The residential housing market has been hot. Home sales have bounced back solidly and are now at their second highest pace since February 2007. Demand remains strong going into the winter. Many real estate professionals are reporting that multiple offers are occurring regularly and listings are actually selling above listing price. What about your house?
In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage throughout the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The updated numbers actually show that the range is from an average of 16% in Honolulu (HI), all the way to 55% in
According to the latest report from the US Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, newly constructed home sales jumped 5.7% month-over-month and 21.6% year-over-year to an annual pace of 552,000. Many buyers are looking to the new homes market to make up for the lack of existing home sales inventory.
It’s that time of year; the seasons are changing and with them bring thoughts of the upcoming holidays, family get-togethers, and planning for a new year. Those who are on the fence about whether now is the right time to buy don’t have to look much farther to find four great reasons to consider buying
Huntsville/Madison County Builders Association’s 2015 Parade of Homes™ The members of the Huntsville Madison County Builders Association hope you are able to join us for our Annual Parade of Homes™. It is the premier residential open house event in Madison County! The Association is proud to present the highest quality builders and contractors offering you
By Alabama Center for Real Estate (ACRE) Follow on Twitter Click here to view or print the entire new home monthly report compliments of the ACRE Corporate Cabinet. Join the Center mailing list HERE. Demand: Alabama new home sales in August increased 37.5 percent from last year. Sales rose by 2 units or 0.5 percent from the prior month. Year-to-date sales through August are
If you are debating listing your house for sale this year or even early next year, here is the #1 reason not to wait! Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes For Sale According to the National Association of REALTORS’ (NAR) Foot Traffic report, there are more buyers out in the market right
A recent study by Edelman Berland revealed that of homeowners who are contemplating selling their house in the near future 33% plan to scale down. Let’s look at a few reasons why that would make sense to many Americans. In a recent blog post, Dave Ramsey, the financial guru, discussed the advantages of selling your
As a seller, you will be most concerned about ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As either a first-time or repeat buyer, you must not be concerned only about price but also about the ‘long term cost’ of the home. Let us explain. There are many
By Alabama Center for Real Estate (ACRE) Follow on Twitter Click here to view or print the entire August report compliments of the ACRE Corporate Cabinet. Sales: According to the North Alabama MLS, Huntsville/Madison County residential sales totaled 543 units in August , an increase in sales growth of 19.6 percent or 89 units from the same period last year. Year-to-date sales through August are 14.2 percent