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I hope you are getting ready for your "Happy Summer Days" in Trilogy and elsewhere. We are bringing you a short "Monday Morning Coffee" report this week. We are kind of giving our E-Newsletter a little redo and adding some new features, under construction! Again, e have the real estate Stats and a little weekly "Inspiration" for you. talk to you next week!

 
HERE's A NEW FEATURE.  We will have here as a permanent link for you or anyone to use FREE and no obligation. You can search for a home anywhere in Maricopa County, For sale or For rent. This link is extremely i
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TRILOGY Happy summer + a "Monday Morning Coffee"
 
                                          
 

INSPIRATION FOR TODAY:

"There is a law in psychology that if you form a picture in your mind of what you would like to be, and you keep and hold that picture there long enough, you will soon become exactly as you have been thinking."
 
~ William James (1842-1910)
 
 
YOU CAN'T HAVE IT BOTH WAYS!
 
Walk into a totally dark room. What do you see? "Absolutely nothing," you say. Now, turn on the light. Where did the darkness go? Really - where is it now? Hopefully you will agree that darkness cannot exist in the face of light.
 
During a lifetime, we experience many types of "darkness." It may appear in the form of discouragement, fear, hopelessness, grief, ignorance, or poverty. Yet, in every case, there is a "light" in which such darkness cannot exist.
 
Fear, for example, cannot exist in the face of courage. Education denies ignorance any chance of survival. Grief disappears in the presence of peace-of-mind. Discouragement ceases when hope prevails. Wealth denies poverty its chance.
 
No matter what form darkness takes, it cannot exist when faced with its opposite. That also means we have the ability to send darkness on its way at any point in time. No matter how overwhelming the darkness appears, it is our thoughts and our minds that ultimately control the outcome. How powerful is that?
 
In the words of several favorite authors: "Think you can, think you can't, either way you're right." "Your life is what your thoughts make of it." "We are what we think about all day long." Finally, in the words of Tom Bodett, from one of his Motel 6 commercials: "We'll leave the light on for you!"

 

 
 
                                                                                                   
 
                                         
                              REALTY FACTS      
 

FOR year 2017, Listed below are the basic real estate STATS for TRILOGY, VISTANCIA and BLACKSTONE. As of MONDAY June 19,2017

 

TRILOGY.....FACT    Presently there are 64 resale homes for sale info Trilogy, and 16 homes under pending StatusThere have been 109 resale homes SOLD since beginning 2017 (The average SOLD price for those sales were $404,043 or $191.40 per sq.ft. and average days on the market were 103 days.

 

VISTANCIA.....FACT has 52 resale home for sale, and 27 homes under Pending Status. There have been 81 resale homes SOLD since the beginning 2017. (The average SOLD price for those sales were $304,180 or $124.32 per sq.ft., average days on the market were 81 days.)

 

BLACKSTONE ....FACT   Has 16 resale homes for sale, and 4 homes under Pending Status. There were 17 SOLD since beginning 2017. (The average SOLD price for those sales were $532,356 or $167.33 per sq.ft., average days on the market were 162 days.)

**The highest priced home SOLD in TRILOGY for the past 6 months was $640,000, SOLD 4/28/2017.

** The highest home SOLD in BLACKSTONE for the past 6 months was $810,000 on 5/26/2017.

 

MAJOR FACT ....For the year 2016, of the 173 resale homes sold in Trilogy, 34 units were sold by RE/MAX, 182 homes sold in Vistancia, 41 sold by RE/MAX and 31 homes sold in Blackstone, 13 sold by RE/MAX. There's a reason, ask me why?

DID YOU KNOW   In Maricopa County, there are only 17,674 resale homes for sale. This figure of 19 to 20 thousand home inventory in Maricopa has been consistant for about 5 years. 

TEAM Lee Moore will always bring you updated/accurate real estate information taken directly  from our local MLS (Multiple Listing Service). Thank you, Lee Moore

 

Please remember, TEAM Lee Moore offers you a great free home valuation anytime upon request. Prices change on homes all the time, so it's a good idea to keep up with the marketplace regardless if you want to sell or not, just click yes, FREE VALUATION!  

 

TRILOGY 6/12/2017 This summer, Drink water, Drive Careful !

by TEAM Lee Moore
      I hope you are getting ready for your "Happy Summer Days" in Trilogy and elsewhere. We are bringing you a short "Monday Morning Coffee" report this week. We are kind of giving our E-Newsletter a little redo and adding some new features, under construction! Again, e have the real estate Stats and a little weekly "Inspiration" for you. talk to you next week!
 
