Tucson Real Estate Blog

  • Housing Is Still Affordable in the United States!


    Housing Is Still Affordable in the United States! | Simplifying The MarketLately, there have been many headlines circulating about whether or not there is an “affordability issue forming in the housing market.” If you are considering selling your current house and moving up to the home of your dreams, but are unsure whether or not to believe what you’re seeing in the news, let’s look at […]
  • Will Home Prices Continue to Increase?


    Will Home Prices Continue to Increase? | Simplifying The MarketThere are many unsubstantiated theories about what is happening with home prices. From those who are worried that prices are falling (data shows this is untrue), to those who are concerned that prices are again approaching boom peaks because of “irrational exuberance” (this is also untrue as prices are not at peak levels when they are adjusted for inflation), there […]
  • 20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]


    20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

    Some Highlights:

    • When listing your house for sale, your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible!
    • There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens!
    • Your real estate agent will have a list of specific suggestions for getting your house ready for market and is a great resource for finding local contractors who can help!
  • Is the Increase in Inventory a Bullish or Bearish Sign for Real Estate?


    Is the Increase in Inventory a Bullish or Bearish Sign for Real Estate? | Simplifying The MarketIn a recent article, National Housing Inventory Crisis Reaches Inflection Point, realtor.com reported that: New listings jumped 8% year-over-year nationally, the largest increase since 2013 Total listings in the 45 largest markets are now up 6% on average over last year This increase in housing inventory has sparked two different reactions. Some are saying this […]
  • 5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search


    5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search | Simplifying The MarketIn today’s real estate market, with low inventory dominating the conversation in many areas of the country, it can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a recent realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can […]
  • Baby Boomers are Downsizing, Are You Ready to Move?


    Baby Boomers are Downsizing, Are You Ready to Move? | Simplifying The MarketFor a while now baby boomers have been blamed for a portion of the housing market’s current lack of housing inventory, but should they really be getting the blame? Here’s what some of the experts have to say on the subject: Aaron Terrazas, Senior Economist at Zillow, says that “Boomers are healthier and working longer […]
  • Pre-Approval: Your 1st Step in Buying a Home


    Pre-Approval: Your 1st Step in Buying a Home | Simplifying The MarketIn many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a […]
  • Buying a Home? Do You Know the Lingo? [INFOGRAPHIC]


    Buying a Home? Do You Know the Lingo? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

    Some Highlights:

    • Buying a home can be intimidating if you are not familiar with the terms used during the process.
    • To start you on your path with confidence, we have compiled a list of some of the most common terms used when buying a home.
    • The best way to ensure that your home-buying process is a confident one is to find a real estate professional who not only puts your family’s needs first, but will guide you through every aspect of the transaction with ‘the heart of a teacher.’