Capstone News

Updates Coming Soon

Posted: May 24, 2016

We will be emailing an update this Friday May 27th to investors in Saguaro Capital Fund Series 1 & 2. Investors in the Southwest Opportunity Trust will receive an update the following week.

Semi-Annual Interest Distributions

Posted: Jan 25, 2016

ATTENTION INVESTORS:  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:

2016 Arizona Economic Outlook

Posted: Dec 8, 2015

Economists Elliott Pollack and Lee McPheters recently spoke at the 52nd ASU/JPMorgan Forecast Luncheon in Phoenix.  The following article from The Republic | azcentral.com outlines their 2016 Arizona economic outlook. 

 

HOUSING WILL BE BACK AS FORCE FOR GROWTH IN 2016, ECONOMISTS SAY

Rising Phoenix Home Prices, Sales

Posted: Nov 21, 2015

We came across the an good article posted on www.azcentral.com which outlines the rising home values and sales numbers in the Phoenix area.  The article highlights include:

  • Shrinking number of homes available below $300,000 drives increase in prices; sales soar by 19 percent
  • Boomerang and first-time buyers are driving increases in metro Phoenix home sales and prices
  • Home building is up 46 percent in the Valley
  • Metro Phoenix's median home price has climbed to $225,000

See below to read the full article.

 

October 2015 Quarterly Investor Updates

Posted: Oct 15, 2015

Please note that the quarterly updates for Saguaro Series 1, Saguaro Series 2 and the Southwest Opportunity Trust are being emailed to advisors on Friday October 16, 2015 and then emailed to clients Monday October 19, 2015.

Comparing Phoenix to Canadian Markets

Posted: Aug 25, 2015

We came across an interesting post from the Arizona Commerce Authority which compares the demographics and home prices of Phoenix to a variety of Canadian cities.  Please note the home prices are in US dollars.

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. 

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