Market Conditions

June 26, 2018

3 Issues Facing Today's Real Estate Market?

3 Issues Facing Today’s Real Estate Market | Keeping Current Matters

Last week, the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) held their 52nd Annual Journalism Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Among the many highly anticipated sessions was one called “Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate™,” given by Joseph Nahas, Jr., Chair of the Counselors of Real ...

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March 15, 2018

Moving up Is MORE Affordable Now Than Almost Any Other Time in 40 Years

 

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If you are considering selling your current home, to either move up to a larger home or into a home in an area that better suits your current family needs, great news was just revealed.

Last week, Trulia posted a blog, Not Your Father’s Housing Market ...

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Feb. 15, 2018

Calm Down! The Real Estate Market Is Not Falling

Calm Down! The Real Estate Market Is NOT Falling Apart

 

There has been tremendous volatility in certain markets over the last few weeks (for example, the stock and currency markets). When this happens, some ...

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June 11, 2017

A Tale of Two Markets: Inventory Mismatch Paints a More Detailed Picture

A Tale of Two Markets: Inventory Mismatch Paints a More Detailed Picture | Keeping Current Matters

The inventory of existing homes for sale in today’s market was recently reported to be at a 3.6-month supply according to the National Association of Realtors latest Existing Home Sales Report. Inventory is now 7.1% lower than this time last year, marking the 20th consecutive ...

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June 11, 2017

What Are the Experts Saying about Mortgage Rates?

What Are the Experts Saying about Mortgage Rates? | Keeping Current Matters

Mortgage interest rates have risen over the last few months and projections are that they will continue their upswing throughout 2017. What impact will this have on the housing market? Here is what the experts are saying:

Laurie Goodman, Co-director of the Urban Institute’s Housing Finance Policy Center:

“In 1984 ...

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June 11, 2017

How’s the Real Estate Market? Find Out What the Experts Are Saying

How's the Real Estate Market? Find Out What the Experts Are Saying | Keeping Current Matters

As we head into summer, it is a great time to review how the 2017 real estate market is doing so far. Here is what the experts are saying:

Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae Chief Economist

“Positive demographic factors should continue to reshape the housing market, as rising employment and ...

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