Real estate to become a buyer’s market in 2017



Despite unfriendly market conditions for buyers, housing experts predict things will change in the near future.

Greece debt crisis sparks “buyers market”



Foreign investors are swooping in to snag cheap island villas in Greece as the country’s financial troubles mount.

Market Watch: Major Investment Firms Target Atlanta Homes



Much to the chagrin of many home buyers, Atlanta is now the main dish on the investor buffet table. As other markets see distressed inventory shrink, the big investors – those with budgets in the millions and some in the billions, including hedge and retirement funds with both domestic and international roots have turned their attention to Atlanta

Five Property Red Flags for Home-buyers



Buying real estate is a huge commitment financially, and people who are fortunate enough to buy property need to be cautions when in evaluating a future home. Too many times home-buyers are convinced to buy a property that, when studied in detail, lacks the quality that the price tag demands. Real estate is too expensive to settle for anything less than the best, and below I’ve listed some red flags for home-buyers as they search the listings for their dream home.

What Zillow’s Top Buyer’s Markets May Mean For Real Estate Agents



According to recent statistics released by Zillow®, Chicago is now ranked as the top buyer’s market in the United States. The combination of low home prices and a high number of long-standing homes for sale is giving Chicago’s buyers a significant advantage over homeowners currently looking to sell.

Indianapolis Hopes for Housing Boost after Super Bowl



The city of Indianapolis is only a week away from hosting Super Bowl XLVI. As the New England Patriots and New York Giants move in, many in the city are hoping visitors will like what they see and help boost the struggling housing market by taking up residence.

Home Buyer’s Trends – What Buyers Want Today



Anyone looking to buy a home this year quite reasonably has very high expectations – the most important of which is getting a great deal for their money. But, it’s not just about getting more bang for your buck – house hunters today are looking for additional incentives as well, including things like financial assistance, […]

Survey Says: It’s a Good Time to Buy Real Estate



Now is a good time to buy a home, if you believe the latest Spending and Saving Tracker from American Express.  According to the findings, 41 percent of Americans think it is a buyer’s market for real estate right now, but 61 percent of them believe a seller’s market is not quite here and may […]

The Curse of Stigmatized Homes



On the face of it, it looks like the dream home for any successful, middle-class couple – four bedrooms, incredibly spacious with new carpets and hardwood flooring upstairs. Moreover, it’s situated in a great part of Poway district in California, much sought after location with several great schools nearby. All this could be yours for just $399,000. So why won’t it sell?

Five Solid Reasons to Buy Now



With market conditions the way they are, now is the best time to buy. While many people might advise that you wait until the market bottoms out, that’s bad advice. Residential housing prices are super-low right now, interest rates too, and the chances of seeing this combination again in the next few years are very small.

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