Archive for the ‘Buyers’ Category

7 Steps to a Great Deal on Buying a Foreclosure

March 17, 2013

Jump in Consumer Confidence Along With Housing Rebound Points to US Economic Growth

March 3, 2013

Surge in new home purchases in January by the most in two decades and consumer confidence jumped this month, signs of a rebound in U.S. economic growth at the start of 2013.

Tips on How to Get a Good Deal on a Foreclosure

March 3, 2013

Renters Contribute to Healthier Housing Market

March 3, 2013

Strong Finish for Year End Home Prices

March 3, 2013

National median home prices saw the biggest annual gain in seven years.

Housing Market Begins to Favor Sellers

February 10, 2013

A drop in U.S. home listings to a 12-year low is driving up prices.  Many potential sellers are holding off until values rise more and thus preventing transactions from returning to historically normal levels, Bloomberg reported.  Meanwhile, investors are snatching up distressed properties before they reach the market.

Fed Indicates Housing Sector Is Picking Up Steam

February 10, 2013

The U.S. economy is growing at a respectable clip says Federal Reserve Board Governor Elizabeth Duke.

Housing Recovery Projected Growth for 2013

February 10, 2013

The housing rebound is broadening to other parts of the U.S. economy and will likely lend impetus to growth through 2013 and beyond. Climbing home prices are lifting household wealth and boosting the purchasing power of consumers. Declining mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures are buttressing bank balance sheets, giving them greater leeway to lend. And rising property- tax revenue is fortifying the finances of state and local governments, alleviating pressure on them to cut budgets.


Housing Trends This Winter

February 1, 2013

Housing costs will continue to climb.  That means stricter mortgage requirements and higher fees, higher interest rates, rents will rise, and mortgage rules will become more onerous.  If you are in the market, this isn’t the time to wait for a better deal. It’s time to act.

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Housing Market Continues To Rebound

January 30, 2013

The housing market is rebounding faster than anyone thought possible.  Consumer confidence is up, home prices are increasing, supply is dropping, inventory is declining and unemployment is improving.