David and Donna Patterson's Blog Posts

What Impact Will The New Tax Code Have on Home Values?

Every month, CoreLogic releases its Home Price Insights Report. In that report, they forecast where they believe residential real estate prices will be in twelve months. Below is

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Things to Do February 2018

 Buckeye Air FairCelebrating more than 50 years of aviation with a vintage aircraft museum on the field, vendors, exhibits, and a science and technology expo. Free admission. February 3

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Things To Do January 2018

BEYOND THE BRICKSHead down to Hayden Square Amphitheater every Thursday for Live Music, Beer + Wine, and Food from Downtown Tempe Eateries. Bring a blanket and get ready to listen to some tunes or

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Things To Do In Phoenix December 2017

LIGHTS OF THE WORLDNov. 16, 2017 - Jan. 2, 2018 While there is a Christmas zone, this isn’t just about Christmas. This huge festival of lanterns and lights celebrates regions and cultures of

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Things To Do In Phoenix November 2017

Wild West DaysRodeo, mutton bustin’, a dance, musical performers, an all western parade, bathtub races, a bull fest, Miss Wild West Days and various horse-related activities in Cave Creek

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Things To Do In Phoenix October 2017

Every Sunday in October6th Street MarketOriginal arts and crafts, live music, shopping. Family-friendly. Free admission.Downtown Tempe.www.downtowntempe.com/explore/6th-street-marketOctober 6 -

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Things To Do In Phoenix August 2017

Every Friday & Saturday nightDesert Ridge Marketplace ConcertsFree concerts on two stages in North Phoenix atDesert Ridge Marketplace.shopdesertridge.comVarious dates in August & September;

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Things To Do In Phoenix July 2017

4TH OF JULY EVENTSRed White and RawhideRawhide Western TownJuly 1st 2017, 4 p.m.rawhide.comFourth of July FireworksLake PleasantJuly 3, 2017, 3 p.m to 11 p.m.pleasantharbor.comArizona Celebration

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Buying A Home Do You Know The Lingo

Don't Be Intimidated About Buying a HomeBuying a home can be intimidating if you are not familiar with the terms used during the process. To start you on your path with confidence, we have compiled

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Reasons You Should Sell This Summer

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows

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Wire Fraud In Real Estate FBI Warning

The attached report was posted by the FBI, as a Public Service Announcement, regarding the current and continuing wire fraud scam that has affected title companies throughout the country, as well as

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Sales Drop Slightly This Week In 85086 Zip Code Real Estate Market

The 85086 zip code market slowed this week but was still better than normal as sales dropped 6.3% to 119 homes sold over the last 30 days. Meanwhile, the 85383 zip code reported 132 home

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Do You Know The Cost Of NOT Owning Your Home

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue renting! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for as long as

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Things To Do In Phoenix In April 2017 Local Events

Desert Botanical Garden Butterfly PavilionWalk among the beautiful butterflies at this special springtime event located at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.March 4 - May 14www.dbg.orgModern

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February 2017 Local Events Fun Things To Do

February 2017 Local Events - Fun Things to doFind things to do in Phoenix in February, includes events in Anthem, Phoenix, Desert Hills, New River, Cave Creek, 

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Monthly Marketing Stats January 2017

2016 Sales up 7% over 20152016 Median Sales Price 7.7% Higher than 2015Welcome to 2017!The headlines these days are full of projections and reflections for the Phoenix Metropolitan Area resident

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Monthly Marketing Stats November 2016

For Buyers:October was a disappointing month for new active listings under $300,000.  Normally October is a good month to buy as there is a boost of new listings without an increase in

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Phoenix As A Town May Be Young But It Has Rich History

Many who have moved to phoenix know it as the sprouting urban capital of Arizona. On a yearly basis Phoenicians see it's growth through the new massive planned communities being built, the network

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Phoenix Market Update Report October 2016

Listings Under Contract up 13.2% over Last October! Phoenix Regional Area Market Update ReportsFor Buyers: Supply has not been growing as much in the first week of October as it has in past

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Things To Do Local Events And Have Fun In October

The Fall season is upon us and so are the cooler temperatures! Time to get out and have some fun. Whether you re looking for casual fun, or scare the pants off you. You will be able to find that

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2nd Annual CLient Appreciation Event And Food Drive Huge Success

Our 2nd Annual Client Appreciation Event and Food Drive was a huge success! The stage was set, invitations sent out, confirmations received and the day arrived, November 16, 2014. We had a great

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Buying A Condo Or Townhome In Anthem Or Phoenix Consider This

When you're contemplating the purchase of a condo or a townhome in Anthem and the surrounding areas you'll naturally look at the location, the floor plan, the condition, and what the

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Dont Let Assumptions About Homes For Sale In The Phoenix Market Rob You Of The Perfect Home

Many buyers, when searching for real estate in Anthem and the surrounding areas, assume that a house that's been listed for sale and on the market longer than the average time has something

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Know When To Walk Away Kenny Rogers Home For Sale

That's right, singer Kenny Rogers has put his Atlanta-area home on the market, and it can be yours for a mere $4.8 million.The home is situated on 1.26 acres, the house boasts 11,964 square feet,

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It Is Often The Little Details That Help Sell Your Home Quickly

When you want your house in Anthem or Scottsdale to sell quickly, you must do two things:1. Price the house correctly. 2. Avoid "Buyer turn-offs" What are buyer turn-offs? The ones most often

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Client Appreciation Event Huge Success

This post is coming a little longer than we wanted, but everything good is worth the wait right? We celebrated our Clients in April 2014 with our " A Day at the Races" Client Appreciation Event.

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What Is Happening Around Phoenix Scottsdale Anthem And Peoria In May 2014

With our outstanding weather this time of year it is always great to get out and enjoy it. Here area a few links of things happening in the month of May 2014!2nd Friday Night Out in Mesa Live

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Have You Thought About Selling Your Home Or Buying A New Home

If you've been tossing around the idea of putting your home on the market or buying a new home, 2014 is a great time to do so. For buyers this means that homes are still affordable and 

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Where To Find Local Holiday Day Light Displays

During this holiday season you may have some extra time on your hands, and want to take in some Holiday Light Displays. We worked together with American Title Service Agency to put together a

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Buying New Construction Home Finally An Option

In the years past it just did not make sense to purchase a new build home due to the additional costs associated. However, with resale home prices on the rise the market is finally getting to a

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Why You Need A Real Estate Professional To Sell Your Home

If you’re planning to sell your home, it’s probably crossed your mind to try to sell it yourself and save the sales commission. But, there are some very good reasons why that would be a.

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Our 4th Annual Holiday Food Drive Is Off And Running

Our 4th Annual Holiday Food Drive is off and runningToday marks the kick-off of our 4th Annual Holiday Food Drive. Spending time with family and friends is what makes the holidays so enjoyable. With

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