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The April Meeting of the Grayhawk H.O.A will take place at : Location - Boals Elementary School Cafeteria Date & Time - Wed April 4th, 2012 @ 7:00 pm Homeowners are welcome to attend Board meetings. (0 comments)
Home sales were up 4.3% in January from December 2011 to 4.57 million (seasonally adjusted), and this is up from 0.7% from the year before. The steady increase in home sales over the last few months is positive encouragement for a continued housing recovery. Lawrence Yun said, “The uptrend in home sales is in line with all of the underlying fundamentals– pent-up household formation [lack of new home construction], record-low mortgage interest rates, bargain home prices, sustained job creation, and rising rents." Home Prices
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March 2012 Market Update - 03/26/12 03:36 PM
March 2012 Market Update Opportunities in the housing market continue to grow for buyers and sellers. Home affordability, driven mostly by record low interest rates, is among the lowest it has ever been. According to the National Association of Realtors, and based on national averages, the payments on a home today represent 12.8% of the median household income. This is both a good sign for those looking to purchase a home, and for the economy overall as consumers are keeping more money in their pockets. If you’re seller, the housing market shows signs of transitioning from a buyers’ market (0 comments)
Preparing Your Home For Sale - 03/26/12 03:11 PM
Preparing Your Home For Sale Organizing and cleaning are crucial when prepping a home for sale. Potential homebuyers have a more positive reaction to a home that is clutter-free and that gives them the feeling it is “move-in ready." Determine replacement estimates before listing your home, even if you are not planning on making the replacements yourself. This information can help buyers make informed decisions. Have your warranties ready—especially for home appliances that will stay with the home after the sale. Curb appeal is a crucial factor because it determines first impressions. A poor first impression can cloud their entire opinion (2 comments)
2012 Year To Date Market Comparison of Frisco against neighboring cities. Feb. 2012 - 03/21/12 11:18 AM
2012 Year To Date Market Comparison of Frisco against neighboring cities. February 2012 * Data from North Texas Real Estate Information Systems, Inc. NTREIS. Information is believed to be accurate but not guaranteed. Homes are selling for between 92% - 97% of their listing price, so agents are doing their market research and sellers are listening to their advise. Average DOM is good for Frisco and the surrounding cities so now is a great time for buyers to take advantage of the LOW interest rates! Frisco TX schools have EXEMPLARY ratings which makes it an attractive choice amongst surrounding cities. (0 comments)
7 Key Reasons Why NOW is the Prime Time to Buy a Home - 03/19/12 01:09 PM
7 Key Reasons Why NOW is the Prime Time to Buy a Home 1. Home affordability is at an all-time high. The median mortgage payment on the median priced home as a percentage of the median household income is lower than it's been in a generation. 2. Mortgage rates have reached rock bottom. As interest rates start to inch back upwards, monthly payments and total loan costs will spike upwards. 3. Buy Now; Buy Low! After declining nearly three years, home prices are stabilizing. 4. Sellers are motivated. This means that buyers have the upper hand! From (2 comments)
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