Realtor.com warns of lower housing inventories



A report from realtor.com suggests that housing shortages are likely to get worse over the next year. The blame is being placed on a “housing shift” that will result in less homes being listed for sale, making it tougher for buyers to find a suitable home, even though the current low mortgage rates mean that […]

Research shows iBuyers typically cost sellers 13% to 15% more



Consumers who choose to use an iBuyer to sell their home often end up paying much higher fees than they would have if they’d gone with a traditional real estate agent, according to new research from Collateral Analytics. iBuyers are companies that provide instant cash offers and quick closings on a home, which can be […]

Building a New Home – 7 Things That Could Go Wrong



Are you shopping for a home to call your own? Most likely, you’re looking for your dream home that will last forever. But the results of your search have been short of impressive. You may start to realize how difficult it is finding a house the checks off all of your needs and wants. It […]

Experts warn falling inventories could lead to a return to bidding wars



Bidding wars and faster home sales could soon become the norm again if the latest forecast on home inventories by realtor.com holds true. The report forecasts that the number of homes for sale in the U.S. is set to decline again in the next few months, limiting the bargaining power of buyers until well into […]

Home Sales and Prices are Declining



The data is still early and a little sketchy but there are reliable indications that the residential market is entering a period of decline – probably a soft landing. Since last summer, sellers have rushed houses onto the market to take advantage of high prices. At the same time, buyers have been backing away from […]

Lower birth rates and their negative effect on housing



U.S. birth rates have fallen to their lowest levels in over three decades. Just 3.8 million births were recorded in the country last year, which is down 2% from a year ago and the fourth year in a row in which the rate has declined, according to data from the Center for Disease Control and […]

Top 5 Things You Need To Know Before Selling a Home



Selling your home can be hard work. It is not always the fun-filled experience that many claim it is, in fact it’s often one of the most stressful periods in adult life. Selling up can be made easier, however, if you make plans and ask for help where you need it. Take a look at […]

Why You Should Invest In Home Buying Companies When Selling Your House



When you are trying to sell your home, there are many options for you to choose from, wherein you can sell your home at the best price and the quickest means possible. One of the best ways for you to sell your house is to sell it off to home buying companies, one of which […]

NAR’s Yun forecasts new home sales boom in 2019



National Association of Realtors’ chief economist Lawrence Yun says home sales are likely to hit a 12-year high this year as builders race to meet demand for entry-level homes from first-time buyers. While existing home sales are likely to remain flat this year, new home sales should top 667,000, which would be the highest number […]

The SHOCKING Truth About Open Houses



As you drive through Any City, USA, on any given weekend, everywhere you turn there are open house signs. Colorful balloons and streamers are trying to catch your attention to pull you into that house for sale. But there is really a shocking truth about open houses every seller should know. Open houses for decades […]