Blog :: 02-2014
Buying a home is no longer a no-brainer, whether you are buying as an investment or to live in it.
That is the message to draw from current measures of value in many metropolitan markets.
The fundamentals have changed from six months ago, when [...]
If you're buying a home, conventional practice means putting 20 percent down. But did you know that's not the only way?
When you started researching what it takes to buy a home, you probably came face-to-face with one number over and over again: 20 percent. Traditionally, that's how much was needed to buy a [...]
Why? Because buyers are already on the hunt.
The Internet is the new curb appeal Last month will likely be remembered for polar vortexes, widespread snow, and historic traffic jams. Lost in the shuffle is [...]
When you're competing with a lot of other buyers for a hot piece of property, your bid needs to stand out.
You've found a home you can afford, in a great neighborhood with good schools. It even has a fenced-in yard for your dog. What could go wrong?
Any number of things, ranging from a competing buyer's all-cash offer to an insufficient [...]
From January to December 2013, total existing home sales rose to 5.09 million, up 9.1 percent from 2012. Sales haven't hit that level since 2006, at the end of the [...]