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6 08, 2016

Mortgage Rates August 2016: CarefreeEstates.com

By | 2018-01-15T11:15:55-07:00 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 | 2018-01-15T11:15:20-07:00 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 | 2018-01-15T11:15:03-07:00 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 [...]

1 07, 2016

Gap Narrows Slightly: Between Homeowner and Appraiser’s Opinions

By | 2018-01-15T11:14:41-07:00 July 1st, 2016|Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, luxury valley homes carefree|0 Comments

Gap narrows slightly - In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. One major challenge in such a market is the bank appraisal. If prices are surging, it is difficult for appraisers to find adequate, comparable sales (similar houses in the neighborhood that closed [...]

9 06, 2016

Consumer Confidence in the U.S. climbed less than forecasted

By | 2018-01-15T11:14:20-07:00 June 9th, 2016|Buyers, Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes|0 Comments

Consumer confidence in the U.S. climbed less than forecasted for May as Americans were a little less ebullient about the economy’s prospects in the run up to the presidential election, as reported by the University of Michigan’s on Friday. The University of Michigan said its index of consumer sentiment rose to 94.7 in May, the [...]

6 06, 2016

Price Your Home Right When Selling Your Home | Carefree Estates

By | 2018-01-15T11:14:20-07:00 June 6th, 2016|Buyers, Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, Jane E Daley, Luxury Valley Homes, Sellers|0 Comments

Price your home right - In today’s market, where demand is outpacing supply in many regions of the country, pricing a house is one of the biggest challenges real estate professionals face. Carefree Real Estate Arizona Sellers often want to price their home higher than recommended, and many agents go along with the [...]

9 03, 2016

Home Savings 2016 | CarefreeEstates.com

By | 2017-12-13T13:34:35-07:00 March 9th, 2016|Around the House, blog, Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, Community Information, Luxury Valley Homes, Tips|0 Comments

Government Tax Credits, Rebates and Savings Home savings 2016: It’s always a good time for you to get ahead on the spending curve. Start with these nine tips to improve your financial life today. Home Savings 2016 1. Let’s begin with home entertainment. Staying home will save money compared with going out for [...]

25 11, 2015

Chart Reveals Who Gained the Most Equity

By | 2017-12-13T13:35:34-07:00 November 25th, 2015|blog, Buyers, Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, Sellers|0 Comments

Chart Reveals Who Gained the Most Equity in Their Home The average home seller nets about a 23 percent gain in equity from the time they purchase their property – or about $40,000, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. (NAR) What is the percent of Equity Earned in your home? A closer look at [...]

8 08, 2015

Do’s and Don’ts of Home Appraisal | Carefree Real Estate

By | 2015-08-09T03:51:59-07:00 August 8th, 2015|blog, Carefree Estates, Carefree Real Estate, Luxury Valley Homes, Sellers|0 Comments

The Do's and Don'ts of Home Appraisal Do's and Don'ts of Home Appraisal | Carefree Real Estate Selling a home was difficult even before the market started to slide. Now every penny counts more than ever — which means that every leaky window, every dangling gutter and every ugly cabinet can make a [...]