Lack of Existing Home Sales Inventory Impacting Sales [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:Existing home inventory is down 10.1% from last year.A lack of inventory explains the modest increase in home sales (0.8% year-over-year) despite strong buyer demand.Existing home prices increased 5.1% year-over-year, which is directly related to the lack of inventory. from Simplifying the Market™ http://ift.tt/2dcnjXV via IFTTT

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Home Sales Expected to Increase Nicely in 2017

The National Association of Realtors, The Mortgage Bankers’ Association, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are all projecting that home sales will increase in 2017. Here is a chart showing what each entity is projecting in sales for this year and the next.As we can see, each is projecting sizable increases in home sales next year. … Continue reading Home Sales Expected to Increase Nicely in 2017

Why We All Need A ‘Phil Dunphy’ On Our Side

Whether or not you’ve ever seen an episode of Modern Family, or know who Phil Dunphy’s character is, the concept of knowing that you have someone in your corner who is looking out for your best interests is something we all want.When it comes to buying a home, whether you are a rookie homebuyer or … Continue reading Why We All Need A ‘Phil Dunphy’ On Our Side

US Housing Market Moving Further into ‘Buy Territory’

According to the latest Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across the country remain a sound investment.The BH&J Index is a quarterly report that attempts to answer the question:In today’s housing market, is it better to … Continue reading US Housing Market Moving Further into ‘Buy Territory’

5 Stats that Prove the Real Estate Market is Getting Stronger

Whenever there is talk about an improving housing market, some begin to show concern that we may be headed toward another housing bubble that will be followed by a crash similar to the one we saw last decade.Here are five data points that show the housing market will continue to recover, and that a new … Continue reading 5 Stats that Prove the Real Estate Market is Getting Stronger