Monthly Archives: August 2021
Curious About Local Real Estate?
Receive the Latest Local Market Stats Curious about local real estate? So are we! Every month we review trends in our real estate market and consider the number of homes on the market in each price tier, the amount of time particular homes have been listed for sale, specific neighborhood trends, the median price and... Read More
The new office
Now that many of us are working from our dining rooms, kitchens, and, sometimes even our bedrooms, why not create or reinvent your ideal home office space? Time to take your WFH area—be it a cozy corner or a complete wood-paneled den—from unruly to unmatched. How to get started? Follow the four Ds: designate, design,... Read More
Market Update 2nd Quarter
I would like to point out that even though we project future home closing and sales prices, we are not really forecasting. We are merely counting the properties under contract and their reported contract price. We can also track historical patterns, which in turn define seasonal patterns. In 2020 our leading indicators have given accurate... Read More
If you’re in forbearance, this message is for you!
I have a very important topic to speak to you about. Many individuals, like many of you, ended up getting a forbearance on your loan when COVID hit. For whatever reason, you took a pause on your mortgage payment with your mortgage lender. Six months later, now those payments are coming due. I’m hearing of individuals that are ignoring... Read More
What are Homebuyers Looking For in 2021? Here Are the Hottest Outdoor Features
What happens when people spend more time at home? They want more from their homes than in the past. In Arizona, home buyers are talking about outdoor features for entertaining and making their everyday lives more enjoyable. That’s right, living spaces are extending to the outdoors. Here are some of the top features that the... Read More
IF You Own a Home, You Need to Hear This.
If you are a current homeowner, you’ve probably heard the term “equity” when discussing the value of your home. Given that the home prices are rising across the country amid the current housing shortage and COVID-19 pandemic, you may be one of the millions of homeowners who have significant equity in their homes. So, What... Read More
What Is a Contingent Offer When You are Purchasing a Home?
Whether you are the buyer or the seller in a residential sales transaction, you will surely come across a “contingent offer” clause in your sales contract. These clauses have important legal implications and should be thoroughly explained and understood by all parties to the contract. Specifically, a “contingent offer” means that a seller has accepted an offer... Read More
Selling Your Home “As Is”: 5 Tips For Success
Need to sell your home quickly but it needs repairs. Don’t have the time or money to do the work before selling? These 5 tips will help you in selling your home “as is”. Not everyone has the time or money to make repairs before selling their home. Everyone’s situation is different. Perhaps the sale... Read More
What Phoenix buyers really want in 2021
As we adjust to the post-Covid world, many people are ready to move forward with real estate goals that they might have put on hold during the last year. Sellers are ready to take advantage of a hot market, as Phoenix home prices have gone up more than 27 percent during the past year according... Read More