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21 08, 2019

Seniors Are on the Move in the Real Estate Market

By |2019-08-21T03:00:14-07:00August 21st, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Did you know August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day? According to the United States Census, we honor senior citizens today because,  “Throughout our history, older people have achieved much for our families, our communities, and our country. That remains true today and gives us ample reason…to reserve a special day in honor of the [...]

20 08, 2019

Housing Supply Not Keeping Up with Population Increase

By |2019-08-20T03:00:56-07:00August 20th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Many buyers are wondering where to find houses for sale in today’s market. It’s a true dilemma. We see an increase in buyer demand, but the supply available for purchase isn’t keeping up. The number of new housing permits issued prior to the great recession increased for 15 years until 2005 (from 1.12 million in [...]

19 08, 2019

A Great Way to Increase Your Family’s Net Worth

By |2019-08-19T03:00:09-07:00August 19th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts its Survey of Consumer Finances. Data is collected across all economic and social groups. The latest survey data covers 2013-2016. The study revealed that the median net worth of a homeowner is $231,400 – a 15% increase since 2013. At the same time, the median net worth of renters decreased [...]

16 08, 2019

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

By |2019-08-16T03:00:53-07:00August 16th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some Highlights: Buying a home can be intimidating if you’re not familiar with the terms used throughout the process. To point you in the right direction, here’s a list of some of the most common language you’ll hear when buying a home. The best way to ensure your home-buying process is a positive one is [...]

15 08, 2019

Busting the Myth About a Housing Affordability Crisis

By |2019-08-15T03:00:33-07:00August 15th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

It seems you can’t find a headline with the term “housing affordability” without the word “crisis” attached to it. That’s because some only consider the fact that residential real estate prices have continued to appreciate. However, we must realize it’s not just the price of a home that matters, but the price relative to a [...]

14 08, 2019

The Benefits of Growing Equity in Your Home

By |2019-08-14T03:00:51-07:00August 14th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Over the last couple of years, we’ve heard quite a bit about rising home prices. Today, expert projections still forecast continued growth, just at a slower pace. One of the often-overlooked benefits of rising home prices is the positive impact they have on home equity. Let’s break down three ways this is a win for [...]

13 08, 2019

5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained

By |2019-08-13T03:00:26-07:00August 13th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there, watching entire seasons of shows like “Property Brothers,” “Fixer Upper,” and “Love It or List It,” all in one sitting. When you’re in the middle of your real estate-themed TV [...]

12 08, 2019

American Confidence in Housing at an All-Time High

By |2019-08-12T03:00:08-07:00August 12th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Fannie Mae just released the July edition of their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). The HPSI takes information regarding consumers’ confidence in the real estate market from Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey and condenses it into a single number. Therefore, the HPSI reflects consumers’ current views and forward-looking expectations of housing market conditions. Great News! [...]

8 08, 2019

Why All the Chicken Littles Should Calm Down

By |2019-08-08T03:00:25-07:00August 8th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released their 2019 Q2 Homeownership Report. Some began to see the sky falling, believing the report showed Americans may be stepping back from their belief in homeownership. The national homeownership rate (Americans who owned vs. rented their primary residence) increased significantly during the housing boom, reaching its peak of 69.2% [...]