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Scottsdale Home Equity

Scottsdale Home Equity

Hello, fellow Scottsdale Real Estate owners and investors! The last time we spoke I shared how much home values have risen for our specific Scottsdale zip code, 85251.  This increase was a whopping ~25% over the past 3 years.  ~25% more equity in the bank! More...
March Market Update

March Market Update

Ready or not, here comes the busy season for Metro Phoenix real estate.  We enter March with 6% fewer listings than a year ago and most homes still going off the market in less than two months.  The average sold price dipped 2.1% in February, holding above $308,000,...
January 2018 Market Update

January 2018 Market Update

It’s full steam ahead for Metro Phoenix real estate as 2018 kicks off. December, usually one the quietest months in terms of closings, saw nearly 7200 sales, matching November demand and up 0.8% from December 2016 units.  This robust demand relative to shrinking...
Long-Term Investment Value

Long-Term Investment Value

Hello, fellow Scottsdale real estate investors, Ray Cutler here with United Brokers Group.  This month, I thought I would share some data and forecasts regarding interest rates and the housing market. Below you will see a historical graph of interest rates.  As you...
Timing Matters

Timing Matters

Timing Matters Hello fellow Scottsdale Real Estate investors, Today I’d like to offer you a slightly different view of the Scottsdale Real Estate Market. For this view, I have selected all Scottsdale homes sold from 2014-2017 for a price of $200K-$500K (our investment...
Back to School

Back to School

Can you believe school is about to start again? Whether it’s your child’s first day of kindergarten last year of high school or anywhere in between, back to school is always fun and exciting. Below is some information from around the Valley to help smooth...
Transactions that lead to more equity

Transactions that lead to more equity

Transactions that lead to more equity This month’s look at the Scottsdale investment real estate market offers you, the potential or current investor a look at the results of 3 different types of sale transaction management:   Sale by a licensed real estate agent Sale...
Credit Woes and Solutions

Credit Woes and Solutions

Arizona’s mean credit score is not one to brag about, ranked 41st in the nation, it might seem like homeownership is just a dream for many living in Arizona. The National average is 687, which is only 11 points higher than Arizona’s average. Below are...
Home Security for Summer Vacations

Home Security for Summer Vacations

We are all planning our escape from the busy city life, heat, and 8 to 5 routine. Whether you are planning a 3 day weekend to San Diego, or a month-long trip across Europe, everyone worries about the security of their home while away. Check out these great tips to...
Bring the Cool Back to your Pool

Bring the Cool Back to your Pool

Summer is here and the best way to keep cool, besides hiding indoors, is swimming. Check out these great ways to update or remodel your pool, leaving you with a backyard oasis. Shade, shade, shade, the more the better. Install a new pool shade, extend your patio, and...