Category: Real Estate

Why you shouldn’t worry about the drop in new home sales

Today the Census Bureau reported that in February 2021, new single-family home sales were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 775,000. This was a big miss from estimates. Although… Read more »

Could the great refi boom finally be over?

A growing chorus of mortgage industry observers believe the final week of February might have been the last hurrah for sub-3% mortgage rates. And the proof is in the refi… Read more »

Future of remote work unclear, according to NAR

Since the pandemic caused many employers to shift employees to remote work – some indefinitely – homeowners have left cramped spaces in large cities and retreated to more suburban and… Read more »

Luxury housing market inspires ‘total frenzy’ in vacation-home boom towns like Aspen, Palm Beach and Lake Tahoe

In the third quarter, luxury home sales jumped 41.5%, the biggest year-over-year shift since 2013, according to Redfin. And while real estate agents repping luxury homes aren’t seeing as many… Read more »

Homebuilder Confidence on the Rise

According to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose an impressive seven points to 37…. Read more »

The Week Ahead: Will Housing Starts, Permits Rebound?

The U.S. Census Bureau will release its latest number surrounding housing starts, permits, and completions for April.  Numbers last month for March found housing data fell off the cliff.  Housing… Read more »

U.S. home prices rise by 4% in December

Be forewarned! Not every home in every market went up by exactly this amount! to get a better grasp of whats going on in your neighborhood contact us via the… Read more »