Thinking of Selling Your Home?

Thinking of Selling Your Home? Plan Ahead – Way Ahead.

by Judy Klem on ActiveRain – June 13, 2011 Getting your home ready to sell? The basic equation goes something like this: Time + Effort + Money = Ready to Sell. It’s very ...
Rent or Buy?

Rent or Buy?

The cliché says that there has never been a better time to buy.  The hard data in the housing affordability index confirms that.  The affordability index, which takes into account ...
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Why Home Sales Will Rise This Year

by Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® – June 2011 The first quarter ended with decent home sales activity, but the rest of the year should ...
Home-Price Index Lowest Since 2002

Home-price index lowest since 2002

by Derek Kravitz – May 31, 2011. Associated Press WASHINGTON — An index of home prices in big metro areas has reached its lowest level since 2002, driven down by foreclosures, ...

Commercial Real Estate Markets Stabilizing, Demand Growing

Washington, DC. May 24, 2011 The improving economy and job creation mean growing demand for commercial real estate, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Lawrence Yun, ...
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Heating and Cooling Costs

by Sophia Stuart, Marketing Associate Energy efficiency is an important feature for home buyers. NAR’s 2010 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers includes some interesting data about ...
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April Existing-Home Sales Ease

Washington, DC. May 19, 2011 Existing-home sales slipped in April, although the market has managed six gains in the past nine months, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Existing-home ...
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Phoenix-area rental homes dominate housing market

Foreclosures, recession spur surprise market shift by Catherine Reagor – May 18, 2001. The Arizona Republic Metro Phoenix has long been known for its supply of affordable houses, ...
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Good buy or goodbye?

Tips for shopping for foreclosed, short-sale and flipped homes. by Peter Corbett – April 23, 2010. The Arizona Republic It has a mountain out back and, apparently, a mountain ...
Foreign Homebuyers

Foreign Buyers Recognize Value of Home Ownership in U.S.

Washington, May 18, 2011 The U.S. continues to remain a top destination for foreign buyers as international purchases surged by $16 billion this year, one of the highest increases in ...
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