Shift Coming in Metro Phoenix Housing Market

By Catherine Reagor | Arizona Republic Sellers’ grip on metro Phoenix’s housing market is starting to slip. The supply of Valley homes for sale has steadily been climbing for the past few months, giving buyers worn out by bidding wars and new monthly home price records a better chance to close on one. Drops in …

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Influencer Marketing Forecast: January vs December 2020

Back in January of this year, Influencer Marketing moderator Fletcher Wilcox (The Wilcox Report) led a panel of local real estate experts that included Jim Daniel (RL Brown Housing Reports), Tina Tamboer (The Cromford Report) and Tom Ruff (The Information Market). Their focus was on local housing futures before COVID-19 hit. Here is how their …

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Local Perspective On New U.S. Home Sales ‘Surge’ Numbers

One could argue that all stats are relative and local market data rules. Which is why sharing national stats with clients can be problematic. Take for instance this August 25th MarketWatch headline: New home sales surged to highest level since 2006 in July, but builders could soon face headwinds. How does that play out in …

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No Crash Predicted For Metro Phoenix Housing Market

By Catherine Reagor | Arizona Republic The Phoenix area’s housing market is showing no signs of crashing despite job losses and other economic hits because of COVID-19. The region’s home sales typically dip during the summer, as fewer buyers opt to brave triple-digit temperatures to check out and commit to houses. Now, with masks and …

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COVID-19 Couldn’t Keep Phoenix Home Price Gains Down

By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Leading the nation once again in home price gains, Phoenix appears to be immune to COVID-19. At 8.2%, Phoenix reported the highest year-over-year gains during March, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, at a time when the national year-over-year gain was 4.4%. Tina Tamboer, who keeps a …

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Home Sales Have Already Rebounded in the Valley

By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal While home sales volume in metro Phoenix took a hit in April, the existing home sales market already has rebounded. You read that correctly: Already rebounded. Tina Tamboer, senior housing analyst for The Cromford Report, said home sales in the existing resale market were sharply lower in April, …

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Are We In a Housing Bubble?

Financial blogger Logan Mohtashami is not the first and certainly won’t be the last to write about whether the U.S. is entering another housing bubble. With more than 30 years of experience in the home lending business, he recently remarked “it is bullish for housing that year-over-year real home prices went negative last year” as …

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Influencer Marketing: 2020 Forecast Highlights

In the first of a series of Influencer Marketing sessions*, Fletcher Wilcox (The Wilcox Report) moderated local real estate experts Jim Daniel (RL Brown Housing Reports), Tina Tamboer (The Cromford Report), Catherine Reagor (StreetScout) and Tom Ruff (The Information Market) for a two-hour panel about local housing futures. Here are some 2020 predictions: Wilcox Inventory …

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