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If you thought about selling your house this year, now may be the time to do it. The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. We were still in high school when we learned the concept of supply and demand: the best time to sell something is when su...
04/17/2016
 Some Highlights: 58% of vacation homes purchased were single family homes. 51% of vacation homes that were purchased were found online. The median price of a vacation home is up 28% from 2014.
04/14/2016
The National Association of Realtors recently released their 2016 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey. The survey revealed many characteristics of both vacation home purchasers and investors. Today, we want to concentrate on the vacation real estate market.The survey found that vacation-ho...
04/13/2016
Last week, the inaugural “Homebuyer Insights Report” was released by the Bank of America. The report revealed the reasons why consumers purchase homes and what their feelings are regarding homeownership.Consumer Lending Executive, D. Steve Boland, explained:“Homebuyers today are motivated by both...
04/13/2016
In a study conducted by Builder.com, researchers determined that nationwide, it would take “nearly eight years” for a first-time buyer to save enough for a down payment on their dream home.Depending on where you live, median rents, incomes and home prices all vary. By determining the percentage o...
04/13/2016
According to the BMO Harris Bank Home Buying Report, 52% of Americans say they are likely to buy a home in the next five years. Americans surveyed for the report said that they would be willing to pay an average of $296,000 for a home and would average a 21% down payment. The report also included...
04/13/2016
Some Highlights: 24% of all recent home buyers were single at the time of purchase. 47% of single men cite the desire to own a home of their own as the primary reason to buy. 18% of first-time buyers were single women.
04/07/2016
How Housing Matters is a joint project of the Urban Land Institute and the MacArthur Foundation. It is “an online resource for the most rigorous research and practical information on how a quality, stable, affordable home in a vibrant community contributes to individual and community success”.A r...
04/07/2016
A few weeks ago, Jonathan Smoke, the Chief Economist at realtor.com, exclaimed: “All indicators point to this spring being the busiest since 2006.”Now, Freddie Mac has doubled down on that claim and is saying that 2016 will be the best year that the real estate industry has seen in a decade. In t...
04/05/2016
There are some renters that have not yet purchased a home 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 your mortgage or your landlord’s.As The Joint Center...
04/05/2016
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