Advice For Selling a Home Quickly



How to Sell a Home Fast Do you want to sell your home quickly? There can be many different reasons as to why you would want to sell a home fast. Perhaps you’re in the process of building your own home, and you need the extra funds to cover construction costs, or you’re just desperate […]

Home buyers struggle with record low inventory



Home buyers have few properties than ever to choose from. In December the number of homes listed for sale in the U.S. dipped to its lowest ever level, below 700,000, realtor.com reported in its Monthly Housing Trends Report. At the same time, demand from buyers remains high, and that has resulted in more bidding wars […]

Rise in cash offers negatively impacts traditional buyers



A rise in the number of buyers who’re prepared to pay for homes fully in cash means that those who require financing are struggling to compete. Recent data from realtor.com shows that all-cash deals comprise as much as 36% of all real estate transactions in certain U.S. markets. That’s a problem, because those who can […]

Luxury home demand rises faster than other sectors



Wealthier Americans are upsizing their homes even though the economy struggles amid a never-ending COVID-19 pandemic. A report in Bloomberg last week revealed that demand for multi-million dollar homes is soaring, with prices rising faster than other segments of the real estate market. Applications for mortgages larger than $766,000 were up 59% year over year […]

Condo sales rise as prices are discounted



Home buyers have rushed to take advantage of some big discounts on condominiums, and the condo market overall is now recovering strongly since the COVID-19 pandemic began. A report from the real estate brokerage Redfin shows that many home buyers have been looking to upsize since the start of pandemic-related lockdowns, heading to the suburbs […]

Buyers look to new homes, and inventory is drying up



The National Association of Home Builders says buyers are increasingly looking at new homes due to the low inventory of existing homes. In October, new home sales were up 41.5% compared to the same month last year, according to data from the Commerce Department. “Buyer traffic remained strong in October even as the country’s attention […]

Existing home sales explode, up 27% from last year



Existing home sales have risen for the fifth consecutive month as the housing industry continues to show its resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The National Association of Realtors reported Thursday that homes sales are up an astonishing 27% from the same time one year ago. In addition, it was reported this week […]

More homes sell above list price amid buyer competition



In more evidence that persistent buyer demand is pushing a strong housing market deeper into the year than usual, a new Zillow analysis has found the share of homes sold above list continues to rise, blowing past the typical mid-summer peak. In September, 22.4% of homes purchased in the U.S. were sold for more than […]

Experts forecast best winter home selling season for years



Home sellers are expected to command higher home prices in the winter due to high buyer demand and low inventories, and that’s an unseasonable trend in the housing market, experts say. “Sellers will have the ball in their court, so to speak, as there are more buyers than sellers,” said Danielle Hale, realtor.com’s chief economist. […]

Tips for Selling Your Home in the Fall



Once the summer is over, there are going to be fewer people looking to buy a home, but you can still sell your property. There are pros and cons of selling your home in all the different seasons. You may be asking yourself if it is better to sell your home in the fall or […]