Most metro Phoenix homeowners will be happy to learn that their property values climbed again last year..
New valuations from the Maricopa County Assessor show that the overall worth of Valley houses climbed almost 7 percent last year.
Homeownerscan check out their latest property valuation online. When you click the link and are searching for your home's valuation, if your address doesn't come up right away, trying leaving out the direction or street, avenue, place or drive. For example, 120 Central, instead of 120 E. Central Ave.
Here in the Valley of the Sun we have seen a decided up-tick in buyer interest in every price level of homes, except those above $1.5 million. Homes between $150,000 and $600,000 saw an increase in demand of more than 33 percent. Even interest in homes under $150,000 was up 7 percent, and they were already in high demand. At the same time, the number of homes coming on the market and total number of homes for sale is down from a year ago.