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5 09, 2019

Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008

By |2019-09-05T03:00:08-07:00September 5th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Last week realtor.com released the results of a survey that produced three major revelations: 53% of home purchasers (first-time and repeat buyers) currently in the market believe a recession will occur this year or next. 57% believe the next recession will be as bad or worse than 2008. 55% said they would cancel plans to [...]

4 09, 2019

How Property Taxes Can Impact Your Mortgage Payment

By |2019-09-04T03:00:29-07:00September 4th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

When buying a home, taxes are one of the expenses that can make a significant difference in your monthly payment. Do you know how much you might pay for property taxes in your state or local area? When applying for a mortgage, you’ll see one of two acronyms in your paperwork – P&I or PITI [...]

3 09, 2019

5 Reasons to Sell This Fall

By |2019-09-03T03:00:02-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Below are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase…and are in the [...]

2 09, 2019

Homeownership Will Always Be a Part of the American Dream

By |2019-09-02T03:00:15-07:00September 2nd, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

On Labor Day we celebrate the hard work that helps us achieve the American Dream. Growing up, many of us thought about our future lives with great ambition. We drew pictures of what jobs we wanted to have and where we would live as a representation of a secure life for ourselves and our families. [...]

30 08, 2019

A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-08-30T03:00:12-07:00August 30th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some Highlights: There is plenty of talk in the media about a pending economic slowdown. The good news is, home values actually increased in 3 of the last 5 U.S. recessions, and decreased by less than 2% in the 4th. Many experts predict a potential recession is on the horizon. However, housing will not be [...]

29 08, 2019

iBuyers: What Is the “Cost of Convenience” When Selling Your Home?

By |2019-08-29T03:00:10-07:00August 29th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

When thinking about selling their house, homeowners have many options. A relatively new option is using an “iBuyer.” What is an iBuyer? According to Jovio, the definition is: “A company or investor that uses Automated Valuation Models (AVMs) to make instant offers on homes. It allows sellers to close on a property quickly. Once sold, [...]

28 08, 2019

Top Priorities When Moving with Kids

By |2019-08-28T03:00:15-07:00August 28th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

According to the Pew Research Center, around 37% of U.S students will be going back to school soon and the rest have already started the new academic year. With school-aged children in your home, buying or selling a house can take on a whole different approach when it comes to finding the right size, location, [...]

27 08, 2019

What’s the Latest on Interest Rates?

By |2019-08-27T03:00:00-07:00August 27th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Mortgage rates have fallen by over a full percentage point since Q4 of 2018, settling at near-historic lows. This is big news for buyers looking to get more for their money in the current housing market.According to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey, “the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) rate averaged 3.60 percent, the lowest it has [...]

26 08, 2019

Experts Predict a Strong Housing Market for the Rest of 2019

By |2019-08-26T03:00:40-07:00August 26th, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

We’re in the back half of the year, and with a decline in interest rates as well as home price and wage appreciation, many are wondering what the predictions are for the remainder of 2019. Here’s what some of the experts have to say: Ralph McLaughlin, Deputy Chief Economist for CoreLogic “We see the cooldown [...]

23 08, 2019

A Latte a Day Keeps Homeownership Away [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-08-23T03:00:56-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some Highlights: The pumpkin spice latte is launching soon, so you may be tempted to spend your extra cash on a daily caffeine fix, but that small expense can add up to a big number – fast! Saving for a down payment takes a little discipline, so limiting your extra purchases (like a latte a [...]