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Monthly Archives: September 2018

    25% Of Homes With A Mortgage Are Now Equity Rich!

    By Don Parsons | September 27, 2018

    Rising home prices have been in the news a lot lately and much of the focus has been on whether home prices are accelerating too quickly, as well as how sustainable the growth in prices really is. One of the often-overlooked benefits of rising prices, however, is the impact that they have on a homeowner’s... Read More

    How Much Has Your Home Increased In Value?

    By Don Parsons | September 26, 2018

    Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. In CoreLogic’s most recent Home Price Index Report, they revealed that national home prices have increased by 6.2% year-over-year. CoreLogic broke down appreciation even further into four price ranges, giving us a more detailed view than if we had simply looked at the year-over-year increases in national median home price. The... Read More

    4 Reasons To Sell This Fall

    By Don Parsons | September 21, 2018

    Some Highlights: Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply that is needed for a normal housing market. Buyers are often competing with one another for the listings that are available. Perhaps the time has come for you and your family to move on and start living the life you desire. Read More

    NAR Reports Show It’s A Great Time To Sell!

    By Don Parsons | September 19, 2018

    NAR Reports Show It’s A Great Time To Sell! We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when the demand for that item is high and the supply of that item is limited. The last two major reports issued by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed information that suggests that right now continues... Read More

    Home Prices Have Appreciated 6.9% In 2018

    By Don Parsons | September 18, 2018

    Between 1987 and 1999, which is often referred to as the ‘Pre-Bubble Period,’ home prices grew at an average of 3.6% according to the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every month, the economists at CoreLogic release the results of their Home Price Insights Report, which includes the actual year-over-year change in prices across the country and... Read More

    Are Homebuyers Starting To Hit The ‘Pause’ Button?

    By Don Parsons | September 18, 2018

    For the last several years, buyer demand has far exceeded the housing supply available for sale. This low supply and high demand have led to home prices appreciating by an average of 6.2% annually since 2012. With this being said, three of the four major reports used to measure buyer activity have revealed that purchasing... Read More