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NAR: Home Sales Only Going Up From Here
Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, January 08, 2015 --> Existing-home sales will likely rise about 7 percent this year, as a strengthening economy and job growth leads to a healthier market, according to the National Association of REALTORS®' Read More...
Winter Is Best Time to Sell, Study Shows
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, December 15, 2014 --> The housing market doesn’t hibernate in the winter. Sellers who list and buyers who buy often find the winter season the most advantageous time to make a move in real estate, according to a Read More...
Did Mortgages Just Get Easier to Obtain?
Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 02, 2014 --> Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's new lending guidelines went into effect Monday, which are expected to help loosen up the tight credit standards that home buyers and refinancers have faced in recent Read More...
Landscaping can Increase your Homes Value up to 12.70%
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS You might want to take a closer look at your listing's curb appeal: Upgrading a home's landscape from average to excellent can raise its overall value by 10 percent to 12 percent, according to research from Virginia Tech. Read More...
Michigan Tops Nations housing Price Increases
Home Prices Still Rising, But Pace Slows Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, November 05, 2014 --> September's home prices showed year-over-year appreciation in every state, but signaled a slowdown as earlier double-digit increases have faded to more Read More...
Fannie, Freddie to Loosen Up on Lending
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, October 20, 2014 --> The regulator of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is reportedly working on a deal with the financing entities that will loosen up lending standards and make mortgages more affordable for Read More...
Traverse City Real Estate Market Update/Statistics
As of the end of the 3rd Quarter 2014 the Traverse City area Real Estate Market continues to rebound nicely with values and average & median sales prices on the rise and days on the market on a decline. Year to date through Sept. 30,2014 over the Read More...
Downtown Traverse City Living Demand Spurs Building Boom
Downtown Living Demand Spurs Building Boom October 13, 2014 By Lynn Geiger Downtown Travese City is experiencing a building boom --driven by strong demand for residential living in the downtown district. In the last two weeks alone two developments held Read More...
Traverse City Real Estate Market YTD Stats
The Traverse City area real estate market continues to rebound well and continues to be in great demand , especially the under 250,000 price points....the lower the price point the more demand which is driving inventory down and prices up. Great news Read More...
CENTURY 21 Real Estate Sweeps J.D. Power 2014 Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction Study
MADISON, N.J., Aug. 6, 2014 / PRNewswire / -- CENTURY 21 Real Estate , the iconic brand with the world's largest real estate franchise sales organization, announced that it has been ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction by the J.D. Power Read More...
NAHB's Most Popular New-Home Features
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, March 31, 2014 --> Convenience, livability, and energy efficiency are top priorities in the construction of new homes this year, according to the National Association of Home Builders, which recently released the most Read More...
Demand for Foreclosures Is Softening, Fannie Says
Demand for REOs Is Softening, Fannie Says Daily Real Estate News | Monday, March 03, 2014 --> Fannie Mae’s sales of REOs fell 14 percent during the fourth quarter compared to the previous quarter, as the mortgage giant notes weakened demand for Read More...
Luxury Home Sales on the Rise
Luxury Returns to Housing Daily Real Estate News | Monday, January 27, 2014 --> Following the recent recession, interest in large and expensive homes dropped dramatically as home buyers showed preferences for smaller, more affordable homes. But house Read More...
2013 Year-End Foreclosure Report: Filings Fall 26%
Daily Real Estate News | Friday, January 17, 2014 --> Last year, the foreclosure crisis began dissipating. Foreclosure filings -- including default notices, scheduled auctions, and bank repossessions -- were down 26 percent in 2013 compared to 2012, and Read More...
4 Keys Identified for a Full Housing Recovery
Daily Real Estate News | Friday, January 17, 2014 --> In order to have a fully recovered housing market and economic recovery, economists point to the need for four positive indicators: 1. A healthy job market with low stable unemployment; 2. Mortgage Read More...