Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s Success

By | General, Real Estate News

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 American, announced last week: “Since… Continued

September 28, 2020

Home Sales Hit a Record-Setting Rebound

By | Buying A Home, General, Real Estate News

With a worldwide health crisis that drove a pause in the economy this year, the housing market was greatly impacted. Many have been eagerly awaiting some bright signs of a recovery. Based on the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), June hit a much-anticipated record-setting rebound to ignite that spark. According to NAR, home sales… Continued

July 24, 2020

YOUR CREDIT SCORES EXPLAINED

By | Buying A Home, General, Real Estate News

Lenders want to give you a mortgage, but they also want to minimize their own risk. The easiest way to retard risk is by using your credit scores to make lending decisions. Credit scores are compiled separately by three consumer reporting agencies — Equifax, Experian, and Trans Union. These credit reporting bureaus calculate scores differently,… Continued

February 10, 2016

Picking a Real Estate Agent through Facebook

By | General, Real Estate News

According to a joint study released by Google and the National Association of Realtors, 2 of 3 people searching for a prospective real estate professional research them“extensively online prior to working with them”. And, that number is probably increasing every day. Are social media channels such as Facebook really a good place to gather information… Continued

October 29, 2015