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Housing Inventory Hits 30-Year Low

August 9, 2017 12:15 pm

Housing Inventory Hits 30-Year Low | Keeping Current Matters
Spring is traditionally the busiest season for real estate. Buyers, experiencing cabin fever all winter, emerge like flowers through the snow in search of their dream home. Homeowners, in preparation for the increased demand, are enticed to list their house for sale and move on to the home that will better fit their needs.

93.9% Of Homes in The US Have Positive Equity

August 8, 2017 12:15 pm

93.9% Of Homes in The US Have Positive Equity | Keeping Current Matters
CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that ninety-one thousand residential properties regained equity in Q1 2017. The outlook for 2017 remains positive as well, as an additional 600 thousand properties will regain equity if home prices rise another 5% this year. The study also revealed that: Roughly 63% of all homeowners have seen their equity increase since Q1 2016 […]

How Long Do Most Families Stay in Their Home?

August 7, 2017 12:15 pm

How Long Do Most Families Stay in Their Home? | Keeping Current Matters
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of homeownership. One of the data points that has changed dramatically is the median tenure of a family in a home, meaning how long a family stays in a home prior to moving. As the graph below shows, for over twenty years (1985-2008), the median […]

20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale [INFOGRAPHIC]

August 4, 2017 12:15 pm

20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Millennial Homeownership Rate Increases

August 3, 2017 12:12 pm

Millennial Homeownership Rate Increases | Keeping Current Matters
Recent headlines exclaimed the homeownership rate, as reported by the Census Bureau, rose again in the second quarter of 2017.