Cost of Living | 55+ Communities in Arizona

Are you thinking about moving to Gilbert or Mesa, Arizona and you’re wondering about the cost of living? In this episode of The Great Escape, we’re going to walk through the cost of living in Mesa and Gilbert, focusing on four areas that are important to know. From affordability and income levels to rent prices

Two Important Impacts of Home Equity

Equity continues to rise, helping American homeowners secure a much more stable financial future. According to the most recent data from CoreLogic, the average homeowner gained $9,800 in equity over the past year. In addition, experts project 2020 home prices to continue rising. With prices going up, equity gains will also keep accelerating. Black Knight

Is Now a Good Time to Move?

How long have you lived in your current home? If it’s been a while, you may be thinking about moving. According to the latest Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in 2019, homeowners were living in their homes for an average of 10 years. That’s a long time

Homebuyer Traffic Is on the Rise

One of the biggest surprises of 2020 is the resilience of the residential real estate market. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), is now forecasting that more homes will sell this year than last year. He’s also predicting home sales to increase by 8-12% next year. There’s strong evidence that

Three Ways to Win in a Bidding War

With so few houses for sale today and low mortgage rates driving buyer activity, bidding wars are becoming more common. Multiple-offer scenarios are heating up, so it’s important to get pre-approved before you start your search. This way, you can put your best foot forward – quickly and efficiently – if you’re planning to buy

Best 55+ Community in Arizona

If you like getting out of the house and being social then I have the perfect 55+ community for you!  Welcome to another episode of The Great Escape, the one  channel that focuses on 55+ living in Mesa AZ, Gilbert AZ and the entire Southeast Valley! If that is something you’re interested in, please make