Data analytics firm CoreLogic reported that home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, rose 6.6 percent from December 2016 to December 2017. Prices also increased 0.5 percent from November to December. CoreLogic noted that rising incomes and consumer confidence have increased the number of prospective buyers. This increase in potential buyers, coupled with limited inventories of homes for... [MORE]
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The start of the year ushered in a wave of good news about a hot stock market, higher wages and an active home sales environment. At the same time, housing prices have continued to rise, and the low inventory situation and affordability crunch has been particularly hard on first-time buyers struggling to get into the market. Nevertheless, buyer activity is easily outpacing seller activity in much of the country, culminating in relatively quick sales and low supply. Demand definitely remaine... [MORE]
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In housing news, home price gains continued in January. CoreLogic, a leading provider of consumer, financial and property information, reported that January home prices, including distressed sales, rose 6.9 percent from January 2016 to January 2017. The gains were due in part to lean inventories of homes for sale on the market. From December 2016 to January 2017, prices rose 0.7 percent. CoreLogic... [MORE]
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Single-family housing starts in January were at a rate of 1.9% increase over December. Market looking good!!
Expect a Strong Spring Housing Market
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, February 29, 2016
Recent housing and economic reports predict we'll see solid spring home sales, according to Jonathan Smoke, realtor.com®'s chief economist. Here are some signs: Read more: The 20 Hottest Housing Markets This Month On jobs: "Job creation -- arguably the most important factor in housing demand -- is moving apace," Smoke notes. In January, 151,0... [MORE]
Color plays a crucial role in your home's interior. Thankfully it's one of the easiest design elements to change, particularly if you select appliances and other permanent fixtures in classic hues. Is 2016 the year you repaint a few rooms? Here's a look at the latest color trends, as well as tips on how to incorporate them into your home.
The Non-Color Benjamin Moore's color of the year is white, or Simply White (OC-117) to be exact. This popular n... [MORE]
Written byJaymi Naciri
If you're thinking about selling your home, tackle the little jobs first to spruce up your home. Any peeling paint needs tending to. A fresh coat in bathrooms & kitchens can make a difference in the appearance of your home. If you were moving and looking for a new residence what would be important to you? Take that same appoach with your own home. Curb appeal is primary, what buyers see when they... [MORE]
by Broderick Perkins for Realty Times
Painting your home is a great way to enhance the appearance of your home, especially when it's time to sell.
But don't just slather on a fresh coat for the sake of upgrading.
Choose colors that will enhance your mood.
When it's time to sell, anything that you can do to improve the mood of today's buyers also will help you sell your home.
"Repainting is a low-cost way to gr... [MORE]
Foreclosure starts rebounded in May and June after falling sharply in April, but loan modifications continued to outpace foreclosure sales during the second quarter, according to the latest report from loan servicers participating in the "Hope Now" program.
According to The Realty Times:Seller's want to know the secrets to selling their homes.Here are the top ten secrets to sellers. Consider how these apply to your own home, how that affects marketing, as well as what aspects of your home you should "play up" to elicit a better response from buyers.
1. Price: It's a common misconception that location is the leading factor of whether or not a home sells. It is, instead, price. Think about this scenario. You have a h... [MORE]
WIth the market fluctuating and buyers looking for homes but fearful about downpayments, there is a choice. FHA loans, if you qualify, will allow 3.5% down but there is another alternative and that is a USDA Home Loan( United States Department pf Agriculture). If you fall within the criteria and are able to live within the area they serve, you will save on Pre Mortgage Insurance (about $120/month).
You don't have to be a farmer or rancher to be eligible for a USDA Home Loan.... [MORE]
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Are you worried about a short sale for your home? Concerned about all the horror stories about financing for your buyer? Dont be. It really isn't that difficult. Two things to know about short sales are that they take time and the buyer coming in as well as the seller has to stay in constant contact with their mortgage providers. Most mortgage commitments are good for 90 day
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A community containing a HOA may be a double edged sword. On one hand, the uniform look of the development & ability to control the feel of the community exists. While this may provide for uniformity & reinforce value, potential buyers might feel it is to stifling a way of life. Many of these communities are "sign free" zones which prevent you from putting out real estate signs to sell ur home, putting out the American flag etc.... [MORE]