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Affordable Housing in Phoenix

7 Best Affordable Areas to Live in Phoenix

One of the hardest things to know when you’re moving to a new city is finding out which neighborhoods are the most affordable. Whether you live in the area or are new to Phoenix, we make it easy for you to get a sense of some of the best neighborhoods that are growing in demand […]

Phoenix, Arizona

The Best Neighborhoods in Phoenix for Housing Investments

Author: Trevor H. Halpern, J.D. is the No. 1 independent agent at Phoenix-based North&Co. and the CEO of Halpern Residential. As a Phoenix native, Halpern’s deep knowledge of both people and property has allowed him to create client success in all areas of town. A graduate of ASU’s College of Law, Halpern prides himself on […]

Home Price Trends

Understanding Home Price Trends in Phoenix

Numbers, as they usually do, are telling the story of the Phoenix housing market. A booming metropolitan area that has long grabbed housing market headlines for its white-hot activity and growth, Phoenix is apparently cooling.  A little. Maybe. Or is it? Buyers and owners wondering if home prices are dropping in Phoenix are coming across […]

Phoenix Housing Market

Shifting Seller Strategy In An Increasing Inventory Environment

The softening of record-high home prices and inflation at its highest level in 40 years have dominated the summer housing market. Homes that were becoming increasingly out of reach just a few months ago are becoming more attainable as the housing market goes through a dramatic rebalancing. In some dynamic markets like Phoenix, home prices […]

Top 3 Things You Should Know About A Shifting Real Estate Market

Timing is everything! If you’re a buyer looking for a home or an investment property in the Phoenix metro, the pendulum is finally starting to swing in your direction. Over the last few years, the Valley of the Sun has been at the center of one of the hottest housing markets in the country, but […]

How Much House Can I Afford?

Most folks don’t have the luxury of making an all-cash offer on a home, which is why a mortgage is a vital part of buying a home. Without employing vital tools and knowledge from experienced mortgage lenders,, it can be difficult to wrap your head around what you can afford. Handy tools like an online […]

High Interest Rates for Home Buyer

What Do I Need To Know About Higher Interest Rates As A Buyer?

Mortgage interest rates have risen dramatically over the last several months. If you’re like many buyers who have hit the pause button waiting for rates to go back down, you may do yourself a disservice as the influx of newly available homes is providing buyers with many more homes from which to choose as well […]

Real Estate in a Recession

Weathering a Recession with Smart Real Estate Investments

With inflation at a 40-year high, interest rates on the rise, and continued supply chain issues, the economy is struggling to gain resiliency in a post-pandemic world. With all of this pressure on the economy, fears that a recession is impending are becoming the talk of economists, talking heads, and around the water cooler.  Here […]

Investing in Phoenix, AZ

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 […]

Phoenix, Arizona

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 […]

Affordable Homes

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 […]

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 […]

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