YOU HAD ME AT ‘NEW HOME SALES’

YOU HAD ME AT ‘NEW HOME SALES’

The housing sector continues to be a bright spot in the U.S. economy. New Home Sales, which reports monthly on the number of newly constructed homes with a committed sale, surged by nearly 17 percent in April from March. This … Continue reading

Q&A: REAL ESTATE SCAM ALERT

QUESTION: I received a last-minute change to my down payment wiring instructions. What should I do? ANSWER: The Federal Trade Commission and the National Association of REALTORS® recently warned homebuyers about a new scam. Here’s how it works: After breaking … Continue reading

NAR ISSUES GREAT SAFETY VIDEO FOR REALTORS

When a Realtor requests that you meet them at their office vs. a vacant house and/or suggests you drive your own vehicle and follow them, this video will help you understand why.  Thanks for being an active participant in keeping … Continue reading

RATES STAY LOW AS HOME PRICES ARE UP

RATES STAY LOW AS HOME PRICES ARE UP

It’s been a busy summer for homebuyers. The National Association of REALTORS® reported that its pending home sales index climbed 6.1 percent in May—the biggest advance since April 2010. The gain exceeded even the most optimistic estimates in a Bloomberg … Continue reading

HOUSING MARKET BENEFITS…BUT FOR HOW LONG?

HOUSING MARKET BENEFITS…BUT FOR HOW LONG?

Last month, the National Association of REALTORS® reported that Existing Home Sales rebounded in April, increasing for the first time this year. Housing Starts also jumped from March to April to come in above expectations and at the highest level … Continue reading