Top 5 Benefits of Hiring a Real Estate Agent
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers in which they surveyed recent home buyers and sellers about their experiences. An entire section of the profile is ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 20, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
Home Prices Up 6.54% Across the Country!
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report.
In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state.
Based on the latest ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 15, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
3 Tips for Making Your Dream Home a Reality
Realtor.com shared their “5 Habits to Start Now If You Hope to Buy a Home.”
Setting up an automatic savings plan that saves a small amount of every check is one of the best ways to save without thinking a lot ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 8, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
Home Prices Up 7% from Last Year
According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, national home prices have appreciated by 7.0% from October 2016 to October 2017. This marks the second month in a row with a 7.0% year-over-year increase.
A lack of supply ...
Posted by Agent Connect on December 6, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
The Real Reason Home Prices are Increasing
There are many unsubstantiated theories as to why home values are continuing to increase. From those who are worried that lending standards are again becoming too lenient (data shows this is untrue), to those who are concerned that prices are ...
Posted by Agent Connect on November 30, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
2 Charts That Show the Truth about Home Affordability
There is a lot of discussion about the current state of housing affordability for both first-time and move-up buyers, and much of the narrative is tarnished with a negative slant. However, the truth is that housing affordability is better today than ...
Posted by Agent Connect on November 29, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
The Cost of NOT Owning Your Home
Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for as long as America has existed....
Posted by Agent Connect on November 27, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
Existing Home Sales Slowed by a Lack of Listings
The inventory of existing homes for sale has dropped year-over-year for the last 29 consecutive months and is now at a 3.9-month supply.
Existing home sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.48 million, the highest pace since ...
Posted by Agent Connect on November 24, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
Top 4 Home Renovations for Maximum ROI
Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home, or are a homeowner planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home improvement projects will net you the most “Return On ...
Posted by Agent Connect on November 17, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
Feeling ‘Stuck in Place’? You Aren’t Alone… And There’s Hope!
Whether you are a renter who is searching for your dream home or a homeowner who feels like your only option is to renovate, you have at least one thing in common: feeling stuck in place.
According to data from the National Association of ...
Posted by Agent Connect on November 15, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
Market Watch Report - October 2017
Happy Holiday season!
Opportunities abound as many of our colleagues are lured into “holiday hibernation” and shut down their businesses until January 2018. Cheers to you getting your share during the remainder of 2017....
Posted by Agent Connect on November 14, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
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Posted by Agent Connect on November 10, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
A Housing Bubble? Industry Experts Say NO!
With residential home prices continuing to appreciate at levels above historic norms, some are questioning if we are heading toward another housing bubble (and subsequent burst) like the one we experienced in 2006-2008.
Recently, five housing ...
Posted by Agent Connect on November 8, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
Multigenerational Households May Be the Answer to Price Increases
Multigenerational homes are coming back in a big way! In the 1950s, about 21%, or 32.2 million Americans shared a roof with their grown children or parents. According to an article by Realtor.com, “Nearly 1 in 5 Americans ...
Posted by Agent Connect on November 6, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
Low Inventory Causes Home Prices to Maintain Fast Growth
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their latest Quarterly Metro Home Price Report last week. The report revealed that severely lacking inventory across the country drained sales growth and kept home prices ...
Posted by Agent Connect on November 3, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
The Difference an Hour Makes in Real Estate
Every Hour in the US Housing Market:
624 Homes Sell
347 Homes Regain Positive Equity
Median Home Values Go Up $1.13
Posted by Agent Connect on November 2, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
How to Save on a Mortgage Payment Whether Buying or Selling
In Trulia’s recent report, Rent vs. Buy: Roommate Edition, they examined the impact that renting with a roommate has in determining whether it is more expensive to rent or buy. The study explains:
“Since we started ...
Posted by Agent Connect on October 25, 2017 in Las Vegas Community
5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling!
Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey. This is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant gratification and ...
Posted by Agent Connect on October 20, 2017 in Las Vegas Community