Jean Wawrzyniak-Fry Realtor® (480) 721-1195

Why Aren’t Home Builders Building?

Why Aren't Home Builders Building? Home-builder confidence is at its highest level in years. But home building dropped 19 percent in the most recent month. These decreases come at a time when inventory levels are already severely constrained and many in the industry...

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Top Housing Market in the US in 2017….

Drum roll please…. The top housing market in the U.S. in 2017 will be metro Phoenix, according to a new realtor.com forecast. It’s about time. The Valley’s steady growth in sales and price increases, tighter new home market and short supply of foreclosures make it one...

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Shortage of single-family homes being built….

There is a shortag of single family homes being built.  There aren't enough new single-family homes being built in the U.S. Eighty percent of metro areas recently analyzed are faced with a “housing shortage crisis,” according to new research from the National...

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Buying a Home 48% More Affordable Than 2006

Buying a Home 48% More Affordable Than 2006 Home prices may be reaching new highs lately, but buying a home is still significantly more affordable than it was during the 2006 housing bubble, according to a new report by RealtyTrac. Low interest rates have largely...

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High-Tech Jobs in Phoenix

  Phoenix is outpacing Silicon Valley when it comes to high-tech job growth, according to a new report. Commercial real-estate firm CBRE released a report on job trends it has seen based on companies looking to rent office space in the Valley. The report shows 12,662...

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Phoenix housing market–a bubble about to pop?

  I respect Michael Orr and his opinions on the Phoenix housing market.  Word on the street is we are heading for another housing bubble. Nay Nay says Orr.  At least not in the Phoenix area. Quashing rampant rumors about a looming second housing crisis on the...

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Features in New Homes Today

Things are always changing.  That includes the wants of the public.  In this case we focus on the wants of home buyers.  What home buyers want....builders build.  The features in new homes today has shifted.  There has been a shift from luxury items to practical...

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Phoenix Home Prices Grow Modestly

The Phoenix real estate market is very active this year.  Activity has increased greatly.  But Phoenix home prices have only grown modestly.  This is great if you are a buyer.  If you own a home and it is underwater this is not good. Phoenix continues to see more...

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Baby Boomers to Face Big Housing Problem

In the next few years an alarming number of Baby Boomer will be considered lower-income.  Within a decade older renters will have very low incomes and potential housing affordability problems. As the baby boomers age, the population aged 65 and older is projected to...

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Millennials Prefer Suburban Living to City Living

Who would of thought Millennials getting tired to the big city. It looks like millennials are not as different from their parents as they thought. They just needed to come of age.  I always thought it would happen.  When you get ready to start a family the city lights...

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