Posts Tagged ‘Real Estate News’

The ugly truth: 4 home pricing mistakes

Monday, September 15th, 2014

You know it all too well. When selling a home, your pricing strategy makes or breaks your chances  for a quick sale. Pricing isn’t always a simple, straightforward process, and can often waste time and money and lead to frustration for both you and the seller. Here, top real estate agents and brokers share the […]

Prices Continue to Rise Inventory Still Low

Sunday, June 15th, 2014

The big story is still lack of inventory … and that is driving prices gains for Sellers.  • The available months of supply dropped to 4.7 months versus was 6.6 months in February. 6 months of supply is considered the bare minimum for ‘normal’ conditions. • For the Greater Metro Atlanta area, listed inventory was […]

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 […]

Sales of New Homes…

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Sales of New Homes… hit a 5 1/2 year high Sales of newly built homes , new homes, hit a five-and-a-half-year high in January, with completed transactions of new single-family homes hitting an annual rate of 468,000, the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported last week. January’s sales marked a […]

Housing Inventory Continues Fall in January

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Time and time again I am being asked these days  “hows the housing market “. My response for the last several months has been  the same – Houses  are selling fast Low Inventory and Low Mortgage Rates adding in High Buyer  makes for a Seller Market. The following article outlines the current market trend   Housing Inventory Continues […]

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 […]