“Aging in Place” has been a buzzphrase for awhile, but what does this mean for what buyers want in a home? Click here to read the full article!
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According to Goldman Sachs, more than half the homes sold last year and half of all the homes sold in 2013 were purchased without a mortgage. Click here to read the whole article!
Zillow has valued the White House at $319 million with 16 bedrooms, 35 bathrooms, and over 55,000 square feet of living space! To check it out, click here!
According to RealtyTrac, pre-foreclosure filings are down 39.6% over the prior year. Click here to read more at www.realtytrac.com
Backyard cottages and accessory dwellings are on the rise as we pack more people into the urban landscape. Click here to read all about it!
Mortgage Applications Drop – but what is the full story? The Wall Street Journal reported that mortgage applications dropped 9% last week, but that doesn’t mean that the housing market is cooling. This drop was fueled by rising interest rates (up to 3.9% this past week – the highest since May of 2012) and a […]
The National Association of REALTORS® released an infographic this week on their average member profiles. One interesting statistic: the average agent earned 21% of his or her business through repeat clients and 21% through past client and customer referrals. How do your stats stack up?
The National Association of REALTORS® Nationwide Open House Weekend is this weekend, April 20th and 21st! Check your local Association office for resources! To visit REALTOR.org for more open house statistics, please Click Here.
If you live or sell real estate in a tourist area, then listen up! The National Association of REALTORS® has indicated that the housing market recovery has also included vacation properties. In 2012 vacation home sales rose 10.1% to 553,000, up from 502,000 in 2011. NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun indicated that, “attractively-priced recreation property […]
“Boomerang Buyers”- those buyers who lost their homes during the economic challenges of the last few years – are making a comeback according to an article by REALTOR® Magazine. Over 4.7 million people lost their homes during the past few years. But now, estimates show that 70% of those buyers are likely to return to […]