Phoenix home builds bring relief to tight housing market
Sloane Kingston | August 20, 2015 12:22 pm
It’s taking some time, but new home sales appear to be making a comeback in Phoenix, with single-family housing taking a strong jump.
After decades of dormancy, new homes rising in Sun City
Sloane Kingston | August 17, 2015 10:30 am
The sun has not yet set on Sun City development. Residents in the popular Phoenix-area retirement community of Sun City are making room for new neighbors as construction gets under way on long-vacant land. It’s the first new development in Sun City in 40 years, according to yourwestvalley.com. It’s also being called the final new […]
Former Mountain Shadows resort to be homes, hotel, businesses
Sloane Kingston | August 11, 2015 2:30 pm
Paradise Valley’s once-shuttered Mountain Shadows resort is getting a major makeover. Construction is under way to redevelop the area left blighted by boarded-up buildings for a decade after the Marriott-owned property closed its doors in 2004. In addition to the construction of a new boutique hotel that aims to capitalize on the natural aesthetics of […]
Phoenix market lagging as home prices begin to rise
Sloane Kingston | August 7, 2015 11:59 am
It’s true, home prices are on the rise in Phoenix. But it’s a slow rise and one that’s keeping Phoenix behind the national average in the recovering housing market and trailing other markets in the West. Year-over-year, Phoenix saw a 3.8 percent gain in home prices from May 2014 to May of 2015, according to […]
Phoenix condo market takes aim at Gen Y with midtown sites
Sloane Kingston | August 4, 2015 12:58 pm
Condominium living is on the rise in midtown Phoenix and developers are trying to attract Gen Y buyers to midtown.
Rent war: Downtown Phoenix outpacing Scottsdale in rent prices
Sloane Kingston | July 31, 2015 3:53 pm
Phoenix is giving Scottsdale a run for its money in the rent price department. With recent rent jumps in central and downtown Phoenix, a new report suggested asking rates in those areas are now the most expensive in the Valley. Colliers International said the asking rental rate in downtown and central Phoenix was $1,256 per […]
Study: Phoenix suburbs a good bet for first-time homebuyers
Sloane Kingston | July 29, 2015 3:56 pm
Two Phoenix-area cities ranked high on a list of the top housing markets for first-time home buyers. WalletHub placed Gilbert fourth and Chandler 10th on its list of best medium-sized cities for those making their entry into the housing market. Looking at a number of factors ranging from housing costs to property taxes and crime […]
GoDaddy founder going for gold in Phoenix-area real estate
SLOANE KINGSTON/CONTRIBUTING EDITOR, THAT REAL ESTATE SHOW | July 24, 2015 9:32 am
From Internet to commercial, GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons is making Phoenix-area real estate his domain.
Phoenix home sales surged in the month of June
Sloane Kingston/Contributing Editor, That Real Estate Show | July 21, 2015 12:40 pm
A June bloom in home closings is signaling good things to come for Phoenix’s housing market.
6 Arizona cities among nation’s highest for homes with backyard pools
Sloane Kingston/Contributing Editor, That Real Estate Show | July 17, 2015 5:11 am
Valley cities are making a splash on a new list of places where homeowners love pools the most.
Phoenix home market a tough sell for millennials
Sloane Kingston/Contributing Editor, That Real Estate Show | July 13, 2015 11:16 am
Young people are still having a hard time unlocking doors in the Phoenix housing market.
Debt-riddled Greece could be a draw for vacation home investors
SLOANE KINGSTON/CONTRIBUTING EDITOR, THAT REAL ESTATE SHOW | July 10, 2015 11:30 am
Bargain hunters might want to look toward the Mediterranean where the crumbling economy in Greece is apparently attracting a growing number of foreign investors seeking to capitalize on the crisis.
Availability of high-speed Internet influencing home prices
Sloane Kingston/Contributing Editor, That Real Estate Show | July 7, 2015 10:48 am
Logged-in and loading: House hunters want their Internet and they want it fast.
Renters, rent payments on rise nationwide
Sloane Kingston/Contributing Editor, That Real Estate Show | June 30, 2015 2:40 pm
The rising cost of rent might be lowering hopes for renters saving to buy a home.