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Monthly Archives: September 2020

    Why Selling this Fall May Be Your Best Move

    By Admin | September 30, 2020

    If you’re thinking about moving, selling your house this fall might be the way to go. Here are four highlights in the housing market that may make your decision to sell this fall an easy one. 1. Buyers Are Actively in the Market ShowingTime, a leading real estate showing software and market stat service provider,... Read More

    Fla.’s Housing Market: Sales and Median Prices Rose in August

    By Admin | September 29, 2020

    By Marla Martin Florida Realtors’ data: More sales, higher median prices, more new pending sales and more new listings year-over-year. Single-family sales up 8.8%; condo sales up 10.3% – and sales in the upper price tiers paved the way for the surge, says Chief Economist Dr. Brad O’Connor. ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida’s housing market reported... Read More

    By Admin | September 29, 2020

    ☕ It’s #NationalCoffeeDay – that is something to celebrate! What is your favorite way to enjoy a cup? ☕ Read More

    Where Are Home Values Headed Over the Next 12 Months?

    By Admin | September 29, 2020

    As shelter-in-place orders were implemented earlier this year, many questioned what the shutdown would mean to the real estate market. Specifically, there was concern about home values. After years of rising home prices, would 2020 be the year this appreciation trend would come to a screeching halt? Even worse, would home values begin to depreciate?... Read More

    Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s Success

    By Admin | September 28, 2020

    Back in March, as the nation’s economy was shut down because of the coronavirus, many were predicting the real estate market would face a major collapse. Some forecasts called for a 15-20% decline in transactions. However, six months later, it seems as though the housing market has fully recovered. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First... Read More

    Why Pricing Your Home Right Matters This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Admin | September 25, 2020

    Some Highlights As a seller today, you may think pricing your home on the high end will result in a higher final sale price, but the opposite is actually true. To sell your home quickly and for the best possible price, you should eliminate buyer concerns by pricing your home competitively right from the start.... Read More

    Home Equity Gives Sellers Options in Today’s Market

    By Admin | September 24, 2020

    Homeownership is one of the best ways to invest in your financial future, especially as your home equity grows. Home equity is a form of forced savings that can work to your advantage as the value of your home appreciates. Across the country, home equity was increasing before the health crisis swept our nation, and... Read More

    Home Builder Confidence Hits All-Time Record

    By Admin | September 23, 2020

    Last week, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported their Housing Market Index (HMI) hit an all-time high in the 35-year history of the series with a score of 83. The index gauges builder perceptions of current single-family home sales and sale expectations for the next six months, as well as the traffic of... Read More

    The Cost of a Home Is Far More Important than the Price

    By Admin | September 22, 2020

    Housing inventory is at an all-time low. There are 39% fewer homes for sale today than at this time last year, and buyer demand continues to set records. Zillow recently reported: “Newly pending sales are up 25.5% compared to the same week last year, the highest year-over-year increase in the weekly Zillow database.” Whenever there... Read More

    Is the Economic Recovery Beating All Projections?

    By Admin | September 21, 2020

    Earlier this year, many economists and market analysts were predicting an apocalyptic financial downturn that would potentially rattle the U.S. economy for years to come. They immediately started to compare it to the Great Depression of a century ago. Six months later, the economy is still trying to stabilize, but it is evident that the... Read More