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Sierra Sanchez, Digital Content Manager, Arizona REALTORS®, SierraSanchez@aaronline.com
Abbie Fink, HMA Public Relations, afink@hmapr.com


Latest trends in the Arizona housing market

With the spring buying season in full swing, many Americans are contemplating whether it’s a good time to buy or sell a home. You might be wondering about the latest on home prices or what the real estate outlook for the second half of 2024 is going to look like. Here to answer those questions and more is Shelley Ostrowski, President of the Arizona Association of Realtors.

Realtors throughout the nation must adapt

“What it’s going to change is the way we offer compensation to another agent it’s always been through the MLS system however now it’ll be done differently,” said Shelley Ostrowski, Arizona Association of Realtors President.

Navigating the Arizona Housing Crisis: Millennials struggle to afford the American Dream

Ginny Huffman, broker and board member with the Arizona Association of Realtors echoes concerns surrounding housing affordability, stating that availability is one of the biggest issues people are facing right now, for both renters and buyers.

Arizona realty leaders to travel to D.C.

Both local and state realty leaders are traveling to Washington D.C. later this week to protect private property rights for all homeowners.

The Arizona Association of Realtors uses this time to speak with legislators and look into solutions for several housing problems in our local area and the state.

How REALTORS® advance in a shifting market 

It is no easy feat to manage expectations in an unfamiliar market that faces uncertainty and change, but as the 2024 president of the Arizona REALTORS®, representing more than 55,000 members, I believe in us, our knowledge and our abilities to succeed and provide a path for buyers and sellers, the heart of our market. 

How will Realtors settlement impact Arizona homebuyers, sellers and agents?

One of the state’s biggest real estate industry groups, the Arizona Realtors, answered questions from The Arizona Republic about the settlement related to home sales commissions.

Tips from experts on how to avoid Final Four scams

Tens of thousands of fans are expected to flock to Phoenix this weekend for the Final Four at Glendale’s State Farm Stadium and there are many ways scammers are looking to cash in on the excitement.

Foro comunitario: el sueño americano, mi primera casa

Si todavía no te has decidido a comprar una casa o no sabes cuál es el momento adecuado, Telemundo Arizona invita a la comunidad este sábado al foro informativo El sueño americano: mi primera casa en el que podrás encontrar respuesta a preguntas como ¿Hay ayuda con el pago inicial y los costos de cierre? ¿Cómo empiezo? entre otras.

You can buy a golf course home in the Phoenix area for less than $400K

“There are 12,567 homes on the market, all homes, all price points across the Valley. Of that, 750 are golf course properties across the entire Valley, so it shows you it is a minimal number of houses on a golf course,” said Sindy Ready, the president-elect of the Arizona Association of Realtors.

Interest rates expected to decrease

Meanwhile, Shelley Ostrowski is the 2024 Arizona Association of Realtors President and she predicts this year more buyers will jump back into the market.

Ostrowski describes what a lower interest rate means locally.

“Even though our inventory is low it does make it affordable and it’s a very attractive place to live we’re close to California but we’re close to Phoenix,” said Ostrowski.

Here is the Arizona REALTORS housing market outlook for 2024

After a year of record-high interest rates and challenges posed from limited inventory, Arizona REALTORS are optimistic as they look ahead to a promising year for housing in the Grand Canyon State marked by steady developments that will benefit both buyers and sellers. 

Featured in: InBusiness Phoenix, Phoenix Agent Magazine, AZ Digital Free Press, City Sun Times, Queen Creek Sun Times, Mesa Tribune, East Valley Tribune, Yahoo Finance

Return of housing boom? Arizona realtor is optimistic about market bounce back in 2024

Unlike the rest of the country, Arizona’s housing market stayed respectable during 2023, even with high-interest rates. Sindy Ready, the President-Elect of Arizona Realtors said homes appreciated 5% during the year. The state has a low inventory of homes coupled with more people moving to the area, keeping the market relatively competitive.

Media Video Library

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Could There be a Housing Crash in the Valley?
Breaking Down Rental Scams & How to Avoid Them
Sindy Ready & Eric Gibbs on Arizona’s Family
Eric Gibbs on Arizona’s Family/ Channel 3 News
Sindy Ready on Arizona’s Family/Channel 3
2022 Media Highlights
KTAR Morning News – Market Shift
KTAR Morning News – Market Volatility
12 News – Inflation Forcing Home Market Shift
Iram Riscon w/Telemundo
How Rising Interest Rates Impact Real Estate- Eric Gibbs
Inside Arizona’s Housing Market – Sindy Ready
Home Inspections: Sindy Ready
Cronkite News the impact of Zillow’s pause on the hot Arizona real estate market – copy
Scammers Preying on Valley Renters – copy
Housing Love Letters | Cronkite News – copy
Are Californians are ruining the market in Arizona? Arizona REALTORS® First Vice President Eric Gibbs shares his opinion.
Good Morning Arizona Features Father Son REALTORS® Duane and Kyle Fouts
Fox 10 embeds a reporter with Sindy Ready
Arizona realtors see steady demand as state grows population
Are women spending more on a home and getting less w/Jan Leighton
Purchasing a home during COVID-19 w/Mary Roberts
Changes to the Residential Resale Purchase Contract w/Scott Drucker
Know Your Pool Safety Laws w/Eric Gibbs
Shelley Ostrowski on increasing drowning deaths
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Arizona REALTORS® is the largest professional trade association in the state. It is comprised of individuals involved in the real estate industry, allied industries and firms. The association’s more than 40,000 members represent more than half of the real estate licensees in Arizona. For more information about the Arizona Association of REALTORS®, please feel free to browse around this site.