Carmelle Bernier's Blog Posts

85262 Market Summary For August 2018

Let’s start with the ARMLS numbers for single-family home sales in 85262 for August 1st, 2018 compared to August 1st, 2017:Active Listings: 363 vs 396 last year – down 9%Pending Sales: 39

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Its A Good Time To Be A Seller In 85254 Active Listings Down Over 30 To Start August

Let’s start with the ARMLS numbers for single-family home sales in 85254 for August 1st, 2018 compared to August 1st, 2017:Active Listings: 164 vs 244 last year – down 32.8%Pending Sales:

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August 2018 Real Estate Rundown Sellers In Control But New Home Construction Picking Up

Your look at what’s happening in residential real estate in Phoenix and the East Valley.This month, low inventory continues to plague the East Valley giving sellers a major advantage in the.&

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85262 Market Summary For August 2018 August 9 2018 By Carmellebernier 85262 Market Summary For Augu

If you’re like most homeowners, when it’s time to sell your home you’ll want to net the most money and sell fast, with as little disruption to your daily life as possible. While our current

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July 2018 Real Estate Rundown Demand Dips But Prices Continue To Rise

Your look at what’s happening in residential real estate throughout Greater Phoenix and the Northeast Valley cities of Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Cave Creek. This month, prices continue to rise,

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June 2018 Real Estate Rundown Resale Inventory At Lowest Level In 5 Years

Your look at what’s happening in residential real estate throughout Greater Phoenix with a focus on the Northeast Valley cities of Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Cave Creek. This month, prices continue

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May 2018 Real Estate Rundown Home Prices Rising Heading Into Summer And Sellers Control The Market

Market Summary | Greater Phoenix | May 2018 Here are the ARMLS numbers as of May 3rd, 2018 compared to May 3rd, 2017 for Greater Phoenix (all areas and property types).Active Listings: 16

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Four Factors That Impact Home Value

As real estate professionals specializing in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Cave Creek, we evaluate home sales and determine market values for our clients on a daily basis. Figuring out a homes value’

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April 2018 Real Estate Rundown

Sellers Control the Lower Price Ranges – Top of The Market Favors BuyersNot much has changed in the residential resale market in Greater Phoenix over the past month. Supply (or lack thereof)

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Real Estate Rundown March 2018

Sellers Control the Lower Price Ranges – Top of The Market Favors BuyersLow inventory has been plaguing Greater Phoenix for several years and 2018 isn’t shaping up to be any different. We

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February 2018 Real Estate Rundown

Fewer Homes For Sale Across The Valley  – Good For Sellers, Tough For Buyers Although we have 3.1% more active listings than last month, this is not an impressive increase for January

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January 2018 Real Estate Rundown

Active Listings in Greater Phoenix Down 14% to Start the Year We hope everyone’s 2018 is off to a great start! We’re off to an interesting start as far as real estate is concerned. We

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December 2017 Real Estate Rundown

Prices and Sales are Up, Active Listings Still DownThe supply of active listings is still substantially lower than last year, although almost all the drop is for homes under $200,000. We usually get

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November 2017 Real Estate Rundown

November 2017 Real Estate RundownAverage Sales Prices Are Up Year-Over-YearActive Listings: 18,646 versus 21,028 last year – down 11.3%Monthly Sales: 7,379 versus 7,078 last–&

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Five Home Improvements To Sell Your Home Faster And For More Money

A big part of selling a home fast and for the most money in today’s Scottsdale home market is a homes condition. It’s one of the main factors that effects a homes value, and has a huge

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Reconsider These Choices When Remodeling Your Kitchen

For potential buyers, the kitchen is one of the most important rooms that factors into a decision on whether or not to buy a home. It’s also an area of the home that sees the most wear and tear.

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October Real Estate Rundown

Home prices continue increasing across the Valley thanks to more demand for housing than supply. Price trends remain weakest for the high end of the market and despite much stronger sales numbers

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Phoenix And Scottsdale Real Estate Rundown September 2017

We still have a seller’s market in most locations and price ranges, but the current trends means the seller’s advantage has very little momentum. Before buyer`s get too excited, the trends are

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Phoenix Scottsdale Real Estate Rundown August 2017

Earlier this month, the Scottsdale Independent ran a story about current trends in the Metropolitan Phoenix housing market. Here are some of our favorite takeaways from the report, which

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Phoenix Scottsdale Real Estate Rundown July 2017

The story in Phoenix real estate remains consistent this year. Overall, supply is tight in the lower price ranges (under $500k) with home values increasing at a faster rate than at higher price

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View Recent Home Sales In Tatum Highlands

Nestled at the border of Phoenix and Cave Creek along Jomax Road, Tatum Highlands is a community of over 1,200 homes built in the mid-90’s. Home builders include US Homes, TW Lewis, Presley Homes,

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Phoenix Scottsdale Real Estate Rundown June 2017

It’s a good time to be a seller in Phoenix. The sellers market we’ve been experiencing since the beginning of the year is carrying on into the summer. Overall, home values in Phoenix and

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Phoenix Scottsdale Real Estate Rundown May 2017

Phoenix Real Estate is Hot, But a Bubble It’s NotAs has been the case for 2017, sellers remain in charge of the market in Phoenix. A lower than normal supply of homes for sale and increased buyer

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Phoenix Scottsdale Real Estate Rundown April 2017

We’ve heard some rumblings lately about a potential “bubble” in the Phoenix real estate market. We’ll let Mike Orr – the Director of the Real Estate Center at ASU’s W.P. Carey

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Phoenix Scottsdale Real Estate Rundown March 2017

Low supply may be the story this Spring in Phoenix, although some price points are experiencing weaker supply than others. Between $200K and $2M, supply is down about 10% compared with this time

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Phoenix Real Estate Rundown February 2017

One month into 2017 and Phoenix continues it’s trend as a sellers market. Supply remains tight while demand is strong, with some analysts expecting more competition as more buyers become eligible

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3 Tips For Selling Your Arizona Home Fast

There are a great deal of considerations to make when selling your home. In the end, your goal is to sell it fast and get the maximum price possible.As an Arizona real estate agent working in

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Greater Phoenix Real Estate Outlook For 2017

In this months Greater Phoenix Real Estate Update we reflect on the year-end numbers for 2016 and look at what buyers and sellers can expect for 2017. Overall, appreciation was up 5.4%

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3 Tips For The FirstTime Real Estate Buyer

Buying your first home is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. There are a lot of considerations to make and the process can prove a stressful one. However, it doesn’t have to be

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December 2016 Greater Phoenix Market Update

The market in 2016 has continued to follow predictable patterns, following the usual seasonal trends and largely mirroring the market of 2015. However, 2016 is having a stronger second half for

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If Youre Going To Play Get In The Game

If competition is a buyer’s biggest concern, for goodness’ sake, get in the game. In a new survey of close to a thousand home buyers conducted by Redfin, affordability is still the number one

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Dial Down Risk For Retirement

There is certainly no shortage of retirement planning strategies available to individuals who actually take the time to consider them. What most financial experts do agree on is that the closer you

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Why You Shouldnt Wait

People who already have a home usually need the funds from the closing to secure their next purchase. If a “move-up” buyer wants to buy a home during a depressed market, that means they usually

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3 Reasons Why People Move To Arizona

Arizona, especially the Phoenix metropolitan area, continues to be one of the hottest real estate markets in the nation. Whether it’s the diversity of its people, the phenomenal climate or job

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