NAR: Pending home sales rose in February



The National Association of Realtors has some surprisingly upbeat news for the real estate industry. It said that pending home sales, which are seen as a forward-looking indicator of the state of the housing market based on contract signings, jumped 2.4% in February compared to the previous month, and 9.4% year over year. The spike […]

NAR: Strong home sales in Feb give cause for optimism



Although the U.S. is gripped by the cornonavirus outbreak, there was some good news for the real estate industry as existing home sales performed better than expected, with three out of four regions showing an increase in sales, according to National Association of Realtors’ data. The NAR said total existing home sales, which includes single-family, […]

About to Sell Your Home? Make Sure You’re Doing These Smart Things!



You, as a homeowner, have a lot to juggle when it comes to your property. From the roof to the walls to the very floor, there is a lot to look after, and you may hire a variety of working professionals who can fix or replace just about anything. You are bound to hire plumbers […]

Moving Truck Companies Nearby



Finding and Hiring Moving Truck Companies Near Me Are you looking to rent a moving truck? When moving from one house to another, you have a choice between hiring movers or renting a truck to move and doing it yourself. Both options have their benefits with truck rental, offering more flexibility and lower cost. When […]

When to list your home for maximum profit or a fast sale



To get the most money when selling your home, the best time to list it for sale is typically the first half of May, a new Zillow analysis shows. Listing your home during this window can bring a median premium of $2,100 on the typical U.S. home, and as much as $24,400 in the most […]

When You Can’t Blame the Market: Why Your Home Isn’t Selling



You’ve listed your house and thought you’d have an offer by now. Other homes in the neighborhood have come onto the market and gone under contract. But yours is fast growing stale, despite what everyone is describes as a seller’s market in your area. If you still haven’t gone under contract, it may be due […]

Why the next recession won’t bring down home prices



The resilience of the housing market is such that it will likely survive the next recession without home prices taking a substantial hit, according to a new report from title insurance firm First American Financial Services. “While the housing crisis is still fresh on the minds of many, and was the catalyst of the Great […]

Buyers set to struggle as U.S. housing inventory hits record low



Housing supply in markets across the country is in extremely short supply, so much so that home buyers may well find it difficult to find a suitable property this spring. Indeed, the country’s existing housing supply declined by its steepest year-over-year decrease for 4 years in January, falling by 13.6%, according to realtor.com. The supply […]

Who Does The Real Estate Agent Represent



Who Represents Whom in a Real Estate Transaction If you are endeavoring to purchase or sell a house, you will probably need the assistance of a professional real estate agent. But it is not uncommon for buyers and sometimes sellers to work with a real estate agent without asking the crucial question: who does the […]

Projects to Do Before Selling Your Home



Moving is a natural part of life. Sometimes new jobs, new families, or the simple desire to live elsewhere may requires you to pack up and leave your old home. This process often involves selling the old house. You may be eager to just move out, but there are certain projects to do before selling your […]