Homes are Selling Fast Across the Country [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2017-04-28T10:00:30-07:00April 28th, 2017|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Real Estate|

Some Highlights:The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for their monthly Confidence Index.The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate practitioners. Practitioners are asked about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions.Homes sold in 60 days or less [...]

3 Charts That Shout, ‘List Your Home Today!’

By |2020-05-15T13:37:06-07:00April 25th, 2017|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Real Estate|

In school, we all learned the theory of supply and demand. When the demand for an item is greater than the supply of that item, the price will surely rise.SUPPLYThe National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently reported that the inventory of homes for sale stands at a 3.8-month supply. This is considerably lower than the 6-month supply necessary for [...]

Measuring Your Ability to Achieve the American Dream

By |2020-05-15T13:37:06-07:00April 19th, 2017|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate| recently released the results of their new American Dream Index, in which they measure “the prosperity of the middle class, and…examine which states best support the American Dream.”The monthly index measures several different economic factors, including goods-producing employment, personal and commercial bankruptcies, building permits, startup activity, unemployment insurance claims, labor force participation, and layoffs.The [...]

US Housing Market Continues the Move into ‘Buy Territory’!

By |2017-04-18T10:00:26-07:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across the country remain a sound investment.The BH&J Index is a quarterly report that attempts to answer the question:In today’s housing market, is it better to rent or [...]

Thinking of Selling? Now Is the Time to Act

By |2017-04-17T10:00:17-07:00April 17th, 2017|Categories: For Sellers, Real Estate|

If you thought about selling your house this year, now may be the time to do it. The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. We were still in high school when we learned the concept of supply and demand: the best time to sell something is [...]