~ it is a TOUGH market out there, make sure when you decide to buy that are ready ~ Quick, make an offer! 5 cities where homes sold fastest, and the 5 slowest Prices are up 12.7%. Time Pending home sales are up according to a new report.(Photo: Feverpitched, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Buying a … Continue reading Quick, make an offer!
~ this is very true, and if you are ready to sell your home there is no reason to wait to list in the summer. But if you are a buyer you need to be ready to buy - pre-qualified, housing checklist needs done, and areas to buy in be open with ~ The US … Continue reading The US housing market has an inventory problem
Existing-home sales tumble as supply crunch squeezes Realtors forecast a 2018 market that’s little better than last year Getty Images A sign for a residential property sale in the town of Stratford, Connecticut. By AndreaRiquier A previous version was corrected to fix the percentage change of median prices. The numbers: Existing-home sales ran at a seasonally … Continue reading Existing-home sales tumble as supply crunch squeezes
~check this out. Slide #5-#17?! ~ All the crazy things happening in San Francisco because of its out-of-control housing prices People are leaving San Francisco in droves as the cost of living reaches new highs. A recent report from real estate site Redfin reveals that San Francisco lost more residents than any other city in … Continue reading All the crazy things happening in San Francisco because of its out-of-control housing prices
Fannie Mae: Housing Market Headwinds are Temporary The housing market might have had a rough start to the year, but according to Fannie Mae’s Economic and Housing Outlook released on Monday, this quarter seems to be a temporary headwind as a stimulative fiscal policy is expected to boost the economy in 2018. The report comes … Continue reading Fannie Mae: Housing Market Headwinds are Temporary
Wall Street snaps up cheap single-family rentals For Invitation Homes, the U.S. landlord built by Blackstone Group, the 220 houses it owned in working-class areas around Atlanta were outliers, filled primarily with low-income tenants paying rents well below those at its other properties. For another company with big private equity ties, the homes were an … Continue reading Wall Street snaps up cheap single-family rentals
~ living in one of these cities and are a seller? you are looking pretty good. as a buyer well not so much ~ Home prices hit record highs in more than half of US of cities Home prices jumped to all-time highs in almost two-thirds of U.S. cities in the fourth quarter as buyers battled … Continue reading Home prices hit record highs in more than half of US of cities
Can you afford a home in America's 25 largest cities? Do You Work Enough to Afford a Home in America's 25 Largest Cities? If you’re in the market for a home, the big question on your mind is likely, “How much house can I afford?” Most affordability calculators will show you what’s within your price … Continue reading Can you afford a home in America’s 25 largest cities?
Silver Lining to Rising Home Prices . . . Home prices continue to climb both year-over-year and month-over-month, according to the October 2017 Home Price Index (HPI) released by CoreLogic Tuesday Morning. Nationally, prices increased by 7 percent from October 2016 to October 2017—representing the second consecutive month of 7 percent year-over-year increases. Meanwhile, month-over-month … Continue reading Silver Lining to Rising Home Prices . . .
~ helpful tidbits if you are planning ahead or ready to downsize and "live the good life" ~ The Best Places to Retire in 2018 Find your spot Retirees have a unique opportunity to move to a place that costs less and provides a high quality of life. The challenge is finding a place that … Continue reading The Best Places to Retire in 2018