One of the most frequent questions asked at this point relates to future home prices. Consumers want to know if this is a strategic time to sell their residences or if the time is right to purchase a home. The ...Read More »
Homebuyers may soon face a growing problem of lack of available homes in their local markets. One key reason for the low inventory is the super-low rates many owners enjoyed when they refinanced their properties. Homeowners who refinanced when fixed ...
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Homebuyers are changing their priorities when selecting neighborhoods for their new homes. Instead of size and special amenities, buyers want conveniences within walking distance and shorter commuting time. Homebuyers are increasingly showing their desire for walkable neighborhoods that combine a ...Read More »
Finally we are seeing solid signs of improvement in the availability of mortgage loans. According to a survey from Fannie Mae, credit availability is improving. For the first time in more than three years, the majority of consumers believe it’s ...Read More »
Most analysts and consumer studies are very positive in their predictions regarding the continued recovery of the housing market this year. Prudential Real Estate, for example, recently released results of its Consumer Outlook Survey. The survey showed that consumers perceive ...Read More »
A majority of consumers now feel it’s easier to obtain a mortgage loan, according to Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey. Fifty-two percent of respondents in the company’s latest survey said they think it would be easy to get a mortgage ...Read More »
Electronic signatures are now being accepted on an increasing number of homebuying and financing documents, including Federal Housing Administration loans. In its ongoing bid to modernize its processes, the FHA has granted expanded authority to lenders to accept e-signatures on ...Read More »
Luxury homes, a property niche that was hit hard by the recession, is back in popularity with buyers. Following the recent recession, interest in large and expensive homes dropped dramatically as homebuyers showed preferences for smaller, more affordable homes. But ...Read More »
Your next new home may be firmly plugged into electronic advancements. This year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has surprised many within the real estate industry for the quantity of innovations that are based around the home, it was ...
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