Monthly Archives: February 2017

Existing Home Sales Unfazed By Rising Rates, Shockingly Low Home Inventory

Home sales clocked in at post-downturn bests in January, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Not since the housing boom of the late-2000s have sales been this strong.   Here are the details from the Mortgage Report     … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Home Buying Is Popular Again

March 2015. That’s the last month in which there were more refinancing applicants in the market than home buyers. Homes are still a good value. Deals can still be found from home builders and home sellers alike. And, current mortgage … Continue reading

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Great Content for your Customers: Home Values Are Now 7% Above 2007 Peak

U.S. home values have continued to rise, pushing home prices to new, all-time highs, non-adjusted for inflation. The Home Price Index, which is published by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), shows U.S. property values up another 0.4 percent in … Continue reading

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Sales of mega-mansions geared toward Chinese buyers slump in the San Gabriel Valley submarket in Los Angeles

Mansions geared towards Chinese buyers — some featuring crystal chandeliers, marble floors and no fewer than eight bedrooms — were at one point selling like hot cakes in the San Gabriel Valley. But more recently, as Chinese investors face stricter … Continue reading

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January 2017 Market Report: The Rest Ove

January 2017 Market Report: The Rest Overtake the West – U.S. home values rose 7.2 percent over the past year to a Zillow Home Value Index (ZHVI) of $195,300 in January, just 1 percent shy of peak value hit in … Continue reading

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January Existing Home Sales Key Takeaway

January Existing Home Sales Key Takeaways: Strong Start to 2017 http://ow.ly/JIej509K0t7

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January Home Sales Forecast: Seasonal Ad

January Home Sales Forecast: Seasonal Adjustment Disorder – Zillow expects existing home sales to fall 0.3 percent in January from December, to 5.47 million units at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR). New home sales should rise 2.4 percent from … Continue reading

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Q4 2016 Housing Affordability: Accelerat

Q4 2016 Housing Affordability: Accelerating Home Values, Rising Rates Cause Rapid Deterioration http://ow.ly/Bkmj509BzwL

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Experts: 2017 Looks to be the Year in Wh

Experts: 2017 Looks to be the Year in Which Rising Mortgage Rates Finally Impact Home Value Growth http://ow.ly/1Mnw509srZd

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Q4 2016 Homeownership Rate: Western Home

Q4 2016 Homeownership Rate: Western Home Buyers Help 2016 End on a High Note http://ow.ly/cvrR509f4Jq

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