Arizona Among 5 Strong Performing Housing Markets

Several real estate markets are showing signs of recovery, with median home prices and sales rising. But which markets are showing some of the strongest signs of recovery? 24/7 Wall St. recently evaluated home price changes for the year ending in July, foreclosure data, the unemployment rate, and other factors to help determine which housing […]

South Chandler, Ocotillo Area Actives, Pendings and Closed Properties

I have put together a list of properties in the South Chandler, Ocotillo area that are Active, Pending or have Closed in the past 3 months so you can get an idea of what’s going on in certain neighborhoods.  They are sorted by the name of the community and then by square footage.  The link […]

Chandler Closings for March 2012

When comparing my January 2011 blog “Chandler Closings December 2010” to the past month, March 2012, there have been significant changes in the market since then: Dec 2010 Total Inventory 2,737 Active  1,885 Pending  852 Chandler Closings 454 Lender owned 184 (41%) Regular transactions 170 (38%) Short Sales 93   (21%) Averages for each zip code: […]

Chandler Luxury Properties

Chandler has much to offer in luxury properties!  With a total inventory of 97 less 30 pending properties, there are currently 67 active properties in Chandler that range from $500,000-$7M with an average list price of $708,000 for 54 properties under $1M properties and $2.3M for 13 properties over $1M.  These properties are also on […]

FSBOs Vanish, Sellers Turn to Real Estate Pros

For-sale-by-owners are rare nowadays.   In fact, the number of FSBOs dropped to record lows over the past year. Unrepresented sellers make up just 11 percent of the market, down from 13 percent in 2009, according to the 2010 National Association of REALTORS® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. With today’s more complex transactions–such as with […]

Chandler Closings November 2010

Here’s the NOVEMBER closing statistics in the Chandler area, zip codes 85224, 85225, 85226, 85248, 85249 and 85286 .     Total inventory in these zip codes are currently 2,809 with 1,900 of those being ACTIVE and 909 PENDING.  There were 396 closings in November 2010.    Chandler is a very popular community and centrally located in the east valley of metropolitan Phoenix.  Here is a […]

South Chandler Closings Comps Ocotillo Area

Here’s an update on closings in the South Chandler area known as Ocotillo.   I extract this information from the ARMLS (Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service) and its boundaries are the Ocotillo area of Chandler (202 to Chandler Heights and Price Road to Arizona Avenue) zip codes 85248 and 85286.    Total inventory in this area is 371 with 238 […]