Phoenix leads Housing Appreciation & Low Cost of Living

The Valley’s housing market is still HOT according to new stats released July 16, 2019:  Buyers hoping for metro Phoenix home prices to fall this year as they are in some other U.S. cities have been disappointed. The Valley’s housing market is still hot with prices setting new records and sales soaring.        […]

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June 2019 Real Estate Market Update Phoenix Metro

The Phoenix Metro real estate market is beating expectations!  It never fails, when someone asks what I do and learn that I have worked in Arizona Real Estate for the past 35 years, they ALWAYS ask, How’s the Market?  So, here is your monthly “How’s the market” update! 460 total views, no views today

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The truth about the dis-service of Offer Pad and others

Offer Pad and others are doing more than stealing homes!  Great article on case study of one of the new players popping up after many years of a fantastic real estate market.  These sellers experienced on average 11% lower than their home values. “Convenience comes at a cost. A MarketWatch investigation of multiple transactions involving […]

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June 2019 U.S. Luxury Market Update

Overall North America is in a balanced market, although Arizona continues to favor Sellers. The biggest trends demonstrated over recent months continues to be that luxury home buyers are all about the ‘Experience.’  Downsizing for Quality-over-Space continues the demand for luxury turn-key Condos. And today’s buyers have no desire to renovate. 416 total views, no views […]

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Mid-Month Market Commentary

Metro Phoenix June 2019 Mid Month Pricing Update and Forecast  Real Estate Market Update mid month June 2019: Each month about this time we look back at the previous month, analyze how pricing has behaved and report on how well our forecasting techniques performed. We also give a forecast for how pricing will move over […]

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Summer Staycations Arizona 2019

ARIZONA SUMMER 2019 CIVANA  37220 Mule Train Road, Carefree  civanacarefree.com  NEW WELLNESS RESORT.  CIVANA recently made its debut as the first sustainable wellness resort to open in the Valley. The resort had a multi-million-dollar renovation of its public spaces, 184 rooms, dining outlets, and the addition of state-of-the-art fitness, yoga, energy, movement, and enrichment studios. At the […]

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Phoenix offers an attractively low cost of living

Phoenix’s low cost of living attracts Arizona home buyers. In fact, Metro Phoenix provides one of the most attractive cost of living standards of any metropolitan its size in the nation.  Consider the salary that you would require in other cities to match $40,000 in Phoenix-Scottsdale? $68,818 in Los Angeles!  In fact as an overall […]

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