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Woodbridge Homes and Neighborhood Information
Woodbridge Homes An up to date look at Woodbridge homes for sale and Woodbridge neighborhood information.  Living in the Woodbridge neighborhood, you'll enjoy good pricing,  mature  landscaping,…
Carmel Forest Home Sales in Charlotte NC 28226
Carmel Forest Homes An up to date look at Carmel Forest homes for sale and Carmel Forest neighborhood information.  Located in South Charlotte, Carmel Forest home owners enjoy park like settings on…
March Real Estate Update for the Okanogan Valley
OKANOGAN VALLEY MARKET REPORT Home sales were up slightly and land sales down slightly for February in the Okanogan Valley.  Home sales were up to 17 homes sold, compared to 15 sold in January, with an…
A Step Up for Buyer Foot Traffic = Strong Correlation to Home Sales.
Following two months of sharp declines, buyer foot traffic is trudging back, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ Diffusion Index.“This improvement suggests that the year-over-year…
Lake Lanier Waterfront Lots & Land Sales Report 2013! We Check The Market Trends!
We review the sales data and trends on Lake Lanier waterfront lots and land sales for 2013!  Check out the number of sales, prices, total days on market and discounts in this report.Lake Sidney Lanier Homes…
Americans' Divergent Views on Housing, Mortgages
More Americans expect home prices to increase in the coming months, according to Fannie Mae’s February 2014 National Housing Survey.Fifty percent of the survey's 1,000 respondents say that they believe…
Study: Asians Will Spend Most on a Home
Asian home buyers are willing to cough up the most cash for their next home compared to other races and ethnicities, according to a new study by the National Association of Home Builders. Asians expect…
Why Education Will Keep Housing Crisis at Bay
Arming today’s youth with greater financial knowledge is the key to making sure there is no repeat of the housing and economic crisis, Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,…
Are you ready to adapt to what tomorrow will bring?
Brilliant insight for RE/MAX realtors from the Chief Creative Officer, Susan Credle. 
Glance at the Sacramento Real Estate Market
The below graph is from Ryan Lundquist's excellent blog.  I find this very visually interesting.  I don't think it necessarily tells us a whole lot but just visually shows us where we are in comparison…
Americans' Divergent Views on Housing, Mortgages
More Americans expect home prices to increase in the coming months, according to Fannie Mae’s February 2014 National Housing Survey.Fifty percent of the survey's 1,000 respondents say that they believe…
A Step Up for Buyer Foot Traffic
Following two months of sharp declines, buyer foot traffic is trudging back, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ Diffusion Index.“This improvement suggests that the year-over-year…
Why Education Will Keep Housing Crisis at Bay
Arming today’s youth with greater financial knowledge is the key to making sure there is no repeat of the housing and economic crisis, Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,…
Study: Asians Will Spend Most on a Home
Study: Asians Will Spend Most on a HomeDAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014Asian home buyers are willing to cough up the most cash for their next home compared to other races and ethnicities,…
Old Florida Charm for rent in Rio Vista, Fort Lauderdale
   RioVista charmer.Oversized walled corner lot with tropical landscaped garden. Very private patio with salt water pool. Interiors has wood floors, fireplace, granite counters in kitchen and remodeled…
Will My listing Sell if the price is right?
Cook County  11/12 -11/13: Listings Detached single = 27% sold, and 73% expired, Avg List price Sold $274 034 Attached single =  29% sold, and 71% expired, Avg List price Sold $250,469  2-4 units…
Wealth Adviser: World's ultra wealthy hold a fifth of their wealth in real estate assets
Private wealth is increasingly shaping the world's real estate markets and the use of private equity in major property deals worth at least USD10m has nearly trebled since 2009.Real estate now accounts…
House Values
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Eagle River Home Sales, Minocqua Home Sales
February has been quite cold.  In fact, it will go down as the coldest February in recorded history.  We in the Northwoods are not the only ones shivering as the cold weather is pretty much everywhere…
Buyer and Seller Contingencies
Buyer and Seller ContingenciesContingencies alleviate potential problems that if something goes wrong in a purchase contract, you can cancel the contract without penalty.  Contingencies are a fact of…
Home Values Projected To Appreciate At A Normal Pace
These are interesting graphics.  The first shows what happened to the housing market before during and after the bubble.  The second shows what is projected to happen over the next few years.  A normal…
This Month in Queens Real Estate: March 2014
March 2014 Queens NY Market Update Home sales declined in February with the combined effects of severe winter weather and the decline in affordability due to higher mortgage rates and prices than…
SAN DIEGO'S CITY COUNCIL RESCINDED THE REAL ESTATE TAX INCREASE
The Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® (SDAR) and the Commercial Real Estate Alliance of San Diego (CRASD) were able to defeat a 300% - 750% increase in the Linkage Fee; a direct tax on real estate,…
How to Price Real Estate
How to Price Real EstatePosted: 06 Mar 2014 KCM CrewToday we are excited to welcome back Ashley Garner as our guest writer today. Ashley has been a broker for over 20 years in the Wilmington, NC area.…
Menlo Park Real Estate Market Update March 9, 2014
As a Menlo Park Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Menlo Park?" The answer is simple: Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. There are currently 27 single family Menlo…
HOW DO MORTGAGE LENDERS DECIDE HOW MUCH YOU CAN BORROW?
