Phoenix Housing Market Update: 8/10/12

Haboob. Say it out loud. Haboob. Sounds funny right? Almost dirty. What is a haboob? A haboob is a dust storm. So I guess it is a dirty word. In August, haboobs are pretty common here in the desert southwest. These towering walls of dust approach our city limits...

Phoenix Housing Market Update: 7/27/12

“Investors will soon be priced out of the housing market. Consumer confidence and normal home sales have taken over the market.” –       Beth Jo Zeitzer, a real-estate attorney and president of Phoenix-based R.O.I. Properties from an Arizona Republic...

Phoenix Housing Market Update: 7/6/12

Brace yourself. Are you sitting down? You may want to get a paper bag to keep from hyperventilating. Okay, here goes. In June, the price per square foot average for homes in greater-Phoenix dropped 4%. According to this month’s Arizona Regional Multiple Listing STAT...

Phoenix Housing Market Update: 6/29/12

The online world can be a treacherous place, where rude people operating under anonymous screen names lurk; ready and willing to launch vile epithets at unsuspecting bloggers like me. Just this week I’ve been referred to as a troll and a fool. On my YouTube channel a...

Phoenix Housing Market Update: 6/22/12

What are you going to do when the wave of foreclosures in Phoenix subsides? How will you survive? I get questions like these a lot. The truth is no matter what the housing market or economy is doing there will always be people who can’t pay their bills. There will...