DJ Salafia

DJ Salafia

Helping Sellers, Buyers and Investors in both Orange County CA and Phoenix AZ since 2007

When the economy took a turn for the worse and housing values started to slide, I decided to get into Real Estate. What the heck was I thinking? Buyers were afraid prices would continue to fall, Seller were panicking seeing their investment pulled out from under their feet. That was the market that I signed up for in Phoenix Arizona back in 2007. The business was tough back in those days. Realtors actually had to work to make ends meet, which is why I saw so many leave the business. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to learn how to build my business through word of mouth, building a business that put my clients goals and concerns ahead of my own. In 2015, My wife Julie and I with our 3 amazing children moved to Irvine, CA. Expanding into a new area has definitely had its challenges, but it is exciting to see a business grow from scratch and see the potential every day to be better. At the end of the day it all comes back to helping my sellers, buyers and investors reach their goals. We are continuing to grow in Phoenix AZ as well as Expanding throughout Orange County, CA. I am always looking for any opportunities in both markets. If you or someone you know is considering selling a home, buying a home or wants to invest in real estate, I would love the opportunity to help you reach your goals!

Phoenix Is Top Performing Home Market During COVID-19 Pandemic Despite economic concerns caused by COVID-19, home prices continued to increase in Phoenix in March.

Today, we recognize the courageous heroes who sacrificed their lives to protect our country and our freedom. Thank you to everyone who has served for our country, past, present, and future. #memorialday #rememberandhonor #courage

[05/21/20]   Trust your instincts, especially when it comes to choosing a home. Let me help you find your dream home - send me a message today! #thehelpfulagent #trust #home #houseexpert #realestate #realestateagent

"Do or do not, there is no try..." Just like Yoda, I can help guide you to find your new home, be it among the Jedi or simply down the block. Send me a message to get started - and of course, May the 4th be with you! #maythe4th #theforce #thehelpfulagent #starwars #houseexpert #yoda #realestate #realestateagent #home

Be your own hero by turning dreams into reality. Message me to start the journey to find your dream home today. #hero #thehelpfulagent #greatthoughts #houseexpert #home #realestate #realestateagent #dreamhome

While traveling may be on hold right now, I hope you're finding everything you need at home. And if you're not I can help you find a home where you will! #thehelpfulagent #houseexpert #realestate #realestateagent #inthistogether #bettertogether #stayhome #home

Eagle Ridge Homes — DJ Salafia Realtor Peoria Phoenix Glendale Real Estate

New Post: Eagle Ridge Homes Keep up to date on what is going on in the neighborhood of Eagle Ridge. New Listings, Recently Sold homes. Now you have it all at the click of a button.

Though we may be spending more time at home than anticipated, the right attitude can still make it feel like a luxury! How are you making the most of your time at home?

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Explore these homes built in 2010 or later in 85383 for Friday, April 17th

You should feel secure about your home purchase - that's where I come in. Not sure where to start? Send me a message now so we can find your dream home. #thehelpfulagent #houseexpert #home #safe #realestate #realestateagent #inthistogether #bettertogether #themoreyouknow

Have you made up your mind about your dream home? I can help you make it a reality. Learn more about your options for buying or selling – simply send me a message to get started! #happiness #thehelpfulagent #houseexpert #happy #realestate #realestateagent #inthistogether #bettertogether #choosehappiness #abrahamlincoln

Laughter really is the best medicine, and I think we could all use a little more of it. Leave me a comment and share something that made you laugh recently! #laughter #thehelpfulagent #happy #charliechaplin #houseexpert #cheery #realestate #realestateagent

