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Are New Homes Going to Be Available to Buy This Year?

By |2020-06-30T03:00:01-07:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, New Construction, Real Estate|

In today’s economy, everyone seems to be searching for signs that a recovery is coming soon. Many experts agree that it may actually already be in motion or will be starting by the 3rd quarter of this year. With the housing market positioned to lead the way out of this recession, builder confidence might be [...]

New Homes Coming to the Housing Market This Year

By |2020-03-09T03:00:24-07:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, New Construction, Real Estate|

The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will begin to come to market over the next few months. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Residential Construction Report, the number of building permits issued in January was 1,551,000. This is a [...]

Where Have All the Houses Disappeared To?

By |2020-01-29T04:00:08-07:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, New Construction, Real Estate|

If you’re following what’s happening in the current housing market, you’ve seen how the lack of newly constructed homes is a major reason there’s a shortage of housing inventory available to today’s buyers. Another reason is that the inventory of existing homes for sale is shrinking. According to the most recent Existing Home Sales Report [...]

The #1 Reason It Is Difficult to Find Your Dream Home

By |2020-01-23T04:00:14-07:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, New Construction, Real Estate, Uncategorized|

The headlines in real estate today all revolve around one major point: there is a shortage of homes available for sale. Price appreciation is accelerating again because there is a shortage of homes available for sale. First-time buyers are taking longer to purchase a home because there is a shortage of homes available for sale [...]

Planning on Buying a Home? Be Sure You Know Your Options.

By |2019-11-05T04:00:26-07:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, New Construction, Real Estate|

When you’re ready to buy, you’ll need to determine if you prefer the charm of an existing home or the look and feel of a newer build. With limited existing home inventory available today, especially in the starter and middle-level markets, many buyers are considering a new home that’s recently been constructed, or they’re building [...]

Housing Supply Not Keeping Up with Population Increase

By |2019-08-20T10:00:56-07:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, New Construction, Real Estate|

Many buyers are wondering where to find houses for sale in today’s market. It’s a true dilemma. We see an increase in buyer demand, but the supply available for purchase isn’t keeping up. The number of new housing permits issued prior to the great recession increased for 15 years until 2005 (from 1.12 million in [...]

Do You Prefer the Charm of an Existing Home?

By |2020-05-15T13:36:51-07:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, New Construction, Real Estate|

When homebuyers begin their research, they want to see all their available options! In many cases, they will include both new construction and existing homes in their search; but is a new construction home really the house of their dreams? According to a recent survey by Zillow, of the 38% of total buyers that added [...]

5 Tips When Buying a Newly Constructed Home

By |2020-05-15T13:36:52-07:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, New Construction, Real Estate|

The lack of existing inventory for sale has forced many homebuyers to begin looking at new construction. When you buy a newly constructed home instead of an existing home, there are many extra steps that must take place. To ensure a hassle-free process, here are 5 tips to keep in mind if you are considering [...]

New Home Sales Up 12.7% From Last Year

By |2020-05-15T13:36:52-07:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, New Construction, Pricing, Real Estate|

According to the latest New Residential Sales Report from the Census Bureau, new construction sales in August were up 3.5% from July and 12.7% from last year! This marks the second consecutive month with double-digit year-over-year growth (12.8% in July). The report also showed that builders have ramped up construction with an increase in new [...]