Monday, September 18, 2017 / by Jason White
Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.
1. Prices Will Continue to Rise
CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.7% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 5.0% over the next year.
The bottom in home prices has come and gone. Home values will continue to appreciate for years. Waiting no longer makes sense.
2. Mortgage Interest Rates Are Projected to Increase
Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Surveyshows that interest rates for a 30-year mortgage have hovered around 4%. Most experts predict that rates will rise over the next 12 months. The Mortgage Bankers Association, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the National Association of Realtors are in unison, projecting that rates will increase by this time next year.
An increase in rates will impact YOUR monthly mort ...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 / by Jason White
You Need an Expert Guide if you are Traveling a Dangerous Path
The field of real estate is loaded with land mines. You need a true expert to guide you through the dangerous pitfalls that currently exist. Finding a home that is priced appropriately and ready for you to move in to can be tricky. An agent listens to your wants and needs, and can sift out the homes that do not fit within the parameters of your “dream home”.
A great agent will also have relationships with mortgage professionals and other experts that you will need in securing your dream home.
You Need a Skilled Negotiator
In today’s market, hiring a talented negotiator could save you thousands, perhaps tens of thousands of dollars. Each step of the way – from the original offer, to the possible renegotiation of that offer after a home inspection, to the possible cancellation of the deal based on a troubled appraisal – you need someone who can keep the deal together until it closes.
Friday, July 27, 2012 / by Kris VonDerau
Dayton Area Home Sales for June and Year to Date 2012
Sales of single-family homes and condominiums reported by the Dayton Area Board of Realtors made a very strong showing once again during the month of June. Average and median prices posted their best numbers in two years, and the number of sales was down by only a few units.
June’s sales numbers were very comparable to last year, with just 19 fewer units (1.8%) selling versus June 2011. This was only the second time in the past year that sales figures did not surpassed those of the previous year (the other month being December 2011, with only 10 fewer units posted).
June’s sales produced a volume of $ 135.2 million in...
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Tuesday, June 26, 2012 / by Kris VonDerau
Home prices rose in nearly all major U.S. cities in April from March, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices report.
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Friday, June 22, 2012 / by Kris VonDerau
According to the Dayton Area Board of Realtors, the sales volume and average sale price for the month of may are up. Now is the time to act! Rising prices and low rates, don't miss out! Follow the link for the full report.