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Good News for Home Buyers…and It’s About Time! - 07/26/11 08:53 AM
Here are just few of today’s headlines: Housing and Economic Forecasts Points to Rising Activity Housing Starts up 14% in June 2011 to 629,000 Home Ownership Rates Could Drop Further Builder Confidence Rises in July California Pending Home Sales Rise in June Building Permits and Housing Starts Rise inJune Foreclosure Activity Off 29% for First Half of 2011 If you are thinking about purchasing a property, NOW is an excellent time to give me a call or email me. The Palm Springs California Desert has some fantastic homes “ripe for the picking!” Don’t be the one to look back in three (0 comments)
SELLER’S BEWARE! - 07/19/11 10:26 AM
Don’t become a crime victim when you show your home to potential buyers I came across this article and wanted to “pass the information on” to you. I received it from the California Association of Realtors. It discusses the possible dangers involved with Open Houses, or opening your home to a stranger if someone knocks on your door and asks to see your home which is for sale. In pre-Internet days, Open Houses were one of the only ways prospective buyers could view homes. That is NOT the case at this time. Today, over 87% of the buyers are viewing homes (3 comments)
Why Is Your Lifestyle So Important? - 07/12/11 09:07 AM
Many of my clients are Buyers who have either retired or are just looking for a good Vacation Home. Some have recently relocated to this area. When I ask them what they are looking for, they will tell me size, amount of bedrooms and bathrooms, etc. What they neglect to tell me is a little about themselves and their LIFESTYLES. Why are LIFESTYLES so important when looking for a home? Here are just a few reasons why this is so important in our Palm Springs, California Desert area: • Our desert is comprised of (9) cities, all close to one another. (2 comments)
Did You Miss It? - 07/05/11 08:08 PM
Some of you are still "sitting on the fence" waiting for home prices to continue falling. Others have already seen a slight INCREASE OF PRICES. Here's some information "Hot Off the Press" that may surprise you. According to the California Association of Realtors: Home prices have increased for the first time in eight months!
Data through April 2011 show a monthly increase in home prices for the 10- and 20-City Composites for the first time in eight months, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. The 10- and 20-City Composites rose 0.8 percent and 0.7 percent, respectively, in April compared (4 comments)
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