[03/22/20]   🏡Real Estate Market Update - Cromford March 2020

Here are some words written by ASU economist Michael Orr on the market outlook for real estate in Arizona. It’s a pretty interesting read, and explains the differences between the housing collapse 10-15 years ago and what’s going on today:
March 18 - A number of people seem to assume that we are heading for a recession and that home prices will fall. The first assumption is quite reasonable. The second assumption is based on fear and has little analytical data to back it up. Obviously anything can happen in a uncertain and disrupted world, but a fall in home prices is still looking very unlikely from today's numbers.
In 2005 the housing industry started to sicken because homes were being used as speculative commodities not for places to live. In 2005 I met a man in his early 20s who owned 12 homes in the Phoenix area, all with no occupants. How had he been able to buy them? 100% loans from unscrupulous lenders who went bust between 2007 and 2010. The housing industry (and more particularly the lending industry within it) was the cause of the 2008 recession. Phoenix was a hot spot for the cause of the problem, as was Las Vegas.
In 2020, housing is an innocent bystander to a probable recession caused by a pandemic. It has supply at extremely low levels and most homeowners have a large amount of equity. Even if they lost all their income and could no longer pay their mortgage, they could quickly find a buyer to release that equity. There is little likelihood of them facing foreclosure because the lender can be paid off with the sale proceeds. Only when demand collapses do the banks have to foreclose to get their money back. At the moment demand is still well above normal and has only shown very tiny signs of easing. In 2006 demand fell off a cliff yet home builders continued to build even more new homes because lenders continued to write ill-advised loans in huge numbers.
In 2020 builders are probably going to have to build fewer homes than they wish because of shortages of labor and materials. We are unlikely to see a glut of homes on the market for a very long time. A successful vaccine for the novel corona virus is more likely to appear before a surplus of homes could possibly develop.
Because the virus has not been contained yet, except in several parts of Southeast Asia, we are likely to see a lot of people out of work. We do not yet know how long it will take to get control of the pandemic in Arizona, but many people may be out of work for quite some time. These people are more likely to be renters rather than homeowners. Landlords may find it much harder to collect rents and the yields from their portfolios are likely to fall. Some may decide to evict tenants and sell their properties. At the moment the extra supply would be welcomed and receive multiple offers, even in these troubled times. The evicted tenants still exist and therefore still represent demand for shelter of some sort. There will be hardship, but not a flood of homes with no-one to live in them.
Housing demand is created by the existence of people and increases when more people turn up and decreases if they go away. In 2005 the people we were building new homes for were largely imaginary. In 2020 they are very real and migration trends have been very favorable with families and individuals moving to Arizona from other parts of the USA.
All the indicators for the Central Arizona housing market remain very healthy at the moment and we will report any change as soon as we spot one. There is no cause for panic and if you are delaying a purchase because you think the price will come down, you are probably making a poor decision.
Michael Orr
The Cromford Report.

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What makes a house a home for you? Is it food-related? People-related? Or something else entirely? #kitchen #thehelpfulagent #houseexpert #goodfood #realestate #realestateagent

You can trust me to keep your needs front and center in order to find your perfect home. Let me know when you're ready to get started. #thehelpfulagent #helpful #home #houseexpert #realestate #realestateagent #trust

Spent a little time this week with this guy. Thanks Jason and the Predovich Group at Driggs Title.

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Finding the perfect home isn't always easy, but you can count on me to help you navigate the home search process. Send me a message with what you're looking for and I'll help you get started today! #thehelpfulagent #realestate #houseexpert #home #househunting #listreports #realestateagent

Cactus League 2020: Everything you need to know about Spring Training in Arizona

Planning on hitting up some spring training this season? Here is what you need to know. Pack the mitts, baseballs, and caps because Spring Training is back in Arizona. Here is everything you need to know.

Julie’s out of town. Time to load up on gluten and dairy at JoJo’s Pizza. 🍕

The Phx housing market is hot!! 🔥

It’s incredible what can happen in a year. Check out these stats from the Cromford report. Inventory is very low -considering selling? Nows the time- we need to talk!

Even in the age of the Internet, word-of-mouth referrals are still the top way people find their new real estate agent! #referral #houseexpert #thehelpfulagent #realestate #listreports #realestateagent #friend

There's no time like the present, to buy a house and start building your home. #investment #HouseExpert #RealEstate #Realtor #ListReports #RealEstateAgent #HomeOwner

Custom renovations are fun, but can make it difficult to sell your home later on. Message me to understand the impact of your planned renovations on your home's value. #homereno #renovations #HouseExpert #RealEstateAgent #ListReports #home #RealEstate

JUST LISTED - Glendale

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I'm thankful to have such an amazing job helping others find their dream homes. What are you thankful for? #Realtor #RealEstateAgent #HouseExpert #thanksgiving #HappyThanksgiving #ListReports #thankful #RealEstate


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