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Arizona home prices are not coming down anytime soon. October 2020

Be prepared to be shocked, mass migration is underway and Arizona life is being changed slowly.  Real estate prices are not coming down anytime soon and the election will have no impact on home prices, so if you’re waiting don’t.  There are not a lot of good options out there because if you rent, rents […]

Resale price of single-family Valley homes sets barrier-breaking record in May 2019

Resale price of single-family Valley homes sets barrier-breaking record in May 2019 For the first time, the single-family resale price of a home in Maricopa County was more than $300,000, ending at $308,000 in May, according to Fletcher R. Wilcox, vice president Grand Canyon Title and author of The Wilcox Report. Wilcox said the reason for […]

Economy Added 263,000 Jobs in April, Unemployment Falls to 3.6%, New 50-Year Low

Economy Added 263,000 Jobs in April, Unemployment Falls to 3.6%, New 50-Year Low Article originally posted on USA Today on May 3, 2019 Hiring was strong for the second straight month in April and unemployment fell to a new 50-year low, easing concerns that a slowing global and U.S. economy could dampen job growth. Employers added a booming 263,000 […]

Capital Gains Tax Explained

Jan 31st 2019 – Capital Gains Tax explained – short term – long term How Capital Gains Tax Works Capital gains taxes are only triggered when an asset is realized, or sold, not while it is held by an investor. That means someone can own stock shares, for example, that appreciate every year but will […]

Events and things to do in Scottsdale Arizona this Winter – 2018-2019

Below are the top 6 events to go to that stick out but scroll to the bottom to get links to events like the Culinary festival, The Art Walk, Western Week, Scottsdazzle, 25 things to do with kids, and Seasonal events at the best resort in Arizona, The Phoenician!  So many things to do here for […]

Steps to Buying a home in Arizona

steps to buying a home

Thanks for taking the time out to quickly review the buying process in Arizona.    I also included the mortgage process which is where you start.   Jay Bru VIP Buyer guide Click to download If you would like to call for a consultation, you can reach me at 480-466-4917 for more details. Buying process: Pick […]

2017 Home Prices up 6.5% in Phoenix Arizona area from 2016.

2017 will go down as one of metro Phoenix’s best-ever years for home sales. An early tally shows 93,500 Valley houses changed hands last year. That’s 6 percent higher than home sales in 2016. “Only 2004, ’05 and 2011 were better years for home sales,” said Tina Tamboer, senior housing analyst with the Cromford Report. And […]

Realtors®: Senate-Passed Tax Legislation Bad News for Homeowners

WASHINGTON (December 2, 2017) – The U.S. Senate today passed tax reform legislation that the National Association of Realtors® believes puts home values at risk and dramatically undercuts the incentive to own a home. NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall, a sixth-generation Realtor® from Columbia, Missouri and CEO of RE/MAX Boone Realty, offered strong concerns over the bill […]