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.


Should I Buy Now? Or Wait Until Next Year?

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 01


  • The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time.
  • Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.2% by the third quarter of 2019.
  • CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 5.1% over the next 12 months.
  • If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to!

New Home Friday 09-28-2018

by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 28

Where Are Mortgage Interest Rates Headed In 2019?

by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 25

The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment; the higher the rate, the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to know where rates are headed when deciding to start your home search.


Toll Brothers' record shows the American housing boom has no end in sight

by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 24

Unemployment keeps falling and home prices keep going up. It's a great recipe for a strong housing market.

Nothing has been able to stop the housing boom -- not even higher interest rates.

Higher rates do not seem to be an issue for prospective buyers, mainly because the job market remains strong and housing prices are rising.