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Home Prices Up 6.34% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Friday November 30th, 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…
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December 3, 2018 0

24% of Renters Believe Winter is the Best Time to Buy a Home

Wednesday November 28th, 2018 For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates In real estate, the spring is often seen as the ideal time to buy or sell a house. The term “Spring Buyer’s Season” exists for a reason, as renters and those looking to move on from their current home thaw out from the winter…
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November 29, 2018 0

The #1 Reason to Not Wait Until Spring to Sell Your House

Tuesday November 27th, 2018 For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Selling Myths Many sellers believe that spring is the best time to place their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year, but what they don’t realize is that if every homeowner believes the same thing, then that is when they…
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November 28, 2018 0

Buyers: Don’t Be Surprised by Closing Costs!

Monday November 26th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers Many homebuyers think that saving for their down payment is enough to buy the house of their dreams, but what about the closing costs that are required to obtain a mortgage? By law, a homebuyer will receive a loan estimate from their lender…
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November 27, 2018 0

Existing Home Sales Slowed by a Lack of Listings [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Existing home sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.22 million, which is up 1.4% over last month. This reverses the six-month trend of dips in sales every month. The inventory of existing homes is still below the 6-month supply needed for a normal market and is now at a 4.3-month supply.…
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November 26, 2018 0

7 Reasons to List Your House For Sale This Holiday Season

Monday November 19th, 2018 For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers Every year at this time there are many homeowners who decide to wait until after the holidays to list their homes for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays. Here are seven…
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November 20, 2018 0

Wage Increases Make Home Buying More Affordable

Thursday November 15th, 2018 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers Everyone knows that housing affordability has been negatively impacted by rising prices and increasing mortgage rates, but there is another piece to the affordability equation – wages. How much a family earns obviously impacts how easy or difficult it is for them to…
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November 19, 2018 0

Home Sellers in Q3 Netted $61K at Resale

Wednesday November 14th, 2018 For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers According to a recent report by ATTOM Data Solutions, home sellers who sold their homes in the third quarter of 2018 benefited from rising home prices and netted an average of $61,232. This is the highest average price gain since the second quarter of 2007 and represents…
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November 19, 2018 0

Are Homeowners Renovating to Sell or to Stay?

Tuesday November 13th, 2018 For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Selling Myths Over the past few years, two trends have emerged in the housing market: Home renovations have shot up Inventory of homes available for sale on the market has dropped A ‘normal’ housing market is defined by having a 6-month supply of homes for sale. According…
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November 14, 2018 0

How to Honor a Veteran Today and Everyday

Monday November 12th, 2018 For Buyers, For Sellers One hundred years ago, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we marked the end of the “war to end all wars.” That day, which was to be observed annually on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, became known as Armistice…
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November 13, 2018 0