[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqaWF_e0Qk4?rel=0&w=853&h=480] It's about that time when I like to tantalize all of you with some market statistics! How is the Phoenix real estate market so far in 2016? Well let's take a look... Supply is gradually increasing as it usually does this time of year, but … [Read more...] about First Quarter 2016 – Review of the Phoenix Real Estate Market
https://youtu.be/lfrwDv1DgqY This weekend, I submitted offers in two "bidding wars". OK. They were more like bidding skirmishes, as a bidding war these days usually garners 3-5 offers compared to the 25-40 offers we were seeing a few years ago. Multiple offer situations tend to scare buyers. But guess, what? My clients offers … [Read more...] about Bidding War? Bring It, Baby!
Rent or buy? Gosh, isn't that the $64 Million Dollar question? And as many things go in real estate, the answer depends on your circumstances. Let's start with the current state of rentals here in Phoenix. In the ARMLS rental database the overall average lease rate for active listings is $1,820 per month and the … [Read more...] about Rent or Buy Your Home…Which is Better?
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVF5CjI-p-4?rel=0&w=853&h=480] 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 … [Read more...] about Affordable Homes in Phoenix — $200K or Less, Going Fast
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v94vZWrAlIs&w=853&h=480] How to Buy A House...in a Nutshell! A simple Step-By-Step process for buying a house...it's not so hard...OK it's really harder than it looks but that's why they invented real estate agents! But seriously, there are 5 basic stages to buying a home here in … [Read more...] about How To Buy A House (In A Nutshell)
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q2BG_qjEGA?rel=0&w=560&h=315] Sometimes! Have you been thinking about buying a house but figure you won't live long enough to save up that huge down payment? Never fear! Hope is here! Arizona has several down payment assistance programs that provide a grant to homeowners … [Read more...] about Can You Really Buy a House With Only $1000 in Your Pocket?