Sometimes predictions do not go as planned. I believe there were more than a few prognosticators who thought the Arizona Cardinals would win the Super Bowl this year – doesn’t look like the Cards are going to even make the Continue reading Phoenix Projected to be Number One Market
The population of people age 65 and older is expected to double to 85 million by 2050. People are living longer, which means where they choose to settle down in retirement is even more important. Real Estate in Retirement Livability.com Continue reading Top 10 Places to Retire…Scottsdale #10
The article, Study: Arizona, other Mountain states to lead economic growth in 2016, from www.azcentral.com, reports that Arizona and other Rocky Mountain states could see the nation’s strongest economic growth next year, supplanting Texas and other south-central states hurt by falling Continue reading Arizona Could See Strong Economic Growth in 2016
Anyone scanning the internet will see many claims that home prices fall when interest rates rise. This is sometimes stated as an obvious fact, but actually it is simply an urban myth. Just because many people believe it, does not Continue reading Rising Interest Rates Doesn’t Mean Falling Home Prices
When it comes to home inspections this may be one of the more popular items that I see – the leaking tub spout. See the attached very easy to follow instructions from The Family Handyman. Very simple “how to” instructions to Continue reading Before You Call The Plumber…Read This!
There has been a noticeable increase in the rate of arrival of new listings over the past 3 months. We always try to measure in multiples of 7 days in order to allow for the 7 day new listing cycle. Continue reading Increase in Inventory…Slightly
This article is just for lottery winners…big $$ lottery winners. Ok, lottery winners see this great article about the most expensive properties in each state. Since I use to spend my Summers on Lake Okoboji in Iowa I kind of like Continue reading Attention Lottery Winners!!!
This is an interesting article about population growth and housing demand that came from The Cromford Report. Population growth is one of the main drivers of demand for housing. This appears painfully obvious, but what happens if and when the population Continue reading It’s All About Supply and Demand
This is a great article from Pam Zekman of CBS Chicago. I have not heard of it happening yet in Arizona, but we should never be too cautious. In Arizona the title company/escrow officer will typically include wiring instructions with the Continue reading Cyber Criminals Targeting Real Estate Transactions
Sales under $200K represented 46% of all MLS sales in August so the impact of strong price appreciation in this area is significant in overall market measurements. Another 29% of purchases made in August were between $200K and $300K. The Continue reading Housing Market Update