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Is the Real Estate Market Finally Getting Back to Normal?

Thursday September 20th, 2018 For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates The housing market has been anything but normal for the last eleven years. In a normal real estate market, home prices appreciate 3.7% annually. Below, however, are the price swings since 2007 according to the latest Home Price Expectation Survey: After the bubble burst…
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September 21, 2018 0

25% of Homes with a Mortgage are Now Equity Rich!

Wednesday September 19th, 2018 For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers Rising home prices have been in the news a lot lately and much of the focus has been on whether home prices are accelerating too quickly, as well as how sustainable the growth in prices really is. One of the often-overlooked benefits of rising…
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September 20, 2018 0

Home Prices: The Difference 5 Years Makes

Tuesday September 18th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing CoreLogic recently released their Home Price Index Report. One of the key indicators used in the report to determine the health of the housing market was home price appreciation. CoreLogic focused on appreciation from July 2013 to…
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September 19, 2018 0

If You Are Thinking of Selling You Must Act NOW!

Monday September 17th, 2018 For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers If you thought about selling your house this year, now more than ever may be the time to do it! The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. We were still in high school when we…
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September 18, 2018 0

Is Buying a Home Really More Stressful Than Planning a Wedding? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Friday September 14th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Generation X, Infographics, Millennials Is Buying a Home Really More Stressful Than Planning a Wedding? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market Some Highlights: According to a new survey from Open Listings, 62% of Americans ages 25-54 believe that buying a home is more stressful than planning…
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September 17, 2018 0

Are Homebuyers Starting to Hit the ‘Pause’ Button?

Thursday September 13th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers For the last several years, buyer demand has far exceeded the housing supply available for sale. This low supply and high demand have led to home prices appreciating by an average of 6.2% annually since 2012. With this…
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September 14, 2018 0

Home Prices Have Appreciated 6.9% in 2018

Wednesday September 12th, 2018 For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing Between 1987 and 1999, which is often referred to as the ‘Pre-Bubble Period,’ home prices grew at an average of 3.6% according to the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every month, the economists at CoreLogic release the results of their Home Price Insights Report,…
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September 13, 2018 0

4 Reasons Why Fall Is A Great Time to Buy A Home!

Monday September 10th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights report reveals that home prices have appreciated by 6.2% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts…
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September 12, 2018 0

NAR Reports Show It’s A Great Time to Sell!

Tuesday September 11th, 2018 For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when the demand for that item is high and the supply of that item is limited. The last two major reports issued by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed information that suggests…
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September 12, 2018 0

Home Prices Up 6.49% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

 Friday September 7th, 2018  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state. Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to another state, waiting to move may end up costing you…
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September 10, 2018 0