Real Estate Market Updates

Homes are selling like crazy, prices are still going up-you’ve heard it before…but let’s look at the facts.

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The top 3 leading articles in my email inbox today from various news networks read: “Existing-Home Sales Strengthen” and “New-Home Sales Take Off” and “Home Prices on Long-Term Spell Upward.” So what does one make of all these headlines go around in the media? “Home prices continue to rise across the country,” says David M. […]

Real Estate Market Updates

A Let-Up for Prices?

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Are Prices Starting to Top Out? A study titled “the Buy vs. Rent Index” published by Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and Florida International University (FIU) says it’s so. “Housing markets are slowing, suggesting that we are nearing a peak in housing markets around the U.S.—but this is good news, as we are pulling back from […]

Real Estate Market Updates

Housing Confidence- A Glimpse

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Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) did a study regarding housing confidence this past August.  Their survey of both home buyers and sellers discovered a clear contrast between the two.  The share of homebuyers surveyed for the Index who believe “now is a good time to buy” fell 5% points to 18%.  On the […]