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9 04, 2021

Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-04-09T03:00:27-07:00April 9th, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some Highlights If your house is feeling a little cramped with the addition of adult children or aging parents, it might be time to consider a move-up into a multigenerational home that better suits your changing needs. With benefits that include a combined homebuying budget and shared caregiving duties, an increasing number of households are [...]

8 04, 2021

Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits

By |2021-04-08T03:00:48-07:00April 8th, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

A Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today’s power-packed housing market. Here are the top four financial benefits of owning a home according to consumer respondents: 88% – a better chance of saving for retirement 87% – the best investment plan [...]

7 04, 2021

Latest Jobs Report: What Does It Mean for You & the Housing Market?

By |2021-04-07T03:00:59-07:00April 7th, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a very encouraging jobs report. The economy gained 916,000 jobs in March – well above expert projections of 650,000 to 675,000. The unemployment rate fell again and is now at 6%. What does this mean for you? Our lives are deeply impacted by our nation’s economy. The [...]

6 04, 2021

Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market

By |2021-04-06T03:30:29-07:00April 6th, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

In a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For Sale By Owner, or FSBO) instead of working with a trusted real estate professional. When the inventory of homes for sale is as low as it is today, buyers are eager to snatch up [...]

5 04, 2021

Your Tax Refund and Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This Year

By |2021-04-05T03:00:50-07:00April 5th, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

If you’re planning to buy a home this year, saving for a down payment is one of the most important steps in the process. One of the best ways to jumpstart your savings is by starting with the help of your tax refund. Using data from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), it’s estimated that Americans [...]

2 04, 2021

Buyer Competition Is Good News for Sellers [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-04-02T03:00:56-07:00April 2nd, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some Highlights With so many buyers looking for homes to purchase and so few houses available today, there’s a substantial increase in bidding wars, and homes are selling fast. According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), on average, houses are receiving over four offers from buyers and [...]

1 04, 2021

There’s No Reason To Panic Over Today’s Lending Standards

By |2021-04-01T03:00:57-07:00April 1st, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Today, some are afraid the real estate market is starting to look a lot like it did in 2006, just prior to the housing crash. One of the factors they’re pointing to is the availability of mortgage money. Recent articles about the availability of low down payment loans and down payment assistance programs are causing [...]

31 03, 2021

Is Homeownership Still Considered Part of the American Dream?

By |2021-03-31T03:00:23-07:00March 31st, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Since the birth of our nation, homeownership has always been considered a major piece of the American Dream. As Frederick Peters reports in Forbes: “The idea of a place of one’s own drives the American story. We became a nation out of a desire to slip the bonds of Europe, which was still in many [...]

30 03, 2021

Arizona Moves to Improve Election Integrity Bill

By |2021-03-30T09:22:26-07:00March 30th, 2021|Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Election Integrity Bill - B2054 Arizona moves to improve election integrity laws - Election integrity bills are continuing to move through the Arizona Legislature! On Friday, HB2054 became the first reform that was signed into law. Through the activism of Sentinels like Ron Ludders, this bill was signed by Governor Ducey which now improves the accuracy [...]

30 03, 2021

How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget

By |2021-03-30T03:00:40-07:00March 30th, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Mortgage rates are on the rise this year, but they’re still incredibly low compared to the historic average. However, anytime there’s a change in the mortgage rate, it affects what you can afford to borrow when you’re buying a home. As Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, shares: “Since January, mortgage rates have increased [...]