July 24, 2014 10:12 am
Though the housing market is recovering nicely, it is not doing quite as well as some analysts had predicted. There has been no shortage of excuses offered as to why this is: the rise in interest rates, more stringent lending standards, the weather.
July 23, 2014 10:00 am
Billionaire money manager John Paulson was interviewed
last week at the Delivering Alpha Conference
presented by CNBC
and Institutional Investor.
He boldly stated:
"I still think, from an individual perspective, the best deal investment you can make is to buy a primary residence that you're the owner-occupier of.”
July 22, 2014 9:48 am
According to the latest CoreLogic National Foreclosure Report
, “approximately 660,000 homes in the US were in some state of foreclosure as of May 2014”.
This figure is down 37% from the 1 million homes in May of 2013. May marked the 31st
consecutive month in which there were year-over-year declines.
July 21, 2014 9:36 am
Many sellers are still hesitant about putting their house up for sale. Where are prices headed? Where are interest rates headed? Can buyers qualify for a mortgage? These are all valid questions. However, there are several reasons to sell your home sooner rather than later. Here are five of those reasons.