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3rd Quarter Prices Show Rate Of Increase Slowing

3rd Quarter Prices Show Rate Of Increase Slowing

Among all the factors that can help prospective home buyers get an idea of what a particular property will cost them, price is perhaps the easiest to gauge. Things like mortgage rates, potential maintenance and upkeep, property taxes, and insurance are all part of the...

How Long Will It Take To Save A Down Payment?

How Long Will It Take To Save A Down Payment?

When asked, most Americans who don’t own a home say they’d like to become homeowners someday. Regardless of current market conditions or the state of the economy, the desire to own a home endures. Part of this is because it helps to build wealth. The other part is...

Homes For Sale Stay On The Market Longer

Homes For Sale Stay On The Market Longer

During the spring and summer, homes for sale were selling fast. So fast that the typical home was on the market less than a month. And while home buyers should still expect desirable homes to go quickly, there may be some relief in sight. That’s because, new numbers...

Most People Say They Have Good Neighbors

Most People Say They Have Good Neighbors

There are a lot of things you can tell about living in a particular a house from a quick visit or two. There are even some things you can tell just from driving through the surrounding neighborhood. But, while you can know how much available storage a house has or how...

Fewer Home Buyers Making Offers Sight Unseen

Fewer Home Buyers Making Offers Sight Unseen

No one wants to make big decisions hastily. It’s a great way to make mistakes and end up with regrets. Which is why, in an ideal situation, home buyers would have time to consider the pros and cons of multiple houses and choose the one that best fits their needs and...

Most Homeowners Say They Love Their House

Most Homeowners Say They Love Their House

Sometimes picking a house to buy can cause anxiety. After all, what if you choose the wrong one and aren’t happy living there? What if there are structural or mechanical issues that go undetected and will end up meaning costly renovations? It’s hard to imagine that...

Prices Cuts Rising But Only In Some Neighborhoods

Prices Cuts Rising But Only In Some Neighborhoods

Home prices have been increasing for awhile. But their consistent upward climb is starting to slow, according to new data. In fact, a recent analysis has found the number of home sellers who have reduced their listing price is up from where it was last year. The...