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Tuesday, February 12, 2019   /   by Nicole Solari

How To List Your Home for the Best Price

How To List Your Home for the Best Price





If your plan for 2019 includes selling your home, you will want to pay attention to where experts believe home values are headed. According to the latest Home Price Index from CoreLogic, home prices increased by 4.7% over the course of 2018.
The map below shows the results of the latest index by state.

Real estate is local. Each state appreciates at different levels. The majority of the country saw at least a 2.0% gain in home values, while some residents in North Dakota and Louisiana may have felt prices slow slightly.
This effect will be short lived. In the same report, CoreLogic forecasts that every state in the Union will experience at least 2.0% appreciation, with the majority of the country gaining at least 4.0%! The prediction for the country comes in at 4.6%. For a median-priced home, that translates to over $14,000 in additional equity next year! (The map below shows the forecast b ...

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Monday, February 11, 2019   /   by Nicole Solari

Thinking of Selling Your House? This is a Perfect Time!

Thinking of Selling Your House? This is a Perfect Time!







It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that is a good strategy this year.
The other listings that come out in the spring will represent increased competition to any seller. Do a greater number of homes actually come to the market during this season in comparison to the rest of the year? The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently revealed the months during which most people listed their homes for sale in 2018. This graphic shows the results:

The three months in the second quarter of the year (represented in red) are consistently the most popular months for sellers to list their homes on the market. Last year, the number of homes available for sale in January was 1,520,000.
That number spiked to 1,8 ...

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Friday, February 01, 2019   /   by Nicole Solari

5 REASONS HOMEOWNERS THROW THE BEST SUPER BOWL PARTIES!

5 REASONS HOMEOWNERS THROW THE BEST SUPER BOWL PARTIES! 




Highlights:

Watching the big game at home with your friends & family offers many advantages.
There’s more room to entertain a large crowd, and you don’t have to worry about complaints to your landlord if you cheer too loudly!
The kitchen is big enough to make as many appetizers as you want, and if some of your guests are only there to watch the commercials, they can do so on a different TV in another room!


Article Link : http://www.keepingcurrentmatters.com/2019/02/01/5-reasons-homeowners-throw-the-best-super-bowl-parties-infographic/?utm_campaign=Blog_Promo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=email-automated&utm_content=DailyBlogSubscription&utm_term=BlogPost

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Tuesday, October 02, 2018   /   by Nicole Solari

Where Are Mortgage Interest Rates Headed in 2019?

The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment; the higher the rate, the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to know where rates are headed when deciding to start your home search.


Below is a chart created using Freddie Mac’s U.S. Economic & Housing Marketing Outlook. As you can see, interest rates are projected to increase steadily over the course of the next year.





How Will This Impact Your Mortgage Payment?


Depending on the amount of the loan that you secure, a half of a percent (.5%) increase in interest rate can increase your monthly mortgage payment significantly.


According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, national home prices have appreciated 6.2% from this time last year and are predicted to be 5.1% higher next year.


If both the predictions of home price and interest rate increases become a reality, families wou ...

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Thursday, September 20, 2018   /   by Nicole Solari

Is the Real Estate Market Finally Getting Back to Normal?

The housing market has been anything but normal for the last eleven years. In a normal real estate market, home prices appreciate 3.7% annually. Below, however, are the price swings since 2007 according to the latest Home Price Expectation Survey:


After the bubble burst in June 2007, values depreciated 6.1% annually until February 2012. From March 2012 to today, the market has been recovering with values appreciating 6.2% annually.


These wild swings in values were caused by abnormal ratios between the available supply of inventory and buyer demand in the market. In a normal market, there would be a 6-month supply of housing inventory.


When the market hit its peak in 2007, homeowners and builders were trying to take advantage of a market that was fueled by an “irrational exuberance.”


Inventory levels grew to 7+ months. With that many homes available for sale, there weren’t enough buyers to satisfy the nu ...

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IDX Content is provided via the Internet for consumers’ personal, non-commercial use. Variable Price’ indicates the seller is willing to entertain offers within a Listing Price Range. All measurements and all calculations of area are approximate. Information provided by Seller/Other sources, not verified by Broker. All interested persons should independently verify accuracy of information. Provided properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information. IDX provided by Commissions Inc. Data last updated:February 16, 2019
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