Dec. 27, 2016

Hope You Had A Joyous and Happy Holiday Season! 2017 Here We Come!

The holidays are almost over with New Year’s just around the corner. I hope that you had a wonderful time and surrounded yourself with those you love. The holiday season can be a stressful time but always remember that being around family and friends is the best gift at all ...

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Dec. 2, 2016

Phoenix will be the #1 housing market in 2017

Phoenix has always been a unique city. It’s large in size but keeps a community, family feel in each of its neighborhoods. Each neighborhood has its own unique characteristics allowing the city to become home those with an array of lifestyles. Whether it’s a condo in a high rise, townhome ...

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Nov. 22, 2016

Is Your Dated Kitchen the Reason Your Home Won't Sell?

When it comes to home buyers, there are a few deal-breakers. While deal-breakers can vary from one home buyer to the next, we do know a few things that can make a home buyer go from wanting to sign on the dotted line to running out of your home.

That ...

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Nov. 15, 2016

How President-Elect Donald Trump is Affecting Mortgage Interest Rates

Now that things have settled a little bit since the election, we have an idea about how Trump’s victory will have an impact economically. 

Current Rates

The estimates below are based on someone with a credit score of 740.

FHA 30 year fixed: 3.75% - 3.875%

Conventional Financing ...

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Nov. 8, 2016

The Time to List is Now!

Recent National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports are indicating that now is a great time to sell! We all know the basics - it is best to sell when supply is low and demand is high - and the recent NAR reports indicate just that. Taking a look at the Pending Home Sales ...

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Oct. 31, 2016

Monthly Market Update

As we close out the month of October and usher in November, it's time to take a look at how the pricing across the valley has been behaving.

Predictions vs Reality

The Cromford Report predicted that we would be seeing a price per square foot ($/sqft) of $139.37 ...

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Oct. 18, 2016

Buyers or Sellers Market?

We have talked a lot in previous posts about the terms buyers and sellers markets, but you may be curious about what exactly that means. If you take a look at the graphic below from Keeping Current Matters, you can get a good summary of how a market is determined ...

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Oct. 3, 2016

Improving Curb Appeal Could Bring Returns of Over 417%!

According to a new report released by the National Association of Realtors®(NAR), homeowners who are looking for easy ways to increase the value on their home and recoup the most for their investments should look to the outdoors. According to the report and REALTOR® Mag, curb appeal ...

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Sept. 5, 2016

Phoenix Ranked #2 in Housing Appreciation!

Phoenix has been named the second-best metro area for homeowners! has released their data that they compile where they took into consideration home affordability, price appreciation, property taxes, homeowners’ insurance, energy and maintenance costs, foreclosures, and how rapidly rent rose for the past six years to determine the ...

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Aug. 23, 2016

What's With the Slowdown?

The Cromford Report has taken a look at the month of August so far and come up with some great insight.

Listings Under Contract: up 12%

Monthly Median Sales Price: up 7.1%

For Buyers:

If you’ve been frustrated over the past 5 months due to high buyer demand within ...

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