Month: June 2015

Where Will Mortgage Rates Be in 12 Months?

One of the biggest questions plaguing the current housing market is where mortgage interest rates will be at this time next year. Over the last two months, [...]

2 Out of 3 Renters Want to Own. What’s Stopping Them?

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York recently released the 2015 SCE Housing Survey. The survey revealed that most current renters would prefer owning and [...]

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t For Sale By Owner

In today's market, with homes selling quickly and prices rising some homeowners might consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry [...]

217,726 Reasons to Buy a Home Now!

The inaugural Opportunity Cost Report was released recently by realtor.com. The report explained that “with interest rates and home prices expected to [...]

Buyer Demand Exceeds Housing Supply

Some Highlights: Inventory Levels are still below the 6.0 month level necessary for a normal market Home Prices have experienced year-over-year gains for [...]

How to arrive at the best listing price for your property.

Before you list your home for sale, you have to decide on an asking price. Many consumers consult real estate websites, but be aware that not all such [...]

If You are Thinking of Selling, Now’s the Time

If you thought about selling your house this year, now may be the time to do it. The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer [...]

Homeownership as an Investment: The Role of Price Appreciation

We recently posted on the results from the latest Home Price Expectation Survey (HPES) showing where residential home prices are headed over the next five [...]