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26 02, 2020

Thinking of Selling? Now May Be the Time.

By |2020-02-26T04:00:42-07:00February 26th, 2020|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

The housing market has started off much stronger this year than it did last year. Lower mortgage interest rates have been a driving factor in that change. The average 30-year rate in 2019, according to Freddie Mac, was 3.94%. Today that rate is closer to 3.5%. The Census Bureau also just reported the highest homeownership [...]

25 02, 2020

Entry-Level Homeowners Are in the Driver’s Seat

By |2020-02-25T04:00:45-07:00February 25th, 2020|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

One thing helping homeowners right now is price appreciation, especially in the entry-level market. In the latest Home Price Insights report, CoreLogic reveals how home prices increased by 4% year-over-year and projects prices will rise 5.2% by December 2020. Why is this good news for the homeowners? When prices appreciate, homeowners gain equity. In addition, [...]

24 02, 2020

Opportunity in the Luxury Market This Year

By |2020-02-24T04:00:04-07:00February 24th, 2020|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Homes priced in the top 25% of a price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” At the start of last year, many of the more expensive homes listed for sale hadn’t seen as much interest, since much of the demand for housing over the past few years has come from [...]

21 02, 2020

Interest Rates Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2020-02-21T04:00:17-07:00February 21st, 2020|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some Highlights: With interest rates hovering at near historic lows, now is a great time to look back at where they’ve been, and how much they’ve changed over time. According to Freddie Mac, mortgage interest rates are currently hovering near a five-decade low. The impact your interest rate has on your monthly mortgage payment is significant. [...]

20 02, 2020

The #1 Misconception in the Homebuying Process

By |2020-02-20T04:00:19-07:00February 20th, 2020|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

After over a year of moderating home prices, it appears home value appreciation is about to reaccelerate. Skylar Olsen, Director of Economic Research at Zillow, explained in a recent article:  “A year ago, a combination of a government shutdown, stock market slump and mortgage rate spike caused a long-anticipated inventory rise. That supposed boom turned [...]

19 02, 2020

La Hacienda Modern Mexican Cuisine

By |2020-02-19T17:07:05-07:00February 19th, 2020|blog, Scottsdale Real Estate Arizona|0 Comments

La Hacienda Modern Mexican Cuisine La Hacienda is a fantastic Mexican cuisine and killer margaritas! You can’t go wrong with their pork carnitas or steaks. They also have the best table side guacamole. They have a great kids menu that our grandchildren gave good reviews. Want something a bit different for desert? Try the [...]

19 02, 2020

The Many Benefits of Aging in a Community

By |2020-02-19T04:00:04-07:00February 19th, 2020|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

There’s comfort in being around people who share common interests, goals, and challenges. That comfort in a community doesn’t wane with age – it actually deepens. Whether it’s proudly talking about grandchildren or lamenting the fact that our eyes aren’t as good as they used to be, it helps to be around people who not [...]

18 02, 2020

How Trusted Professionals Make Homebuying Easier to Understand

By |2020-02-18T04:00:28-07:00February 18th, 2020|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

In the spring, many excited buyers get ready to enter the housing market. Others continue dreaming about the homes they’d like to buy. The truth is, many potential buyers continue to dream longer than they need to, simply because they’re confused about the homebuying process. Thankfully, working with a trusted real estate professional can help [...]

17 02, 2020

The Overlooked Financial Advantages of Homeownership

By |2020-02-17T04:00:23-07:00February 17th, 2020|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

There are many clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, building net worth, growing appreciation, and more. If you’re a renter, it’s never too early to make a plan for how homeownership can propel you toward a stronger future. Here’s a dive into three often-overlooked financial benefits of homeownership and how preparing for [...]

14 02, 2020

Top Reasons to Love Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2020-02-14T04:00:37-07:00February 14th, 2020|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some Highlights: There are many benefits to love about homeownership, and they’re not all financial. Being a part of a neighborhood, driving academic achievement, and improving mental health are just a few of these advantages. Let’s get together today to determine if you’re ready to embrace the rewards of owning your own home.