Why Sell Now Instead of Later? The Buyers are Out Now

Why Sell Now Instead of Later? The Buyers are Out Now

Why Sell Now Instead of Later? The Buyers are Out Now [featured-img][mashshare] [foobar] Each year, most homeowners wait until the spring to sell their houses because they believe that they can get a better deal during the normal spring buyer’s market. However, recently released data suggests that a seller’s best deal may be available right now. The concept of ‘supply & demand’ reveals ...
Which Homes Have Increased in Value the Most?

Which Homes Have Increased in Value the Most?

Which Homes Have Increased in Value the Most? [featured-img][mashshare] [foobar] Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. The latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors puts the annual increase in the median existing-home price at 5.6%. CoreLogic, in their most recent Home Price Index Report, revealed that national home prices have increased by 6.7% year-over-year. CoreLogic broke appreciation down ever further into ...
A Tale of Two Markets: A 6-Month Update

A Tale of Two Markets: A 6-Month Update

A Tale of Two Markets: A 6-Month Update [featured-img][mashshare] [foobar] Six months ago, we reported that the mismatch between the type of inventory of homes for sale and the demand of buyers in the US was causing the formation of two markets. In the starter and trade-up home categories, there were significantly more buyers than there were homes for sale, causing a seller’s ...
Why Are So Few Homes for Sale?

Why Are So Few Homes for Sale?

Why Are So Few Homes for Sale? [featured-img][mashshare] [foobar] There is no doubt that the largest challenge in today’s housing market is a lack of housing inventory for sale. This challenge has been defined as an “overwhelming lack of supply,” and even a “straight up inventory crisis.” First American just released the results of a survey which sheds light on the reasons for the current lack of supply. ...
How Supply and Demand Impacts Real Estate Home Values

How Supply and Demand Impacts Real Estate Home Values

How Supply and Demand Impacts Real Estate Home Values [featured-img][mashshare] [foobar] FREE REGISTRATION: Discover your home's market value. It's Fast & Accurate. Simply enter your address and let us know where to email it on the next page.  Some Highlights: The concept of supply & demand is a simple one. The best time to sell something is when the supply ...
America Needs Your House!!

America Needs Your House!!

America Needs Your House!! [featured-img][mashshare] [foobar] The biggest challenge in today’s real estate market is a lack of housing inventory. How big of a challenge is the housing shortage? Here are what four industry economists are saying on the issue (emphases added): Mark Fleming, First American’s Chief Economist “The underlying fundamental issue is an overwhelming lack of supply… The supply of newly constructed ...
Where Are Home Prices Heading in The Next 5 Years?

Where Are Home Prices Heading in The Next 5 Years?

Where Are Home Prices Heading in The Next 5 Years? [featured-img][mashshare] [foobar] Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate experts, and investment & market strategists about where they believe prices are ...

Want to Keep up with the Joneses? Now’s the Time

Want to Keep up with the Joneses? Now’s the Time [featured-img][mashshare] [foobar] Does your current house fit your needs? Does it seem like everyone else is moving up and moving on to more luxurious surroundings? Are you wondering what it would take to start living your dream life? Market conditions around the country have presented an opportunity like no other ...