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5 03, 2019

How to Have a Unique Open House

By |2019-03-05T04:00:33-07:00March 5th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

According to the National Association of Realtors, total inventory has been growing for six months straight, as has the number of buyers looking to find their dream home. In a market where inventory is increasing, you want to stand out in the crowd! This quote from Grandscope puts it well: “You can differentiate from competition [...]

4 03, 2019

The Housing Market Will “Spring Forward” This Year!

By |2019-03-04T04:00:31-07:00March 4th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Just like our clocks this weekend, in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward!” Similar to tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available for sale has been holding back the market. Many potential sellers believe that waiting until Spring is in their best interest. Traditionally, they would have been right. Buyer demand [...]

1 03, 2019

Home Prices Up 5.73% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-03-01T04:00:22-07:00March 1st, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state. Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to another state, waiting to move may end up costing you more!

28 02, 2019

No Worries… Home Prices Coming in for a SOFT Landing

By |2019-02-28T04:00:43-07:00February 28th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Home prices have appreciated considerably over the last five years. This has some concerned that we may be in for another dramatic correction. However, recent statistics suggest home values will not crash as they did a decade ago. Instead, this time they will come in for a soft landing. The previous housing market was fueled [...]

27 02, 2019

Interest Rates Hit New 12 Month Low!

By |2019-02-27T04:00:18-07:00February 27th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

According to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at their lowest for 2019. Rates like these haven’t been seen since February 2018! Last week’s survey results reported an interest rate of 4.35%. This is a welcome change from the near 5% rates seen in mid-November. [...]

26 02, 2019

What are the Benefits of Becoming a Homeowner?

By |2019-02-26T04:00:21-07:00February 26th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Every family has a list of important dates. We celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, pet adoptions…and the list goes on. For 64.4 percent of households in the United States, this list includes the day they became a homeowner for the first time! Why is this date important? Homeownership is not just a roof over your head! It [...]

25 02, 2019

How Can I Increase My Family’s Net Worth?

By |2019-02-25T04:00:31-07:00February 25th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their 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 [...]

22 02, 2019

3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Buying A Home Come True [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-02-22T04:00:18-07:00February 22nd, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some Highlights: Setting up an automatic savings plan that saves a small amount of every check is one of the best ways to save without thinking too much about it. Living within a budget right now will help you save money for down payments while also paying down other debts that might be holding you [...]

21 02, 2019

3 Reasons Why We Are Not Heading Toward Another Housing Crash

By |2019-02-21T04:00:58-07:00February 21st, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

With home prices softening, some are concerned that we may be headed toward the next housing crash. However, it is important to remember that today’s market is quite different than the bubble market of twelve years ago. Here are three key metrics that will explain why: Home Prices Mortgage Standards Foreclosure Rates HOME PRICES A [...]