Economic Impact of Every Home Sold [INFOGRAPHIC] Posted: 11 Sep 2015 04:00 AM PDT Some Highlights: Every time a home is sold, the surrounding economy feels a boost. Different industries and businesses benefit at each stage of the process of moving into a home! Hawaii leads the way with a $177,000 boost to the local [...]
Thinking of Buying a Home? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions! If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are surely getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interest at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in real [...]
Most Experts Agree: There is No Housing Bubble There is no doubt that home prices in the vast majority of housing markets across the country are continuing to increase on a month over month basis. The following map (based on data from the latest CoreLogic pricing report) reveals the appreciation level by state: These increases [...]
5 Financial Reasons To Buy A Home We have reported many times that the American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. The personal reasons to own differ for each buyer, with many basic similarities. Eric Belsky, the Managing Director of the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University expanded on the top 5 financial benefits of homeownership in his [...]
Some Highlights: Hiring a Real Estate Professional to buy your dream home, or sell your current house is one of the most 'educated' decisions you can make! A Real Estate Professional has the experience needed to help you through the entire process. Make sure that you hire someone who knows current market conditions & can simply [...]
What Do You Really Need to Qualify for a Mortgage? Thursday September 3rd, 2015 Down Payments, Millennials A recent survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is actually necessary to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The study pointed out two major misconceptions that we want to address [...]
Want to get top dollar for your home? STAGE IT! A well-staged home can increase your sales price by up to 17%. A mere $500 spent on staging can net over 300% profit, making it money very well spent. So how do you ‘stage’ your home? By making it the most buyer friendly home in a crowded market of homes.