Are You Working with a Real Estate Agent?

“Why does every Realtor always ask me if I’m working with someone? It makes me feel like they don’t want to talk to me!” Of course they want to talk to you!  There’s two great reasons agents ask this question. One: Ethics!  An ethical Real Estate Agent doesn’t want to “steal” another agent’s client.  Realtors […]

6 Reasons to List Your Home Through the Holidays!

It’s the perfect conditions for listing. Decorate your home early, so that it’s warm and inviting, showing off all the best features…and your competition is limited, as other sellers take their homes off the market for a couple of months during the holidays. January is a time for new beginnings; new jobs, moving to a […]

Home Sales Last Month Indicate Recovering Market

Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said the housing market is in the early stages of recovery. “A housing recovery is taking place but will be choppy at times depending on the duration and impact of a foreclosure moratorium. But the overall direction should be a gradual rising trend in home sales with buyers responding to […]

Closed Home Sales Increase March over March by 16%

Broad based real estate recovery occurred in nearly every market for single family and condo sales comparing March 09 to March 10. The midwest saw an increase in sales of 7.2% over last month. Overall the prices have stabilized the first quarter of this year.

August 2009 Pending Sales Data

Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, discusses the statistical data up to August 2009 and explains what the information is telling us about the market. Video: Key Points: Pending sales are up all over the country. A monthly increase of 6.4% and an annual increase of 12.4%. The disconnect between pending home sales figures and existing […]