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Phoenix Housing Market Update - Jan. 2024

Phoenix Residential Housing Market Update

By Paula Rosentreter | Jan 18, 2024

The Phoenix residential housing market slowed in the second half of last year, but things are looking up for 2024! Metropolitan Phoenix is just barely a seller’s market. That means there are differences across the valley. Seller’s markets – Tolleson, Apache Junction, Fountain Hills, Chandler, Gilbert, Laveen, El Mirage, Anthem, Glendale, Sun Lakes, Phoenix, Scottsdale, […]

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New to the Valley Hot Spots

By Paula Rosentreter | Jan 18, 2024

As Phoenicians, we’re lucky to live in a growing metropolitan area with many new to the valley hot spots. Here are a few of my favorites and I hope you’ll discover one or two you’d like to try.   DRAFTKINGS SPORTSBOOK Adjacent to TPC Scottsdale, DraftKings Sportsbook is a fun place to watch sporting events […]

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Nov. Housing Market Update

By Paula Rosentreter | Nov 3, 2023

Most of metropolitan Phoenix continues to be a seller’s market, though it has softened. On the outskirts, Buckeye, Goodyear, Queen Creek, Maricopa and Casa Grande are now buyer’s markets while Litchfield Park is balanced. Inventory Still Low, But Increasing Inventory of homes for sale continues to rise across the valley, up 22% in the last […]

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Oct. Housing Market Update

By Paula Rosentreter | Oct 5, 2023

Headlines in the residential real estate market across metropolitan Phoenix are similar to last month. It is currently a seller’s market across the valley except for five areas on the outskirts, which have moved to balanced markets: Buckeye, Goodyear, Maricopa, Queen Creek, and Casa Grande.  Inventory Rose Slightly Inventory of homes for sale rose slightly […]

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Craft Beer in the Desert

By Paula Rosentreter | Oct 2, 2023

Arizona has more than 100 breweries and greater Phoenix is home to a number of growing breweries and craft beers. Many of them use local ingredients like desert wheat and cactus fruit. The desert can be hot and dry, leaving locals and visitors plenty thirsty. Many of the breweries have great food so they can […]

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Sept. Housing Market Update

By Paula Rosentreter | Sep 5, 2023

Residential real estate across the metropolitan Phoenix market was seasonally low in August, as expected. Luxury activity is particularly low during the summer months. It is currently a seller’s market across the valley except for Queen Creek, Maricopa and Casa Grande, which are balanced. Inventory is Stabilizing, Still Very Low We’ve seen a continuous decline […]

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AZ Water Update

By Paula Rosentreter | Jun 26, 2023

Arizona is NOT Running Out of Water Water usage and availability is a hot topic in Arizona. I recently attended two water summit events  – one held by the Scottsdale Association of Realtors featuring a panel of state and local experts and another event featuring the Deputy Water Services Director from the City of Phoenix. […]

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