When you visit your lender to get a mortgage for your home, they will tell you the maximum amount that you are allowed to borrow. But how do they reach this total and what factors do they take into consideration?How…
Palo Alto Ca Real Estate Market Update 3/9/2014
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse. There…
Things to Do in Buying in a Tight Market
Buying in a Tight Market - Things to DoYou can increase your chances of getting your dream house, instead of losing it to another buyer with these easy steps:Get pre-qualified for a mortgage. You will…
March 10, 2014 Windemere San Ramon CA Real Estate Update Homes for Sale Windemere San Ramon CA February 2014
March 10, 2014 Windemere San Ramon CA Real Estate Update Homes for Sale Windemere San Ramon CA February 2014Windemere San Ramon CA Real Estate Monthly CommentaryOn March 10, 2014 there were 6 single family…
Where is America Moving? 2013 Atlas Van Lines Migration Patterns Study
2013 ATLAS VAN LINES MIGRATION PATTERNS STUDY Article by Atlas Van Lines (Based on 77,308 Interstate and Cross-Border Household Goods Relocations from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.)Where is…
Daily Market Report 3/11/14
http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Provides the mortgage interest rate trends and navigates through the current interest rates for home loans.  Mike Bjork provides this daily service by watching the…
Home Sales: Are They Increasing or Decreasing?
There has been a lot of chatter about the last few Existing Home Sales Reportsfrom the National Association of Realtors(NAR). Year-over-year sales have been down four of the last five months. Experts…
Gen Y - Largest Homebuyer Population
Young home buyers remain optimistic and see their home as a good investment, while older buyers are more likely to trade down to a smaller property to match changing lifestyles, according to the 2014…
Home Sales in Canton, MI from Jan. 20 to Jan. 26, 2014
Sales in Canton, MI for the week of  Jan. 20  to Jan. 26, 2014 Single Family Type of Address Price* Bedrooms Baths Basement Sq. ft. Ownership 437…
Home Sales in Novi, MI from Jan. 20 to Jan. 26, 2014
Sales in Novi, MI for the week of  Jan. 20  to Jan. 26, 2014 Single Family Type of Address Price* Bedrooms Baths Basement Sq. ft. Ownership 24480…
Miami Real Estate Continues Remarkable Growth!
Sales are up; Prices are up; Miami Real Estate is HOT! Trend is continuing into 2014...To find out more, visit: http://www.isamiami.com/en/blog/2014/3/The-Miami-Real-Estate-Market-Stellar-Growth-Continues.htm
Market Updates
Tuesday - March 11  As the spring and summer driving seasons near, one thing is for certain - higher gas prices at the pump. The national average price for a regular gallon of gasoline is $3.48, up from…
Home Sales in Northville, MI from Jan. 20 to Jan. 26, 2014
Sales in Northville, MI for the week of  Jan. 20  to Jan. 26, 2014 Single Family Type of Address Price* Bedrooms Baths Basement Sq. ft. Ownership…
Where Prices are Headed over the Next 5 Years?
Fill out this simple form  to get a Free Report on YOUR House Value and Current Market Conditions!Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why…
Home Sales: Are They Increasing or Decreasing?
