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Recovery to Continue in 2014, Says NAR; Rates and Home Prices Predicted to Rise
By Nick Caruso
The real estate market will continue its road to recovery in 2014, with home prices rising 6 percent and mortgage rates hitting 5.4 percent. In addition, demand is predicted to plateau, all according to Lawrence Yun, chief economist and senior vice ...
New Homes Fill Demand for 2 1/2 Baths
Roughly one-third of home buyers are looking for a home with two full
bathrooms, and roughly one-third of both new and existing homes have exactly
two full bathrooms. But over half of buyers want a home with more than two full
baths, and that's where new homes do a much better job of matching ...
Ask the Experts: What Should Home
Sellers Do to Prepare for a Home Inspection?
By David R. Leopold
We see it every day. Sellers who don't take the time to ensure a smooth home
inspection and who pay for it in the long run. The spring market is upon us. A
little preparation can ensure sellers have great home inspections.
Home inspectors ...
To Buy A Dream Home, or the Dream Location, That Is The Question
looks not with the eyes, but with the mind” - William Shakespeare
this the same for a home buyer and a buyers motivation?
for many buyers, houses finally end up being more important than neighborhoods.
Now, think of a ...
Home Prices in 2012: Best
Year-on-Year Gain in Six Years
CoreLogic®, a leading residential property information, analytics and services
provider, recently released its December CoreLogic HPI® report. Home prices
nationwide, including distressed sales, increased on a year-over-year basis by
8.3 percent in December 2012 ...
Announcing a price reduction
on 9407 S.Jamestown Ave, a 4,120 sq. ft., 4 bath, 4 bdrm 1 1/2 story. Now
- New Price, was originally $612k.
New Home Sales Hold Steady in October
The Census Bureau and HUD reported October new home sales at a
seasonally-adjusted annual level of 368,000, which is virtually the same as the
three previous months. A 32 percent drop in sales in the Northeast was likely a
result of the threat and ultimate impact of the storm named ...
Pending Home Sales Trend Upward
The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on signed contracts, increased 0.3 percent in September 2012 to 99.5, up from 99.2 in August. Moreover, the September 2012 PHSI was 14.5 percent higher than the same period a year ago. Year-over-year, the PHSI has increased for 17 straight months.
Home Prices Continued to Rise in August 2012
Data through August 2012, released recently by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, a leading measure of U.S. home prices, showed average home prices increased by 0.9 percent for both the 10- and 20-City Composites in August versus July 2012. Nineteen of the ...
Home Price Appreciation Helps Housing Move Forward on Road to Recovery
Sparked by rising home prices across much of the nation, the
housing recovery is now under way, but fiscal uncertainties and other challenges
could result in a bumpy ride in the coming months, according to economists
participating in yesterday’s National ...