Some Highlights: “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and security, and living in a niceRead More »5 Reasons Millennials Choose to Buy [INFOGRAPHIC]
Definitely an aggressive headline. However, as the final data on the 2017 housing market rolls in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME! How did we finish 2017? New-homeRead More »If You’re Considering Selling, ACT NOW!!
Prices Increased Last Year? Find Out How Much! Bergen County Market Update January 2018
In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home values could appreciate by another 4% or more over the next twelve months. One majorRead More »Gap Between Homeowners & Appraisers Narrows to Lowest Mark in 2 Years
Many people wonder whether they should hire a real estate professional to assist them in buying their dream homes or if they should first try to go through the buying process on their own. In today’s market: you need anRead More »Why You Need a Professional on Your Team When Buying a Home
According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2018 Rental Affordability Report, “buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 240 of 447 [or 54% of] U.S. counties analyzed for the report.” For the report, ATTOM Data Solutions compared recently released fairRead More »Buying A Home Is More Affordable Than Renting In 54% Of US Counties
Some Highlights: Atlas Van Lines recently released the results of their annual Migration Patterns Survey in which they tracked their customer’s movement from state-to-state over the course of 2017. Idaho held on to the top spot of ‘high inbound’ statesRead More »Where Did Americans Move in 2017? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Every month, CoreLogic releases its Home Price Insights Report. In that report, they forecast where they believe residential real estate prices will be in twelve months. Below is a map, broken down by state, reflecting how home values are forecasted toRead More »What Impact Will the New Tax Code Have on Home Values?
According to the National Association of Realtors’ latest Realtors Confidence Index, 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes with down payments below 6% from October 2016 through November 2017. Many potential homebuyers believe that a 20% down payment is necessaryRead More »61% of First-Time Buyers Put Down Less than 6%
There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they are married and have aRead More »Wondering If You Can Buy Your First Home?