Posts Tagged ‘#Short Sale #Lawrenceville Real Estate’

Spring Recovery: Dead on Arrival?

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Spring Recovery: Dead on Arrival? just in from DS NEWS ,, Seller Read Fast and Ack Faster. The Long and Short of it .. with lenders setting tighter guidelines and low inventory the market is cooling faster than expected. Which could result in declining values as Buyers become more cautious. My advice List Today Be […]

Clever Uses for Common Household Items

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

 Clever Uses for Common Household Items Save money and reduce waste with these handy ideas for using (and re-using) everyday items around your home. Charcoal.  It can’t be beat for firing up the outdoor grill, but did you know that charcoal is also a great do-it-yourself odor eater? Place a few pieces in a bowl […]

Home Builders Forecasting a Steady Rise in 2014

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Home Builders Forecasting a Steady Rise in 2014 Fri, 2014-02-07 14:05 — NationalMortgag… Led by a resurgence in single-family production, housing will continue its climb toward higher ground in 2014, but builders are still confronting several challenges that could hinder the pace of the ongoing recovery, according to economists speaking at the National Association of Home […]

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 […]

Foreclosures, Short sales in 2014 – What To Expect

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Recent reports show that overall both Foreclosures and Short Sales are still far below the last year at this same time however December did show a less than 1% increase from November and a 10% increase from a year ago. The national sales price of U.S. residential properties, including both distressed and non-distressed, hit $168,391 in […]

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 […]