Been a long two weeks, the markets have been volatile, but stable if that makes any sense. We have seen huge swings but at the end of the day they have averaged out in a pretty consistent pattern. CPI number hit the wire along with the news spokesholes spamming the outlets about mortgage rates hitting lowest levels in 60 years. Major banks, BofA specifically is still bleeding out uncontrollably we could see a flat line scenario soon. Mortgage Bonds are off today…my advice is to lock in while rates are at these levels.
- How Much Has Your Home Increased in Value?Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. In CoreLogic’s most recent Home Price Index Report, they revealed that national home prices have increased by 6.2% year-over-year. CoreLogic broke down appreciation even further into four price ranges, giving us a more detailed view than if we had simply looked at the year-over-year increases i […]
- 4 Reasons to Sell This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights: Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply that is needed for a normal housing market. Buyers are often competing with one another for the listings that are available. Perhaps the time has come for you and your family to move on and start living the life you desire.
- Is the Real Estate Market Finally Getting Back to Normal?The housing market has been anything but normal for the last eleven years. In a normal real estate market, home prices appreciate 3.7% annually. Below, however, are the price swings since 2007 according to the latest Home Price Expectation Survey: After the bubble burst in June 2007, values depreciated 6.1% annually until February 2012. From […]
- How Much Has Your Home Increased in Value?