Here's a NEW FEATURE we will have here as a permanent link for you or anyone to use FREE and no obligation. You can search for a home anywhere in Maricopa County, For sale or For rent. This link is extremely i
Internet friendly and EEZZ to use.....give it a try, just click below, "FIND A HOME" !!
 
 
COLUMN
 
  "FIND A HOME"
 
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TRILOGY + Real Estate Stats + a "Monday Morning Coffee"
 
             
 

INSPIRATION FOR TODAY:

"Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value."
 
~ Albert Einstein
 
 
A WEALTH OF CHARACTER!
 
A couple of years back, there was a terrific "rags to riches" story that ran on the newscasts, and it still remains in memory. A gentleman won a $220 million jackpot in Idaho, although that fact is not what is so extraordinary. It’s what he planned to do with his winnings – invest for the future.
 
Most folks would allow themselves to go a little crazy if they became instant millionaires. After all, you could spend - say, oh two million bucks - and still have plenty left over for the future, right?
 
Well, this fellow’s plans were to “build a billion-dollar empire to take care of my family and to give opportunities to the people who have given me opportunities.” Taking his one-time lump payment of $125 million ($85 million after taxes), he wanted to amass a one billion dollar portfolio within fifteen years. Immediately, a team of attorneys, public relations gurus and financial advisers began working to help him achieve his goals of investing in business and donating to charitable organizations.
 
Not wishing to bask in the limelight or expose his family to the compulsory media frenzy, he tried to remain anonymous, but discovered that was in violation of the lottery’s regulations. Telling two family members when he won, he broke the news to the rest of the family during a special meeting where they expected to hear of a terminal illness, wedding engagement, or marketing scheme.
 
The sports enthusiast’s “big splurge” was a professional racing bicycle – no yachts, luxury cars, or vacation homes. He simply wanted to continue enjoying the things he always had, and to remain the person he always has been.
 
It’s clear that regardless of winning the lottery, he is the type of person who would still have done everything in his power to improve his life, the lives of those around him, and the lives of those in need. He shows that character is not measured by one’s success, but by one’s value. One wonders how he's faring today, and how we increase the net worth of our own “character portfolios.”
 
 
                                                                                                   
 
                                         
                                                REALTY FACTS      
 

FOR year 2017, Listed below are the basic real estate STATS for TRILOGY, VISTANCIA and BLACKSTONE. As of MONDAY 5/12/2017

 

TRILOGY.....FACT    Presently there are 69 resale homes for sale info Trilogy, and 16 homes under pending StatusThere have been 106 resale homes SOLD since beginning 2017 (The average SOLD price for those sales were $405,842 or $191.55 per sq.ft. and average days on the market were 104 days.

 

VISTANCIA.....FACT has 58 resale home for sale, and 23 homes under Pending Status. There have been 74 resale homes SOLD since the beginning 2017. (The average SOLD price for those sales were $304,577 or $124.44 per sq.ft., average days on the market were 82 days.)

 

BLACKSTONE ....FACT   Has 16 resale homes for sale, and 5 homes under Pending Status. There were 15 SOLD since beginning 2017. (The average SOLD price for those sales were $526.918 or $165.56 per sq.ft., average days on the market were 168 days.)

**The highest priced home SOLD in TRILOGY for the past 6 months was $640,000, SOLD 4/28/2017.

** The highest home SOLD in BLACKSTONE for the past 6 months was $810,000 on 5/26/2017.

 

MAJOR FACT ....For the year 2016, of the 173 resale homes sold in Trilogy, 34 units were sold by RE/MAX, 182 homes sold in Vistancia, 41 sold by RE/MAX and 31 homes sold in Blackstone, 13 sold by RE/MAX. There's a reason, ask me why?

DID YOU KNOW   In Maricopa County, there are only 17,834 resale homes for sale. This figure of 19 to 20 thousand home inventory in Maricopa has been consistant for about 5 years. 

TEAM Lee Moore will always bring you updated/accurate real estate information taken directly  from our local MLS (Multiple Listing Service). Thank you, Lee Moore

 

Please remember, TEAM Lee Moore offers you a great free home valuation anytime upon request. Prices change on homes all the time, so it's a good idea to keep up with the marketplace regardless if you want to sell or not, just click yes, FREE VALUATION!  

