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Thursday, August 01, 2019   /   by Jay Jasper

The Orange Paper Volume 3

 The Orange Paper Truth in Real Estate

It’s August. It’s hot. The monsoon effect is starting to kick in. It appears as if half of the real estate population is on vacation.
“No one buys a house in August, it is not the right time to list your home, it will only accumulate days on market, list it in October when the seasonal buyers start to come back.”
OLD NEWS! OLD way of thinking! OLD lazy tactics!
Have you noticed, at least by the license plates, Californians are coming, Washingtonians are coming, Texans are coming, Coloradans are coming, Minnesotans are coming, and on and on?
The fact has remained roughly the same for the past several years, inventory drops, with the typical practice of going off the market in the summer, but the buyer pool remains constant. This equates to less inventory for buyers to see, hence creating greater opportunity for those that chose to keep their homes listed during the summer months. Now, amplify that with ...

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Thursday, April 11, 2019   /   by Jay Jasper

The Orange Paper Volume 2

 The Orange Paper Truth in Real Estate

The first quarter of 2019 is but a fading entry in the history books, but the market has been robust to say the least. Numerous buyers and sellers ask if it’s the “right” time to buy or sell real estate in the Valley, more specifically North Scottsdale, Cave Creek and Carefree.
Here are our thoughts about why the window of opportunity is great for both sides of the transaction. 
Inventory remains low. Due to a step back in mortgage rates, a very high and volatile stock market, and the continued flow of California buyers coming into the marketplace (surpassing Canadians as our largest demographic moving in), the atmosphere is ripe for selling... These factors, however, can change quickly and can lead us to a slowing marketplace, especially once we enter an election year.
Currently in zip codes 85262, 85255, 85331, 85377 the annual appreciation rate is running between 5% and 10%, respectively.  While ...

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Monday, January 21, 2019   /   by Jay Jasper

The Orange Paper Volume 1

 The Orange Paper Truth in Real Estate

Jay Jasper Associates, of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties, is a small tight-knit group of real estate professionals with diverse backgrounds.  Our different perspectives and experiences allow us to provide the highest level of service and insight. We are constantly studying the market conditions for our clients and are excited to share our observations, professional opinions and conclusions.

As we kick off 2019, there appears to be many mixed messages about the condition of the real estate market locally, regionally and nationally.  Our focus is first on our local marketplace. The Valley has many different real estate climates, each one of which has subsets, or micro markets, that likewise can have wide variations.  With that said, it is imperative to understand the micro markets, the changes within them and the evolving trends.

Recognizing the subtle differences within every community, ave ...

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