Monthly Archives: May 2013

4 Big Drivers of the Housing Market Recovery

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013 The Wall Street Journal highlighted four primary reasons why the housing market recovery is strong. They are: Sales have made big leaps from year-over-year levels. Existing-home sales are up 9.7 percent compared to one year ago. Sales are at an annual rate of 4.97 million, which is the highest level since November… (more…)

How to be the Most Attractive Homebuyer

The spring season tends to flood the housing market with buyers, and in markets with low inventory levels, the competition is stiff. As home prices continue to recover and interest rates remain at near-record lows, some houses are receiving multiple offers and to win the bid, buyers need to stand out from the crowd. According to the National Association of… (more…)

Home Sales Hit Fastest Pace In Three Years

The National Association of Realtors indicates that the sale of previously owned homes hit a three-year high in February, a sign the economy is definitely on the mend. However, it’s not too late to join the party. Here are several ideas I believe will allow you to benefit from this ongoing housing trend while also limiting your downside. Breaking Down The ETF… (more…)