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  • Buyer’s Market Helps Premium Home Sales Soar June 28, 2017
    We previously reported how a shortage of inventory in the starter and trade-up home markets is driving prices up and causing bidding wars, creating a true seller’s market. At the same time, in the premium home market, an over-abundance of inventory has started to see prices come down and put buyers in the driver’s seat, […]
  • Pre-Approval Should Always Be Your First Step June 27, 2017
    In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for […]
  • 2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers June 26, 2017
    In Realtor.com’s recent article, “Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?” they mention that “46% of potential home buyers fear they won’t qualify for a mortgage to the point that they don’t even try.”
  • The Cost of Renting vs. Buying in the US [INFOGRAPHIC] June 23, 2017
  • The Importance of Home Equity in Retirement Planning June 22, 2017
    We often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the equity buildup that homeowners experience over the time that they own their home. In a report recently released by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), they reveal how valuable equity can […]
  • The Supply & Demand Problem Plaguing New Construction June 21, 2017
    Many real estate economists have called on new home builders to ramp up production to help relieve the shortage of inventory of homes for sale throughout the United States. The added inventory would no doubt aid buyers in their search to secure their dream home, while also helping to ease price increases throughout the country.
  • Do You Know How Much Equity You Have in Your Home? June 20, 2017
    CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 91,000 properties regained equity in the first quarter of 2017. This is great news for the country, as 48.2 million of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation.
  • Buying Is Now 33.1% Cheaper Than Renting in the US June 19, 2017
    The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States.
  • Top Home Renovations for Maximum ROI [INFOGRAPHIC] June 16, 2017
  • Are Home Prices Approaching Bubble Territory? June 15, 2017
    As home values continue to rise, some are questioning whether we are approaching another housing bubble.