omaha real estate: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in Plantation - 06/20/19 08:55 AM

RECEIVE $7,000 TO $17,000 AT CLOSING WHEN BUYING A HOME. CALL 402-676-6700 NOW BEFORE THIS PROGRAM ENDS!
 
INTERIOR PHOTOS COMING SOON. Enjoy beautiful sunrises overlooking 5 acres of land in Millard. This walkout ranch has 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and is a horse owner or car collector’s dream. It has 2 outbuildings which include 3 horse stalls, a workshop, numerous parking stalls including RV parking and a private studio guest house which could double as an office. Fenced pasture for training horses or riding ATVs. Gorgeous granite countertops in kitchen, many new appliances plus a full size side by side refrigerator/freezer. Awesome … (1 comments)

omaha real estate: Young First-Time Buyers Are Saving for Their Dream Homes - 06/20/19 06:11 AM
Young buyers (Millennials & Gen Z) have waited longer than previous generations to enter the housing market for their first home. However, this hasn’t stopped them from dreaming about the home they will eventually buy. Many spend hours searching listings and building Pinterest boards of their favorite home features.
According to a survey from Open Listings, 70% of single renters are more likely to spend their Sunday nights swiping through house listings than dating profiles.
All that time window shopping has led 45% of millennials to expect the first home they buy to be their “dream home”! They are willing to … (0 comments)

omaha real estate: 5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Summer - 06/18/19 05:59 AM
Here are 5 compelling reasons listing your Omaha home for sale this summer makes sense.
1. Demand Is Strong
The latest Buyer Traffic Index  from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase… and are in the market right now! More often than not, multiple buyers are competing with each other for the same home.
Take advantage of the buyer activity currently in the market.
2. There Is Less Competition Now
Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed for … (0 comments)

omaha real estate: Time for Your Dream Home, Gen X! - 06/13/19 06:22 AM
During the housing market crash, Gen X homeowners lost more wealth than other generations. However, things are changing now! A strong economy, increasing home prices, and the recovery of the housing market are helping this generation to regain their lost wealth.
According to Pew Research Center,
“Their fortunes have rebounded more than those of other generations during the post-recession economic expansion and as home and stock prices have risen. Since 2010, the median net worth of Gen X households has risen 115%. In fact, in 2016, the most recent year with available data, the net worth of a typical Gen X … (1 comments)

omaha real estate: Renting or Owning, What Is Better for You? - 06/11/19 06:06 AM
In a real estate market where home prices are rising, many have begun to reexamine the idea of buying a home, choosing instead, to rent for a while. But often, there is a dilemma: should you keep paying rent, knowing that rent is rising too, or should you lock in your housing cost and buy a home?
Let’s look at both scenarios and analyze the pros and cons of each: Renting With the housing market crash in 2008, many homeowners lost their homes and became renters. According to Iproperty Management, “the number of households renting their home … rose from 31.2% … (1 comments)

omaha real estate: The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Home - 06/06/19 06:13 AM
We often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home makes sense. But, more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful and compelling ones.
No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of home can mean different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain scent or a favorite chair, that feeling of safety and security you gain from owning your own home is simultaneously one of the greatest and most difficult to describe.
Frederick Peters, a contributor for Forbes, recently wrote about that feeling, and the pride that comes from … (0 comments)

omaha real estate: How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family Wealth - 06/04/19 06:19 AM
There are many financial benefits to homeownership, but probably none more important than its ability to create family wealth.
How Housing Matters is a joint project of the Urban Land Institute and the MacArthur Foundation. It is an online resource for research and information on how homeownership contributes to individual and community success.
Their article, The First Rung on the Ladder to Economic Opportunity Is Housing, explains the importance of homeownership to a family’s financial health. In that article, they simply stated:
“The ladder to economic success can stretch only so high without the asset-building power of homeownership.”
To this point, … (1 comments)

omaha real estate: Multigenerational Homes Are on the Rise - 05/30/19 06:09 AM
As loved ones start to get older, we start to wonder: how long will they be able to live alone? Will they need someone there to help them with daily life? There’s a reason to ask those questions now more than ever, as the average life expectancy in the U.S. is 78 years old! As a result, 41% of Americans in the market are searching for a home that can accommodate a multigenerational family.
The graph below shows the number of people by generation that purchased a multigenerational home because they will either be taking care of an aging parent or … (0 comments)

omaha real estate: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in Village Pointe Estates - 05/28/19 12:02 PM

