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3 Signs the Housing Market Is on the Rebound

By |2019-10-03T10:00:41+00:00October 3rd, 2019|

The residential real estate market has been plodding along for most of the year. However, three recent reports show the market may be on the verge of a rebound. 1. Existing Home Sales (closed sales) are up, marking two consecutive months of growth. 2. Pending Home Sales (contracts signed) are up with each of the

How Does the Supply of Homes for Sale Impact Buyer Demand?

By |2019-09-30T10:00:21+00:00September 30th, 2019|

The latest edition of the Realtors Confidence Index from NAR sheds some light on the relationship between seller traffic (supply) and buyer traffic (demand). Until the supply of homes for sale starts to meet buyer demand, prices will continue to rise. The price of any item is determined by supply, as well as the market’s demand for the item. The National

Are You Ready for the ‘Black Friday’ of Real Estate?

By |2019-09-25T10:00:23+00:00September 25th, 2019|

According to a new study from, the week of September 22 is the best time of year to buy a home, making it ‘Black Friday’ for homebuyers. Every year, ‘Black Friday’ is a highly anticipated event for eager shoppers. Some people prepare for weeks, crafting and refining a strategic shopping agenda, determining exactly when

Is Your House “Priced to Sell Immediately”?

By |2019-09-23T10:00:39+00:00September 23rd, 2019|

In today’s real estate market, more houses are coming to market every day. Eager buyers are searching for their dream homes, so setting the right price for your house is one of the most important things you can do. According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, home values have risen at over 6% a year

Home Prices Increase in Every Price Range

By |2019-09-17T10:00:50+00:00September 17th, 2019|

Price appreciation can differ depending on your price range. CoreLogic analyzed four individual home prices tiers and shares the increase in each one. CoreLogic’s Home Price Index (HPI) Report revealed, “National home prices increased 3.6% year over year in July 2019 and are forecast to increase 5.4% from July 2019 to July 2020.” They also

Experts Predict a Strong Housing Market for the Rest of 2019

By |2019-08-26T10:00:40+00:00August 26th, 2019|

We’re in the back half of the year, and with a decline in interest rates as well as home price and wage appreciation, many are wondering what the predictions are for the remainder of 2019. Here’s what some of the experts have to say: Ralph McLaughlin, Deputy Chief Economist for CoreLogic “We see the cooldown

The Benefits of Growing Equity in Your Home

By |2019-08-14T10:00:51+00:00August 14th, 2019|

Over the last couple of years, we’ve heard quite a bit about rising home prices. Today, expert projections still forecast continued growth, just at a slower pace. One of the often-overlooked benefits of rising home prices is the positive impact they have on home equity. Let’s break down three ways this is a win for

Home Prices Up 5.05% Across the Country [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2019-07-26T17:02:58+00:00July 26th, 2019|

  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!

Home Price Appreciation Forecast

By |2019-07-15T21:58:39+00:00July 15th, 2019|

Questions continue to come up about where home prices will head throughout the rest of this year, as well as where they may be going over the few years beyond. We’ve gathered current data from the industry’s most reliable sources to help answer these questions: The Home Price Expectation Survey – A survey of over 100

4 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster

By |2019-07-10T10:00:16+00:00July 10th, 2019|

Since June of last year, we have seen an increase in the inventory of homes for sale month per month. Every spring and summer, the inventory increases because people want to sell their home. For those with children, they may want to be in their new home for the beginning of the school year. If