September 2020 Phoenix Real Estate Statistics

September 2020 Phoenix Real Estate Statistics from the ARMLS, by Tom Ruff

The year that feels like it will never end has now passed the three quarters pole. With the September numbers now in the books, another set of monthly records are broken: the highest median sales price ever reported, the highest average sales price ever reported and the highest sales volume for any September in ARMLS history. Continue reading →

August 2020 Phoenix Real Estate Statistics ARMLS

August 2020 Phoenix Real Estate Statistics from the ARMLS: The current state of our housing market is remarkable, even after our unemployment numbers rose above 12% in April and the U.S. economy contracted nearly 33% in the second quarter. Although many economists predicted a shutdown in our housing market, the opposite is happening.

Since June, we’ve seen strong gains in home prices and sales volume. The housing market is being fueled by low interest rates. Freddie Mac just reported another all-time low with the 30-year fixed rate having dropped to 2.86%. Continue reading →

COVID-19 Announcement to Residents

COVID 19 Announcement to Residents: during these difficult times, All County® will continue to operate as we have in the past.  We are taking the COVID-19 issues one day at a time. We understand just like everyone the challenges of the situation, and are doing our best to keep up with all of the constant flow of information.

Until there is clear guidance and our government has made funds available, let’s keep working together and communicating, and take it day by day as new programs are established. Continue reading →

Tools that provide effective tenant communication

Tools that provide effective tenant communication: To be a successful landlord, you need to establish good communication with your tenants. Even if you take the time to select responsible tenants, constant contact with them is important. They will have maintenance issues, and possibly even maintenance emergencies. They will have life changes that also require lease changes, like marriage or getting a pet. If your tenant is redeployed or dies, you’ll need to replace your tenants sooner than you expected. Continue reading →

A Property Manager's Week

A Property manager’s week: Every week, the folks at All County® work hard for our owners and residents. Emergency phone calls come in at all hours. We receive requests for maintenance, schedule the jobs, and check up on the repairs. We rent new properties and advertise the properties we have. Here are some of the things that happen in a property manager’s week. Continue reading →