Study: FSBOs Net ‘Significantly’ Lower Profits

For-sale-by-owners tend to sell their homes for lower prices than homes sold through traditional agents via the MLS, and in many cases below the average differential represented by the prevailing commission rate, according to a new study by Collateral Analytics. The study examined the price differences between homes sold...

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Move or Improve – Update

Five reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase… and are in the market...

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Location, Location, Location.

Location, Location, Location. Long held as the three most important words in real estate. And with good reason. The value of a home to the home owner, and the value of the home to others is largely dependent on Location. But, why use these words 3 times to make the point? “Location” three times for emphasis, or is...

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Seller’s Market…

Home Prices Are Up, Supply Is Down—Expect Bidding Wars It’s getting more expensive to buy a house. Prices rose 6% in the fourth quarter of 2014 as buyers competed for fewer and fewer available homes for sale, according to new data from the National Association of Realtors®.  The NAR report shows most cities (86%) are...

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Home Possible Advantage

Freddie Mac Home Possible Advantage(SM) Mortgage Makes Home Financing With a 3 Percent Downpayment Possible New Low-Downpayment Mortgage Aims to Change the Game for Homebuyers MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Dec 8, 2014) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today launched Home Possible Advantage(SM), an affordable...

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Housing Trends

New from on our website is the Housing Trends Newsletter in co-operation with NAR. Updated monthly and linked to all the latest up to the minutes stats around the country.

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