church 20 years ago. It was started off in a new community in north Phoenix. At the time, it was called Arizona Hills. Its mission was to transform the local community from the inside out. In the early years, the church made a commitment to not be in a permanent…

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How Raising Arizona’s Men Found Their Group Home by Faith

June 23, 2021
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Renee Hanson was reading an article a few years ago about a foster child who lost her life due to mishandling and under-investigation by CPS. The article desperately tried to figure out who to rightly point the finger at: the foster care home, the foster care agency, CPS, the government, etc. Renee felt outraged. And…

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Looking for Vacant Churches for Sale?

January 6, 2021
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If your church is expanding and you’re looking to acquire a new building, you have options beyond new construction. Even though many churches dream about finding that prime piece of real estate for building a brand-new facility, there are a lot of reasons to consider searching for an existing vacant church building instead.  Overall lower…

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Church Building Ideas: Making Sure Your Building Matches Your Mission

December 8, 2020
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Church Building Ideas: Making Sure Your Building Matches Your Mission So, you’re thinking about building a brand new home for your church. Perhaps you own (or are searching for) land to build on. Or maybe you’re considering expanding or retrofitting your current building. Maybe you’ve been renting a not-quite-right facility while saving funds for your…

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How to Sell a Church: 5 Steps to Success

December 8, 2020
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If you’ve never sold a church building before, you may not fully appreciate all that goes into a successful sale. Whether you’re moving to a new location, shifting to a different ministry model, or must forever close the doors of your church, here are five steps to consider to make your sale as smooth as…

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Why Ministry Realty for Your Church Real Estate Needs?

November 24, 2020
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The step of buying a church building for your congregation is an exciting thing. Maybe your congregation is growing, or maybe you’re ready to move on from years of leasing into a permanent church home.  But if you’re unsure what resources exist to help you find that new church home, instead of being an exciting…

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Church Real Estate Listings: Buy or Build?

October 5, 2020
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Wondering if you should buy or build your next church? Scouring commercial real estate listings for a retail space or other nontraditional church building? Dreaming about turning your church’s very own patch of raw land into the perfect place for worship and community? These are problems faced by many growing churches, and the solution lies…

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Using Church Realty Services to Find Your New Church Home

September 29, 2017
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Is it part of your mission to establish a church in every community? Or to renew church presence that has faltered in a certain area? Or is your existing church community growing, but you’re busting at your current building’s seams? Have you outgrown your lease space, or its configuration is no longer meeting the needs…

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