February 25, 2019 - Yes, Spring is in the air, Real Estate Stats, and good morning Inspiration!

February 25, 2019 - Yes, Spring is in the air, Real Estate Stats, and good morning Inspiration!

 

 TRILOGY - Spring is close - hang in +

A great "Monday Morning Coffee"

INSPIRATION FOR TODAY:

"The best laid plans o' mice and men often go astray."
 
~ Haw (from "Who Moved My Cheese?")
 
DON'T GET TOO COMFORTABLE!
 
Are you enjoying the good times? Have you achieved your goals and become comfortable in the knowledge that you have reached the zenith of your life and career? But wait! Hold on just a minute. What if things were to change suddenly . . . and you ended up back at the proverbial "Square One"?
 
Maybe that's already happened to you a time or two. Perhaps your career took a sudden turn in a direction you hadn't anticipated, or a health problem caught you totally by surprise. What did you do then? Were you paralyzed by fear? Did you feel cheated, or angry? Did you blame circumstances for your new situation?
 
No doubt you are able to rationalize objectively that all of us face change from time to time, that it's a part of life. It's difficult, however, to be objective when change suddenly stares you straight in the eye.
 
Some answers popped up this week to the challenges of change. You'll find those answers in a short, easy-to-read book entitled "Who Moved My Cheese?" Written by Spencer Johnson (co-author of "The One-Minute Manager"), it's the story of two little mice named "Sniffy" and "Scurry" and two little people the size of mice called "Hem" and Haw." The story traces the whimsical challenges faced by these tiny characters as they travel through the maze called "real life."
 
If you have ever been challenged by change in your world, you'll find comfort and sage advice in this simple story. It's waiting for you to read, and it's worth the short time you'll need to absorb the lessons it contains. This is a great story - don't miss it!
 

 

 

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TRILOGY, VISTANCIA, BLACKSTONE    REALTY FACTS     

** This issue of "Monday Morning Coffee" will be the first for year 2019. We try to bring you updated info about homes in general, plus real estate STATS for all our TRILOGY, VISTANCIA and BLACKSTONE gated Communities, plus much more. This month, We have to accumulate data for more homes for sale, pending and sold listings before we can post new in upcoming issues ....

FOR year 2019, Listed below are the basic real estate STATS for TRILOGY, VISTANCIA and BLACKSTONE. As of MONDAY the 19th day of FEBRUARY 2019.

 

TRILOGY.......Presently there are 64 resale homes for sale info Trilogy, (*and 27 New Shea SPEC homes) and 17 homes under pending Status. There have been 33 homes sold since 1/1/19. The or average sold price is $462,352 or $230.83 per sq.ft.  Average days on the market is 67. 

 

 

VISTANCIA......Presently there are 58 resale home for sale, and 16 homes under Pending StatusThere have been 21 homes sold since 1/1/19.The Average sold price is now at $337,564 or $139.78 per sq.ft. Average days on the market is 101.

 

 

BLACKSTONE ......Presently there are 11 resale homes for sale, and 6 homes under Pending StatusThere have been 1 homes sold since 1/1/19. The Average SOLD price is $518,000 or $144.05 per sq.ft. Average days on the market is 195.  

 

For the year 2018

There were 210 resale homes sold in TRILOGY from 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2018.

There were 244 resale homes sold in VISTANCIA from 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2018

There were 31 resale homes sold in BLACKSTONE from 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2018. 

 

 

 

 Since the beginning of this year, 2019

The highest priced home SOLD in TRILOGY closed at $889,500 on 1/31/2019.

        The highest priced home SOLD in VISTANCIA closed at $473,000 on 1/2/2019.

The highest priced home in BLACKSTONE closed at $518,000 on 2/15/2019.

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* TRILOGY.....of the 91 resale homes for sale this week, there are 27 homes known as "Spec Homes"(new built Shea homes) that are Either:  Complete build /Under Construction or/To be Built.

 

Surprisingly, there are only 725 homes for sale in ALL of PEORIA at this date! 

DID YOU KNOW   In Maricopa County, there are only18,657resale homes for sale. This figure of 17 to 20 thousand home inventory in Maricopa has been consistent for about 7 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 

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 NATIONAL "HOME TRENDS" 

February 2019 E-News

U.S. REAL ESTATE OVERVIEW

Note: December 2018 data below are the most recent released by the National Association of Realtors.

After two consecutive months of increases, existing-home sales declined in the month of December, according to the National Association of Realtors®. None of the four major U.S. regions saw a gain in sales activity last month.

Total existing-home sales (transactions including single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops) decreased 6.4 percent from November to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.99 million in December. Sales are now down 10.3 percent from a year ago (5.56 million in December 2017).

2018 DECEMBER NATIONAL REAL ESTATE "SNAPSHOT"

NAR's chief economist, Lawrence Yun says current housing numbers are partly a result of higher interest rates during much of 2018. “The housing market is obviously very sensitive to mortgage rates. Softer sales in December reflected consumer search processes and contract signing activity in previous months when mortgage rates were higher than today. Now, with mortgage rates lower, some revival in home sales is expected going into spring.”

The median existing-home price for all housing types in December was $253,600, up 2.9 percent from December 2017 ($246,500). December’s price increase marks the 82nd straight month of year-over-year gains.

Total housing inventory at the end of December decreased to 1.55 million, down from 1.74 million existing homes available for sale in November, but represents an increase from 1.46 million a year ago. Unsold inventory is at a 3.7-month supply at the current sales pace, down from 3.9 last month and up from 3.2 months a year ago.

Properties typically stayed on the market for 46 days in December, up from 42 days in November and 40 days a year ago. Thirty-nine percent of homes sold in December were on the market for less than a month.

Per Freddie Mac data, the average commitment rate for a 30-year, conventional, fixed-rate mortgage decreased to 4.64 percent in December from 4.87 percent in November. The average commitment rate for all of 2017 was 3.99 percent.

First-time buyers were responsible for 32 percent of sales in December, down from last month (33 percent), but the same as a year ago.

THE BEST MORTGAGE

Shopping around for a home loan or mortgage will help you to get the best financing deal. A mortgage - whether it's a home purchase, a refinancing, or a home equity loan - is a product, just like a car, so the price and terms may be negotiable. You'll want to compare all the costs involved in obtaining a mortgage. Shopping, comparing, and negotiating may save you thousands of dollars.

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development offers a free brochure to help guide you through this process. Download a free copy today.

Take advantage of our experience! Contact us for a list of preferred mortgage professionals in our area -- pros we know will serve your interests well. Our experience can really help when it comes to finding the right mortgage professional and then getting the right mortgage for your situation.

WINTER HOME STAGING TIPS

When selling your home in the winter, staging the inside becomes even more important. Here are five simple tips to make your home shine even when the outside landscaping has faded:

Keep your house warm. In the winter people tend to turn the thermostat down to save money, however a warmer house is more welcoming to a potential buyer.

Clear your walkways and driveways of any snow or ice. Make it easy for buyers to get to your home.

Clean the windows and blinds. Letting in the natural light can brighten up a room and cheer up the home. This also brings attention to the windows and blinds so make sure they are clean even during winter.

Background music played softly can completely change the atmosphere, which will make the home feel cozy and keep potential buyers around longer. Select classical music to appeal to anyone.

Leave the light on. Before showing a home, make sure it's well lit. A well lit home is more inviting. If you're not home, consider setting up timers.

Following these simple tips can give your house that added boost in today's competitive market. For information on selling in our local market, please contact us for a free market analysis of recent neighborhood activity. We are more than happy to answer any questions you might have.

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