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Investing in Real Estate is one of the Best Hedges Against Inflation

As a result of inflation’s persistence in the economy, the sticker shock for most essential resources we depend on such as electricity, food, and gas make it more difficult for families across the country to afford, well, life.  The annual inflation rate accelerated to 8.54% this month, the highest since 1982. Inflation isn’t anything new […]

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What Rising Mortgage Rates Mean for Phoenix Home Buyers

The rock bottom interest rates that were a welcome reality over the last few years are now gone. As a result of inflation, everything costs more these days, including mortgage loans, which have risen dramatically. For the first time since the financial crisis in 2008, average mortgage rates are higher than 5%. The Fed is […]

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Best Places to Find Affordable Homes in Phoenix

Phoenix has long been recognized as the place to go if you want to buy a house at a reasonable price. With year-round sunshine, stunning desert landscapes, vibrant southwestern culture, and cuisine, the Phoenix metroplex is one of the most sought-after cities in America for relocation. Many Phoenix neighborhoods offer inexpensive housing and strong employment […]

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Why Buying in Phoenix is More Affordable than Renting

For many people, the thought of buying and owning a home right now seems daunting and out of reach, but that doesn’t have to be the case. There’s a lot to consider when deciding whether to rent or buy a home, and you may not know where to begin. Never fear, you’ve got this! As […]

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Top 5 Places to Live in the Phoenix Metro

What’s not to love about Phoenix? Arizona’s capital is home to a vast state where epic movies are made, hit songs naming its cities are played, and tourists flock year-round for an escape. With the cost of living lower than the national average, year-round sunshine and exquisite culture, The Valley provides many comforts without breaking […]

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6 Best Neighborhoods to Work in Phoenix

As one of the fastest growing cities in America, it’s no wonder the flood of inbound migration is bringing middle-class families to Phoenix, where they can sweep up jobs and housing that’s far more affordable than many other major metropolitan areas. The great thing about Phoenix – there are many neighborhoods where you can find […]

Luxury Housing Market

Spotlight on the Luxury Housing Market in Phoenix

Luxury homes are selling at incredible prices all over the country. The latest Case-Shiller Home Price Index shows a 19% year-over-year jump in the 20 cities measured (including Phoenix), representing  the fourth largest gain on record. Phoenix continues to make real estate headlines, but this time the luxury market in our city is the center […]

Phoenix Housing Trends

Top 5 Phoenix Housing Trends To Watch

So far, 2021 has been a wild ride for Phoenix real estate. The pandemic-fueled housing market changed a lot of things; skyrocketing home prices, increased competition between buyers, the speed of snatching property off the market, and the reasons people are moving to new cities and buying homes.  At Halpern Residential, we stay on top […]

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Top 8 Real Estate Predictions To Expect In 2022

As we near closing out 2021 and look back at this whirlwind year, we realize there’s no rest for the weary as this dynamic housing market spills over into 2022. Record prices, supply shortages, increased demand, less inventory and skyrocketing competition made the headlines.  Some of this year’s patterns will ripple into 2022 and spur […]

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Top 5 Things You Should Know When Investing in Property in Arizona

Owning a home is a big part of the American dream. Investing in and growing wealth through real estate has become an American obsession. Investing a portion of your portfolio in real estate is a great way to diversify your assets and create financial security for you and your family.  Whether your goal is securing […]

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10 Steps to Home Ownership

There’s no greater example of the American dream than owning your own home. Nearly 1.1m residents in Maricopa County are homeowners and you can be one, too! One of the best feelings after a long day is coming home to your very own space. The home buying process is often tricky, which is why one […]

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Inside Halpern Residential: If I focus on helping people and make the right decisions, good things will come.

You might have seen the avatar version of Trevor Halpern’s face on SOLD signs around town. If you haven’t yet, you will soon! The real-life man behind the caricature is the proud owner of Halpern Residential at North&Co.  As the number one independent agent at North&Co., Trevor Halpern is one of the most successful realtors […]

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