Fill out this simple form  to get a Free Report on YOUR House Value and Current Market Conditions!There has been a lot of chatter about the last few Existing Home Sales Reports from the National Association…
Home Sales in Plymouth, MI from Jan. 20 to Jan. 26, 2014
Sales in Plymouth, MI for the week of      Jan. 20  to Jan. 26, 2014 Single Family Type of Address Price* Bedrooms Baths Basement Sq. ft. Ownership…
What are Mortgage Rates doing? - DAILY SCRIPT
Mortgage Bonds are trading in a tight price range today in the absence of any major economic reports or geopolitical headlines to influence activity. The only hurdle for the Bond markets today will be…
2014 Real Estate Trends!
The past few years in real estate have been unpredictable. Between high foreclosures one year to low inventory in some major markets the next, it’s hard to tell where the market is going to go.This year,…
February Job Report
The February Job Report Is Here!Image courtesy of renjith ddpavumba / FreeDigitalPhotos.netThe February Job Report came out late last week and this time there is good news all around. Despite the cold…
Luxury Report This Week
Luxury home prices across the ILHM National sample have stayed relatively stable in recent weeks. This week median price is $1,330,481.PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT Price per square foot gives us a view to changes…
Using Scents to Help Sell your Home
Using Scents to Help Sell Your HomePerhaps you’ve heard that smell can be the most evocative of the five senses, often bringing back a flood of nostalgia associated with an event or a location from one’s…
Man Cave ALERT @ Lake of the Ozarks! Build with out restrictions in Kaiser, MO!
MLS#3097512 Kaiser, MO - $38,000!   Located just outside of Osage Beach in a subdivision just off of 42 Hwy. Level corner lot with easy access is ready for you to build your dream garage, shed, man cave…
Housing Recovery Expected to Press
Americans’ outlook on housing and the economy has fluctuated somewhat during the past few months, but the trend for most indicators remains positive overall, according to Fannie Mae’s February 2014…
Lennar takes niche housing route
Written by Scott Blake on February 26, 2014A lack of developable land in Miami-Dade County and a post-recession economy is forcing home builders such as Lennar to take a niche approach.That includes…
Housing Supply And Demand Is Changing (Again)
If you are curious about how recent housing supply and demand changes will impact the Tallahassee real estate market, then you should monitor our monthly inventory reports.Right about this time each…
Are you thinking of buying a house?
It's not too late! Compared with the historical average, there has never been a better time to buy a home than right now. Call or email me TODAY!
Evanston IL Real Estate Sales
Evanston Il Real Estate Sales are at the highest point since 2005. In 2013 479 single family homes sold and the last time this figure was exceeded was in 2005 when 517 houses sold. 2014 looks to be an…
The 2014 Housing Market: Still on the Road to Recovery
The 2014 Housing Market: Still on the Road to RecoveryAuthor: Rick Sharga March 4, 2014 1 CommentWe can expect to see the U.S. housing market cool off as we move into 2014 for a number of reasons–some…
Buyer Etiquette: How to Get the Home You Want
Buyer Etiquette: How To Get The Home You WantAs most people know, the real estate market shifts between a buyers' or sellers' market, depending on supply and demand. However, regardless of which market…
'Disruptive Weather' Continues to Slow Home Sales
‘Disruptive Weather’ Continues to Slow Home SalesAuthor: Tory Barringer February 28, 2014 DSNew.comre on facebookShare on twitterShare on google_plusone_shareShare on linkedinMPending home sales…
Edgewater Condo and Townhome Housing Market Update
The inventory supply of condos and townhomes for sale in the Edgewater neighborhood was a 2.7 month supply as of Jan. 31, 2014, the lowest level in the last 5 years. Market times averaged just below 110…
Year-over-year February home sales show solid uptick
Did you realize that the Median sales prices for single-family homes sales in Tampa Bay were up in February, compared to the same months in 2013? http://on-msn.com/NTM4pD 
Scorecard: Housing still wears Great Recession scar
The housing economy posted strong results, with the purchase of new homes rising and foreclosure completions continuing to drop, but officials still caution that the economy is still healing from the Great…
Union Square Townhome coming attraction
Here is a sneak peek of a townhome in Union Square subdivision of Hainesville coming to market this week.  Check it out and let me know what you think!Questions?  Call or text today, 847 970 2757 to…
Find Out How Much Your Home is Worth Values Have Increased
Click The Link To Find Out How Much Your Home Is Worth:http://www.ucanownvegas.com/What_is_My_Home_Worth/page_2550757.html
WHAT’S AHEAD FOR MORTGAGE RATES THIS WEEK – MARCH 10, 2014
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 10, 2014Last week’s economic news included construction spending and the CoreLogic Home Price Index for January.  Reports for February included…
Sturnbridge Homes and Neighborhood Information
Sturnbridge Homes An up to date look at Sturnbridge homes for sale and Sturnbridge neighborhood information. The Sturnbridge neighborhood  is located in the Southpark section of Charlotte, NC. Like…
Beverly Woods Homes for Sale in Charlotte NC
Beverly Woods Homes An up to date look at Beverly Woods homes for sale and Beverly Woods neighborhood information. The Beverly Woods neighborhood is near Southpark, offering a great array of housing…
Kind pushes to roll back flood insurance hikes
Buy NowPeter Thomson, La Crosse TribuneU.S. Rep. Ron Kind is backed by local officials and community members Friday while speaking at the house of Teresa Secord (second from left) at 428 Liberty St., located…
A Buyer's and Seller's Market
A Buyer's and Seller's Market?What is considered a healthy market?  There is no hard and fast rule about what makes a healthy housing market, but it is not unreasonable to assume that a market where…
Are Online Market Valuations of Your Home Trustworthy?
