For those in the business of real estate, 2021 was among the fastest-moving markets in history throughout the Quad Cities area. Some of the statistics are actually hard to believe. However, the unrivaled Multiple Listing Service provided by the Prescott Area Association of Realtors (PAAR) reveals … [Read more...] about Will the New Year Deliver Another Hot Real Estate Market?
This is a frequently asked question in any consultation between client and agent. The seller selects an agent to list their home and is often surprised to hear the estimate of fees for this process, including a commission for both the listing agent and the agent who brings the buyer. The listing … [Read more...] about Who Pays the Real Estate Agent?
Everyone wants to know where the real estate market is headed. There was big news in November when the real estate giant, Zillow, known for its consumer website and property value estimates, announced it would no longer be buying homes. In the recent real estate runup, Zillow had turned from its … [Read more...] about Top Ten Trends Impacting Real Estate
One of the largest privately owned parcels of land in the cool pines of Northern Arizona is currently in escrow and scheduled to close this year. Located in Williams, just 30 minutes from Flagstaff in Coconino County, the 500 acres are owned by Valley entrepreneur Max Biegert, who spent 85 … [Read more...] about The Last Large Parcel of Private Land in Northern Arizona Goes into Escrow
Homes for sale nationally are down 52% over the same time last year and in Arizona, there was a 64% decrease in inventory over last year. Demand is up as potential buyers re-evaluate their priorities in homes and lifestyle during and after the pandemic. There are four offers for every listing and … [Read more...] about Assessing the Residential Real Estate Market
Welcome to “At Home With Tom & Sandy.” We are here to give you the inside scoop and tips on everything A to Z for your home. Settle in, enjoy, and have fun reading our column. We sure do enjoy sharing our words with you. Thanks for being such loyal and great readers. Sandy: Well hello, Tom, … [Read more...] about Remodeling Industry Going Strong
Real estate agents say two factors are driving up the market for luxury homes in scenic rural settings: low interest rates and thousands of homeowners who want to escape crowded, expensive metropolitan areas to communities with more open space and a better quality of life. Di Ann Norkus, a … [Read more...] about Luxury Homes Attracting Buyers Seeking Open Spaces
Staying strong since last June, the housing market on the local, state and national level has risen to a 14-year high, despite the pandemic, economic uncertainty and a difficult presidential election. Even during historically slow periods, like the holiday season, homebuyers are quickly purchasing … [Read more...] about Real Estate Market Maintaining Momentum in the New Year
Arizona is adding homeowners faster than any state in the nation, a sign of continued growing economic momentum in the state. The state’s quarter-over-quarter homeowner rate change increased by 7.7 percentage points in Q2 2020, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the best in the … [Read more...] about Arizona Leads Nation In Homeownership Growth
I am often asked by current or prospective clients about (IRC Section) 1031 exchanges, especially by property owners who are considering a sale of an existing commercial property. Following last month’s article in the Quad Cities Business News, I received this email from Edward and Barbara G. of … [Read more...] about Exploring Real Estate’s 1031 Exchange