Time for some Friday fun. I started listing bank-owned properties again, after a short lay0ff, and have been working with several clients getting offers negotiated and agreed to by today, to qualify the 2010 Home Buyer Tax Credit. As a result, my writing has fallen behind, so I thought I'd share a few of the photos I took at … [Read more...] about Eldorado Skate Park in South Scottsdale
Archives for April 2010
Last week, I shared that Scottsdale condo listing prices have been decreasing over the past year. This week, I'll show you the same is true for single family homes in the city, with median list price decreasing by $100,000 since May 1st, 2009. The statistics for the properties in this following report are … [Read more...] about What’s up with Scottsdale home prices? How long is it taking to sell a house?
Photo Credit: lars hammar Historically, Scottsdale schools have started at different times, requiring bus drivers to complete three runs, morning and afternoon, one each for elementary, middle, and high schools. Effective next fall, that will change. Middle and high schools will start earlier and at the … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Schools Consolidate Start Times To Save Money
Last week, I took yet another class on Short Sales and Foreclosures. It's a critical part of my on-going education in our ever-changing real estate market. Tonight, I received an email from the instructor, Chris Combs of the Combs Law Group, letting me know he's now offering classes for the general public, not just … [Read more...] about Foreclosure and Short Sale Classes for Home Owners Offered in Goodyear, Scottsdale, Peoria, and Mesa
Yes, it's true, listing prices for Scottsdale condos continue to decline.... ....in all price ranges. The statistics for the properties in this following report are divided as follows: First Median Range (Blue): Most expensive 25% of properties Second (Green): Next 25% Third … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Condo Prices Continue to Fall
Last Saturday, the Arizona Republic ran a article, "10 Things to Know about Homebuyer Tax Credit", that lead off with "First Thing: Time is Running Out"! Some of the most critical points covered are: Buyer must either purchase or be under contract to purchase a home by April 30, 2010. The property purchase must be completed … [Read more...] about 10 Things to Know about Home Buyer Tax Credit
One of my clients mentioned today that he visited a web site where it showed there were over 60,000 homes on the market in Phoenix. We talked about how some web sites are slow to update their data, and many of those homes were probably under contract or already sold. I decided to get the most recent update, so here it is, … [Read more...] about Phoenix Real Estate Trends: Home Listings, Sales, and Inventory