Are On-line Market Valuations of Your Home Trustworthy? A lot of Internet sites or lead generation sites offer free market valuation reports of your home.  These reports may be useful in a broad sense…
Economy Functioning at 87% of Pre-Crisis Levels
Economy Functioning at 87% of Pre-Crisis Levels Nationwide, the economy and housing market are functioning at a level about 87 % of their pre-crisis normal levels, according to the National Association…
How To Keep At Least $250,000 Tax Free Dollars When You Sell Your Home
Over the past year, we have seen an increase of 10.4% on home prices nationally, according to Trulia’s Price Monitor. We are seeing the beginnings of a robust recovery from the housing market crash…
Economy Functioning at 87% of Pre-Crisis Levels
Economy Functioning at 87% of Pre-Crisis Levels Nationwide, the economy and housing market are functioning at a level about 87 % of their pre-crisis normal levels, according to the National Association…
Relos Share Their Dream Lists
Follow & Review Us On:  Daily Real Estate News | Sunday, March 09, 2014 Want to know exactly what employees relocating to a new housing market for a job are looking for in their next home?…
Understanding your CMA or Market Analysis
Understanding your CMA or Market AnalysisHome prices don't stay the same very long in the real estate market.  Unlike the stock market, you cannot see the prices actually go up and down.The CMA or comparative…
Market Time Projected to be Shorter for Spring 2014
Last year, housing prices increased more than they had in seven years, and buyers’ markets turned into sellers’ markets overnight. In many cities and towns across the country, this price jump was a result…
Will the TDP Hold Interest Rates Down for the Foreseeable Future
Big move over the past 7 daysInterest rates moved higher last week taking away the gains we have seen over the past seven weeks. The average overnight rate according to figures published by BankRate on…
WEEK IN REVIEW: ACTIVE LISTINGS, PENDING AND SOLD LISTINGS IN MENLO PARK
We had 16 new listings of single family homes in Menlo Park last week as oppose to 2  the week before. 10 listings changed status to pending last week as oppose to 11 the week before and  7…
March 9, 2014 San Ramon CA Real Estate Weekly Review Homes for Sale San Ramon CA
March 9, 2014 San Ramon CA Real Estate Weekly Review Homes for Sale San Ramon CAThis weekly San Ramon CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in San Ramon CA from Sunday March 2, 2014…
March 9, 2014 Pleasanton CA Real Estate Weekly Review Homes for Sale Pleasanton CA
March 9, 2014 Pleasanton CA Real Estate Weekly Review Homes for Sale Pleasanton CAThis weekly Pleasanton CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Pleasanton CA from Sunday March 2,…
March 9, 2014 Dublin CA Real Estate Weekly Review Homes for Sale Dublin CA
March 9, 2014 Dublin CA Real Estate Weekly Review Homes for Sale Dublin CAThis weekly Dublin CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Dublin CA from Sunday March 2, 2014 through Saturday…
March 9, 2014 Danville CA Real Estate Weekly Review Homes for Sale Danville CA
March 9, 2014 Danville CA Real Estate Weekly Review Homes for Sale Danville CAThis weekly Danville CA Real Estate “dashboard” summarizes: homes for sale in Danville CA from Sunday March 2, 2014 through…
March 9, 2014 Gale Ranch San Ramon CA Real Estate Report Homes for Sale Gale Ranch San Ramon CA February 2014
March 9, 2014 Gale Ranch San Ramon CA Real Estate Report Homes for Sale Gale Ranch San Ramon CA February 2014Gale Ranch San Ramon CA Real Estate Monthly CommentaryAs of this posting on March 9, 2014 there…
How HOT is your condo NOW?
