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Category: Buyer Tools

    Long Realty I-Buyer Program

    By Kathy Vallee | January 17, 2023

    The recent announcements from Zillow, Redfin, and Anywhere that they are shutting down their ibuying programs does not necessarily mean that the concept of ibuying is dead. Homeowners still have interest in the idea, and in a market where homes take longer to sell, the quick and convenient option of a cash offer can be... Read More

    What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise

    By Kathy Vallee | July 19, 2021

    What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise In today’s Tucson real estate market, mortgage interest rates are near record lows. If you’ve been in your current Tucson home for several years and haven’t refinanced lately, there’s a good chance you have a mortgage with an interest rate higher than today’s average. Here are some... Read More

    April 2021 Tucson Housing Report

    By Kathy Vallee | April 25, 2021

    Tucson April 2021 Housing Market Report In the Tucson North area, March 2021 active inventory was 108, a 71% decrease from March 2020. There were 179 closings in March 2021, a 17% increase from March 2020. Year-to-date 2021 there were 441 closings, a 5% increase from year-to-date 2020. Months of Inventory was .6, down from... Read More

    Tucson Dream Home

    By Kathy Vallee | April 16, 2021

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    Buying Tucson New Construction

    By Kathy Vallee | October 8, 2020

    It’s important that I am with you on the first visit to any builders site. Why? Builders have a rule ~ If you walk into a model home without your agent, the builders agent will register you and I will be unable to represent you throughout the process. Remember, the site agent will be working... Read More

    Will There Be A Rush Of Foreclosures This Fall?

    By Kathy Vallee | July 22, 2020

    Will There Be A Rush of Foreclosures This Fall The health crisis we face as a country has led businesses all over the nation to reduce or discontinue their services altogether. This pause in the economy has greatly impacted the workforce and as a result, many people have been laid off or furloughed. Naturally, that... Read More

    How To Make The Best Offer When Buying A Home In A Seller’s Market!

    By Kathy Vallee | May 14, 2020

    How to make the best purchase offer in a seller’s market We work smart to scour the listings for our buyers, toured what feels like a million houses and finally found it: the house you want to call home and create lasting memories.  The intimidating step to make your purchase offer, and if you are... Read More

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) March 2020 Housing Market

    By Kathy Vallee | March 20, 2020

    How Will The #Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact The Housing Market? Just two weeks ago the mortgage rate hit a low of 3.56 for a 30 year fixed rate. Typically, mortgage rates track with the 10-year Treasury note, but this has changed over the last few weeks. Since the markets have been more volatile than normal due... Read More

    What You Should Do Before Tucson Interest Rates Rise

    By Kathy Vallee | August 27, 2019

    WOW! The Real Estate Market In Tucson Is Heating Up. It’s not from the summer heat… It looked like we were entering a buyer’s market this past Spring, but the market has shifted a bit. We are seeing demand, home price growth is steadily increasing, and in many price ranges the number of homes for... Read More

    Thinking Of Selling Your Tucson House? Consider This To Be A Perfect Time!

    By Kathy Vallee | February 11, 2019

    Thinking of Selling Your Tucson House? Consider This To Be A Perfect Time! Historically, In Tucson a great number of homes sell during the spring buying season. The snow-birds are in town and ready to buy. Why do many homeowners hold off putting their homes on the market until then? Is this a good strategy... Read More

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