Single-family supply is down dramatically from this time last year in most locations. Counting active listings without a contract here is what we find:

  • Gilbert - down 50% from 615 to 307

  • Glendale - down 46% from 574 to 310

  • Mesa - down 45% from 985 to 539

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Supply shortages created an environment of multiple offers and listings sold over asking price last month.  This is especially evident among listings between $125K-$250K where 26% sold over asking price in November compared to the overall percentage of 19%...

Buyers waiting for prices to come down have been sorely disappointed so far in 2019.

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The news media is filled with short-term predictions regarding the economy and how it will, or will not, affect real estate prices.  It’s understandable for buyers to want their home to appreciate in value after they purchase, who doesn’t?  However there is...

For Buyers:
A faint glimmer of good news for buyers, supply finally stopped declining and actually rose a tiny bit in the last week.  While active listings are still 16% lower than they were this time last year, they’re 1% higher than 4 weeks ago.  This rise can be att...

I cannot stress enough how unusual the active listing counts look this year, collapsing after hitting a peak at the beginning of March. In February it looked like we would have far more supply than last year but the situation has changed dramatically since then.

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For Buyers:
It’s slim pickings for buyers in Greater Phoenix these days unless your budget is over $500,000.  Overall supply is 14% lower than last August while contracts in escrow are 15.5% higher!  There are a plethora of zip codes considered “frenzies”, where there...

The market is hot and becoming very unbalanced in favor