Category Archives: Paradise Valley

Market Update Feb 2013

We’ve run the numbers again and this is what we’ve found: OPINION SEGMENT:  The recent inventory shortage and massive influx of investors have created a rapidly appreciating market.  I’m projecting appreciation will slow from current rates to between 6-9% by the end of … Continue reading

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Luxury Home Sales Soar – Tax Policy Stimulates Market?

Tax policy can have big effects. Like the recent stimulation of the national luxury home market by sellers looking to reduce their liability before the ‘fiscal cliff’ arrived. According to this article in CNN Money,  “Sales of luxury homes spiked in … Continue reading

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Open up the champagne bottle!

Here’s a market update from Toma Partners CEO Mihai Toma: Open up the champagne bottle!  OPINION SEGMENT:  It is finally time to be optimistic about real estate.  That stated, institutional investors are starting to pull out of the Phoenix market because … Continue reading

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Selling a Luxury Home – Now

Selling a true luxury home is a different experience. Agents that work in the luxury home world have to think creatively, respond very well under pressure, and know that there is no substitute for results. Mass-market appeals for buyers, bulk … Continue reading

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Phoenix Magic Mountains

Few cities boast city parks with a mountain in them.  Phoenix is blessed with several downtown mountains that give the hiker a respite from the busy-ness and traffic and some magical views of the city. Several of these are centrally … Continue reading

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Phoenix Home Pricing Trends January 2012

Increasing – Stagnant – Falling  – Price changes are all over the board! Home prices in the Phoenix Valley are increasing, holding steady and falling, depending on the area code and type of property. Here are some of the trends … Continue reading

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