Tag: Housing prices up

Hot housing market: home buyers are spending more than expected

Home buyers are busting budgets — and in some cases selling things they love — to snag their dream houses. A third of home buyers blew through the upper limit of what they planned to spend, topping that cap by an average $16,510, according to a Owners.com survey of 1,214 Americans who purchased a house within the …

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99% of Experts Agree: Home Prices Will Increase

99% of Experts Agree: Home Prices Will Increase Some believe that the combined effects of the new tax code and rising mortgage rates will have an adverse impact on residential real estate prices in 2018. However, the clear majority of recently surveyedhousing experts believe that home values will continue to rise this year. What is the Home …

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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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A new housing boom?

The long-battered housing market is finally starting to get back on its feet, with some experts believing it could soon become another housing boom. Barclays Capital put out a report recently forecasting that home prices, which fell by more than a third after the housing bubble burst in 2007, could be back to peak levels …

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Housing market seems to have turned… After seven years of pain, now comes the gain

Nearly seven years after the housing bubble burst, most indexes of home prices are bending up. Don’t take my word for it! Check the info below about the nation and Seattle, plus the additional references at the end. (Photo: Bloomberg News) NAR June Housing Report The June report from the National Association of Realtors revealed that …

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