June 19 & 20
Welcome Back, Weekend Warriors! Happy Father's Day!
This is the Amy Jones Group's weekly newsletter, detailing local events, recent real estate news, and open houses.
This week, we're bringing you five fun-filled events happening around the Valley!
Our Team is Growing
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Real Estate Professionals
The Amy Jones Group is growing! We are looking for EXPERIENCED agents to join our Southeast Valley team. Known for our excellent client care, exceptional negotiation skills, world class digital marketing, and being trusted advisors in the SE Valley for more than a decade - we are looking for hard working, ethical, creative, real estate professionals who love to learn and thrive in a team environment, where giving back and giving to each other is important to our overall success. For more information on who we are and how to apply, visit:
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We’ve finally entered into the land of 100 degree digits and man, oh man, it’s hot. Talking about the weather in Arizona is getting about as repetitive as talking about real estate with one exception - while the national news media is clear on what 100 degrees looks and feels like, you won’t get a single commentary that accurately describes the real estate market here in East Valley with any level of consistency across news channels.
The problem is not so much that people can’t pull the data correctly, but that the interpretations of the data are layered in emotion and the truth of the matter is that while we can’t predict the future, the closer we get to understanding the local real estate climate the better we can predict - at least in the short term - what to expect.
Right now, we don’t have enough places for people to live in the East Valley, and that alone will continue to be the driving factor, in the extreme appreciation in pricing that we’ve seen in the last 18 months and can expect to see for at least the next 6 months. Before something can come down, it has to stop going up and while that might seem reasonable, there’s lots of click bait swirling around the internet that has people thinking otherwise.
The good news here, is that some level of skepticism about houses appreciating on average $100K in a single year is good - in fact, it means that people haven’t completely lost their sense of reality and its likely in part what is keeping people from making really bad decisions right now. Questioning how the monthly median sales price can rise 24.6% in just one year is normal.
With active listing counts in the East Valley about the same month over month, we’re watching with a very close eye the rate of new listings hitting the market as we’re seeing the fastest pace of new listings since April of 2020 and with the end to forbearance for many owners coming up this Summer - we will likely see this number increase.
This should be music to our buyers ears - more inventory and still appreciating values. In fact, it feels like we might be in the best window of buying opportunity that we’ve seen all year. What is usually a very uneventful time for real estate, this Summer will prove to be likely one of the cheapest times to buy houses in the next 12-18 months as prices and interest rates continue to rise. Have a home to sell before you buy? You are the lucky ones that get to capitalize on both markets.
Want to learn more or get an updated equity position on your home? Give us a call and let us help you move forward.
Queen Creek Festival
Every Friday at 5:30pm
At AZ FEASTivals, we believe the recipe for a great night is to bring Gourmet Food, Trucks, Live Music, Handmade Local Art and Fun People all together in one place! Food, Art, Music and People are truly what Community is all about With so many Gourmet, Artisan Food Trucks involved, we knew it couldn’t be just a Festival, it needed to be a FEAST-ival! We spend each weekend hosting FEASTivals in Gilbert, Queen Creek and Mesa along with special events on almost a weekly basis throughout the year. Check our Events Calendar to find AZ Food Trucks almost any day year round!
Since we work with almost all of the Food Trucks in the AZ Valley, we use our knowledge of the Trucks, Chefs, Menus and capabilities to assist others with booking the right Food Truck for events and private parties. If you need help finding a Food Truck or Private Chef, we would be happy to help! Complete
the form on the Book a Truck page and we will see how we can help!
Take a look around our website and join in the fun! If you have any questions, visit the Contact Us page to email us! See you at the FEASTival!
The Perch - Live Music is Back!
Sunday, June 20th at 4:00 pm
Craft Brewery & Pub featuring 40 taps, a full menu of upscale craft food, inspired cocktails, garden seating and rooftop lounge with "THE" view!
Flashlight Nights - Phoenix
Saturday, June 19th at 8:00 pm
Flashlight Nights are nighttime self-guided adventures through the Garden. Nocturnal explorers shine their own flashlights along the trails to capture the night-blooming plants and animals that appear in the desert after dark.
Please bring your own flashlight.
Online reservations are required and are limited to 50 guests every 30 minutes. Last admission is 8:30 p.m.
Please note that social distancing and face coverings will be required.
Drive-in Movies - Jurassic Park
Friday, June 18th at 7:30 pm
Enjoy a drive-in movie under the stars at Desert Sky Park this summer!
Two drive-in movies will take place this summer:
June 4th: The Croods 2: A New Age
June 18th: Jurassic Park
Tickets are $20 per vehicle, non-refundable, non-transferable, and are required to be purchased in advance. Enjoy a snack from our food trucks on-site or bring your own!
Desert Sky Park is located at 6624 S. Power Rd. between Pecos and Williams Field Rd.
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