Be Quiet Chicken Little! Real Estate is Just Fine

The latest Existing-Home Sales Report from NAR revealed that sales decreased 1.8 percent in August. Many might start to panic, but let’s see what the report really shows. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist explains “there was a marked decline in all cash sales from investors. On the positive side, first-time buyers have a better chance [...]

Homeownership: A Few Stats and Quotes

2014 American Express Spending & Saving Tracker “About two-thirds (65%) of homeowners say they are confident they would get the asking price for their home if they were to put it on the market today (up from 40% in 2010).” Financial Security Index Survey “Eighty nine percent of Americans feel that buying a home is [...]

By |2018-11-16T18:57:58-04:00September 29th, 2014|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers|0 Comments

Gallup Poll: Real Estate “Heading in the Right Direction”

In a recent Gallup poll, Americans were asked to rate 24 different business sectors and industries on a five-point scale ranging from "very positive" to "very negative." The poll was first conducted in 2001, and has been used as an indicator of “Americans’ overall attitudes toward each industry”. For the first time since 2006, Americans [...]

By |2018-11-16T18:57:58-04:00September 25th, 2014|For Buyers|0 Comments

What You Don’t Know About Your Credit Score… Could Cost You!

Today we are excited to have Nabil Captan as our guest blogger. Nabil is a nationally recognized credit scoring expert, educator, author and producer. In today’s post, he explains how what you don’t know about your credit score could end up costing you. Enjoy! Informed consumers considering a home purchase today want to do the [...]

By |2018-11-16T18:57:58-04:00September 24th, 2014|For Buyers, For Sellers|0 Comments
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