Prices in Phoenix have been steadily going up for a year and a half now. Phoenix leads the nation in percentage increase in property values at just under 20% over the last year. Many are wondering, “Are we in another real estate bubble?”. This is an understandable concern after what homeowners experienced when the last [...]
Wondering if your home is still “under water” or “upside down” (ie do you still owe more on your mortgage than your home is worth)? If you live here in Phoenix, you may know that at the bottom of the market (Fall 2011), Phoenix was in the top 5 cities in the nation for the [...]
This new listing at 8126 Del Timbre Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85258 is NOT yet on the market! The first opportunity you will have to view this incredible property located in the heart of Scottsdale is Saturday, June 8 from 12-3pm at the open house hosted by Becky Kitson-Davies and Liza Santy. We know it’ll be [...]
The following information is as of April 2013 and the previous 35 months for all of Maricopa County. This information was obtained from the FlexMLS system. Please note that searches fluctuate daily when running these reports. As always, these blended statistics may be different than the statistics in your particular neighborhood. If you’d like statistics [...]
Check out this great new listing in a fabulous Scottsdale location! I am hosting an open house Wednesday, May 22 4-6; Saturday, May 25 1-4 and Sunday, May 26 1-4. Come by and see me and check out this great home.
Is it cheaper to buy or to rent? This is an age-old question that many people seem to ponder. The answer, of course, is not so simple. It really depends on many factors, the most relevant being the area/city where you live and the amount of time you plan to live there. I used to [...]
People are often asking me “I heard prices have been going up. How much has the market increased?” The answer is that it depends on where in the valley that you live. When the market crashed, some parts of the valley decreased more than others and now that it is coming back some parts are [...]
This is a question everyone seems to be asking – are mortgage rates going soon? And what does this mean to you? This week, mortgage rates hit 2013 lows. Mortgage rates have been at or near record lows for a long time now. Interest rates have been staying low because the Fed keeps buying Mortgage [...]
For those of us familiar with the Phoenix real estate market, over the past 10 years, we’ve watched home prices rise to a ridiculously high level, crash to an impossibly low bottom and then, finally, start to creep up again. The news media has an annoying habit of reporting market statistics 6 to 9 months [...]
I am officially launching my new website www.beckykitson.com and this is my very first blog post. Everyone please click on the link to check it out! Let me know what you think – comments are appreciated!