The Foreclosure Crisis: 10 Years Later

The Foreclosure Crisis: 10 Years Later

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The Foreclosure Crisis: 10 Years LaterCoreLogic recently released a report entitled, United States Residential Foreclosure Crisis: 10 Years Later, in which they examined the years leading up to the crisis all the way through to present day.With a peak in 2010 when...

Sales at highest pace in 10 years

Sales at highest pace in 10 years

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Demand is strong in Houston particularly in the sub $250,000 price range. If you´re a buyer it would be best to start your search at least 4 months before your lease is up. If you are a seller, now is the best time to list. With such low inventories, the election...

Americans Rank Real Estate #1 Long Term Investment

Americans Rank Real Estate #1 Long Term Investment

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The Gallup organization recently released a survey in which Americans were asked to rank what they considered to be the “best long term investment.” Real estate ranked number one, with 35% of those surveyed saying it was a better long term investment than stocks &...

Why are mortgage interest rates increasing?

Why are mortgage interest rates increasing?

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According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage interest rate jumped up to 3.94% last week. Interest rates had been hovering around 3.5% since June, and many are wondering why there has been such a significant...

New Construction Sales Surge

New Construction Sales Surge

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According to the latest report from the US Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, newly constructed home sales jumped 5.7% month-over-month and 21.6% year-over-year to an annual pace of 552,000.Many buyers are looking to the new homes market...