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30 11, 2016

Mortgage Interest Rates Increasing: Why? – LuxuryValleyHomes.com

By |November 30th, 2016|Buyers, Finance, Jane and Jeff Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale Real Estate, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Mortgage interest rates increasing - According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage interest rate jumped up to 3.94% last week. Interest rates had been hovering around 3.5% since June, and many are wondering why there has been such a significant increase so quickly. Why did rates go up? Whenever [...]

18 11, 2016

Lack of Listings Remains Huge Challenge in the Market

By |November 18th, 2016|blog|0 Comments

Lack of Listings: The housing crisis is finally in the rear view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home sales are up, and distressed sales (foreclosures & short sales) are at their lowest mark in over 8 years. This has been, and will [...]

10 11, 2016

Housing Affordability: Truth About What You Need to Know

By |November 10th, 2016|Buyers, Jane and Jeff Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale Real Estate, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Housing Affordability - From a purely economic perspective, this is one of the best times in American history to buy a home. Black Night Financial Services discusses this in their most recent Monthly Mortgage Monitor from a National Average perspective. Here are two of the report’s revelations: The average U.S. home value increased by $13,500 [...]

5 11, 2016

One Hour: Makes A Difference – ScottsdaleRealEstateArizona.com

By |November 5th, 2016|blog|0 Comments

One Hour can make a difference in what will happen overtime. It's happened to you in the past - Remember? One Hour Every Hour in the US Housing Market:  633 Homes Sell 253 Homes Regain Positive Equity Median Home Values Go Up $1.43 You Can Save For A Down Payment Faster Than You Think In [...]

26 10, 2016

Home Inspecting: What to Expect – LuxuryValleyHomes.com

By |October 26th, 2016|Buyers, Jane and Jeff Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale Real Estate, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|1 Comment

Home Inspecting - So you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. More often than not, your agent may have made your offer contingent on a clean home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price paid for the home, ask [...]

26 09, 2016

Home Sales: Soften Further in August 2016 – Scottsdale Real Estate

By |September 26th, 2016|Finance, Jane and Jeff Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Real Estate Market, Scottsdale Real Estate, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Home sales eased up in August for the second consecutive month despite mortgage rates near record lows as higher home prices and not enough inventory for sale kept some would-be buyers at bay, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Only the Northeast region saw a monthly increase in closings in August, where inventory is [...]

5 09, 2016

Homes Sold: Yesterday – Did Yours? – ScottsdaleRealEstateArizona.com

By |September 5th, 2016|Jane and Jeff Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale Real Estate, Scottsdale real estate Arizona, Sellers|1 Comment

Homes Sold - There are some homeowners that have been waiting for months to get a price they hoped for when they originally listed their house for sale. The only thing they might want to consider is... If it hasn't sold yet, maybe it's not priced properly. Homes Sold After all, 14,767 houses sold yesterday, 14,767 will sell today and [...]

3 09, 2016

House Bubble: Definitely Not – ScottsdaleRealEstateArizona.com

By |September 3rd, 2016|Buyers, Jane and Jeff Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale Real Estate, Scottsdale real estate Arizona, Sellers|3 Comments

House Bubble - There are some industry pundits claiming that residential home values have risen too quickly and that current levels are on the verge of another housing bubble. It is easy to see how this thinking has taken form if we look at a graph of home prices from 2000 to today. House Bubble [...]

23 08, 2016

Mortgage Myths: 2 That May Be Holding Back Buyers – Scottsdale Homes

By |August 23rd, 2016|Buyers, Jane and Jeff Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale Homes, Scottsdale Real Estate, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|3 Comments

Mortgage Myths - Fannie Mae’s study revealed that Americans are misinformed about what is required to qualify for a mortgage when purchasing a home. ¹ Breaking The Mortgage Myths Fannie Mae Key Survey Findings There is a significant lack of understanding about minimum mortgage qualification criteria not only among consumers in general but, [...]

22 08, 2016

Rent-Buy: You Are Paying a Mortgage: ScottsdaleRealEstateArizona.com

By |August 22nd, 2016|Buyers, Finance, Jane E Daley, Jeff Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale Real Estate, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Rent-Buy: Unless you're paying cash for a home you have a mortgage to pay each month. There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage [...]