Dreaming of a Luxury Home? Now’s the Time!

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 17


If your house no longer fits your needs and you are planning on buying a luxury home, now is a great time to do so! Recently, the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing released its Luxury Market Report which showed that in today’s premium home market, buyers are in control.


Getting Pre-Approved Should Always Be Your First Step

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 16

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search.


Welcome to your Weekend!

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 11

Cavalia: Odysseo


US Housing Market Still In ‘Buy Territory’!

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 10

According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across the country remain a sound investment.

The BH&J Index is a quarterly report that attempts to answer the question:


Want to Buy a New Home This Year? Check Out the 2018 New Construction Forecast

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 09


Home buyers have heard it all before: There aren't enough homes on the market, prices are rising rapidly, and builders aren't putting up enough new abodes. Sorry, buyers. It's not likely to get better in 2018.

Builders are expected to put up more new construction in the year ahead—but the rate of building is likely to slow, according to several housing economists who spoke on Tuesday at the International Builders Show. The show is hosted by the National Association of Home Builders in Orlando, FL.


New Home Friday 04-06-2018

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 06

Welcome to your Weekend!

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 04

Phoenix Film Festival



The Phoenix Film Festival will screen more than 175 feature films and shorts. Attendees will be a part of screenings; Q&A sessions with producers, director and talent; enjoy world-class entertainment; an impressive silent auction and more.


The Cost of Renting vs. Buying Today

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 03

Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision

Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (28.9%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (15.7%), the choice becomes obvious.

Every market is different. Before you renew your lease again, find out if you can put your housing costs to work by buying this year!


New home construction sets strong pace for 2018

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 02

On track for strongest year since housing crisis


Housing starts increased in January, starting 2018 off at a strong pace; however, it is unclear if that pace will continue.


Privately owned housing starts came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.33 million in January, according to the latest release from the U.S. Census Bureau. This is up 9.7% from the revised December estimate of 1.21 million, and up 7.3% from last year’s 1.24 million.