home value: The Tipping Point - 01/29/16 01:23 AM

The Tipping Point
Every seller has that moment in time when something happens that pushes them to making a decision to sell. In fact, many sellers don't even know they want to sell until someone informs them of the benefits of selling.
For example, imagine a seller is at home and they retrieve their mail and find a letter from a real estate agent informing them that their neighbors home has sold. The seller is surprised to find out that his neighbor's home sold for $425,000 - he had no idea that homes in his neighborhood were even close … (0 comments)

home value: Afraid of What Lies in the Dark Shadows? - 05/25/12 07:13 AM
Afraid of What Lies in the Dark Shadows?
Specifically, that mysterious, much-talked-about "shadow inventory" - the boogeyman that every analyst out there is scaring the pants off consumers by talking about!
Large amounts of shadow inventory were created as a result of the mortgage meltdown which occurred in 2007 and 2008... and the collapse of the housing market which followed. Record number of homeowners defaulted on their mortgages, leaving lenders with unexpected real estate holdings.
There's actually not one generally agreed-upon definition of "shadow inventory." For purposes of this Zebra Report, I'm going to consider shadow inventory homes which are:
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