Category Archives: Real Estate Market Outlook

Remembering Labor Day

Labor Day is a day set aside for recognition of working people’s contribution to society.
I wondered, how is the working person in the US honored on Labor Day in the 21st century? Continue reading

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Real Estate in 2017 – Outlook

Chaotic, exciting, unpredictable? Are these some of the words that come to mind as you try to describe the end of 2016 and the start of the New Year? It’s hard to know how the year will end but energy … Continue reading

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2016 — a Defining Year

It can’t be said enough, home loans are really cheap. Take a look at this chart: I am overdue on a report on how I feel the 2016 real estate market is doing – it’s the life of a Realtor. … Continue reading

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Exploring Home Ownership – Steps to Take

There are several steps you can take in your exploration of owning a home. Knowing what will be expected and taking some initial steps can make the process go more smoothly in the long run. CHECK YOUR CREDIT Credit companies … Continue reading

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Housing Trends in 2016

We look forward to 2016 by looking back at 2015. And in the case of housing forecasts, we typically look back to 2007 for a benchmark view. 2015 housing sales were the highest over the past 9 years. Steady job … Continue reading

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Starting a New Year: Outlook

Funny what a difference a day makes. While forecasters were feeling all warm and fuzzy about where the stock market would end in 2015, the predictions had a glow about them, too. That was not to last. As we begin … Continue reading

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Mortgages and the New Fed Bank Rate

I’ve been asked about the Federal Reserve’s recent increase in bank rates by a few clients currently home shopping. They wonder how it’s going to affect the cost of a mortgage. The Fed finally raised the benchmark fund rate on … Continue reading

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