home prices

Home Prices Growing at a Slower Pace

According to a recent Case-Shiller home price report, home prices across the country are increasing at a slower rate. In the first quarter of 2014, the National Index gained only 0.2%. Nineteen of the twenty cities studied showed positive returns in March - New York City was the only to decline, while Dallas and Denver reached new index [...]

The Best Day of the Year to Buy a Home

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The Best Day of the Year to Buy a Home

"Buying a home in fall and winter months will ensure you get the best deal." This is a phrase that anyone who has bought a home is probably familiar with.

RealtyTrac set out to test the validity of this statement and here's what they found.

The study analyzed over 32 million sales of single-family homes [...]

Sales Seesaw: Vacation Homes Decrease, Investment Purchases Leap

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According to the National Association of REALTORS, in 2015, investment purchases saw an increase for the first time in five years. Meanwhile, vacation home sales cooled off but still remained at the second highest amount in nearly a decade.

Reflecting the strong price growth seen throughout the U.S., the median sales price of both vacation and investment homes surged in 2015.

 

How Much is Your Home Really Worth?

The current housing market benefits both sellers and buyers, so many of you probably plan on selling your home or investing in a new one. The question is: how much is your home really worth? It is an important question to ask yourself because if you price your home too high, it will be sitting on the market for a long time. If you price your [...]