There is no shortage of opinions as to where home prices are headed in 2012. From Clear Capital’s expectation that prices will show a ‘slight uptick’ this year to Fitch’s projection that prices‘will fall another 13 percent’, there seems to be no consensus as to where real estate values are headed. How can there be such a disparity of opinion among […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We are often asked “Is it time to sell my home?” The answer to that question is based on what your families’ goals are. If you don’t need or want to move for a few years it might make sense to wait for the housing industry to recover and prices to appreciate. However, if you wish to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Can you afford the marketing time to list your home at a inflated price? Have you had an appraisal or a competitive market analysis with a Realtor? Are you selling at a higher price than recommend by Realtor? Is you buyers agent doing the research before you make an offer? There are many more questions […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We hope that headline grabbed you. The reason we used it was to bring some perspective to the debate as to whether or not homeownership is a wise investment in today’s troubled market. A family should never look at the purchase of a home simply as a financial investment. It is so much more than […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Distressed Property InfoGraphic CoreLogic information on Shadow Information: http://www.corelogic.com/about-us/researchtrends/shadow-inventory.aspx LPS information on inventory/sales ratio: http://www.lpsvcs.com/LPSCorporateInformation/ResourceCenter/PressResources/ MortgageMonitor/201105MortgageMonitor/LPSMortgageMonitorMay2011.pdf RealtyTrac information on discounts on short sales and foreclosures: http://www.realtytrac.com/content/news-and-opinion/foreclosure-homes-account-for-28-percent-of-q1-2011-sales-6586 172 ShareContinue Reading... No Comments.