 

       Well, do you think it's hot enough yet?  Today and tomorrow is suppose to be over 109 degrees. Having lived here since 1959, I always say, I have never gotten use to the heat and I never will. I have personally witnessed an egg that was fried on the sidewalk....no kidding. People find that a hard story to believe but it does happen. If your here all summer without a break in the weather, it is difficult. For a quick getaway, go up to SHOW LOW, LAKESIDE, or PINETOP. It's about 8000 sq.ft. and runs 15-20 degrees less then Phoenix, but it really cools off at night so you get a great break in constant heat. Hope you have a great summer!

 

Please remember, TEAM Lee Moore offers you a great free home valuation anytime upon request. Prices change on homes all the time, so it's a good idea to keep up with the marketplace regardless if you want to sell or not, just click yes, FREE VALUATION!  

 

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  " READ JUNE 2017 HOME TRENDS "

 
 

JUNE 2017 Housing Report 

Note: National Association of Realtors® (NAR) data shown below is from April (most current national data)

A persistently low supply of existing homes available for sale slowed April's sales velocity, resulting in a 29-day median number of days that a home remained on the market, a new low according to the National Association of Realtors®.

Total existing-home sales (completed transactions for single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops), fell 2.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.57 million in April from 5.70 million in March. Despite the decline, sales remain 1.6% higher than a year ago and represent the fourth highest pace for the last 12 months.

  Existing Home Sales By Region
NAR's chief economist, Lawrence Yun, said that every major region except the Midwest saw a drop in existing sales in April. "Last month's dip in closings was somewhat expected given that there was such a strong sales increase in March at 4.2 percent, and new and existing inventory is not keeping up with the fast pace homes are coming off the market," Yun said. "Demand is easily outstripping supply in most of the country and it's stymieing many prospective buyers from finding a home to purchase."

Housing Data Takeaways

April's median existing-home price (all housing types) was $244,800, up 6.0% from the same time last year ($230,900). Price gains in April represent 62 consecutive months of year-over-year growth.

Total housing inventory nationally at the end of April rose 7.2% to 1.93 million existing homes available for sale, and is 9.0% below one year ago (2.12 million) and has dropped year-over-year for 23 straight months. Nationally, unsold inventory offers a 4.2-month supply at the current sales pace,  down from 4.6 months a year ago.  

Freddie Mac data shows the average commitment rate for a 30-year, conventional, fixed-rate mortgage fell for the first time in six months, dipping to 4.05% in April from 4.20% in March. For all of 2016, the average commitment rate was 3.65 percent.

Summer Selling Opportunities

Sellers, you have an excellent opportunity to sell your home this season if you have the right pricing strategy in place from the start! Studies show that the longer a property stays on the market, the less the seller will net upon the sale. It is very important to price your property at a competitive market value at the signing of your listing contract. The market today in many places is so competitive that even over-pricing by a few thousand dollars could mean that your house will not sell as soon as it could.

An Overpriced Home:
· Minimizes offers
· Lowers agents response
· Limits qualified buyers
· Lowers showings
· Lowers prospects
· Limits financing
· Wastes advertising dollars
· Nets less for the seller

When you are ready, contact us today for a personal market value analysis of your home. No hassles or obligation - just honest advice on how to get top dollar for your home!

Save Thousands in Interest

Many people ask about bi-weekly payment plans designed to reduce the interest paid out over the course of your loan. These programs help the borrower budget an extra payment a year, and over time this can knock years off the repayment schedule.

You might be surprised to learn that you can do this yourself without any special programs, simply by submitting an extra principal payment as you are able. By submitting an extra payment, you get the advantages of an early payout, without the extra contractual obligation. Now is a great time to assess your financing options.

 

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INSPIRATION FOR TODAY:

  • "Until one is committed there is hesitancy,
  • a chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness.
  • Concerning all acts of initiative and creation,
  • there is one elementary truth,
  • the ignorance of which kills
  • countless dreams and splendid plans.
  • That the moment one definitely commits oneself,
  • then Providence moves too."
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
 
THE RICH GET RICHER!
 
In "Rich Dad's Guide to Investing," the author talks about taking risks. As an example, "Rich Dad" says, "There is risk driving a car. But driving the car with your hands off the steering wheel is really risky." With regard to driving a car, his point is easily understood.
 