RECEIVE $7,000 TO $17,000 AT CLOSING WHEN BUYING A HOME. CALL 402-676-6700 NOW BEFORE THIS PROGRAM ENDS!
 
Impressive home in the heart of Pacific Springs Golf Course. This magnificent Mediterranean style villa was built on a private lot backing the golf course and alongside a wooded lot. Fantastic panoramic views. Be the master chef in your own gourmet kitchen with dual ovens, two sinks, warming drawer, washing drawers, walk-in pantry, and massive kitchen island. This home boasts an elegant entry foyer with a wood beam ceiling and exquisite architecture with a curved staircase. The large living room has big windows showcasing the … (4 comments)

omaha real estate: 2 Things You Need to Know to Properly Price Your Home - 05/28/19 06:16 AM
In today’s housing market, home prices are increasing at a slower pace (3.7%) than they have over the last eight years (6-7%). However, they are still are above historical norms. Low supply of listed homes and high demand from buyers has pushed prices to rise rapidly.
In the mind of the homeowner, annual home price appreciation over 6% has become the new normal. This becomes a challenge when a homeowner looks to refinance or sell their home, as the expectation of what the homeowner believes the home should be worth does not always line up with the bank’s appraisal.
Every month, … (0 comments)

omaha real estate: Boomerang Buyers: Don’t Be Afraid to Buy a Home Again! - 05/23/19 06:22 AM
According to CoreLogic, from 2006 to 2014 “there were 7.3 million housing foreclosures and 1.9 million short sales.” The hesitation some Americans feel after experiencing a foreclosure brings to mind the old saying: “Fool me once- shame on you. Fool me twice- shame on me.”
According to the 2019 Home Buyer Report from NerdWallet,
“Thirteen percent of Americans have lost a home due to a financial event such as foreclosure in the past 10 years. More than 6 in 10 of them (61%) have not bought a home since, and 20% of those who haven’t repurchased say they never plan to … (0 comments)

omaha real estate: Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips! - 05/21/19 06:12 AM

In today’s Omaha real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared.
In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can take to help carry their excitement of buying a home throughout the whole process.
1. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Before You Start Your Search One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search. Even if … (0 comments)

omaha real estate: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in Fontenelle - 05/20/19 01:40 PM

SPECIAL FINANCING. PAY NO LENDER FEES. SAVE $4,000 TO $7,000! CALL 402-676-6700.
 
Great investment opportunity! This home has old style charm.Some minor work and a little sweat equity will make this home shine. The house can be a good starter home to live in while you fix it up or with four bedrooms it would also be ideal as a rental. The unfinished basement offers endless possibilities. It is close to the bank, grocery store, and other local businesses. Directly across the street from beautiful Fontenelle Park and golf course. HMS Warranty available.A true bargain for this price!
 
BUY WITH CONFIDENCE WITH OUR BUY … (5 comments)

omaha real estate: What is Really Happening with Home Prices? - 05/16/19 06:15 AM
Home values have softened over the last twelve months. We are no longer seeing 6-7% annual appreciation levels for the national housing market. The current numbers are closer to 4%. Some have suggested that year-over-year appreciation levels could fall to 3% or less this year.
However, a stronger-than-expected economy and a good spring housing market have changed some opinions. Some analysts are now predicting that home value appreciation may begin to increase as we move forward.
Here are three examples: Mark Fleming, Chief Economist of First American “Data on the movement of unadjusted house prices during the early spring home-buying season … (0 comments)

omaha real estate: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in Deerwood - 05/14/19 12:52 PM

SPECIAL FINANCING. PAY NO LENDER FEES. SAVE $4,000 TO $7,000! CALL 402-676-6700.
 
