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Monthly Archives: March 2017

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

    By Keeley Ryan | March 31, 2017

    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 home prices are lower than they were last year. Read More

    Consumer Confidence in Economy & Housing is Soaring

    By Keeley Ryan | March 30, 2017

    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. Read More

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

    By Keeley Ryan | March 29, 2017

    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.  Read More

    Millionaire to Millennials: Buy Now!

    By Keeley Ryan | March 28, 2017

    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.” Read More

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

    By Keeley Ryan | March 27, 2017

    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. Read More

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

    By Keeley Ryan | March 24, 2017

    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 outpace Seller Supply! Read More

    The Foreclosure Crisis: 10 Years Later

    By Keeley Ryan | March 23, 2017

    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. Read More

    What Are the Experts Saying about Mortgage Rates?

    By Keeley Ryan | March 22, 2017

    Mortgage interest rates have risen over the last few months and projections are that they will continue their upswing throughout 2017. What impact will this have on the housing market? Here is what the experts are saying: Read More

    It’s a Seller’s Market! Should I Downsize Now?

    By Keeley Ryan | March 21, 2017

    A study by Edelman Berland reveals that 33% of homeowners who are contemplating selling their houses in the near future are planning to scale down. Let’s look at a few reasons why this might make sense for many homeowners, as the majority of the country is currently experiencing a seller’s market. Read More

    4 Great Reasons to Buy This Spring!

    By Keeley Ryan | March 20, 2017

    Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. Read More

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