Monthly Archives: June 2018

Things to do in Phoenix this Weekend

Local Events, Movies & Sports June 28- July 1, 2018 – Phoenix, AZ

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Why Homeowners Aren’t Moving and Renters Aren’t Buying

Housing affordability continues to be the crux for concern among homeowners and potential homebuyers, making them more likely to move less often and thereby contributing to the shortage of existing homes on the market, according to Fannie Mae’s latest National Housing Survey … Continue reading

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Re-thinking the Open House

When we are doing a listing presentation to potential new clients, a very common question is “Do you hold Open Houses?”. Our general response is we will do one only if it is important to the client. Why? For the … Continue reading

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Do You Need A Home Warranty? The Benefits and Drawbacks

When you purchase a home, even a home that isn’t new, there is a very good chance that you will be offered a home warranty. The seller may offer to purchase one on your behalf to provide peace of mind that … Continue reading

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Experts Are Eyeing a Recession in 2020—but It’s Not Why You Think

The economy is on a roaring run. Is a downturn imminent? Experts in housing are predicting a recession starting in 2020, according to Zillow’s 2018 Q2 Home Price Expectations Survey; however, they anticipate monetary policy—not the housing market—as primarily responsible for … Continue reading

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Buying Your First Home? Plan for These Hidden Costs

Buying your first home can be an exciting time. You’ve been planning, saving for your down-payment/closing costs and you’ve met with your Loan Officer. But the one thing the loan officer won’t cover for you are the hidden costs that … Continue reading

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Cromford Report – Phoenix Metro Real Estate Update as of June 8, 2018

   

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Fact or Fiction? 6 Down Payment Myths You Should Stop Believing Immediately

If you’re thinking about buying your first home, that pesky down payment has probably kept you awake more than a few nights. We get it—while a pre-approval is crucial for determining your buying power, it’s the down payment that shows … Continue reading

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