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9 07, 2019

5 Powerful Reasons to Own Instead of Rent

By |2019-07-09T03:00:33-07:00July 9th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Owning a home has great financial benefits. In a recent research paper, Homeownership and the American Dream, Laurie S. Goodman and Christopher Mayer of the Urban Land Institute explained: “Homeownership appears to help borrowers accumulate housing and nonhousing wealth in a variety of ways, with tax advantages, greater financial flexibility due to secured borrowing, built-in [...]

8 07, 2019

Now’s the Time to Move-Up and Upgrade Your Current Home!

By |2019-07-08T03:00:41-07:00July 8th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Homes priced at the top 25% of the price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” In today’s real estate market, there are deals to be had at the higher end! This is great news for homeowners wanting to upgrade from their current house. Much of the demand for housing [...]

3 07, 2019

Is Mortgage Debt out of Control?

By |2019-07-03T03:00:48-07:00July 3rd, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

The housing crisis of the last decade was partially caused by unhealthy levels of mortgage debt. Homeowners were using their homes as ATMs by refinancing and swapping their equity for cash. When prices started to fall, many homeowners found themselves in a negative equity situation (where their mortgage was higher than the value of their [...]

2 07, 2019

Millennials Are Increasing the Demand for Condominiums

By |2019-07-02T03:00:53-07:00July 2nd, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

When deciding to buy a home, people are presented with many different options. The type of home you buy depends on your needs, budget, and in many cases, the desired maintenance level. For many millennials, their choice has been buying a condominium! According to CoreLogic, “Last year about 43% of all condo home-purchase mortgage applications [...]

28 06, 2019

Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 6 Years Running! [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-06-28T03:00:40-07:00June 28th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some Highlights: Real estate has outranked stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, and bonds as the best long-term investment among Americans for the last 6 years. Stock owners are more positive about real estate than stocks as an investment. Of the 4 listed, real estate is the only investment you can also live in!

27 06, 2019

Know What to Expect at Your Home Inspection

By |2019-06-27T03:00:21-07:00June 27th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

So you made an offer and it was accepted. Now, your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Agents oftentimes make your offer contingent on a clean home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price you paid for the home, ask the sellers to cover repairs, or in some cases, [...]

26 06, 2019

Before You Look for Your Dream Home: Know What You Want vs. What You Need!

By |2019-06-26T03:00:34-07:00June 26th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search. If you’ve been thinking about buying a home of your own for some time now, you’ve probably come up with a list of things that you’d [...]