U.S. home sales reach strongest pace in nearly a decade

U.S. home sales reach strongest pace in nearly a decade Home for sale Elise Amendola / Associated Press A home for sale in Andover, Mass., in May. A home for sale in Andover, Mass., in May. (Elise Amendola / Associated Press) Associated Press Americans bought homes in October at the fastest pace in nearly decade, … Continue reading U.S. home sales reach strongest pace in nearly a decade

7 things that could turn off homebuyers

7 things that could turn off homebuyers ~ Click above for link for full list ~ <!-- --> C'mon, sellers, don't do this Morsa Images/Getty Images C'mon, sellers, don't do this When it's time to sell your home, you can invest a ton of time, energy and money into getting the place ready for sale. … Continue reading 7 things that could turn off homebuyers

What to Do When You Can’t Sell Your House

What to Do When You Can't Sell Your House Your options, from bad to worse. Not getting any offers on your home? Try these strategies. (iStockPhoto)  Your house is cursed. Not really, but you may think that if you have a home that's been on the market for a year or two – or more. … Continue reading What to Do When You Can’t Sell Your House

Home prices in the region up for 50th straight month

Home prices in the region up for 50th straight month House prices continued rising in July, increasing from year-ago levels for a 50th straight month in Orange County and for a 51st straight month in Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire, the CoreLogic Home Price Index showed Tuesday. Orange County has had the lowest … Continue reading Home prices in the region up for 50th straight month

Today’s sellers wary of future price drop

Today’s sellers wary of future price drop Over half of sellers think today is a good time to sell, according to a nationwide Redfin survey of home sellers in the third quarter (Q3) of 2016. In Q3 2015 and Q3 2014, only one-in-three sellers thought it was a good time to sell. Continuing low interest … Continue reading Today’s sellers wary of future price drop

US new home sales rise at fastest pace since 2007

US new home sales rise at fastest pace since 2007 Image copyright Getty Images US new homes sales jumped in July to their fastest rate in nearly nine years, according to Commerce Department figures. Low interest rates on mortgages and an improving jobs market have helped boost the US real estate market. New home sales … Continue reading US new home sales rise at fastest pace since 2007

Are open houses worth it?

Are Open Houses Worth It? Between cleaning, getting the sellers out of the house, breaking out the cheese and crackers and uncorking a bottle of wine, open houses are a burden for you and your sellers. But what if you were to find out it’s not always worth the time, talent and effort? For most … Continue reading Are open houses worth it?

Make Your Home More Appealing to Young Buyers

Make Your Home More Appealing to Young Buyers August 7, 2016 photos Millennials are powering the housing market. For the third year in a row, Generation Y (age 18 to 35) comprised the largest group of homebuyers, making up 35 percent of all buyers, according to a March report by the National Association of Realtors. … Continue reading Make Your Home More Appealing to Young Buyers

‘Million Dollar Listing’ broker shares 5 tricks that will sell your home fast

Check out this video for ‘Million Dollar Listing’ broker shares 5 tricks that will sell your home fast from Yahoo Finance, there are some great tips here.

HOUSING: Inland prices up another 6 percent

HOUSING: Inland prices up another 6 percent The increase mirrors a national trend, but in this area, affordability is an issue Inland housing prices in May rose by 6 percent over a year earlier – a plus for sellers but another signal that homes in the area are more expensive than average earners can afford. … Continue reading HOUSING: Inland prices up another 6 percent