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What’s Going On With Home Prices?

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights Report, national home prices in August were up 5.5% from August 2017. This marks the first time since June 2016 that home prices did not appreciate by at least 6.0% year-over-year. CoreLogic’s Chief Economist Frank Nothaft gave some insight into this change,…

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Real Estate Marketing Statistics October 2018

Seller Concessions Spike on Listings Sold Between $200K-$250K Price Reductions up 27% on Active Listings Between $250K-$400K   For Buyers: October marks the 4th month in a row that supply has continued to rise between $200K – $400K, which is good news for many buyers…

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Are We About to Enter a Buyers’ Market?

Home sales are below last year’s levels, home values are appreciating at a slower pace, and there are reports showing purchasing demand softening. This has some thinking we may be entering a buyers’ market after sellers have had the upper hand for the past several…

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5 Reasons You Should Sell This Fall!

  Here are five reasons why listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready,…

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What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?

  Home prices are at the top of everyone’s minds. Can they maintain their current pace of appreciation? Will rising mortgage rates negatively impact home values? Will the next economic slowdown cause prices to crash? Let’s try to answer these questions based on what has…

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5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional Before Entering the Market!

5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional Before Entering the Market! Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite the adventure. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can ‘For Sale by Owner’ or ‘FSBO,’ but it’s not…

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Homeownership is a Dominant Gene

Home Ownership

There are many things that factor into the decision to buy a home. New research from the Urban Institute suggests that one of those things may be inherited from your parents. Children are More Likely to Own a Home if Their Parents Did According to an analysis of millennial…

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Housing Market: Another Gigantic Difference Between 2008 and 2018

Some are attempting to compare the current housing market to the market leading up to the “boom and bust” that we experienced a decade ago. They look at price appreciation and conclude that we are on a similar trajectory, speeding toward another housing crisis. However,…

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Supply & Demand Will Determine Future Home Values

Supply & Demand Will Determine Future Home Values Will home values continue to appreciate throughout 2018? The answer is simple: YES! – as long as there are more purchasers in the market than there are available homes for them to buy. This is known as…

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Real Estate Marketing Statistics August 2018

Real Estate Marketing Statistics August 2018 Supply between $200K-$250K has Risen 8.1% since May Seller Price Reductions Up 7% in Popular Price Range For Buyers: If your budget lies somewhere between $200,000 and $400,000 for a home, there’s good news for you.  Supply between $200,000…

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