Good news for buyers in the upper end of the buying spectrum. Properties are staying on the market longer and inventory is UP. Meanwhile, lower end buyers are having a tough go of it with … [Read More...]
Home prices continue upward. Equity home sales near 90 % all home sales.
LOS ANGELES (June 23) – Higher home values continued to fuel more equity home sales, which have made up more than 80 … [Read More...]
Mortgage rates have fallen close to their lowest levels in nearly a year, but housing demand hasn’t budged much yet.
Freddie Mac FMCC -1.36% reported Thursday that the average 30-year, fixed-rate … [Read More...]
From Yahoo Homes.
Home prices are moving so far, so fast, that at least 1,000 local housing markets have hit all-time price highs, according to Zillow. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that … [Read More...]
As higher home prices buoy underwater homes, equity home sales rise to highest level in more than six years.
LOS ANGELES (May 22) – Recent home price gains have lifted more underwater homes into … [Read More...]
The advantage is on the buyer side....
There has never been a better time to buy a home this year.
And yet despite three major advantages for homebuyers, sales so far have been slow.
Buying is … [Read More...]
OK, now I'm a bit worried.
The local homebuying slump extended itself into the start of the traditional house-shopping season – and Southern Californians certainly can’t blame “bad winter weather” … [Read More...]
A two-year streak of rising house prices continued in Orange County through February, up 16.4 percent year over year, CoreLogic’s latest home price index shows.
However, the rate of gain is on the … [Read More...]
The financial benefits of homeownership are evident year round, but particularly around tax time – they seem to jump off the page. Let’s examine how homeownership makes “cents” – from the tax … [Read More...]
By Andrew Khouri
February 25, 2014, 7:13 p.m, Los Angeles Times
Home prices nationally posted their best year since 2005, but signs are growing that the housing rebound has stalled.
Prices in … [Read More...]
By Prashant Gopal, Bloomberg, Feb 7, 2014 5:58 AM PT
Suzanne Baker and her siblings bought a foreclosed home in Atlanta two years ago, added a fourth bathroom, then waited for values to rebound … [Read More...]
BY JEFF COLLINS / STAFF WRITER
Published: Feb. 12, 2014
Updated: Feb. 13, 2014 7:08 a.m.
Orange County home sales continued to swoon last month in the face of elevated prices and higher interest … [Read More...]
The search for a new home is not always an easy one. It can take a lot of time and patience to find a house you actually want to buy and once you find that house, you will likely be tempted … [Read More...]
The information contains an agent perspective, but nonetheless it's good content for all those folks looking to sell in 2014.
In a market where home inventory is low and demand is soaring, your … [Read More...]
Have to say this is an honest assessment of a 2014 Real estate forecast. Anywhere from 5-7 appreciation for homeowners in 2014. We'll probably see more contingent offers as equity sellers look to move … [Read More...]
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From OC Register December 19th, 2013.
From Freddie Mac’s weekly survey the 30-year fixed rate climbed to 4.47 percent and .7 point from last week’s 4.42 percent and .7 point. The 15-year … [Read More...]
Home sales flagged last month in Orange County and throughout Southern California in the face of higher home prices, slightly higher interest rates and fewer investors, new housing figures … [Read More...]