This charming and move-in ready home is waiting for you. Come and discover the beautiful kitchen with island, stainless steel appliances, solid surface counters, and eat-in area. The open layout from the living room to the kitchen makes it comfortable area for relaxing and entertaining. Gas fireplace, hardwood floors and new carpet on the main floor are a few of the features you will fall in love with. The finished walk-out basement includes a large family room, huge storage room, plus it has a rough-in for a future bathroom. Living … (2 comments)

omaha real estate: New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers - 05/14/19 06:05 AM
Home prices have been on the rise for the last seven years, leading many housing market analysts to conclude that first-time homebuyers are being shut out of the market due to affordability concerns.
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports on the percentage of First-Time Home Buyers (FTHB) on a monthly and yearly basis. Their latest report shows that FTHB’s made up 33% of buyers in March, which matches their reported share in 2018.
NAR uses survey data from their members to come up with this statistic, so their results do not include every transaction completed. Rather, they only the transactions reported by … (1 comments)

omaha real estate: The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment - 05/09/19 06:09 AM
If you are in the market to buy a home this year, you may be confused about how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people you talk to will tell you that you need to save 20% or you won’t be able to secure a mortgage.
The truth is that there are many programs available that let you put down as little as 3%. Those who have served our country could qualify for a Veterans Affairs Home Loan (VA) without needing a down payment.
These programs have cut the savings time that many families would need … (0 comments)

omaha real estate: NEW LISTING! Bellevue Home for Sale in Mose Condominium - 05/08/19 09:38 AM

SPECIAL FINANCING. PAY NO LENDER FEES. SAVE $4,000 TO $7,000! CALL 402-676-6700.
 
PRE-INSPECTED! Cozy and spacious town home is waiting for you. The beautiful kitchen with cut out window has newer appliances, eat-in area and lots of cabinet space. Master bedroom on main floor has his and hers closets. The walkout basement is completely finished and will be a great place for your friends and family get together. Well maintained inside and out – with patio and fence. Neutral tones throughout. Simplified lifestyle and economical living. Easy access to highway and to all parts of the metro. Hurry! Don’t Miss Out. HMS … (2 comments)

omaha real estate: Home Buyers are Optimistic About Homeownership! - 05/07/19 06:11 AM
When we consider buying an item, we naturally go through a research process prior to making our decision. We ask our friends and family members who have made similar purchases about their experience, we get opinions and insights, and we read reviews online. There’s no difference when considering a home purchase!
Most homebuyers start by listening to the news to hear what is being said about the Omaha real estate market. They check with family and friends about their experience. They spend time online reading reviews about their desired neighborhood.
The challenge is that comments from the news and those closest to us … (0 comments)

omaha real estate: NEW LISTING! Omaha Home for Sale in West Omaha - 05/06/19 01:46 PM

RECEIVE $7,000 TO $17,000 AT CLOSING WHEN BUYING A HOME. CALL 402-676-6700 NOW BEFORE THIS PROGRAM ENDS!
 
PRE-INSPECTED! Be mesmerized with this classic, century old home which was Peter Keiwit’s original mansion. It has been carefully maintained to retain the character of the era and yet updated for modern convenience. Enjoy the prestige of owning one of Omaha’s premier historic properties. The main floor is an entertainer’s dream; spacious rooms, multiple gathering areas and a chef’s kitchen. The gas range, oven with baking drawer, and the Advantium oven/microwave make preparing food for any size occasion a simple task. Hardwood floors, built-in bookcases, … (3 comments)

 
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