Capstone News

Payment of Interest Distributions

Posted: Jul 27, 2015

Capstone Real Estate is pleased to announce that the semi-annual interest distributions for all 3 of our Phoenix Real Estate funds have been processed. The 3 funds include:

Home Supply Driving Prices

Posted: Jul 17, 2015

Limited supply of affordable homes is pushing prices higher.  The following a CNBC article outlines the details...

Housing Supply Shrinking In Phoenix

Diana Olick - Thursday, 16 Jul 2015

Phoenix Market Update

Posted: May 13, 2015

Here is a great article published on May 12th by the Phoenix Business Journal outlining the Greater Phoenix real estate market conditions. 

"Housing starts, home prices and sales were all up in March, according to new data from Arizona State University.  But there are some supply issues. Current listings are below last year’s inventory levels and a limited number of homes are available for less than $200,000."

Cycle of Market Emotions

Posted: May 5, 2015

It was interesting to come across this chart that is normally used to describe investor emotions related to stock market investing.  It was great to see it used to describe the current status of the Greater Phoenix real estate market. 

Southwest Opportunity Trust - April 2015 Update

Posted: Apr 17, 2015

The Southwest Opportunity Trust continues to execute its business strategy of:

  1. Buying, Renovating and Selling; and
  2. Buying and Renting. 

The rental market, which is the strategy consisting of approximately two-thirds of the homes within the fund, continues to be very strong.  We came across a great rental market article that supports our message from the March 17th Daily Observations published by the Greater Phoenix area real estate market expert, The Cromford Report. 

Saguaro Series 1 and 2 - April 2015 Update

Posted: Apr 17, 2015

Saguaro Capital Fund Series 1 and 2 remain in a holding, getting paid to wait, pattern as we take advantage of the extremely strong rental market and carefully gauge the resale market which is showing signs of optimism.

Rental Market:
For the last few years we have been speaking about the strength of the Phoenix real estate market.  We came across a great article that supports our message from the March 17th Daily Observations published by the Greater Phoenix area real estate market expert, The Cromford Report. 

Investor Updates and Interest Distributions (January 2015)

Posted: Jan 26, 2015

Capstone Real Estate is pleased to announce that the semi-annual interest distributions for all 3 of our Phoenix Real Estate funds are being processed this week.  The 3 funds include:

Phoenix Listed In Top 10 Growth Markets For 2015

Posted: Dec 10, 2014

Realtor.com's 2015 Housing Forecast expects Phoenix area home sales to increase 11% and has listed Phoenix area in the top 10 markets for housing growth in 2015.  

Following years of retrenchment among prospective first-time home buyers and the dampening effect it has had on the recovery of the housing market, first-timers are expected to return to the market in 2015.

Phoenix: A Strong Rental Market

Posted: Dec 8, 2014

According to Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business, Phoenix area monthly rents on houses are up 5.8 percent from last year. "Rental homes remain popular for those who don't want to buy a house or who can't qualify for a home loan," said Mike Orr, director of the Center for Real Estate Theory and Practice at the Carey School. "Fast turnover and low vacancy rates have pushed rents up."

With a large portfolio of cash flow generating rental properties within Capstone's Phoenix real estate funds, this is good news for investors! 

Payment of Interest Distributions (July 2014)

Posted: Jul 27, 2014

Capstone Real Estate is pleased to announce that the semi-annual interest distributions for all 3 of our Phoenix Real Estate funds are being distributed this week.  The 3 funds include:

  1. Saguaro Capital Fund Series 1
  2. Saguaro Capital Fund Series 2
  3. Southwest Opportunity Trust  

For those investors who invested Registered funds, the interest will be deposited directly into your Registered investment account.  For those investors who invested Non-Registered Cash funds, the interest cheque is being mailed to you this week. 

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