23 12, 2021

When a House Becomes a Home

By |2021-12-23T04:00:04-07:00December 23rd, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

It’s clear that owning a home makes financial sense. But lately, the emotional side of what drives homeownership is becoming increasingly important. No matter the living space, the feeling of a home means different things to different people. Whether it’s a familiar scent or a favorite chair, the feel-good connections to our own homes can [...]

22 12, 2021

The Perks of Putting 20% Down on a Home

By |2021-12-22T04:00:30-07:00December 22nd, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

If you’re thinking of buying a home, you’re probably wondering what you need to save for your down payment. Is it 20% of the loan, or could you put down less? While there are lower down payment programs available that allow qualified buyers to put down as little as 3.5%, it’s important to understand the [...]

21 12, 2021

The Average Homeowner Gained $56,700 in Equity over the Past Year

By |2021-12-21T04:00:48-07:00December 21st, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

When you think of homeownership, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Chances are you might focus on the non-financial benefits, like the security or stability a home provides. But what about equity? While it can be overlooked, a homeowner’s equity helps build long-term wealth over time. Here’s a look at what equity is [...]

20 12, 2021

Homebuyers: Be Ready To Act This Winter

By |2021-12-20T04:00:45-07:00December 20th, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

To succeed as a buyer in today’s market, it’s important to understand which market trends will have the greatest impact on your home search. Danielle Hale, Chief Economist at realtor.com, says there are two factors every buyer should keep their eyes on: “Going forward, the conditions buyers face are primarily dependent on two things: mortgage [...]

17 12, 2021

2022 Housing Market Forecast [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-12-17T04:00:10-07:00December 17th, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some Highlights What does the coming year hold for the housing market? Here’s what experts project for 2022. Mortgage rates are projected to rise and so are home prices. Experts are forecasting buyer demand will remain strong as people try to capitalize on rates and prices before they climb, creating another strong year for home [...]

16 12, 2021

Homebuyers Are Going on a Shopping Spree This Winter

By |2021-12-16T04:00:28-07:00December 16th, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, which means some shoppers have wrapped up their holiday buying. But there’s still a group of buyers that are very active this holiday season – homebuyers. Experts anticipate the real estate market will see a flurry of activity this winter, and that’s great news for today’s sellers. If [...]

15 12, 2021

What Everyone Wants To Know: Will Home Prices Decline in 2022?

By |2021-12-15T04:00:33-07:00December 15th, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

If you’re thinking of buying a home in today’s housing market, you may be wondering how strong your investment will be. You might be asking yourself: if I buy a home now, will it lose value? Or will it continue to appreciate going forward? The good news is, according to the experts, home prices are [...]

14 12, 2021

Advice for First-Generation Homebuyers

By |2021-12-14T04:00:30-07:00December 14th, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

The sense of pride you’ll feel when you purchase a home can’t be overstated. For first-generation homebuyers, that feeling of accomplishment is even greater. That’s because the pride of homeownership for first-generation buyers extends far beyond the homebuyer. AJ Barkley, Head of Neighborhood and Community Lending for Bank of America, says: “Achieving this goal can [...]

13 12, 2021

If You Think the Housing Market Will Slow This Winter, Think Again.

By |2021-12-13T04:00:47-07:00December 13th, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

From the opportunity to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates to changing homeowner needs, Americans have more motivation than ever to buy a home. According to the experts, buyers are making moves right now, creating an unseasonably strong housing market for this time of year. As we wrap up the fall season and move [...]

10 12, 2021

A Happy Tail: Pets and the Homebuying Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-12-10T04:00:01-07:00December 10th, 2021|Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Scottsdale real estate Arizona|0 Comments

Some Highlights It’s no secret that we love our furry friends – about 70% of U.S. households have pets. What may come as a surprise is how large a role they play in the homebuying process. Americans spend $1,163 a year on their pets, and nearly half of pet owners say they would move for [...]

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