Category Archives: Market Updates

Only a Few Bubble Signs Brewing

From our friends at John Burns Consulting, who have been very diligent in their reporting of market conditions over the years: Once again, we have completed our annual housing bubble check-in. Assessing the criteria that 73 industry executives identified in … Continue reading

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In These Markets, You’ll Earn Enough to Cover Rent—and Then Some

Reasonable rent and a solid-paying job? Dream on…right? According to a recent analysis by LinkedIn and Zillow, there are dream markets for renters—if their field of choice is finance, healthcare or technology. The analysis identified markets where renters earn in … Continue reading

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Home Prices Up in the Valley

2017 is shaping up to be another good year for real estate prices in the valley. Video from AzCentral.com Full Article on AzCentral.com      

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Maricopa AZ Real Estate Market Update for the month ending February 2017

While our inventory of available homes for sale remains at a 2 year low, our buyer activity remains very strong in the area. We have 246 active homes for sale  on the MLS  with 259 homes having an accepted contract … Continue reading

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Maricopa AZ Real Estate Market Update for the month ending January 2017

We are starting of the year a little slower than this same time last year. We have less listings and fewer pending sales. Buyers continue to be very active, even with fewer homes available for purchase. We have about 3.7 … Continue reading

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Maricopa AZ Real Estate Market Update – Year-end Recap for 2016

We have had a very busy year! With strong demand from the buyers and a low inventory of homes, our appreciation for the year is at 8%*! A few statistics: Average Sales Price $184,357 Average Size of Home Sold $2,130 … Continue reading

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City of Maricopa AZ Real Estate Market Update – December 2016

Happy Holidays Everyone! It looks like we are going to end the year on a strong note. The average home sale is getting about 99% of their list price and our annual rate of appreciation is 8.8%. For more details, … Continue reading

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Here We Go! 2017 Housing Forecasts…

Housing is expected to downshift next year as the post-election economy sets in, driven by a deceleration in home price growth, according to realtor.com®’s recently released 2017 housing forecast….Mortgage rates, which last week trended above 4 percent for the first … Continue reading

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Negotiation 101 for Maricopa AZ 2016 – Buyer View

Every time our market changes, the way we negotiate for a buyer or seller can change a bit. This year we have had a very active year for buyer activity and this has kept our home inventory low with less … Continue reading

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Negotiation 101 for Maricopa AZ 2016 – Seller View

Every time our market changes, the way we negotiate for a buyer or seller can change a bit. This year we have had a very active year and while it should be an all-out seller’s market, we are still seeing … Continue reading

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