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The Impact of Tight Inventory on the Housing Market

January 9, 2018 8:56 am

The Impact of Tight Inventory on the Housing Market | Keeping Current Matters
The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home sales are up, and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen to their lowest points in years. It seems that the market will continue to strengthen in 2018.

712,000 Homes in the US Regained Equity in the Past 12 Months!

January 8, 2018 8:44 am

712,000 Homes in the US Regained Equity in the Past 12 Months! | Keeping Current Matters
CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that “over the past 12 months, 712,000 borrowers moved into positive equity.” This is great news, as the share of homeowners with negative equity (those who owe more than their home is worth), has dropped more than 20% since the peak in Q4 of 2009 (26%) to 4.9% today.

4 Reasons to Sell This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC]

January 5, 2018 8:08 am

4 Reasons to Sell This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Time on the Market Drops to New Low in 2017

January 4, 2018 7:56 am

According to recently released data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the median amount of time a home spent on the market hit an all-time low of only three weeks in 2017.

The Benefits of Homeownership Go Beyond the Financial

January 3, 2018 7:44 am

The Benefits of Homeownership Go Beyond the Financial| Keeping Current Matters
Homeownership is a major part of the American Dream. As evidence of that, 91% of Americans believe that owning a home is either essential (43%) or important (48%) to achieving that “dream.