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Archives for January 2017

Navigating Your Trade Up Move- Do It Early!

A new Year, is a new house in store for you? Realtor.com has predicted the Phoenix metro area to be the number one housing market for 2017.  We have experienced steady gains in appreciation, particularly in the lower price points of under 250,000. When folks think the market is heating up they often think about if it's time to upgrade in size, or upgrade in quality of home. Right now we have the perfect storm of low inventory in homes under 250k, but lots of options and choices in homes over 300k, with a little ... [Read More]

Fairways at Arrowhead 2016 Sales Review

Fairways at Arrowhead  2016 sales review      The year ended with a -7.3% decrease in sales volume year over year.  Units sold came in 15 units sold in '16 vs. 18 in 15.  Sales price per sq ft is continuing to climb however, supported by overall market increases.  Keep in mind that Fairways is a smaller community and some years turn over will be much greater than others and that was the case in 2015. Going into first Q 2017 we should see some steady activity trickling through and a few more listings will come on ... [Read More]

Arrowhead Lakes 2016 Sales Review

Arrowhead Lakes  2016 sales review      The year ended with a -23% decrease in sales volume year over year.  Units sold came in 62 units sold in '16 vs. 75 in 15.  Sales price per sq ft is continuing to climb however, supported by overall market increases.  Keep in mind that Arrowhead Lakes is a smaller community and some years turn over will be much greater than others and that was the case in 2016. Going into first Q 2017 we should see some steady activity trickling through and a few more listings will come on ... [Read More]

Sun City Festival 2016 Sales Review

Sun City Festival 2016 sales review      The year ended with a whopping 21.7%  increase in volume year over year.  Units sold came in 158 units sold in '16 vs. 133 in 15.  Sales price per sq ft is continuing to climb as well, supported by higher builder premiums on new build.  Going into first Q 2017 we should see some steady activity trickling through before the big rush of seasonal buyers that will begin in February. New home sales are predicted to rise 7-9% valley wide due to building material and labor ... [Read More]

Trilogy at Vistancia 2016 Sales Review

Trilogy at Vistancia 2016 sales review      The year ended softly with a -1.7% decrease in volume year over year.  Units sold came in 6 under at 172 units sold in '16 vs. 178 in 15.  Sales price per sq ft is continuing to climb slowly supported by higher builder premiums on new build.   Going into first Q 2017 we should see some steady activity trickling through before the big rush of seasonal buyers that will begin in February. If you are thinking about putting your home on the market but not sure how to position ... [Read More]