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Why 2014 Is A Good Year o Buy!
If you didn't buy a home in 2013, you may be kicking yourself now. Home prices climbed nationally an average of 13.6 percent in the past 12 months,
2014 housing outlook: Home prices head higher
The housing recovery has pushed up home prices nearly everywhere. In the past year, home prices rose in 225 of the 276 cities tracked by Clear Capital, a provider of real estate data and analysis.
30-year mortgage rate hits 3.81%, a 1-year high
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages jumped this week to their highest levels in a year, signaling slightly higher costs for homebuyers. But rates remain low by historical standards.
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Seattle is 5th most competative housing market
Seattle is the fifth-most competitive housing market in the country right now, according to new stats from real estate website Redfin
King County house prices jumped almost 20 percent over year
Pierce County real estate market continues rebound
Low housing inventory makes it a seller's market in Seattle
According to zillow.com, metro home values rose 6.5 percent in the past year and are expected to rise another 4.6 percent this year. You can thank low interest rates and rising home values.
2012 home sales: Best in 5 years
Steady December home sales capped the best year for the U.S. real estate market in five years, according to an industry trade group report Tuesday.
Regional house prices up again
Compared with November 2011, house prices were up 7.4 percent — the seventh straight month of year-over-year gains, and the biggest increase since the housing bubble burst.
Six Reasons Housing Inventory Keeps Declining
Here’s a breakdown of why inventory has continued to drop this year:
US home sales rose to 5-year high in 2012
WASHINGTON — U.S. sales of previously occupied homes rose in 2012 to their highest level in five years, spurred higher by record-low mortgage rates and steady hiring.
5 Reasons You Should List Your Home Today!
Many homeowners are waiting until the Spring ‘buying season’ to list their homes for sale. Here are five reasons why that might not make sense this year:
Home prices rise for sixth month, a sign of recovery
U.S. home prices rose for a sixth straight month in July in the latest sign of a sustainable housing market recovery
Home Prices Up 7% from Last year
King County home prices rose 7.2 percent in July compared with one year ago, extending their streak of such gains to four straight months
Real estate prices on the rise!
House prices, after falling for more than five years, are rising again
More homeowners gain equity
Rebounding home prices are lowering the number of home owners who are considered “underwater” on their mortgage
Warren Buffett on CNBC:
“I'd Buy Up 'A Couple Hundred Thousand' Single-Family Homes If I Could”
Tacoma, Seattle Lead List of Strong Housing Markets
What’s the top place in the U.S. to buy a home over the next two years? That would be
Tacoma, Wash., according to financial-data firm Fiserv
Tacoma Real Estate Market: One of the Strongest by 2013?
In terms of home prices, the real estate market in Tacoma, Washington is expected to be
one of the strongest in the nation from 2012 – 2013.
Washington homes reach record affordability
Washington homes are more affordable they have been since the Washington Center
for Real Estate Research started tracking the numbers in 1994, and they're likely to
get even cheaper, the center said Wednesday.
The Best Time To Buy Real Estate Is Now
The real estate market is the best I have seen in my 33+ years in real estate
for buyers, whether they are buying for lifestyle to move in with their families
or for buying for investment.
'Best Time Ever' to Buy a Home? Best-Selling Author Says Yes!
Adam Leitman Bailey is author of The New York Times best-seller "Finding the Uncommon Deal." He
Believes that this is the best time in modern real estate history to be buying a home.