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  • 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 years. The guidelines clarify when lenders will be penalized for making mistakes ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on December 2, 2014
  • Michigan Tops Nations housing Price Increases

    Home Prices Still Rising, But Pace SlowsDaily 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 modest single-digit increases, according to CoreLogic’s Home Price Index for ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on November 5, 2014
  • 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 those with less-than-perfect credit. The move is expected to expand home ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on October 20, 2014
  • 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 same time frame 2013  the 5 county area  ( Grand Traverse, Leelanau, ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on October 17, 2014
  • Downtown Traverse City Living Demand Spurs Building Boom

    Downtown Living Demand Spurs Building BoomOctober 13, 2014By 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 groundbreaking ceremonies – and together will add close to 40 ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on October 13, 2014
  • 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 if you are a seller, not so great news if you're the buyer. Single family home listings ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on September 9, 2014
  • 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 2014 Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction Study(SM) , released today. Specifically, CENTURY 21(R) Real ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on August 11, 2014
  • 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 popular features in new single-family homes in 2014. Builders nationwide were ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on March 31, 2014
  • Demand for Foreclosures Is Softening, Fannie Says

    Demand for REOs Is Softening, Fannie SaysDaily 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 foreclosed properties. "Between higher pricing in some markets and somewhat ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on March 3, 2014
  • Luxury Home Sales on the Rise

    Luxury Returns to HousingDaily 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 hunters are being attracted to luxury home features once again, as the affluent buyer ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on January 27, 2014