The Strategic Real Estate Run Down 5/2/15 - A New Way to Market Houses

Tag: home sales

The Strategic Real Estate Run Down 5/2/15 - A New Way to Market Houses

Hey Guys, It's Josh Cantwell checking in. I hope you’re having a great Saturday! The snow has melted and we’re finally experiencing spring. The real estate market is HOT - this might be the strongest spring season I can remember. I’ve been able to sell 7 properties in the last 60 days and I’ve got many […]

Read More

2012 Home Sales Best Since 2007

The pace of home sales in December of last year beat the previous year by nearly 13%, according to the National Association of Realtors. That meant sales for the whole of 2012 were up nearly 10% over 2011, the best since 2007. The two factors having the biggest impact on the sales increases are continues […]

Read More

Is Another Housing Boom On The Way?

Mortgage rates are still at rock-bottom levels, and will stay there for the foreseeable future. The total number of foreclosures are down. Home prices and the number of new home sales are up. Is this glimmer of recovery in the housing market a signal of a larger housing boom about to happen? Barclays Capital is […]

Read More

The Potential Impact Of The Fiscal Cliff On Real Estate

    With the end of 2012 approaching, negotiations regarding the so-called "fiscal cliff" have intensified in Washington. The fiscal cliff represents a series of spending cuts and closed tax loopholes that would save the government a significant amount of money each year, dramatically reducing the deficit over time and promoting a balanced budget for […]

Read More

Home Sales Rose 2% in October

October brought more encouraging news to the housing market, as the pace of home sales rose by over 2%, up 11% from last year. This despite the destruction from Hurricane Sandy. The actual number, 4.79 million, was higher than predicted. Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors commented that, “the market is […]

Read More

Housing Prices on the Rise

“The residential real estate market benefited from low interest rates, reduced mortgage defaults and a tighter supply of available homes.” The price of houses continued the slow climb upward in August, according to the much anticipated Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller Price Indices report. Single-family homes rose in 19 of 20 major cities during the summer (June, […]

Read More

Fewer Home Sales, But Prices Rise

According to the National Association of Realtors, the number of home resales fell by 5.4% last month, reaching the lowest rate in 8 months. But while the amount of homes sold was less, the price that homes did sell for went up. This shows that fewer people were forced to sell under distressed conditions.   […]

Read More

Fixed Mortgage Rates Still Holding Steady & Low

Mortgage rates held steady once again, sitting at record lows. The 30-year fixed is at 3.66%), with the 15-year at 2.94% (both matching record lows previously set). These rates are helping keep home affordability in reach for many homebuyers or for those wanting to refinance.   Experts don’t expect rates to go up anytime soon, […]

Read More

Streamlined Short Sales Coming Soon

As of a couple of months ago, short sales accounted for nearly 15% of all home sales in the country. That number continues to grow as homeowners see short sales as a viable alternative to foreclosure. While foreclosures still make up ¼ of all home sales, that figure is down from the previous two years. […]

Read More

Rentals Overshadow Retail

The latest numbers from Zillow’s Rent Index are out, and rentals are up across the country. The rent index rose 2% in February 2012 over 2011, while the Home Value Index fell by nearly 5%. In February, foreclosure sales accounted for 20% of all home sales. “The rental market remains especially strong in areas that […]

Read More
1 2 3 4


Hacking the Process Flipping Houses in Record Breaking Time

Jun 30, 2021

Discovering Purpose Through Crisis

Jun 23, 2021

Use Metrics, Not Emotions, When Purchasing Multifamily Units

Jun 16, 2021

Doing Your Due Diligence When Purchasing Multifamily Investments

Jun 09, 2021

Become a Successful Investor When Starting At Ground Zero

Jun 02, 2021

2021 Strategy Session for Wholesalers

May 26, 2021

Why We Bought a Class A Duplex From a Student

May 19, 2021

Pay Less Taxes with High Level Tax Depreciation Strategies

May 12, 2021