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Here there be Jobs & Salaries in Sync with Rents & Mortgages… namaste

Here there be Jobs & Salaries in Sync with Rents & Mortgages… namaste. It’s not everywhere that you’ll find salaries that are perfect harmony with rents and mortgages, but several major U.S. cities,including Phoenix AZ, can boast that distinction… especially if your field is in one of the ‘in demand’ arenas like Health Care. Phoenix,… Read More

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Survey Says: Income, Spending and Housing Confidence on the Rise

Survey Says: Income, Spending and Housing Confidence on the Rise Consumers are a bit more optimistic about their household finances, expecting not only household incomes to grow, but also their household spending, according to the results of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic Data Survey of Consumer Expectations (SCE) for 2017…. Read More

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Plan to Wait for New Construction Homes, Where and Why

Plan to Wait for New Construction Homes, Where and Why. Residential new build homes are not exactly flying off the shelf lately. It’s not because people aren’t buying brand new homes, quite the opposite. As a matter of fact, Phoenix AZ alone forecasts nearly 30,000 new home permits by the end of 2017. That doesn’t… Read More

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Consumer Confidence Up: As Goes Arizona, So Goes the Nation

Consumer Confidence Up: As Goes Arizona, So Goes the Nation. Consumer confidence kept improving in August, posting a 122.9 reading in the latest Consumer Confidence Index® from The Conference Board. The Expectations reading of the Index rose to 104.0, while the Present Situation reading rose to 151.2. July’s reading was 120.0. As of September 1,… Read More

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A Rare Balance: Mortgage Rates Hit a New Low, Home Prices Remain Stable

A Rare Balance: Mortgage Rates Hit a New Low, Home Prices Remain Stable. I realize this isn’t the season that most folks choose to move. Kids are settled into classrooms, ‘bad weather’ season is on its way in most parts of the country, and the holidays are creeping up fast. I get all that, I… Read More

Done Renovating? If Cleaning Up is Your Worst Nightmare, Read On

After yesterday’s discussion about the renovation projects that were best and worst for your home’s value, we thought we’d help you clean up the mess. Not literally of course, we hate cleaning as much as you do. And somehow the mayhem left behind after our home improvement projects is always so much worse than we… Read More

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2017 Spotlight On: Midwest and Southern Real Estate Markets

2017 Spotlight On: Midwest and Southern Real Estate Markets Real Estate markets in the Midwest and Southern states have been in the spotlight for the first half of 2017, establishing a trend for continued moderate home price growth for the remainder of the year. Clear Capital’s recently released Home Data Index (HDI) Market Report notes… Read More

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The Jetson’s Future is Here… 7 Gizmos We All Said We Wanted.

I haven’t thought about the Jetsons in years. The show had an amazing original run and a fairly successful comeback. As a Baby Boomer, I watched the Jetsons in the 60’s, my kids watched the Jetsons in the 80’s, and with the introduction of every futuristic contraption that this enviable family enjoyed, we all said… Read More

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Housing Starts Take a Nose-Dive After Months of Promising Development

Housing Starts Take a Nose-Dive After Months of Promising Development. Activity in the Residential New Construction arena has been disappointing of late. With residential resale inventory down and rental prices up, the real estate industry relies heavily on new construction to fill housing gaps. New construction completions are slow, due in part to a lack… Read More

Meeting the Housing Needs of a Growing Active Adult Population

Meeting the Housing Needs of a Growing Active Adult Population. The U.S. has been aware for some time now, that our population is aging. There has been intense debate about Medicare, Social Security, Emergency Services and the capacity of Medical Facilities, and perhaps most obvious, Housing. Active Adult communities are plentiful here in Arizona but… Read More