Home Prices: The Difference 5 Years Makes

By Janet Hull and Thomas Bush on Sep 18, 2018

CoreLogic recently released their Home Price Index Report. One of the key indicators used in the report to determine the health of the housing market was home price appreciation. CoreLogic focused on appreciation from July 2013 to July 2018 to show how prices over the last five years … Continue reading

If You Are Thinking of Selling? You Must Act NOW!

By Janet Hull and Thomas Bush on Sep 17, 2018

If you thought about selling your house this year, now more than ever may be the time to do it! The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. We were still in high school when we learned about the … Continue reading

Are Homebuyers Starting to Hit the ‘Pause’ Button?

By Janet Hull and Thomas Bush on Sep 13, 2018

For the last several years, buyer demand has far exceeded the housing supply available for sale. This low supply and high demand have led to home prices appreciating by an average of 6.2% annually since 2012. With this being said, three of the four major … Continue reading

Home Prices Have Appreciated 6.9% in 2018

By Janet Hull and Thomas Bush on Sep 12, 2018

Between 1987 and 1999, which is often referred to as the ‘Pre-Bubble Period,’ home prices grew at an average of 3.6% according to the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every month, the economists at CoreLogic release the results of their Home Price Insights Report, which includes … Continue reading

NAR Reports Show It’s A Great Time to Sell!

By Janet Hull and Thomas Bush on Sep 11, 2018

We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when the demand for that item is high and the supply of that item is limited. The last two major reports issued by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed information that suggests that right now … Continue reading

4 Reasons Why Fall Is A Great Time to Buy A Home!

By Janet Hull and Thomas Bush on Sep 10, 2018

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights report reveals that home prices have appreciated by 6.2% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to … Continue reading

Home Prices Up 6.49% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Janet Hull and Thomas Bush on Sep 7, 2018

Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state. Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to another state, waiting to move may end up costing … Continue reading

What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?

By Janet Hull and Thomas Bush on Sep 6, 2018

Home prices are at the top of everyone’s minds. Can they maintain their current pace of appreciation? Will rising mortgage rates negatively impact home values? Will the next economic slowdown cause prices to crash? Let’s try to answer these questions based on what has happened … Continue reading

Homeownership is a Dominant Gene

By Janet Hull and Thomas Bush on Sep 5, 2018

There are many things that factor into the decision to buy a home. New research from the Urban Institute suggests that one of those things may be inherited from your parents. Children are More Likely to Own a Home if Their Parents Did According to … Continue reading