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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.

More Home Buyers Putting Less Down

May 20, 2015 12:43 pm

More Home Buyers Putting Less Down | Keeping Current Matters A recent post by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed that in the months of December 2014 through February 2015, there was an increase in the number of first-time buyers making a down payment of 6% or less as compared to last year.