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Mortgage rates took another substantial jump last week, with the 30-year fixed mortgage rate averaging 6.70%, according to Freddie Mac.

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Sometime between the primary and the general election in Gilbert, the weather starts to dip below 100 on more consecutive days than not, pumpkin spice makes its way back into our lives, fall markets start to pop up around downtown and in town square, and historically it becomes one of the be…

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After enduring the COVID-19 pandemic and navigating around a barrage of state and federal executive orders inhibiting landlords’ ability to carry out eviction actions, landlords and tenants are now living in a world facing the highest rates of inflation since the Great Inflation period trans…

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The average sale price of a single-family house in Gilbert has increased 69% in two years and while home prices likely will continue to rise, mortgage rates and an apparent cooling in demand may spell trouble ahead for sellers, a leading Valley housing analyst said last week.

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We’re in that beautiful part of the year where the kids are starting to swim on the weekends and we get the occasional windy day reminding us that the seasons are changing.

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If you haven’t seen the memes about what New Year’s Eve looked like going into 2020 versus 2022, do yourself a favor and look them up. It’s a somewhat comedic reminder about how much we’ve been through as a community over the last couple years. 

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As we head closer to the holidays, we are starting to see a seasonal decline in inventory that certainly wasn’t on anyone’s holiday wish list. We had a short period of time where demand waned and new listings were coming to the market faster than expected and we thought we might be headed to…

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The welcome humidity of the Arizona summer, albeit thick and sweaty and warm and generally out of character for our dry heat reputation, signals a light at the end of the tunnel for our 100-degree days and the coming months of absolute weather bliss where the parks will once again be packed …

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As the monsoons rev up to chase the afternoon sun, Gilbert homeowners have got their eye on the storm as they watch interest rates fluctuate, inventory rise and rapid appreciation give way to a shifting sellers’ market that is as much fun as watching your neighbor’s trampoline fly over the wall. 

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The month of love always seems to be a turning point in a new year. Often, you are one month into your new year’s resolutions and have either fallen off the wagon or recommitted at least once or twice and are starting to see success. 

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My ears are still ringing after the celebration that was New Year’s Eve in Gilbert – did you hear it?

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The pandemic has accelerated a shift to technological tools that make life easier for everyone involved in real estate transactions while home buyers have found that a lot of features have gone from the “nice to have” to the “essential” column. 

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Reflecting on the year that we’ve had, the year that was 2020, I’d like to permanently replace the previously nominated buzz words of “zoom,” “pivot,” “silver lining” and “rapid.” 

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The weather has been about as unpredictable as the real estate market this year, with both giving us more of the same when we expected to be cooling off by now. 

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I saw the best post on Facebook the other day – about not believing that it’s September already and how it seems like March was only 16 months ago. 

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While the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t slowed the Phoenix real estate market, it has shifted the focus of homebuyers to location.