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5 Ways You Can Accidentally Lower Your Home’s Resale Value

Megan Elliott August 22, 2016 Home for sale | FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images) A home is the biggest purchase most people will ever make, and homeowners usually want to do whatever they can to protect the resale value of their property. After all, Americans see their homes not just as a place to lay their […]

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July 2016 Existing-Home Sales

  See a larger version of the infographic. The information in this infographic is from July 2016 Existing-Home Sales data. See more data. Read the news release about this data.

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Existing-home sales wobble as inventory stays tight and prices march higher

Published: Aug 24, 2016 10:43 a.m. ET Inventory is picked-over and buyers suffer from ‘a lack of excitement,’ industry group says Homes for sale stayed on the market for an average 36 days in July, the National Association of Realtors said, down from 42 days last year.   Sales of previously owned homes fell in […]

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Baby Boomers Gaining Optimism in Housing

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Baby boomers have typically held the most pessimistic view on housing among all age groups, but their opinions are changing. Sixty percent of baby boomers now view the housing market favorably, a 6 percentage point increase from the spring, according to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ Homeowner Sentiment […]

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Existing-Home Sales Lose Momentum in July

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Existing-home sales lost momentum in July because of stubbornly low inventory on the market across the country, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Last month, existing-home sales posted their first year-over-year drop since November 2015. Regional Numbers Here’s how existing-home sales fared in July by […]

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Sellers Sweeten the Deal to Attract Buyers

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, July 01, 2011 Need to give buyers some extra incentive to choose your listing over the large inventories of others? Sure, price will get their attention, but some incentives may be the extra motivation needed to get the deal to the closing table. Here are a few common extras […]

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Tapping Creative Financing

After the prospective buyers were turned down for a loan, Rick Rosen revisited financing techniques he used to help buyers in the 1980s. October 2009 | By Michelle Hofmann Location: Shelby Township, Mich. Square footage: 2,000 Lot size: 1/4 acre Bed: 3 Bath: 2 Year built: 2006 Extras: Exterior brick veneer, two-car attached garage, and […]

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Get Seller Financing to Work for You

By doing a little homework and learning about this alternative to traditional mortgages, you can carve out a niche in your area. April 2015 | By Liz Bigio Seller financing has been a hot issue in recent real estate news due to the changes in regulations, specifically in the Dodd-Frank Act. Here’s what you need […]

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