foreclosure: What does this down turn in the economy mean for the local housing market? - 09/23/11 05:19 AM
What does this down turn in the economy mean for the local housing market?
 
So as I sit at home every evening and watch the news saying that the country is possibly heading for a second recession, one thought goes through my head “Here we go again”.
For the past 3 years our local market has a roller coaster of activity up, down, down, down, up, down! The Little Rock Metropolitan area which includes: Benton, Bryant, Little Rock, North Little Rock, Maumelle, Mayflower, Conway, Cabot, Jacksonville.
 
What is going on currently…. Well in talking with my trusted … (3 comments)

foreclosure: The American Dream of Owning a Home is not Dead! - 06/10/11 04:21 AM
New Article says the "American Dream isn't Dead"
 
I read this over my morning coffee, while watching my 13 month old play with her toys, I thought to myself you know they are right, the American dream is still out there even though all new media is saying negative things about the housing market, and how owning a home is a horrible investment. Well folks here is what average Americans like yourself are saying about how they view owning a home and its part in the "American Dream".
 RISMedia, June 10, 2011-Despite the ups and downs of the housing market, … (2 comments)

foreclosure: Buyer's Market Spurs Confidence in Young Professionals and Affluent Homeowners - 04/05/11 08:53 AM
Buyer's Market Spurs Confidence in Young Professionals and Affluent Homeowners
By Paige Tepping

RISMEDIA, April 4, 2011-As the cold temperatures become a distant memory, and the spring selling season gains momentum, consumers have come to agree on one thing-now's a good time to get off the fence and into the real estate market. This is the overall theme in the latest American Express Spending and Saving Tracker survey, a monthly survey that tracks the spending and saving habits of consumers in order to get an indication of what's happening in the market. "This month's Spending and Saving Tracker provided an … (2 comments)

foreclosure: Stop Listening to National News... You Buy Locally not nationally... - 03/25/11 07:52 AM
 Stop Listening to National News... You Buy Locally not nationally...
 

 
 
So i read the Wall Street Journal article detailing the top 10 Reasons to Buy a House. And i have to say i agree and Disagree with certain parts of this article.
As you may hear everyday on the National News the Housing market takes another hit in Feburary. Well I am Hear to Testify to the opposite for Central Arkansas.
National News said the U.S. Housing market took the biggest hit in NAR (National Association of Realtor) Recorded history. Well that might be true for a … (0 comments)

foreclosure: Ok, You just Bought a Foreclosure now what do you do? - 03/07/11 04:14 AM
Ok, You just Bought a Foreclosure now what do you do?
 

 
If you are like a few of my clients, You see a Foreclosure as a chance to get a really good deal on a house.
So my question is what do you do with a foreclosure once you purchase it? Well hopefully you Had a home inspection which I myself as YourExitRealtorhighly recommends on any home. I would study the home inspection and make a plan of attack. What do you the buyer have to do to make the home livable? (if it is not)
Every foreclosure is … (0 comments)

foreclosure: Now is the Time to BUY!! Why are buyers waiting? - 01/14/11 03:21 AM
With Interest Rates Low, and good deals on the Market. Why are the buyers waiting?
After talking with some of my potential clients about purchasing their first home, i have heard some startling objectins to why they are hesitant to purchase a home?
 Buyer: The media says we are still in a slight recession and i just dont think purchasing a house is right for us at this time.
YourExitRealtor: Now is the perfect time to purchase your first home, Interest rates are at a Historical LOW! I have had clients lock in at 4.00% we haven't seen rates that low … (2 comments)

 
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