Owners who have short sold their home know that it can be a daunting ordeal, and there are some negative ramifications on credit . The question for most at the end of it all is, “When can I buy a house again?” especially with so many great deals available today. Blair Lamphier, owner of Community Mortgage […]
June finished out a good month for sales in the area with 187 houses sold. This was just slightly over June last year when 184 sold. Through June of this year we are still 32% above last year for the same time period. As you can see in the chart below we are on a […]
As many buyers begin their shopping in the area they are surprised to find the selection lighter than they anticipated. Likewise, they are surprised to find the house they finally decided on is no longer available just days later. The truth is that the market has been changing with less properties available for sale and […]
Let me start by saying, Trulia.com and Zillow.com are great companies that I think bring great additional resources for home shopping to consumers. I love their websites and resources they offer. Zillow.com became a hit with it’s “Zestimate”. Just recently Trulia.com launched, what I am guessing is a competitive response to Zillow’s “Zestimates”, called “Trulia Estimates”. […]
The national average interest rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage is an astonshing 4.29%. Many buyers were obviously motivated by the tax credits last year and unfortunately the record-low interest rates get overshadowed. Are these rates a better benefit to make the decision to buy now if you are considering purchasing a home? Well let’s do the math and you’ll see that the truth is that these rates are the better benefit.