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13 04, 2017

PHOENIX VA: Is the Healthcare System Improving Care Under the New Management?

By |April 13th, 2017|Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, jeff daley, Phoenix VA Healthcare System|0 Comments

Phoenix VA: RimaAnn Nelson, Director of the Phoenix Carl T. Hayden Medical Center is the new Director. She left a previous hospital leadership post after it got the lowest satisfaction rating of any facility in the VA system. RimaAnn Nelson, who most recently headed a small VA clinic in the Philippines replaced Sharon Helman who was assigned to [...]

25 02, 2017

Vietnam War Summary: Jeff Daley – Vietnam Combat Veteran

By |February 25th, 2017|Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, jeff daley, luxury valley homes carefree, Military, Vietnam|0 Comments

Vietnam War Summary Vietnam War Summary - Those that have followed our blog know that I deviate from our market news from time to time and speak to a topic that I am passionate about - The Vietnam War. One of my battle buddies sent me the video that follows that represents a summary of [...]

17 02, 2017

Rent vs Buy: Know the Real Cost – CarefreeEstates.com

By |February 17th, 2017|Buyers, Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, Jane E Daley, jeff daley, luxury valley homes carefree|0 Comments

Rent vs Buy   Rent vs. Buy Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a close decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (30%), vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (15%), the choice becomes obvious. Every market is different. The [...]

14 12, 2016

12 key differences between buying and renting a home, in one chart

By |December 14th, 2016|Buyers, Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, Jane E Daley, luxury valley homes carefree|0 Comments

Buy or Rent? 12 key differences - Even if you can afford to buy a house, that doesn't always mean it's the right choice to make.  What's your goal — to make a profit, or to settle down in a place you really like? What's your credit score? Are you planning to move in the next couple [...]

3 09, 2016

House Bubble: Definitely Not – CarefreeEstates.com

By |September 3rd, 2016|blog|1 Comment

House Bubble - There are some industry pundits claiming that residential home values have risen too quickly and that current levels are on the verge of another housing bubble. It is easy to see how this thinking has taken form if we look at a graph of home prices from 2000 to today. House Bubble [...]

31 08, 2016

Luxury Home Sales: The Impact of The Stock Market

By |August 31st, 2016|Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, Jane E Daley|0 Comments

Luxury Home Sales - In a recent article, CoreLogic looked at the correlation between stocks and the sales of upper-end properties ($1 Million plus sales price). The report revealed: The powerful ‘wealth effects’ generated by the rapid rise in equities between 2009 and 2015 drove a large rise in the sales of homes that sold [...]

12 08, 2016

Home Office Trend: How Will It Affect Scottsdale Real Estate?

By |August 12th, 2016|Buyers, Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, Jane E Daley, jeff daley, luxury valley homes carefree, Sellers|0 Comments

Home Office Trend - The rise of the internet and increased telecommunication abilities have led to more and more people working from home. It’s now thought that freelancers working from a home office brings $715 annually to the US economy, and many more of us divide our time between working from home and working from a [...]

6 08, 2016

Mortgage Rates August 2016: CarefreeEstates.com

By |August 6th, 2016|Buyers, Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, Finance, Jane E Daley, jeff daley, luxury valley homes carefree|0 Comments

Mortgage Rates August 2016: Average fixed mortgage rates declined after nudging slightly higher for three consecutive weeks, according to the recently released Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). Mortgage Rates August 2016 The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.43 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending August 4, 2016, down from [...]

2 08, 2016

Want a Home: What Does a Home Mean to You? | CarefreeEstates.com

By |August 2nd, 2016|Buyers, Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, Jane E Daley, jeff daley, luxury valley homes carefree|0 Comments

Want a Home: What Does a Home Mean to You? Want a Home – No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of home can mean different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain scent or a favorite chair, the emotional reasons why we choose to buy our own [...]

23 07, 2016

International Real Estate: What You Need to Know | CarefreeEstates.com

By |July 23rd, 2016|Buyers, Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, Jane E Daley, jeff daley, luxury valley homes carefree|0 Comments

International Real Estate -  Like the rest of the real estate marketplace, international real estate is shifting. Read on for a few hard facts you need to know. International Real Estate International Real Estate International Sales Volume Increased by 3 Percent International real estate sales volume increased by 3 percent, while the dollar [...]