How HOT is your condo NOW?This condo market is heating up, but why?  The answer is simply that since about 2005-06 there have no new condos added to the inventory.  Condo building stopped cold during…
Where Prices are Headed over the Next 5 Years!
Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel…
HUD: Market Improves, But Still Healing
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | SUNDAY, MARCH 09, 2014The housing market has made notable gains in recent months in terms of home prices, foreclosures, and new-home construction, but government officials caution…
Fannie Mae: Housing recovery “expected to press on”
Would you agree that Americans’ outlook on housing and the economy has fluctuated somewhat during the past few months? Did you know that the trend for most indicators remains positive overall, according…
SANTA CLARA CA 95050 95051 95054 REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT, MARCH 2014
Thomas Feng with Bay Area Connect presenting the Santa Clara CA 95050 95051 95054 Market Activity in the previous month of February 2014.Statistics include: Pricing of all sold and active listings,…
Where Prices are Headed Over the Next Five Years
Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like theHome Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel…
1 bedroom 1 bathroom units at two Lakeview buildings
Some interesting information I pulled up in two buildings where I own units.655 West Irving Park Road (991 unit building)Calendar year 2012  25 one bedroom one bathroom units sold at an average price…
Should States Fast-Track Foreclosures?
Should States Fast-Track Foreclosures?Author: Colin Robins March 7, 2014 A new study released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland suggests that fast-tracking foreclosures on vacant properties…
How much profit will Fannie and Freddie return to taxpayers?
Bloomberg is citing analysts at the White House who report that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will stay profitable while under conservatorship for the next ten years.In fact, citing annual analysis prepared…
Daily Market Report 3/10/14
http://MikesDailyMarketReport.com: Provides the mortgage interest rate trends and navigates through the current interest rates for home loans.  Mike Bjork provides this daily service by watching the…
New-Home Building Dominated by Multifamily
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | SUNDAY, MARCH 09, 2014The number of new homes that are being built as rental apartments has reached its highest point in four decades, according to Census data. Rental demand is…
59 Metros Back to Normal
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | SUNDAY, MARCH 09, 2014Out of 350 metros evaluated across the country, 59 housing markets have returned to or have exceeded their last normal level of economic and housing activity,…
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6 Tax Facts that Every Home Seller should know- The Atlas Agent
Fact # 1. If you've owned and lived in your home for two of the five years prior to selling it, you can generally exclude up to $250,000 of the gain from your income. If you have join return you can exclude…
Making an offer with the "Right" Price
In this current market environment that lacks inventory and creates bidding wars, my buyers keep asking me...what is the "RIGHT" price to bid?There are a many ways to analyze a property and the offer.…
Pinellas International Council hosts 3rd Annual Global Symposium
    Don't miss our 3rd Annual Global Real Estate Symposium Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | 8:00am - 4:30pm (Time Zone: US/Eastern) International Real Estate, what’s it all about? The Pinellas International…
How To Keep At Least $250,000 Tax Free Dollars When You Sell Your Home
Over the past year, we have seen an increase of 10.4% on home prices nationally, according to Trulia’s Price Monitor. We are seeing the beginnings of a robust recovery from the housing market crash…
How To Keep At Least $250,000 Tax Free Dollars When You Sell Your Home
Over the past year, we have seen an increase of 10.4% on home prices nationally, according to Trulia’s Price Monitor. We are seeing the beginnings of a robust recovery from the housing market crash…
How To Keep At Least $250,000 Tax Free Dollars When You Sell Your Home
Over the past year, we have seen an increase of 10.4% on home prices nationally, according to Trulia’s Price Monitor. We are seeing the beginnings of a robust recovery from the housing market crash…
Market Updates
Monday - March 10  The closely watched S&P 500 closed at another record high on Friday of 1,878.04, which is a long way from the close of 676.53 hit five years ago at the height of the Great Recession.…
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