Welcome to your Weekend!

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 17

Arizona State Fair

The Arizona State Fair is the state's largest festival, attracting over 1 million guests annually to rank as the 3rd highest attended state fair in the country and in the top 15 of North American Fairs.


Homebuilder sentiment improves in October as lumber prices fall

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 16

U.S. homebuilders continue to face several challenges, including a severe labor shortage, but the cost of lumber is coming down. That has builders feeling better.

A monthly sentiment survey from the National Association of Home Builders rose one point in October to 68. Anything above 50 is considered positive. The index was unchanged from October 2017.


The True Cost of NOT Owning Your Home

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 15

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for the entirety of America’s existence.


New Home Friday 10-12-2018

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 12

Welcome to your Weekend!

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 10

13th Floor Haunted House

Created by nationally-recognized and award-winning haunted house designers, the 13th Floor will transport you to new levels of horror.


The Wave of Millennial Homebuyers Continues to Swell

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 09

Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as a part of attaining their American Dream.

Comparatively speaking, millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional milestones (like getting married, having kids and buying a home) than generations before them, but that does not mean that they do not aspire to still achieve those things.


Are We About to Enter a Buyers’ Market?

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 08

Home sales are below last year’s levels, home values are appreciating at a slower pace, and there are reports showing purchasing demand softening. This has some thinking we may be entering a buyers’ market after sellers have had the upper hand for the past several years. Is this really happening?


New Home Friday 10-5-2018

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 05

Welcome to your Weekend!

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 03

Phoenix Fall Festivals

Autumn is in the air, pumpkins are in our lattes (and most everything else) and fun festivals are happening all across the region.  Here’s a roundup of Phoenix fall festivals:  


Mortgage Interest Rates are Still Going Up… Should You Wait to Buy?

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 02


Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased by close to a quarter of a percent over the last several weeks. Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers Association, and the National Association of Realtors are all calling for mortgage rates to rise another quarter of a percent by next year.