News – March 26, 2018

  • Buyers Have High Hopes for Spring

    Getting Equipped to Win Buyers are flocking to the market this spring, with high hopes even as they face a frenzy of multiple-offer situations, according to new realtor.com® research. Currently, inventory is down 8.5 percent year-over-year. In addition to the buyers out in droves for the first time, many have been on the hunt for […]

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  • February New-Home Sales Slog

    New-home sales again slogged in February, with sales of new, single-family homes down 0.6 percent to 618,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The average new-home sales price was $376,700, while the median was $326,800. New-home listing inventory was 305,000—5.9-months supply. “New-home sales are at a […]

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  • Strategic Relationships Vital to Texas Firm’s Continued Success

    American Home Shield® goes above and beyond for real estate professionals, their clients and the industry at large For Andre Kocher, a REALTOR® with The Kocher Team at Keller Williams Realty in Flower Mound, Texas, establishing strategic relationships is key when it comes to going above and beyond for buyers and sellers alike. Covering the […]

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  • The Markets That Are Millennial-Ready: Report

    The generation with the highest influence in the market is millennials—and, according to a new report, the cities most popular for them are in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest. Analysts assessed data from LendingTree about millennial mortgage inquiries and offers in the past year, determining that Buffalo, Des Moines and Pittsburgh contained the most borrowers from […]

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  • FHFA: Home Prices Rise in January

    Home prices rose 0.8 percent month-over-month in January, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) recently released House Price Index (HPI). The HPI year-over-year—based on prices for homes with Fannie Mae- or Freddie Mac-backed mortgages—was up 7.3 percent. Per the Index, month-over-month home price changes ranged from -0.7 percent in the West South Central […]

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