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Are You Aware of How Much Equity You Have in Your Home? You May Be Surprised!
Home Equity CoreLogic’s latest home Equity Report revealed that 675,000 US homeowners regained positive equity in their homes in 2017. This is great news for the country, as 95.1% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation. “U.S homeowners with mortgages (roughly 63% of all the...
Dreaming of a Luxury Home? Now’s the Time!
Dream Home If your house no longer fits your needs and you are planning on buying your dream home, now is a great time to do so! Recently, the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing released its Luxury Market Report which showed that in today’s premium home...
Cost of Waiting
The Cost of Waiting: Interest Rates Edition [INFOGRAPHIC]
Cost of Waiting Cost of Waiting Some Highlights: Interest rates are projected to increase steadily heading into 2019. The higher your interest rate, the more money you end up paying for your home and the higher your monthly payment will be. Rates are...
Moving up Is MORE Affordable Now
Moving Up If you are considering selling your current home, to either moving up to a larger home or into a home in an area that better suits your current family needs, great news was just revealed. Last week, Trulia posted a blog, Not Your Father’s...
Choosing a retirement home
7 Factors to Consider When Choosing A Home To Retire In
Choosing a retirement home Choosing A Home to Retire In As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether or not to sell their homes and move will become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in...
You Can Save for a Down Payment Faster Than You Think!
Save for a down payment Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long it would take to...
4 Reasons Spring is a Great Time to Buy a Home!
Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.6% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.3% over...
The Difference an Hour Will Make This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]
Some Highlights: Don’t forget to set your clocks forward this Sunday, March 11th at 2:00 AM EST in observance of Daylight Saving Time. Unless of course, you are a resident of Arizona or Hawaii! Every hour in the United States: 614 homes are sold, 81 homes regain equity (meaning they...
housing Bubble
A New Housing Bubble Forming…Not Before 2024!
Housing Bubble A recent report by CoreLogic revealed that U.S. home values appreciated by more than 37% over the last five years. Some are concerned that this is evidence we may be on the verge of another housing “boom & bust” like the one we experienced...
home price
Home Prices: The Difference 5 Years Makes
The economists at CoreLogic recently released a special report entitled, Evaluating the Housing Market Since the Great Recession. The goal of the report was to look at economic recovery since the Great Recession of December 2007 through June 2009. One of the key indicators used in the report to determine...