Phoenix Housing Market

Here's how Phoenix ranks on 'Millennial Desirability Index' - AZ Big Media

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:24
Here's how Phoenix ranks on 'Millennial Desirability Index'  AZ Big Media

Millennials – the largest living generation – are aging into prime homeownership years and will drive the housing market going forward. Meyers Research's ...

Phoenix ranks high for growth in senior citizen renters, report says - Phoenix Business Journal

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:36
Phoenix ranks high for growth in senior citizen renters, report says  Phoenix Business Journal

Young adults aren't the only ones renting in Phoenix. A new report from RentCafe finds that the number of renters age 60 and older climbed 112 percent from ...

Zillow, Opendoor, and ‘iBuyers’ are changing real estate transactions - Curbed

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:30
Zillow, Opendoor, and ‘iBuyers’ are changing real estate transactions  Curbed

Algorithm-powered home-flipping platforms have sparked a race to become the one-stop shop for all things real estate.

Movie Characters Who Couldn’t Possibly Afford Their Lifestyles - Simplemost

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 09:13
Movie Characters Who Couldn’t Possibly Afford Their Lifestyles  Simplemost

Watching a movie whisks us away into another life, another world, another reality, and we happily kick back, suspend disbelief and wait to see where the story ...

Trudeau's new housing measures could end up crushing sales in an already depressed market - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 08:24
Trudeau's new housing measures could end up crushing sales in an already depressed market  Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Help for first-time homebuyers doesn't come into effect until the fall, meaning some might hold off on jumping into real estate until they can take advantage.

February Construction Starts Descend 3 Percent - Construction.com

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 07:41
February Construction Starts Descend 3 Percent  Construction.com

Public Works and Housing Retreat, While Nonresidential Building Stabilizes. NEW YORK – March 21, 2019 – At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $697.4 ...

Tampa Tops National List of Best Cities for First Time Home Buyers in 2019 - World Property Journal

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 07:07
Tampa Tops National List of Best Cities for First Time Home Buyers in 2019  World Property Journal

Based on a new Zillow housing report -- 2019 Best Markets for First-Time Buyers Analysis -- first-time buyers looking for an affordable home without steep ...

Phoenix might no longer be the West's most affordable city for housing - AZCentral

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 07:06
Phoenix might no longer be the West's most affordable city for housing  AZCentral

The gap between what Phoenix-area residents\u00a0earn and what they pay for\u00a0housing is growing and putting the squeeze on many.

How Phoenix's home prices and income levels compare to other U.S. cities - AZCentral.com

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 06:00
How Phoenix's home prices and income levels compare to other U.S. cities  AZCentral.com

Phoenix-area home prices are lower than many other big cities, but so are its household incomes, a crucial piece of the affordability equation.

Phoenix ranked as third-best housing market for first-time buyers - KTAR.com

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:27
Phoenix ranked as third-best housing market for first-time buyers  KTAR.com

Zillow rated 35 of the largest U.S. housing markets and named Phoenix among the top cities that had the best market for first-time homebuyers.

Valley housing market remains robust – especially for sellers - Ahwatukee Foothills News

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:30
Valley housing market remains robust – especially for sellers  Ahwatukee Foothills News

Anyone in the Valley waiting for the housing market to tilt toward buyers may be waiting a while.

New co-working space for creatives headed to ABQ - Albuquerque Business First

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:39
New co-working space for creatives headed to ABQ  Albuquerque Business First

The space's co-owner says Nob Hill foot traffic makes the new facility an ideal spot for startups.

Once-hot housing markets Toronto and Vancouver's luxury home sales are falling. But they’re up in Montreal - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 08:28
Once-hot housing markets Toronto and Vancouver's luxury home sales are falling. But they’re up in Montreal  Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Luxury home sales fell in the two formerly hot housing markets of Vancouver and Toronto, as well as Calgary, in the first couple months of the new year, ...

Philip Cross: Another sprawling, unfocused budget, and so little to show for all the red ink - Financial Post

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 18:44
Philip Cross: Another sprawling, unfocused budget, and so little to show for all the red ink  Financial Post

Spending is no longer concentrated in specific areas where government can make a difference, but spread far and wide so it has little impact outside of the ...

Lennar Homes gobbling up more Valley land - Phoenix Business Journal

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 16:00
Lennar Homes gobbling up more Valley land  Phoenix Business Journal

Lennar Corp. (NYSE: LEN) is busy gobbling up land in metro Phoenix and there's no indication the Miami-based homebuilder will slow down any time soon.

Even tech workers can’t afford to buy homes in San Francisco - Recode

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:18
Even tech workers can’t afford to buy homes in San Francisco  Recode

Everyone knows living in the San Francisco Bay Area isn't cheap, especially for people like teachers, firefighters, and *service*-industry workers whose wages ...

Iran's woes briefly go up in smoke during fire festival - CityNews Vancouver

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 11:10
Iran's woes briefly go up in smoke during fire festival  CityNews Vancouver

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranians are celebrating the Festival of Fire, a nearly 4,000-year-old Persian tradition that this year offers a brief escape from the country's ...

Teacher who had student wipe off ash cross is back at work - CityNews Vancouver

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 10:52
Teacher who had student wipe off ash cross is back at work  CityNews Vancouver

BOUNTIFUL, Utah — Utah officials say a teacher who asked a student to wipe an ash cross off his forehead on Ash Wenesday has returned to work.

Searchers recover black box recorder of missing Alaska plane - CityNews Vancouver

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 10:50
Searchers recover black box recorder of missing Alaska plane  CityNews Vancouver

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The owners of an air ambulance that disappeared in Alaska with three people on board in January say searchers have recovered the ...

AP Interview: Yemen's rebels say they won't give up port - CityNews Vancouver

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 10:43
AP Interview: Yemen's rebels say they won't give up port  CityNews Vancouver

SANAA, Yemen — A senior Houthi rebel leader in Yemen says his group will not give up the key port city of Hodeida, the focus of months of U.N.-brokered talks ...