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No espere para comprar la casa de sus sueños

No espere para comprar la casa de sus sueños Como vendedor, usted estará más preocupado sobre ‘el precio a corto plazo’- hacia dónde se dirige el valor de la casa en los próximos seis meses. Como comprador por primera vez o comprador repetitivo, usted no debe estar preocupado por el ...

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Don’t Wait To Buy Your Dream Home

Don’t Wait To Buy Your Dream Home As a seller, you will be most concerned about ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As either a first-time or repeat buyer, you must not be concerned only about price but also about the ‘long ...

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Thinking of Selling? 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t For Sale By Owner

Thinking of Selling? 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t For Sale By Owner In today’s market, with homes selling quickly and prices rising some homeowners might consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might ...

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Credit Score Requirements LOWER As Interest Rates CREEP UP! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Credit Score Requirements LOWER As Interest Rates CREEP UP! [INFOGRAPHIC]   Some Highlights: The average 30-year rate for all loans closed in August eclipsed 4.3% for the first time since October 2014. The average FICO score for all closed loans in August reached a new yearly low at 724 (the lowest ...

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The Cost of Waiting to Buy a Home

The Cost of Waiting to Buy a Home The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their July edition of the Housing Affordability Index. The index measures whether or not a typical family earns enough income to qualify for a mortgage loan on a typical home at the national level based on the ...

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Chicago Agent Magazine – Agent Snapshot

Chicago Agent Magazine – Agent Snapshot Read the Article here: Chicago Agent Magazine ...

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Why You Should Stop Renting & Buy Today!

Why You Should Stop Renting & Buy Today! There are many young people debating whether they should renew the lease on their apartment or sign a contract to purchase their first home. Housing Cost & Net Worth Whether you rent or buy, you have a monthly housing cost. As a ...

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Over 23% Thinking of Selling. Why the Hesitation?

Over 23% Thinking of Selling. Why the Hesitation? Last month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that housing inventory was down 4.7% from the same time last year and that the month’s inventory of homes for sale stood at 4.8 – far below the six months necessary for a ...

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LOCAL REALTOR® ACHIEVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION

  LOCAL REALTOR® ACHIEVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION   Maria Simoncelli has been awarded the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) designation by the Seniors Real Estate Specialist Council of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR). Maria joins more than 16,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the SRES® designation. ...

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There is no doubt that home prices in the vast majority of housing markets across the country are continuing to increase on a month over month basis.

The following map (based on data from the latest CoreLogic pricing report) reveals the appreciation level by state: These increases in value have caused some to be concerned about a new price bubble forming in residential real estate. Here are quotes from many of the most respected voices in the housing industry ...

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