Survey Shows People Becoming More Likely to Participate in the Housing Market

Fewer buyers are sitting on the sidelines. according to a RISMEDIA article on  Monday, December 31, 2012 “Americans are feeling less discouraged about the housing market, according to a new national survey by FindLaw.com.” “Because of low housing prices and mortgage rates, the percentage of people who say that the current economic situation … Continue reading

Prices on Track for 7.1 Percent Increase

From RISMEDIA, Thursday, December 27, 2012: “October [home] prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased on a year-over-year basis by 6.3 percent in October 2012, the biggest increase since June 2006 and the eighth consecutive increase in home prices nationally on a year-over-year basis, according to the latest data from CoreLogic.” … Continue reading

More Americans Believe Economy Headed in Right Direction

In an article by Pete Bakel for RISMedia, the writer says “Despite continued uncertainty surrounding the fiscal cliff, Americans are showing increased confidence in the housing market and the direction of the economy.” Fannie Mae believes this increased confidence in the housing market will bring about continued strength in the … Continue reading

9 Steps for Showcasing a Listing During the Holidays

9 Steps for Showcasing a Listing During the Holidays

Whether it’s wreaths or menorahs, your sellers shouldn’t overdo it around the holidays. Here’s how to stage a listing properly during “the most wonderful time of the year.” From Realtor Magazine | December 2012 | By Barbara Ballinger Gone are the days when houses were best listed come spring when flowers bloomed … Continue reading