24 06, 2024

Housing Market Forecast: What’s Ahead for the 2nd Half of 2024

By |2024-06-24T03:30:00-07:00June 24th, 2024|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

As we move into the second half of 2024, here’s what experts say you should expect for home prices, mortgage rates, and home sales.Home Prices Are Expected To Climb ModeratelyHome prices are forecasted to rise at a more normal pace. The graph below shows the latest forecasts from seven of the most trusted sources in [...]

21 06, 2024

The Downsides of Selling Your House Without an Agent

By |2024-06-21T03:30:00-07:00June 21st, 2024|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some HighlightsConsidering selling your house without an agent? You should know there are some serious downsides to handling it on your own.You’ll be missing out on marketing tools that draw in more buyers, pricing and market expertise, essential negotiation skills, in-depth knowledge of the fine print in contracts, and so much more.Don’t take all of [...]

20 06, 2024

Why a Vacation Home Is the Ultimate Summer Upgrade

By |2024-06-20T03:30:00-07:00June 20th, 2024|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Summer is officially here and that means it’s the perfect time to start planning where you want to vacation and unwind this season. If you’re excited about getting away and having some fun in the sun, it might make sense to consider if owning your own vacation home is right for you.An Ameriprise Financial survey [...]

19 06, 2024

What You Need To Know About Today’s Down Payment Programs

By |2024-06-19T03:30:00-07:00June 19th, 2024|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

There's no denying it's gotten more challenging to buy a home, especially with today's mortgage rates and home price appreciation. And that may be one of the big reasons you’re eager to look into grants and assistance programs to see if there’s anything you qualify for that can help. But unfortunately, many homebuyers feel like [...]

18 06, 2024

Worried About Mortgage Rates? Control the Controllables

By |2024-06-18T03:30:00-07:00June 18th, 2024|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Chances are you’re hearing a lot about mortgage rates right now. You may even see some headlines talking about last week’s Federal Reserve (the Fed) meeting and what it means for rates. But the Fed doesn’t determine mortgage rates, even if the headlines make it sound like they do.The truth is, mortgage rates are impacted [...]

17 06, 2024

Do Elections Impact the Housing Market?

By |2024-06-17T03:30:00-07:00June 17th, 2024|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

The 2024 Presidential election is just months away. As someone who’s thinking about potentially buying or selling a home, you’re probably curious about what effect, if any, elections have on the housing market.It’s a great question because buying or selling a home is a major decision, and it’s natural to wonder how such a major [...]

14 06, 2024

Real Estate Is Still the Best Long-Term Investment [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2024-06-14T03:30:00-07:00June 14th, 2024|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some HighlightsAccording to a recent poll from Gallup, real estate has been voted the best long-term investment for twelve straight years.That’s because a home is so much more just than a roof over your head. It’s also an asset that typically grows in value over time. If you’ve been debating if it makes more sense to [...]

13 06, 2024

Homebuilders Aren’t Overbuilding, They’re Catching Up

By |2024-06-13T03:30:00-07:00June 13th, 2024|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

You may have heard that there are more brand-new homes available right now than the norm. Today, about one in three homes on the market are newly built. And if you’re wondering what that means for the housing market and for your own move, here’s what you need to know.Why This Isn’t Like 2008People remember [...]

12 06, 2024

Home Prices Aren’t Declining, But Headlines Might Make You Think They Are

By |2024-06-12T03:30:00-07:00June 12th, 2024|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

If you’ve seen the news lately about home sellers slashing prices, it’s a great example of how headlines do more to terrify than clarify. Here’s what’s really happening with prices.The bottom line is home prices are higher than they were a year ago at this time, and they’re expected to keep rising, just at a [...]

11 06, 2024

Savings Strategies Every First-Time Homebuyer Needs To Know

By |2024-06-11T03:30:00-07:00June 11th, 2024|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

If homeownership is on your goal sheet for your future, you’re probably working on your savings. And a big priority is making sure you’ve got a plan in place for things like your closing costs, down payment, and more. Here are a few strategies that can help speed up that process. Budget and Track Your [...]

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