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All you want to know about the Anthem, AZ real estate market and Phoenix/Scottsdale Real Estate markets.



 You've probably heard or read lately that interest rates are rising and are projected to rise through the rest of the year.  So what does this mean if you're currently in the market to buy a home? Well, it means a lot.  But let's put things in perspective first. Interest rates have been historic...
This is the follow up to my original post, "How do I buy a home". So now you've found a home, made an offer and it got accepted.  Now what happens. Well the first step is to open escrow, with earnest money.  Earnest money is the equivalent of a security deposit to show the sellers that you're ser...
  So you're thinking of  buying a home.  And you don't know where to start.  I understand.  All of us have been there.  It can be a confusing and sometimes frightening prospect.  But home ownership is also a hopeful and exciting endeavor.  So let's delve into the process. First of all, ask yourse...
 The Sun City Grand real estate market started 2018 on an up note. The number of homes sold in Grand for the month of January was up 7% over December, and up 40% over last year.   The average sale price was down 9% versus December and down 4% year over year. The average days on market was 56, whi...
                                         The Villas real estate market started 2018 neither with a whimper nor a bang. More like a meh. Only 1 home closed escrow in The Villas for the month of January, the same as last January.   There are currently 4 homes on the market in The Villas at this tim...
The Anthem Parkside real estate market pulled back in January. Home sales were down 22% versus December, and were down 32% year over year.  The average sale price was down 14% from December and up 3% over January 2017. One bright spot, is the average price per square foot increased 5% from Decemb...
 The Anthem Country Club real estate market picked up a little bit in January, but prices are still a little flat. The total number of homes sold in the Country Club increased versus December, up 38%,  and up 13% from January 2017.  The average sale price increased by 4% over December, but was do...
 The Anthem real estate market remained fairly flat through to start off the year. The total number of homes sold decreased 2% from December, and was down 17% from January 2017. The average sale price decreased 1% from December and was up only 1% year over year.  The price per square foot increas...
 Prices rose, but activity remained a bit flat in the Scottsdale real estate market during January. The number of homes sold decreased slightly while the average sales price increased.  Sales were down 5% from December but up 8% from last January. The average sale price increased 3% versus Decemb...
 The Phoenix, AZ real estate market activity increased dramatically in January, although prices remained flat. The number of homes sold was up 42% versus December but up only 1% from last year. The average sale price decreased slightly, down 1% from December, but up 8% over January 2017. The numb...

Jerry Murphy, CRS, SRES

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