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If You are Thinking of Selling, Now’s the Time

May 28, 2015 12:56 pm

If You are Thinking of Selling, Now’s the Time | Keeping Current Matters If you thought about selling your house this year, now may be the time to do it. The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. We were still in high school when we learned the concept of supply and demand: the best time to sell something is when supply of that item is low and demand for that item is high. That defines today’s real estate market.

Homeownership as an Investment: The Role of Price Appreciation

May 27, 2015 12:49 pm

Homeownership as an Investment: The Role of Price Appreciation | Keeping Current Matters We recently posted on the results from the latest Home Price Expectation Survey (HPES) showing where residential home prices are headed over the next five years. Today, we want to show you what the results of the report could mean to you.

Lagging Supply” Leads to Slowdown in Sales

May 26, 2015 12:48 pm

“Lagging Supply” Leads to Slowdown in Sales  | Keeping Current Matters The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released the results of their Existing Home Sales Report. Despite the fact that properties are selling faster than they have at any other time since July of 2013, existing home sales declined 3.3% from March.

All Gave Some. Some Gave All

May 22, 2015 12:45 pm

All Gave Some. Some Gave All. | Keeping Current Matters

New Construction: Hear Those Hammers in the Background?

May 21, 2015 12:42 pm

New Construction: Hear Those Hammers in the Background? | Keeping Current Matters If you are planning on selling your home over the next two years, now may be the time to act. Demand is high, supply is low and many homeowners are benefiting from an almost auction atmosphere with several buyers fighting for their house in the current multi-bid environment. Higher prices and less stringent contingencies are making it easier for the seller and their family.