Atlas AZ

Inventory is Low, Prices are High…

2021-04-30T22:31:58+00:00April 30th, 2021|Atlas AZ, Newsletter|

Should I wait for a downturn to buy? Throughout Maricopa County the inventory shortage is prompting bidding wars and rising housing prices. The value of houses in Arizona has grown by 130% over the last 8 years. These rates continued to increase during the first year of  COVID, posting nearly a 16% increase, and are [...]

Tips for Evaluating Rental Renovations

2021-03-30T17:23:22+00:00March 30th, 2021|Atlas AZ, Newsletter|

Working in property management at Atlas Real Estate, I am frequently asked to weigh-in on investment property renovations as a means to increase rents. My colleagues and I like being able to offer experience-based insights on this important topic, so I’ll share a few of mine. Assuming that your goal is to increase revenue on [...]

Atlas Agents Are Full-Time Employees (not 1099 Agents)

2021-03-01T23:02:54+00:00March 1st, 2021|Atlas AZ, Newsletter|

Atlas is thrilled to be a new business associate at AZREIA. Going forward, you should expect our articles to be informative topics regarding the market trends that provide value to you as a real estate investor. But, for one of our first articles, we want to introduce our brokerage service and explain how we differ [...]

The Desert Just Got Hotter…

2020-12-28T17:43:32+00:00December 28th, 2020|Atlas AZ, Newsletter|

Why Phoenix Is Among The Most Desirable Real Estate Investment Markets Many newcomers have flocked to Arizona to find work, and one of the factors in their decision is the state’s affordable rental units, located in the downtown metro area and across the larger valley. With its 4.2 percent economic growth rate, PricewaterhouseCoopers, PwC, has [...]

How to Rent Your Property in a Competitive Market

2020-12-01T17:19:28+00:00December 1st, 2020|Atlas AZ, Newsletter|

Maricopa County shows a stable rental economy despite the pandemic. At Atlas Real Estate, we’ve seen a 97.4% occupied AND collected rate among the 3,600 units that we manage. But keeping vacancy rates low is easier said than done. Whether you are a seasoned property manager or first-time investor these simple tips will help your [...]

Using Your IRA to Buy Real Estate

2020-10-31T02:45:43+00:00October 30th, 2020|Atlas AZ, Newsletter|

by Lisa Schoen, Investment Specialist Many of our ancestors immigrated to chase the American Dream; which for many meant owning land. Today that dream extends beyond owning the land we live on. My clients and I want to own the land others live on. Our dream is to have tenants who pay down our debt [...]