Market Update- 2nd Quarter 2017 (April-July)

Market Update- 2nd Quarter 2017 (April-July) Active Listings and Sales: Total active listings, have gone down by 1621 units over the last quarter. As of July 1st we sit at 17,776 actives, all property types not including contingent contracts. Sales are at 8,986 as of July 4th, down by 160 units since April 1st! Pending

Existing Home Sales Bloom After Rainy April

Existing home sales bloomed in May after a rainy April, with the median days on market at a new low and the median sales price at a new high, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. Existing-home sales totaled 5.62 million, a 1.1 percent increase from April and a 2.7 percent increase from one year prior.

4 Ways Tech is Used in Real Estate

You may not think “real estate” when you think about modern technology, but several advances are making the lives of homebuyers, home sellers, and agents a lot easier – not to mention adding peace of mind with added security measures. Here are a few. 1. Drones Fitting a small camera onto a helicopter drone lets

5 Things You Should Love About Your Home Before You Commit

You swoon at the curb appeal and your heart flutters at the sight of the kitchen countertops, but is the home you’re considering buying really The One? Before you make an offer, be sure you love these six, hard-to-change things about your potential new place. 1. Square footage Too small and you may quickly outgrow

Market Snapshot

Maricopa County–Market Snapshot As 2017 begins. the market is in a good place. Distressed sales continue to decline, new construction numbers are improving, more people are qualifying for loans, and traditional sales are driving our market. Annual sales volume was up by 5.20% this past year, with ARMLS reporting 88,713 sales in 2016 compared to 84,249

Smell Something?

Whether you have an impending open house or are simply trying to freshen up your home, try these suggestions for getting rid of odors from seven commonly smelly items. 1. Trash cans After rinsing out a stinky garbage can with soap and water, stash a few scented laundry dryer sheets at the bottom to absorb