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Monthly Archives: September 2018

    Home Prices Have Appreciated 6.9% In 2018

    By Marco Manumbas | September 20, 2018

    Between 1987 and 1999, which is often referred to as the ‘Pre-Bubble Period,’ home prices grew at an average of 3.6% according to the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every month, the economists at CoreLogic release the results of their Home Price Insights Report, which includes the actual year-over-year change in prices across the country and their predictions for the following... Read More

    NAR Reports Show It’s A Great Time To Sell!

    By Marco Manumbas | September 18, 2018

    We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when the demand for that item is high and the supply of that item is limited. The last two major reports issued by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed information that suggests that right now continues to be a great time to sell your house.... Read More

    Homeownership Is A Dominant Gene

    By Marco Manumbas | September 14, 2018

    There are many things that factor into the decision to buy a home. New research from the Urban Institutesuggests that one of those things may be inherited from your parents. Children are More Likely to Own a Home if Their Parents Did According to an analysis of millennial homeowners, the homeownership rate of those whose parents rent their... Read More

    What Does The Future Hold For Home Prices?

    By Marco Manumbas | September 13, 2018

    Home prices are at the top of everyone’s minds. Can they maintain their current pace of appreciation? Will rising mortgage rates negatively impact home values? Will the next economic slowdown cause prices to crash? Let’s try to answer these questions based on what has happened in the past as well as what we know about... Read More

    Home Prices Up 6.49% Across The Country!

    By Marco Manumbas | September 10, 2018

    Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state. Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to another state, waiting to move may end up costing you more! Read More

    Rents Are On The Rise: Don’t Get Caught In The Rental Trap!

    By Marco Manumbas | September 6, 2018

      There are many benefits to homeownership, but one of the top benefits is protecting yourself from rising rents by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage. Don’t Become Trapped  A recent article by Apartment List addressed rising rents by stating: “Our national rent index is up 0.1 percent month-over-month, marking the sixth straight month... Read More

    5 Reasons You Should Sell This Fall!

    By Marco Manumbas | September 4, 2018

      Here are five reasons why listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase…and are in the market right... Read More

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