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Kate McQueen, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
The Houston Area real estate market continues to shine with strong growth in July (August statistics not yet available).  Houston home sales reached an average of 6.4% increase in price over a year ago… Read more
Blogged yesterday, 11:55am by Kate McQueen Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Carlisle Mit…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land is a nine-county metropolitan area defined by the Office of Management and Budget. It is located along the Gulf Coast region in the U.S. state of Texas. The metropolitan… Read more
Blogged Mon Jul 28, 2014 by Carlisle Mitchell Market Conditions Investment Properties
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Carlisle Mit…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
HOUSTON - Booming population growth has made Houston, Texas one of the fastest growing regions in the United States. From 2011 to 2012, Houston gained more than 34,000 people, which was the second largest… Read more
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Carlisle Mit…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Houston's home resale inventories decreased slightly, with a 4 percent decrease since September 2012. Distressed properties such as foreclosures and short sales remained the same as a percentage of the… Read more
Blogged Mon Oct 15, 2012 by Carlisle Mitchell Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Carlisle Mit…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
WASHINGTON -- U.S. construction spending rose less than expected in May, which could prompt a further downgrading of second-quarter economic growth estimates.Construction spending edged up 0.1 percent… Read more
Blogged Wed Jul 2, 2014 by Carlisle Mitchell Market Conditions
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Carlisle Mit…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
WASHINGTON -- U.S. home prices rose in May compared with a year earlier, but the gains have slowed.Data provider CoreLogic (CLGX) said Tuesday that prices increased 8.8 percent in May compared with 12… Read more
Blogged Wed Jul 2, 2014 by Carlisle Mitchell Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Carlisle Mit…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
HOUSTON - The Millennials who for years have lived with their parents while the economy imploded, now seem poised to move out on their own.According to a report released Thursday by Harvard's Joint Center… Read more
Blogged Fri Jun 27, 2014 by Carlisle Mitchell Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Carlisle Mit…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
HOUSTON -- The pace of U.S home construction slipped in May as buyers face higher mortgage rates. Construction firms began work on fewer single-family houses, condominiums and apartments last month.… Read more
Blogged Thu Jun 26, 2014 by Carlisle Mitchell Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Carlisle Mit…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Housing to drive economic growthEconomists expect the housing market to be the primary driver of growth this year. The bursting of the housing bubble plunged the economy into a recession from which it… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 20, 2013 by Carlisle Mitchell Market Conditions Home Buying Investment Properties
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Carlisle Mit…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
When in Rome Buy Real EstateROME MARKET OVERVIEW The housing market is depressed. Prices have fallen steadily since 2010, continuing their decline this year. This has resulted in a buyers market, said… Read more
Blogged Sun Dec 30, 2012 by Carlisle Mitchell Market Conditions Home Buying Investment Properties
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Carlisle Mit…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Study projects Houston market largest growth over next 5 yrsA recent Pitney-Bowes study projects that the largest absolute growth in households in the next five years will be in Houston, with a gain of… Read more
Blogged Mon Dec 24, 2012 by Carlisle Mitchell Market Conditions Investment Properties
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Carlisle Mit…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
The housing market will improve moderately in 2013, but nobody will mistake this for a boom. The gains in activity and prices will be a welcome relief, but will leave many homeowners still underwater.… Read more
Blogged Mon Dec 10, 2012 by Carlisle Mitchell Market Conditions Home Buying Investment Properties
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Carlisle Mit…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Interest is simply the cost of borrowing money. As with any good or service in a free market economy, price ultimately boils down to supply and demand. When demand is weak, lenders charge less to part… Read more
Blogged Sat Oct 6, 2012 by Carlisle Mitchell Market Conditions Financing Investment Properties
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Carlisle Mit…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Assessed Value The dollar value assigned to a property for purposes of measuring applicable taxes. Assessed valuation is used to determine the value of a residence for tax purposes and takes comparable… Read more
Blogged Fri May 24, 2013 by Carlisle Mitchell Market Conditions Home Selling Investment Properties
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Shaukatali K…, Real Estate Pro in Katy, TX
Home Selling Tip: Did you know that Home Buyers may examine a kitchen space more closely than bedrooms and bathrooms because this is the area where a family will spend the majority of its time? One of… Read more
Blogged Thu May 15, 2014 by Shaukatali Kadibhai General Area Market Conditions
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National Len…, Real Estate Pro in 93661
With many areas in the Houston(TX) area at LESS than 2 months' inventory - there is a little known  secrect for keeping the Buyer interested: suggest that they consider a Renovation 1st purchase mortgage.… Read more
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Deedee Wyms, Real Estate Pro in 77389
Deciding Fair Market Value can be a struggle and a major balancing act.  The primary reason is that buyers want a house to appraise lower to keep the purchase price low. While sellers want the house to… Read more
Blogged Thu Apr 3, 2014 by Deedee Wyms Market Conditions Home Selling How To...
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Bill Ness, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Del Webb Houston, Sweetgrass, has been a hit with active adults and retires alike since opening in 2011. The community offers both new and resale homes for sale. Prices start in the mid $100’s and go… Read more
Blogged Tue Mar 18, 2014 by Bill Ness Market Conditions Home Buying Home Ownership
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We Can Help You Find Out Your Home's Value for FREE! Are you thinking about selling but are not sure where to start? To begin the process, please fill out this simple form to get a FREE report of… Read more
Blogged Thu Feb 13, 2014 by Voices Member General Area Market Conditions Home Selling
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Jill Rainey, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Happy Friday, everyone!  I hope you have had a wonderful week.  It's been rather chilly (for Houston), but I think we are managing ;-)Since we have hypothetically found a Realtor®, obtained pre-approval… Read more
Blogged Fri Feb 7, 2014 by Jill Rainey Market Conditions Home Buying Home Ownership
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