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Monthly Archives: June 2015

    4 Reasons to Buy NOW!

    By Don Parsons | June 29, 2015

    Summer is here! The temperature isn’t the only thing heating up right now, so too is the housing market! Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise The Home Price Expectation Survey polls a distinguished panel of over 100 economists, investment strategists, and housing... Read More

    Sellers Dilemma: OTM, FSBO or List Again?

    By Don Parsons | June 29, 2015

    At the end of June, in every region of the country, hundreds of homeowners have a tough decision to make. The ‘listing for sale agreement’ on their house is about to expire and they now must decide to either take their house off the market (OTM), For Sale by Owner (FSBO) or list it again... Read More

    Two Graphs That Scream List Your House Today

    By Don Parsons | June 29, 2015

    The spring and summer months have always been known as a very popular time for homebuyers to start the search for their dream home. This year is no different! We all learned in school that when selling anything, you will get the most money if the demand for that item is high and the inventory... Read More

    217,726 Reasons to Buy a Home Now!

    By Don Parsons | June 16, 2015

    The inaugural Opportunity Cost Report was released recently by The report explained that “with interest rates and home prices expected to climb in the next year, the financial penalties of delaying or forgoing a home purchase in today’s market have become very steep”. The report estimates that, based on today’s dollars, the average purchaser would accumulate $217,726... Read More

    2 Out of 3 Renters Want to Own. What’s Stopping Them?

    By Don Parsons | June 16, 2015

    The Federal Reserve Bank of New York recently released the 2015 SCE Housing Survey. The survey revealed that most current renters would prefer owning and that 61.9% of them plan to buy a home within the next five years. 68.3% stated they would prefer owning (with 45.6% saying they ‘strongly’ prefer owning). When asked at what point in... Read More

    The #1 Reason to Buy Right Now – THE MONEY!!

    By Don Parsons | June 16, 2015

    People often ask whether they should buy a home now or wait. Recently released data suggests that waiting may not make sense as prices seem to again be on the rise. Let’s take a look at some of the data and commentary on the subject: Ed Stansfield, chief property economist at Capital Economics: “The current... Read More