In case you set your alarm clock to go off when it was time to buy a home, that clang you may be hearing from somewhere in the distance could be it (figuratively speaking, of course). The reason has to do with the direction of mortgage rates (among others).
Now, we realize this could come across …
COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY PRESENTS Our 4th Annual Real Estate Market Forecast Event on March 4th, 2015
Christopher Thornberg is Founding Partner of Beacon Economics, LLC and widely considered to be one of California’s leading economists. An expert in economic forecasting, regional economics, employment and labor markets, economic policy, and industry and real estate analysis, he …View full post
Wasn’t it just yesterday that we seemed locked into a classic home buyer’s market in town? Bad economy, bad job numbers, tanked real estate values were all we heard about…until it eventually shifted. Over the past year or so, it’s become a very different landscape. If you’ve been out looking to become a local home …View full post
When you determine to sell your house, one of the first choices that comes up is tactical: do you try to sell it yourself as a local “For Sale by Owner” property—or do you enlist a real estate agent? Since your objective is to maximize your profit, you might think that most thrift-minded home owners …View full post
Yes—a town listing and a well-shot virtual tour are each important tools in this summer’s real estate marketing. But the low pressure, informal walk-through that an area open house allows can be as effective today as it ever was. Your local open house has every possibility of becoming your most direct path to engaging the …View full post
If you are one of those homeowners who has been gladdened to see property values continuing to rebound, you have also been pleased at the steady decline in the wave of foreclosures that were part of the global financial crisis. When the subprime mortgage crisis triggered widespread financial dislocation, many homeowners felt the repercussions. Every …