Home Prices Up 6.15% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

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 more!Alaska, Delaware, West Virginia & Wyoming were the only one states where … Continue reading Home Prices Up 6.15% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Consumer Confidence in Economy & Housing is Soaring

The success of the housing market is strongly tied to the consumer’s confidence in the overall economy. For that reason, we believe 2017 will be a great year for real estate. Here is just a touch of the news coverage on the subject.HousingWire:“Consumers’ faith in the housing market is stronger than it’s ever been before, … Continue reading Consumer Confidence in Economy & Housing is Soaring

Looking to Move-Up to a Luxury Home? Now’s the Time!

If your house no longer fits your needs and you are planning on buying a luxury home, now is a great time to do so! We recently shared data from Trulia’s Market Mismatch Study which showed that in today’s premium home market, buyers are in control. The inventory of homes for sale in the luxury market … Continue reading Looking to Move-Up to a Luxury Home? Now’s the Time!

Millionaire to Millennials: Buy Now!

Self-made millionaire David Bach was quoted in a CNBC article explaining that "the single biggest mistake millennials are making" is not purchasing a home because buying real estate is "an escalator to wealth.”Bach went on to explain:"If millennials don't buy a home, their chances of actually having any wealth in this country are little to none. The average homeowner … Continue reading Millionaire to Millennials: Buy Now!

Renting or Buying… Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage

There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage - either yours or your landlord’s.As Entrepreneur Magazine, a premier source for small business, explained this month in … Continue reading Renting or Buying… Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage

How Low Supply & High Demand Impacts the Real Estate Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:The concept of Supply & Demand is a simple one. The best time to sell something is when the supply of that item is low & the demand for that item is high!Anything under a 6-month supply is a Seller’s Market!There has not been a 6-months inventory supply since August 2012!Buyer Demand continues to … Continue reading How Low Supply & High Demand Impacts the Real Estate Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Foreclosure Crisis: 10 Years Later

CoreLogic recently released a report entitled, United States Residential Foreclosure Crisis: 10 Years Later, in which they examined the years leading up to the crisis all the way through to present day.With a peak in 2010 when nearly 1.2 million homes were foreclosed on, over 7.7 million families lost their homes throughout the entire foreclosure … Continue reading The Foreclosure Crisis: 10 Years Later