Posts Tagged ‘#N.E Gwinnett Co’

Spring Brings UpSwing in Home Sales Inventory Remains Low

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Home sales inventory Spring Brings Uptick in Home Sales, But Inventory Remains Low Following weak home sales during the first two months of the year resulting from extreme winter weather, March sales picked up 24.6 percent across the 52 metros measured . However, despite the significant increase, March sales are 10.1 percent below their year-ago […]

2014 Housing Market .. whats next

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

  2014 Housing Market I was reading this great report on whats next in the market and wanted to share it with you. I caution you remember that all real estate in local and national trends to effect the local market. However the local market responses to its on local issues. So seek the advice […]

2013 Housing Market in Review

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

  2013 Housing Market in review For the North East Metro Atlanta and Gwinnett  area, inventory was up 11% compared to 2012 levels and down 34% from 2011. The limited availability of quality properties has turned some neighborhoods into a seller’s market. The available “months of supply” was 4.6 months based upon closed sales (6 […]

Home Prices Push Up – Now is the Time to Sell

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Home prices edged up again in November as markets across the nation climbed a little closer to their pre-crash peaks—and others pushed up past them. The latest Home Price Index (HPI) report from Black Knight Financial Services (BKFS) shows prices rising in November to a national index value of $232,000, up 0.3 percent from October. Compared to […]

December Existing Home Sales Rise, 2013 Strongest in Seven Years

Friday, January 24th, 2014

December Existing Home Sales Rise, 2013 Strongest in Seven Years Existing Home Sales edged up in December sales for all of 2013 were the highest since 2006, and median prices maintained strong growth, according to the National Association of Realtors. Total Existing homes sales, which are completed transactions that included single family homes townhomes and […]

Mortgage applications rise 4.7% Refinance share increases 10%

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

GREAT NEWS – with new mortgage applications on the rise homes sales are sure to follow. Gwinnett county currently has a house supply – shortage and a buyer demand is increasing This report from HousingWire reports a  rising 4.7% for the week ending Jan. 17, the latest report from the Mortgage Bankers Association said. The refinance […]

Great Schools to Inspire

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

  With an exterior paint job resembling a glitched-out computer monitor and an inside with enough neon green to rival the wackiest of Karim Rashid-designed spaces, this primary school in Melbourne could hardy be more upfront about its commitment to keeping things light and breezy. The Dallas Brooks Community Primary School isn’t Australian firm McBride Charles Ryan‘s first attempt at giving the […]

Buy-and-Rent Investments

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Is it  getting harder to make a money buying up foreclosures and renting them out? The auction prices of homes climbed faster than rents in 2013, so returns on investment dropped, according to a report from CoreLogic. The practice is still profitable, but in many places not as much as it was. “It’s gotten so competitive that […]

Foreclosure Shadow Inventory Plummets to Lowest Level in 6 Years

Friday, January 10th, 2014

AILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2014 Shadow inventory — also often known as “pending supply” — dropped to the lowest level since August 2008, to 1.7 million homes, CoreLogic reports in its latest report. The shadow inventory is down 24 percent compared to year-ago levels. CoreLogic estimates shadow inventory by the number […]

Half of All Homes Are Being Purchased With Cash

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Half of All Homes Are Being Purchased With Cash July 2013 Half of All Homes Are Being Purchased With Cash “More than half of all homes sold last year and so far in 2013 have been financed without a mortgage, according to an analysis by economists at Goldman Sachs Group.” (source: The Wall Street Journal) The […]