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What it Cost if You Waited to Buy

January 15, 2014 11:15 am

Cost of Waiting

The Impact of Increasing Mortgage Rates on Prices

January 14, 2014 11:12 am

blue interest ratesMany pundits are warning that there will be a drop in real estate values because mortgage rates are beginning to increase. The logic makes sense. However, history shows that increasing rates have not negatively impacted home values in the past. Four times over the last 30 years mortgage interest rates have dramatically increased. Here is the impact the increases had on home values at the time:

The #1 Reason You Should Sell Now

January 13, 2014 11:12 am

Home For Sale Sign in Front of New HouseThe price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by ‘supply and demand’. If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the price of that item increases. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the supply of homes for sale dramatically increases every spring. Putting your home on the market now instead of waiting for the increased competition of the spring might make a lot of sense.

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January 11, 2014 11:06 am


Predictions for 2014: Go Mobile or Go Home

January 10, 2014 11:03 am

Tablet-&-PhoneThere is no doubt that the consumer’s desire to access housing information through the internet will continue to increase throughout 2014. However, that doesn’t mean the value of the real estate agent has diminished. Inman News recently cited a NAR survey when they reported: “Use of the Internet among consumers in the home buying process continues to grow, but those buyers are more, not less, likely to use a real estate agent.” To continue to remain relevant, real estate professionals must keep pace with the changes in how the consumer is viewing pertinent housing information.