Homeowners May Have More Equity Than They Think!
We’ve talked a lot about home prices rising lately. We’ve mentioned the high demand levels and low inventories, and know that rents are skyrocketing, mortgage rates are low, and the economy is recovering. Everyone agrees that the housing market has been making a strong come back from the lows of the crash in 2008 – Read More
Think You’re Prepped And Ready To Buy? Check Our Checklist! (Part 1)
Spring and summer tend to be the busiest time of the year for Real Estate. More people are listing homes or looking to buy during the months when a move can be done before schools start in the fall. And with more limited inventory and greater competition, being a well qualified and prepared buyer can Read More
The Latest Sales Numbers Are In, And The Summer Market Is Hot!
Have we mentioned the market is hot right now? In case you haven’t been following, those of us in Real Estate have been talking a lot about the ongoing trends of surging home prices and high sales numbers. In our own blog at the end of April we reported that home prices had just seen Read More
New Home Sales A Good Sign For Housing Crunch?
September 5th, 2016 by David Benavides
There’s been a dirty word floating around Real Estate the past year now – “crunch”. Maybe you’ve heard people talking about a housing crunch, or maybe you’re one of those buyers who’ve experienced firsthand some of the frustration of the lack of available homes or a bidding war for a property. We’ve written about how Read More
Smart Buyer’s Checklist – Part 3
August 5th, 2016 by David Benavides
So you’ve been following our checklist the past couple months and have already seen our tips on financial preparation and getting ready for your loan. Now we come to – The Fun Part – Shopping for your home! In a hot, fast-moving market with lots of competition like the one we’re in now, Read More
What’s Your Home Really Worth? Making Sense Of Online Estimates
May 5th, 2016 by David Benavides
The housing market is really hot right now. Home values are up considerably, and continue to rise. When the market is on the move, we’re all naturally interested in what homes are going for in our area, where prices may be headed, and what our own home may be worth. But how do we make Read More
Think You’re A Prepared Buyer? – Check Our Checklist! (Part 2)
May 1st, 2016 by David Benavides
Last month we started on a list of some of the things a home buyer (especially a first time buyer) should be prepared for when they’re getting ready to purchase a home. We looked at the early financial planning involved, and talked about how to get your finances ready to make that dream home a Read More
Demand Is High this Spring! Homes See Highest Price Gains Since ‘07
April 29th, 2016 by David Benavides
It’s well known in Real Estate that Spring and early Summer are often the hottest time of the year for the housing market, and this Spring is definitely no exception. The market overall has been steadily improving for the past few years, and this March homes saw their biggest average price gains for any month Read More