Existing Home Sales Slow to Start Spring

May 10, 2019

Existing Home Sales Slow to Start Spring [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Existing Home Sales slowed to an annual pace of 5.21 million home sales in March. Low inventory levels are still impacting home sales! The current month’s supply of homes for sale is 3.9-months. Median home prices were up 3.8% over last March at $259,400. This marked […]

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less

May 08, 2019

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less In a recent Insights Blog, CoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005. Meanwhile, the typical mortgage payment has actually decreased. “CoreLogic’s national rent index was up 36% in December 2018 compared with December 2005, while the typical mortgage payment was down 4% over that period.” Why the difference […]

With Inventory Low: Will Your Dream Home Need Some TLC?

May 07, 2019

With Inventory Low: Will Your Dream Home Need Some TLC? According to a new survey from Move.com, the wave of first-time homebuyers hitting the market this summer has resulted in an interesting statistic. Nearly 60% of buyers searching for a home this spring are willing to consider buying a fixer-upper, with 95% believing that the projects needed will increase […]