Category Archives: Phoenix

Real Estate Market News

Here’s a periodic update from Toma Partners co-founder Mihai Toma: OPINION SEGMENT: There are strong signs that modest depreciation in home values are just around the corner, such as the fact that demand has been consistently lower than supply for … Continue reading

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The Market is Flat but Don’t Blame the Millennials Entirely

Millennials and Residential Real Estate in the Phoenix Valley Let’s face it. The Phoenix Valley single family home market is nearly flat. For the last year list prices of single family homes (as measured per square foot) seemed to be steady, … Continue reading

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Arizona Cools

By now it should be no secret that the Arizona residential market has cooled to be a buyers’ market in all but a few areas. Our recovery from ‘the big one’ of 2008-2011 can now be considered over. Forecasts for … Continue reading

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Big investors buy up homes in key markets

Julie Schmit, USA TODAY6:46 p.m. EDT October 28, 2013 Big investors continue to expand into more cities for single-family homes as they pull back in others. Last month, institutional investors, who largely buy single-family homes to turn into rentals, accounted … Continue reading

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Where have the investors gone? They are still here!

Yesterday’s USA Today article  by Julie Schmit  –Big investors buy up homes in key market  reminds us that, in spite of the large appreciation in recent years, there is still an appetite for investment in single family residential homes. According … Continue reading

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‘Tea Leaves’ Say Real Estate on Path to Sustainable Recovery

Realogy Franchise Group President & CEO Alex Perriello kicked off RISMedia’s 2013 Real Estate CEO Exchange with a State of the Industry Address: “The Road to Recovery: How Far We’ve Come, What Has Changed, and What Lies Ahead.” As Perriello … Continue reading

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Builders getting confident – finally?

We’ve all waited and waited for the economy to pick up and the new home market to begin to recover. We are still waiting – uncertainty about mortgage rates and the slow pace of recovery have kept new home builders … Continue reading

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Ouch – New Home Starts Decreasing?

At the end of 2012 we started to experience the much awaited resurgence of the new home market in the Phoenix Valley. Investors had bumped up the prices of single family homes to a level to where builders could once … 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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Arizona Commerce Authority – Arizona’s Resource for New Business

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is a unique group committed improving Arizona for business and quality jobs. I recent met their VP of Northern California Business Attraction, Christian Lorentzen. During our meeting I was impressed by the variety of business attraction … Continue reading

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