Tag: home prices

Most expensive cities to buy a home puts Seattle #23

Home prices bubbling again? Some faint concern is evidenced when prices raise 15% in a year… which we have seen in King County with November’s median price at $426,000. But our prices are not the most ‘un-affordable’ for residents earning a median income for the area. San Francisco prices exorbitant In San Francisco, only 14% of …

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5 reasons to buy your home now… not next Spring

Based on prices, mortgage rates and soaring rents, there may have never been a better time in real estate history to purchase a home than right now. Here are five major reasons purchasers should consider buying: Supply Is Shrinking With inventory declining in many regions, finding a home of your dreams may become more difficult going forward. …

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King County Home Prices up 15% from 2012

The median price of single-family homes sold in King County last month rose to $426,000, a 15 percent increase from October 2012. October inventory higher than last year While the frenzy of home buying in early summer sent the median price to $434,000 in July, the highest level in five years, October’s activity showed a …

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Seattle-Bellevue real estate is hot!

I guess the word is out. Home prices are climbing… again. Feel like ‘been here, done this’?! Well, certainly the future is always a mystery – but this mystery may just be a re-play. Bellevue median price up 23% from last February According to The Seattle Times, a record-low inventory of homes for sale in King …

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Hot real estate markets… after the crash. Seattle… good for Sellers

You might have thought you’d never see another top-10 list of hot real estate markets after the housing boom’s spectacular crash. Never say never. Housing’s coming back, mostly. It’s creeping back in some places, leaping in others, and still down in a few. Here’s a look at housing by the lists: one list of the …

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5 Reasons You Should Buy Your Home NOW!

Many potential buyers are waiting until they can be 100% sure the real estate market has fully recovered before making the move to purchase a home. Here are five reasons why waiting to buy their home might not make sense any longer… 1) Prices Are on the Rise The latest Case Shiller Home Price Index revealed that home prices …

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Merrill Lynch predicts house prices to rise 36%

Bank of America Merrill Lynch revised its housing forecast upward due to a better alignment of supply and demand, and now predicts the S&P/Case-Shiller Index will increase by 5% in the fourth quarter over 4Q 2011. That translates into an average price gain of 2.1% this year compared to 2011. In August, BofA analysts predicted prices would …

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Home pricing recovery accelerated in November

Asking home prices rose 3.8% year-over-year, the largest annual increase to date, according to Trulia.  In November, seasonally adjusted prices increased 0.8% month-over-month indicating an annualized growth rate of 10%. The latest findings came from Trulia Price Monitor and the Trulia Rent Monitor, which reveal a peak into available trends in home prices and rents. Trulia bases its reports …

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Rents rising: Seattle rents up 9.5% as of June

Home prices make gains in June  June asking prices for homes sold were up by 0.3% month over month in June 2012, the latest month of Trulia national data. Aside from May, when asking prices increased by so little that they were essentially unchanged, asking prices have moved up every month since February. Now, even the year-over-year price …

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