US Real Estate

Sep 20

Are we bubbling yet?

No Bubble Says Zillow Chief Economist We aren’t in a bubble, and won’t be entering one anytime soon. There are big differences between the market then and the market now: Then, loose credit, speculation and overbuilding were ingredients in a recipe for disaster. Now, healthy home buyer demand is being driven largely by a stable …

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Aug 30

Housing: To Bubble or Not to Bubble

58% of Homeowners See a Drop in Home Values Coming According to the recently released Modern Homebuyer Survey from ValueInsured, 58 percent of homeowners think there will be a “housing bubble and price correction” within the next 2 years. After what transpired just ten years ago, we can understand the concern Americans have about the current increase in home prices. However, this …

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Dec 06

Median home prices finally pass housing boom levels, hit all-time high

National home prices hit a new all-time high surpassing the pre-recession peak Home prices hit a new all-time high, finally surpassing the pre-recession peak, according to the Q3 2016 U.S. Home Sales Report from ATTOM Data Solutions, a source for comprehensive housing data and the new parent company of RealtyTrac. In fact, the median home price increased …

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Nov 03

20 Best Places People Are Moving to in the U.S… uh, Seattle?

Wondering why the increase in traffic? Seem like there’s more people here? Well, it’s not your imagination. Seattle ranks high in several national polls of ‘Best Places:’ US News and World Report of the 20 Best Places People Are Moving to in the U.S. :  #19 Best places to live in 2016:  #7 Most desirable …

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Jan 18

Homes Built for Millennials

Focus on future functionality Pardee Homes’ two newest home models are specifically designed for millennial homebuyers and will kick off the 2016 International Builders’ Show which runs from Jan. 19-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The homes, which are in the Henderson master-planned community of Inspirada, appear to be another pair of well-staged homes at …

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Nov 06

Economic opportunity lands Seattle at #10 best city to own a home

Seattle at No. 10 best city to own a home Seattle’s booming economy isn’t just good for employment and companies that do business here. It’s also part of what landed Seattle at No.10 on list of the best places to own a home, compiled by Seattle-based companies Porch.com and Redfin. The list is based on a …

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Sep 23

FOR SALE: Funky Malibu Oceanfront Home Listed for $53 Million

At first glance, this oceanfront Malibu, Calif. home looks a little like a grouping of giant-sized toddler toys strewn on the beach—an oval cylinder plopped next to a pyramid which is nestled against a tower of cubes. Now this unusual structure is going on the market for $53 million. The contemporary Malibu home is listing …

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Aug 05

Where are prices going in the next 5 years?

Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate experts and investment & market strategists about where prices are headed over the next five years. They then average …

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Jul 23

Half of Seattle homes sell in 9 days or less

June was a busy month for home buyers in Seattle. More than half of all the homes that hit the market in Seattle last month were sold within nine days, according to data from Redfin. Denver was the only city that had homes sell faster in June. Seattle has the third largest year-over-year inventory decline in the country, …

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Jul 16

Longer on the Market = Lower Price

Prices may be on the rise, but about 63% of homes sold at a discount compared to the list price in May, according to the 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey. The discount averaged in the 1% to 11% range. The longer a property lingers on the market, the more likely the home will end up selling at …

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