Real Estate News

Feb. 23, 2017

Are You 1 of the 59 Million Planning to Buy This Year?

According to a survey conducted by Bankrate.com, one in four Americans are considering buying a home this year. If this statistic proves to be true, that means that 59 million people will be looking to enter the housing market in 2017.

The survey also revealed 3 key takeaways:

  1. Those ...
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Jan. 26, 2017

Thinking of Selling? Why NOW is the Time!

It's common knowledge that a large number of homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that will be a good strategy this year.

The other listings that do ...

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May 10, 2016

4 Reasons To Move Up to Your Dream Home This Spring

Spring is in full force; the summer months are right around the corner. If you are debating moving up to your dream home, here are four great reasons to consider listing your current home and moving up to your dream home now, instead of waiting.

1. Buyer Demand is High ...

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April 5, 2016

The Evolution of Homes

Feb. 26, 2016

Home Sales Inch Up

Exising Home Sales Inch Up In January [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

  • Existing Home Sales rose to an annual rate of 5.47 million, representing an 11% increase year-over-year.
  • Inventory levels remain below the 6-month supply needed for a normal market at a 4.0-month supply.
  • Lawrence Yun, NAR's Chief Economist, warns: "The spring buying season is right around ...
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Feb. 24, 2016

Mortgage Rates Again at Historic Lows!

Mortgage Rates Again at Historic Lows | Keeping Current Matters

 

Just two weeks ago, we posted an article discussing where mortgage interest rates may be heading over the next twelve months. We quoted projections from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the Mortgage Bankers’ Association and the National Association of Realtors. Each predicted that rates would begin to rise slowly and ...

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Feb. 20, 2016

Top 10 Tax Deductions for Homeowners

It's hard to believe we're halfway through February 2016. By now, everyone should have their W-2's or 1099's and starting to think about income taxes that will be due in less than two months time. Your home may be brimming with tax advantages. How will you ...

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Feb. 11, 2016

Final 2015 Housing Numbers Now In

Final 2015 Housing Numbers Now In | Keeping Current Matters

Many have questioned the stability of certain sectors of the U.S. Economy, one section in particular is the housing market. Today we would like to share how the experts feel about how we ended 2015 and where they think we are headed in 2016.

How did we do in ...

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Jan. 12, 2016

When Is It A Good Time To Rent? NOT Now!

People often ask whether or not now is a good time to buy a home. No one ever asks when a good time to rent is. However, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent.

The Census Bureau recently released their ...

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Jan. 8, 2016

How Did Housing Do In 2016?

Happy New Year! We're just one week into the New Year and we've already been asked how did housing really do in 2015. The housing market improved in 2015, but how close is it to finally being back to normal? Jonathan Smoke, chief economist at Realtor.com®, weighed ...

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