A cold hard look at the inventory of affordable homes in Metro Phoenix, priced in the sub-$200K range - the sweet spot for first time and re-entry buyers, is sobering. Folks, there is no sugar coating this factoid. These homes are going fast. There are only about 3300 single family homes in Metro Phoenix - 2,300 in Maricopa … [Read more...] about Affordable Homes in Phoenix — $200K or Less, Going Fast
Last month, over 271,000 jobs were added in the U.S. - the highest amount so far this year. The unemployment rate dipped to 5 percent, and wages rose at the fastest pace since 2009. In a report released last week by the Feds, all signs point to a healthy U.S. job market, almost fully healed from the deep wounds of the Great … [Read more...] about Rising Mortgage Rates And The Rumors They Inspire
On the first Friday of (almost) every month, Downtown Mesa, is transformed into a mini-Sturgess. Bikers from across the Valley descend upon Main Street for a street party that gets better every time. Maybe you have heard of it...maybe you have thought about checking it out, but you aren't quite sure how it works. You don't … [Read more...] about Motorcycles on Main – A First Friday Tradition in Downtown Mesa
A LONG overdue update of the Phoenix Real Estate Market - live from Volstead Public House at 105 W Main St in Mesa! Things are VIBRANT in the Phoenix real estate market right now, with an edge to sellers in most cases. Sales volume has started to lighten up as we approach the end of the year, but some of areas of the Valley are … [Read more...] about Phoenix Real Estate Market Update – September 2015 – Live from Downtown Mesa
Like most Realtors, I have a home office. It's great, right? No commute...I can work in my PJs...throw in a load of laundry while I negotiate some big deal...NOT! After a while, it occurs to me that I haven't had any human contact in DAYS and I start to go slightly mad. Soon, I start thinking about the episodes of Walking Dead I … [Read more...] about Need a Shot (of Espresso?) – Head to LoFi!
Yes, it gets hot here. Really hot. And even when it's not blazing hot, it's more than likely sunny. Really sunny. It only rains about 30 days a year here. So, if you are a weather forecaster, your job is pretty easy. Because we have SO MUCH SUN in Phoenix, it makes sense to consider solar energy. A lot of sense. Solar is … [Read more...] about That Solar Energy Thing – Savings in Downtown Mesa