HOME SALES HEATED UP HEADING INTO WINTER

HOME SALES HEATED UP HEADING INTO WINTER

New and Existing Home Sales were something to celebrate in November, while home prices continued to heat up. The National Association of REALTORS┬« reported that Existing Home Sales in November edged higher by 0.7 percent from October to an annual … Continue reading

YOUR WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY IS OPEN

YOUR WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY IS OPEN

If you’ve been thinking about refinancing or buying a home, now may be the time to move on it. Rising home prices are being offset by home loan rates that remain near historic lows. Home Prices on the Up and … Continue reading

PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF REFI

PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF REFI

New Home Sales rose again in December, marking the third consecutive monthly gain and the third best annual gain since 2008. For all of 2015, New Home Sales rose 14.5 percent thanks to a strengthening labor market, increased confidence in … Continue reading

HOUSING AND JOBS: REASONS TO BE THANKFUL

HOUSING AND JOBS: REASONS TO BE THANKFUL

Home prices and job creations were on the up and up earlier this season. Home Prices Sparkle and Shine In housing news, year-over-year home price gains continued to shine, according to CoreLogic, a leading provider of consumer, financial and property … Continue reading

SPRING HEATS UP HOUSING

SPRING HEATS UP HOUSING

According to a late February analysis in the Wall Street Journal, homebuilders are reporting that sales of newly built homes so far this year are going gangbusters. But sales of existing homes are more lukewarm. Why the difference? A simple … Continue reading

JOB UNCERTAINTY OUTWEIGHS ATTRACTIVE LOW RATES

JOB UNCERTAINTY OUTWEIGHS ATTRACTIVE LOW RATES

In early September, interest rates for U.S. home loans dropped to their lowest levels in over a year, according to Freddie Mac. Despite these rate decreases, less homebuyers got off the fence and into new homes. This carried over to … Continue reading