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Lake View can be Yours

LIMITED OPPORTUNITY TO OWN LAKEFRONT PROPERTY IN SUN LAKES! Sun Lakes Home for Sale with a lake and walking path is right outside your back gate (pets welcome). Here are just a few of the features of this wonderful home: BIG living room, very large walk-in closets, HUGE laundry room with lots of counter space that can also serve as an office, screened in patio and olive tree in the backyard, and a large front courtyard and screened in front…

Our June 2017 Phoenix Area Housing Market Report will show home sales have continued to be very strong. So strong in fact, 2017 is on pace to be the third-highest sales year in our local history. You'll see why we're still in a seller's market and why this is a good time to sell a home. [su_button url="/sell-my-house-quickly-phoenix-arizona/" target="blank" style="3d"…

Arizona Buyer Advisory is a Must Read for Home Buyers

A home inspection is essential for any home buyer. The Arizona Buyer Advisory is currently the most complete source of information for completing due diligence on any real estate purchase. The Arizona Association of REALTORS® has released a revised Buyer Advisory with an effective date of April 2017. In addition to updated links, the following five substantive revisions have been made: Homeowners Association (HOA) Governing Documents. See Page 4, #6. In 2016, the Arizona legislature passed legislation moving the Homeowners…

What to check during your 10 day inspection period

The Arizona Home Buyer Advisory has been around for many years. It's a useful tool provided by the Arizona Association of REALTORS® designed to make the purchase of real property as smooth as possible. We always share it with our home buying clients to make sure they understand home inspection issues relevant to a purchase.  Some of the more common issues that a buyer may decide to investigate or verify concerning a property purchase are summarized in the Arizona Home Buyer Advisory: 1. Common documents…

March 2017 Home Sales Take Off in Metro Phoenix

Our Phoenix Area real estate update for March 2017 brings welcome news for the housing sector. Home sales exploded much earlier than normal in the annual sales cycle. 9,266 home sales in March were 42.5% higher than those in February 2017. The below chart gives a visual depiction of the dramatic year-over-year increase, not month over month.  ** Try our Powerful Home Search Map. ** The information below goes back to March 2011 when the market was at rock bottom. Mar 2017 -…

How did Real Estate in 2016 Compare to Previous Years in Metro Phoenix?

2016 Annual Real Estate Review Another year has passed and 90,205 single-family homes were sold in Metro Phoenix during  2016. That ranks as the 5th highest sales year in the last 17 years. We used the last 17 years because in 2000 FlexMLS® restarted and modernized our MLS system. No data exists before the year 2000. Only the years of 2004, 2005, 2009, and 2011 had higher home sales, and '04 and '05 were during the housing boom. However, 2010  and 2012 weren't…

Tempe Townhome for Sale

Metro Phoenix Homes is offering this Tempe Townhome for sale in January 2017. Opportunity knocks with this family pleasing home! Perfect combination of size & affordable price for this home in a very central location. This Tempe Townhome for Sale has a very open floorplan with lots of storage.
* $168,900 with 1,704 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2.5…

Real Estate Market in Phoenix: Oct 2016

The real estate market in Phoenix hasn't shown any dramatic changes in quite some time. We're still in a seller's market that is being bolstered by a lack of listing inventory. Sales have continued to be fairly strong in 2016. If you want to sell a home this is a really good time! A lack of inventory, especially for properties under $400,000, is what has kept us in a seller's market. There are fewer choices for buyers, and sellers have…

August 2016 Phoenix Housing Market Summary

The Phoenix Housing Market can be described in 2 ways: "under stocked" and "stable." In this edition of our August 2016 Phoenix Housing Market summary we'll report on some of the key indicators. Housing Sales Housing sales as of August are averaging 7,680 per month. The below chart is typical of our cyclical sales. Home sales are lowest in the winter, gain momentum through spring, peak in summer, and slowdown in fall. Only the highs and lows change  each year. As…

Sold in 13 days for Full Price

Gilbert Realtor Testimonial We used to live in Arizona, but moved to a different state years ago, renting out our Arizona house. When it came time to sell it, a former client of Ron and Kristina recommended them to us as highly dependable. And they were. We have never met them personally, but they handled all the details of getting our house ready to sell. Kristina did a wonderful job of staging for photography and their son Matt took some…
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