His real message, however, goes a little deeper. He's really speaking of the risks people associate with investing. While there are inherent risks in any investment (just as there are in driving to the grocery store), if you don't take control of the risks (as in keeping your hands on the wheel), the risks can quickly overwhelm you. Rich Dad goes on to say that, "It is not necessarily investing that is risky, it is the investor who is risky."
 
Whether you are investing in yourself, your business, real estate, or a stock portfolio, Rich Dad advises that you first gain control over yourself. This is accomplished in two steps: first by creating a written financial plan, and second through intensive study. Both make it possible to get a firm grip on your investment wheel. The written plan is your road map to successful investing, while study provides the knowledge level needed to invest wisely. Collectively, they put you in the driver's seat, giving you control over your investing direction.
 
If the idea of investing your way to wealth appeals to you, you must first commit to pay the price in time. You do not necessarily have to "have money to make money." Like any successful endeavor, however, you must be willing to invest your time, and we all realize just how valuable that can be!

 

 
 
                                                                                                       
 
                                         
                                                REALTY FACTS      
 

FOR year 2017, Listed below are the basic real estate STATS for TRILOGY, VISTANCIA and BLACKSTONE. As of MONDAY 5/29/2017

 

TRILOGY.....FACT    Presently there are 74 resale homes for sale info Trilogy, and 14 homes under pending StatusThere have been 97 resale homes SOLD since beginning 2017 (The average SOLD price for those sales were $409,243 or $192.16 per sq.ft. and average days on the market were 106 days.

 

VISTANCIA.....FACT has 51 resale home for sale, and 24 homes under Pending Status. There have been 70 resale homes SOLD since the beginning 2017. (The average SOLD price for those sales were $309,473 or $124.46 per sq.ft., average days on the market were 89 days.)

 

BLACKSTONE ....FACT   Has 16 resale homes for sale, and 7 homes under Pending Status. There were 12 SOLD since beginning 2017. (The average SOLD price for those sales were $512.157 or $162.90 per sq.ft., average days on the market were 191 days.)

**The highest priced home SOLD in TRILOGY for the past 6 months was $640,000, SOLD 4/28/2017.

** The highest home SOLD in BLACKSTONE for the past 6 months was $810,000 on 5/26/2017.

 

MAJOR FACT ....For the year 2016, of the 173 resale homes sold in Trilogy, 34 units were sold by RE/MAX, 182 homes sold in Vistancia, 41 sold by RE/MAX and 31 homes sold in Blackstone, 13 sold by RE/MAX. There's a reason, ask me why?

DID YOU KNOW   In Maricopa County, there are only 18,826resale homes for sale. This figure of 19 to 20 thousand home inventory in Maricopa has been consistant for about 5 years. 

TEAM Lee Moore will always bring you updated/accurate real estate information taken directly  from our local MLS (Multiple Listing Service). Thank you, Lee Moore

 


     TEAM Lee Moore wish you all a great Memorial day. We can all be thankful for those who have stood up and gave their lives so we along with our families can walk together today and tomorrow as well ! 

 

 

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TRILOGY 5/8/2017, INSPIRATION AND REAL ESTATE STATS!

by TEAM Lee Moore

   TRILOGY - AA RARE OPPORTUNITY + a "Monday Morning Coffee" 

 

                                                               

 

                                                                      INSPIRATION FOR TODAY:

"You will be what you will to be."
 
~ James Allen
 
START SOWING!
 
You say to yourself, "I think I'll go shopping," - and you do. You say, "I think I'll buy a new blu-ray," - and you do. You say, "I think I'll put it on my credit card," - and you do.
 
James Allen lived from 1864 until 1912. As was popular in the early 1900's, he wrote a series of short essays known as pamphlets. The best known, "As A Man Thinketh," was his most famous work. In it, he provided timeless inspiration on the value of thought as it motivates us to action.
 
In his pamphlet, Allen states that, "All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts." Speaking of mankind, he continues with, "They themselves are makers of themselves." Thought precedes all action; thus, he reasons that by controlling our thoughts, we also control our destiny.
 
Notice in the first paragraph above that the "I think" part always seems to lead to the action of "doing." Rarely do we hop in the car, drive aimlessly around, accidentally arrive at a music store, plunk down our credit card, and then say to ourself, "I think I'll go shopping."
 
