Category: Pricing

    • Rising Home Prices Mean Great News for Homeowners

      Recently there has been a lot of talk about home prices and if they are accelerating too quickly. As we mentioned before, in some areas of the country, seller supply (homes for sale) cannot keep up with the number of buyers who are out looking for homes, which has caused prices to rise. The great news […]
      Written by Denise Zervos
    • 3 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Your Dream Home

      If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Ask yourself the following 3 questions to […]
      Written by Denise Zervos
    • Are Home Prices Approaching Bubble Territory?

      As home values continue to rise, some are questioning whether we are approaching another housing bubble. Zillow just reported that: “National home values have surpassed the peak hit during the housing bubble and are at their highest value in more than a decade.” Though that statement is correct, we must realize that just catching prices […]
      Written by Denise Zervos
    • If Your Home Hasn’t Sold Yet… Definitely Check the Price!

      The residential housing market has been hot. Home sales have bounced back solidly and are now at their fourth highest pace over the past year. Demand has remained strong ­throughout spring as many real estate professionals are reporting bidding wars with many homes selling above listing price. What about your house? If your house hasn’t sold, it […]
      Written by Denise Zervos
    • Do You Know the Cost of Waiting? [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights:

      • The “Cost of Waiting to Buy” is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices and interest rates were to increase over a period of time.
      • Freddie Mac predicts that interest rates will increase to 4.8% by this time next year, while home prices are predicted to appreciate by 4.9% according to CoreLogic.
      • Waiting until next year to buy could cost you thousands of dollars a year for the life of your mortgage!
      Written by Denise Zervos
    • 15,014 Homes Sold Yesterday… Did Yours?

      There are some homeowners that have been waiting for months to get a price they hoped for when they originally listed their house for sale. The only thing they might want to consider is... If it hasn't sold yet, maybe it's not priced properly.
      Written by Denise Zervos
    • Home Prices Up 6.15% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights:

      • The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report.
      • In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state.
      • Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to another state, waiting to move may end up costing you more!
      • Alaska, Delaware, West Virginia & Wyoming were the only one states where home prices are lower than they were last year.
      Written by Denise Zervos
    • Don’t Let Your Luck Run Out [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights:

      • The “Cost of Waiting to Buy” is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices and interest rates were to increase over a period of time.
      • Freddie Mac predicts that interest rates will increase to 4.8% by this time next year, while home prices are predicted to appreciate by 4.8% according to CoreLogic.
      • Waiting until next year to buy could cost you thousands of dollars a year for the life of your mortgage!
      Written by Denise Zervos
    • How to Get the Most Money When Selling Your Home

      Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible.
      Written by Denise Zervos

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