home buying: 19th consecutive increase to housing values! - 05/30/16 02:42 AM
The US housing market continues to grow with another 1.3% increase in the first quarter of 2016.  According to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI). This is the nineteenth consecutive quarterly price increase in the purchase-only, seasonally adjusted index.
House prices rose 5.7% from the first quarter of 2015 to the first quarter of 2016. This is the fourth consecutive year in which prices grew more than 5 percent. FHFA’s seasonally adjusted monthly index for March was up 0.7% from February.
“While the overall appreciation rate was robust in the first quarter, home price appreciation was somewhat less … (1 comments)

home buying: These paint schemes are a must see! - 05/22/16 04:41 AM
Choosing the right colors for your home can be challenging. If you're a person who frets over selecting just the right shade of paint for the walls and brings home paint chip after paint chip, staring at them night after night and still not making a decision (guilty!), thinking about an entire color scheme that can fill out a home, or even just one room, can be anxiety-producing. Check out these fresh color schemes, which can help you make some important design decisions.
From classic looks to all-new, exciting color pairings, there's bound to be something that inspires you to get … (6 comments)

home buying: Five Smart Buyer Strategies - 05/09/16 01:53 PM

 
 
 
 
 
The National Association of REALTORS® has announced that there's a housing supply shortage. Homes are selling quickly and home prices are starting to inch up again. It's becoming a seller's market in many areas.  Any time the market changes; it's time to change strategies. During a buyer's market, buyers have the upper hand and can make more demands to sellers over their homes' price and condition. During a sellers' market, buyers concede the upper hand to sellers and are more willing to accept higher prices and terms.  When homes are in short supply, buyers don't have the luxury of taking their … (1 comments)

home buying: Weekly review of the mortgage industry - 05/03/16 11:01 AM
Weekly Review - for the week of April 25, 2016
The major stock market indexes struggled during the week while the bond market performed well from mid-week on. Corporate earnings and economic reports were mixed throughout the week and contributed to an increase in bond prices and lower yields as investors sought a safer refuge in lower risk assets.
In economic news, New Home Sales were reported softer than expected with a 1.5% decline in March from February to 511,000 annualized units while economists had been looking for a slightly higher reading of 521,000. This decline isn’t quite as bad as it seems … (0 comments)

 
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