If we are the sole controller of our thoughts, it stands to reason that we can also control our actions - and our outcomes in life. Our mind and our thoughts are the seedbed of our futures. What a novel thought. Plant some great thoughts in your mind. Do it today!
 

 

 
 
                                                                                                       
 
                                                             REALTY FACTS      
 

FOR year 2017, Listed below are the basic real estate STATS for TRILOGY, VISTANCIA and BLACKSTONE. As of MONDAY 5/8/2017

 

TRILOGY.....FACT    Presently there are 82 resale homes for sale info Trilogy, and 26 homes under pending StatusThere have been 80 resale homes SOLD since beginning 2017 (The average SOLD price for those sales were $412,017 or $190.86 per sq.ft. and average days on the market were 105 days.

 

VISTANCIA.....FACT has 43 resale home for sale, and 31 homes under Pending Status. There have been 55 resale homes SOLD since the beginning 2017. (The average SOLD price for those sales were $307,595 or $124.42 per sq.ft., average days on the market were 89 days.)

 

BLACKSTONE ....FACT   Has 20 resale homes for sale, and 3 homes under Pending Status. There were 12 SOLD since beginning 2017(The average SOLD price for those sales were $512.157 or $162.90 per sq.ft., average days on the market were 191 days.)

**The highest priced home SOLD in TRILOGY for the past 6 months was $640,000, SOLD 4/20/2017.

** The highest home SOLD in BLACKSTONE for the past 6 months was 675,000 on 1/27/2017.

 

MAJOR FACT ....For the year 2016, of the 173 resale homes sold in Trilogy, 34 units were sold by RE/MAX, 182 homes sold in Vistancia, 41 sold by RE/MAX and 31 homes sold in Blackstone, 13 sold by RE/MAX. There's a reason, ask me why?

DID YOU KNOW   In Maricopa County, there are only 18,826resale homes for sale. This figure of 19 to 20 thousand home inventory in Maricopa has been consistant for about 5 years. 

TEAM Lee Moore will always bring you updated/accurate real estate information taken directly  from our local MLS (Multiple Listing Service). Thank you, Lee Moore

 


  A little heads up safety for you out there. You know I went to our Company meeting last Thursday and we were discussing the scam situation going on right now where these scammers are using others email addresses.  It seems that one or more people are using our real estate Agents email address, writing people posing as that Agent and asking people for money for some unknown charitable event, so this is just a little "heads up" for you in case you in case you get this type of email or something that may be similar to this. Most of us here at RE/MAX would never try to ask someone for a charitable event by doing so in an email. This is really very crude and is obviously working for the bad guys so keep your self vigilant and watch for unfamiliar activity.       

 

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by TEAM Lee Moore

May 2017 News

HOUSING REPORT

Note: National Association of Realtors® (NAR) data shown for May is based on March data.

Sales of existing homes ramped up in March to the briskest pace in more than a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), while significant supply shortages caused the typical home to come off the market faster than in February or a year ago. The West was the only region with a decline in sales activity in March.

Total existing-home sales (transactions for single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops) grew 4.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.71 million in March from 5.47 million in February. March's sales velocity is 5.9% higher than one year ago and eclipses January as the best month of sales since February 2007 (5.79 million).

Existing Home Sales By Region

NAR's chief economist, Lawrence Yun, said that existing sales came back strongly in March, led by sizable gains in the Northeast and Midwest. "The early returns so far this spring buying season look very promising as a rising number of households dipped their toes into the market and were successfully able to close on a home last month," Yun said.

Housing Data Takeaways

  • March's median price for existing U.S. homes (all types) was $236,400, up 6.8% from last year ($221,400). March's price increase represents year-over-year growth for the 61st straight month.
     
  • Total national housing inventory by the end of March lifted 5.8% to 1.83 million existing homes available for sale, but remains 6.6% lower than a year ago (1.96 million) and has dropped year-over-year for 22 consecutive months. There is a 3.8-month supply of unsold inventory at the current sales velocity.
     
  • Nationally, properties typically stayed on the market for 34 days in March, down considerably from 45 days in February and 47 days a year ago.
     
  • Freddie Mac data indicates that the average commitment rate for a 30-year,  conventional, fixed-rate mortgage grew for a fifth consecutive month in March to 4.20% from 4.17% in February. For 2016, the average commitment rate was 3.65%.
     
  • First-time buyers drove 32 percent of March's sales, unchanged from February and up from 30% a year ago. First-time buyers represented 35% of sales in 2016.

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