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New Hot Amenity is a Cool Pool

The “coming soon” for sale property sign has competition with the “swimming soon” pool contractors sign in the yard.  The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a huge wave of interest and…

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June Market Report

Monthly market tidbits: More lenders reported increased demand for purchase mortgages but significantly reduced refinance mortgage demand. In fact, for refinance mortgages, the net share of lenders reporting demand growth…

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May Market Report

Monthly market titbits: How much has your home appreciated in value?  Depends on when you bought your home.  Tom Ruff of ARMLS reports that comparing the reported average and median…

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March market report

Monthly market titbits: February existing home sales fell linked to low supply, yet still up 9.1% from a year ago.With spring weather and vaccines going into arms we are hopeful…

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January market update

Monthly market titbits: Maricopa county Arizona is gaining 277 people a day, Arizona 355 a day in population growth.Sale prices are predicted to increase 14.2% in 2019-2020 the fastest rate…

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November market stats

Market news for November We won’t go into the extreme low inventory again, but one interesting note here in the Verdes is there are as many homes for sale over…

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My two best friends are Realtors. I am selling my house. Who do I pick?

So how do you pick the agent to list your home for sale when your two best friends or two family members are agents? How do you choose? Often the seller is torn making this decision. The seller wants the best agent on the job, after all they need to sell their house. They may also believe that it is best to keep business and friendship separate.

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August Market Report

National Association of Realtors Chief Economist Lawrence Yun has shared market information since his last update in April to weigh the impact of recent economy on real estate in our…

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