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18 10, 2018

Is the Increase in Inventory a Bullish or Bearish Sign for Real Estate?

By |2018-10-18T03:00:21+00:00October 18th, 2018|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

In a recent article, National Housing Inventory Crisis Reaches Inflection Point, realtor.com reported that: New listings jumped 8% year-over-year nationally, the largest increase since 2013 Total listings in the 45 largest markets are now up 6% on average over last year This increase in housing inventory has sparked two different reactions. Some are saying this [...]

17 10, 2018

5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search

By |2018-10-17T03:00:55+00:00October 17th, 2018|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

In today’s real estate market, with low inventory dominating the conversation in many areas of the country, it can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a recent realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can [...]

16 10, 2018

Baby Boomers are Downsizing, Are You Ready to Move?

By |2018-10-16T14:24:37+00:00October 16th, 2018|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

  Baby Boomers Baby boomers have been blamed for a portion of the housing market’s current lack of housing inventory, but should they really be getting the blame? Here’s what some of the experts have to say on the subject: Aaron Terrazas, Senior Economist at Zillow, says that “Boomers are healthier and working longer [...]

15 10, 2018

Pre-Approval: Your 1st Step in Buying a Home

By |2018-10-16T14:32:49+00:00October 15th, 2018|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Pre-Approval - In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or [...]

12 10, 2018

Buying a Home? Do You Know the Lingo? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2018-10-16T14:41:10+00:00October 12th, 2018|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some Highlights: Buying a home can be intimidating if you are not familiar with the terms used during the process. To start you on your path with confidence, we have compiled a list of some of the most common terms used when buying a home. The best way to ensure that your home-buying process [...]

10 10, 2018

New Home Sales Up 12.7% From Last Year

By |2018-10-16T14:51:55+00:00October 10th, 2018|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

New home sales - According to the latest New Residential Sales Report from the Census Bureau, new construction sales in August were up 3.5% from July and 12.7% from last year! This marks the second consecutive month with double-digit year-over-year growth (12.8% in July). The report also showed that builders have ramped up construction [...]

9 10, 2018

Home Prices – What’s Going On?

By |2018-10-16T15:03:43+00:00October 9th, 2018|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Home prices - According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights Report, national home prices in August were up 5.5% from August 2017. This marks the first time since June 2016 that home prices did not appreciate by at least 6.0% year-over-year. CoreLogic’s Chief Economist Frank Nothaft gave some insight into this change, “The rise [...]

8 10, 2018

Scottsdale Restaurants | Rated 4 Star or Higher

By |2018-10-08T11:59:12+00:00October 8th, 2018|Community Information, Jeff Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Scottsdale Restaurants - Each of these restaurants listed below was rated by over one-hundred reviews and Butterfield had over 1,000 reviews. You’ll have to make up your own mind at how good these eateries are but at a minimum, you have some support in finding a good place to eat. Scottsdale has lots of [...]

8 10, 2018

Owning Your Home: The True Cost of NOT Owning Your Home

By |2018-10-16T15:08:37+00:00October 8th, 2018|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Owning your home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for the entirety of America’s existence. Realtor.com reported that: “Buying remains the more attractive option in the long term – that remains the [...]