Is the Recent Dip in Interest Rates Here to Stay?
Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage climbed consistently throughout 2018 until the middle of November. After that point, rates ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on January 9, 2019
Where is the Housing Market Headed in 2019?
Interest rates are projected to increase steadily throughout 2019, but buyers will still be able to lock in a rate lower ...
Posted by Brent Wells on December 28, 2018
24 Hours that Suddenly Improved the Market
This year started strong for real estate, but then the market began to soften. Home inventory in the starter and move-up categories dwindled to ...
Posted by Brent Wells on December 27, 2018
4 Quick Reasons NOT to Fear a Housing Crash
There is a lot of uncertainty regarding the real estate market heading into 2019. That uncertainty has raised concerns that we may be headed toward ...
Posted by Brent Wells on December 26, 2018
No Bubble Here! How New Mortgage Standards Are Helping
Real estate is shifting to a more normal market; the days of national home appreciation topping 6% annually are over and inventories are increasing ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on December 14, 2018
How Will Home Sales Measure Up Next Year?
There are many questions about where home sales are headed next year. We have gathered the most reliable sources to help answer this question. Here ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on November 1, 2018
Is the Increase in Inventory a Bullish or Bearish Sign for Real Estate?
In a recent article, National Housing Inventory Crisis Reaches Inflection Point, realtor.com reported that:
New listings jumped 8% year-over-year ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 19, 2018
New Home Sales Up 12.7% From Last Year
According to the latest New Residential Sales Report from the Census Bureau, new construction sales in August were up 3.5% from July and 12.7% from ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 12, 2018
What’s Going On With Home Prices?
According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights Report, national home prices in August were up 5.5% from August 2017. This marks the ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 9, 2018
Are We About to Enter a Buyers’ Market?
Home sales are below last year’s levels, home values are appreciating at a slower pace, and there are reports showing purchasing demand ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 4, 2018
2 Factors to Watch in Today’s Real Estate Market Whether Buying or Selling
When it comes to buying or selling a home there are many factors you should consider. Where you want to live, why you want to buy or sell, and who ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 3, 2018
Are Home Prices Softening or Are They Falling?
We are beginning to see reports that more housing inventory is coming to the market and that buyer demand may not be increasing at the same pace it ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on September 27, 2018
Prosper Real Estate Roundup: 3 Noteworthy Market Trends
Located about 36 miles outside of Dallas, the city of Prosper has been enjoying a population boom as a result of the economic engine around Frisco ...
Posted by Brent Wells on September 26, 2018
Top 3 Myths About Today’s Real Estate Market
There are many conflicting headlines when it comes to describing today’s real estate market. Some are making comparisons to the market we ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on August 30, 2018
What Does the Recent Rash of Price Reductions Mean to the Real Estate Market?
Last week, in a new report from Zillow, it was revealed that there has been a rash of price reductions across the country. According to the ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on August 23, 2018
Are Lending Standards Propping Up Home Prices?
Back in 2005, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan described the dramatic increases in residential real estate values as a “froth in ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on August 2, 2018
4 Reasons Why We Are Not Heading Toward Another Housing Bubble
With home prices continuing to appreciate above historic levels, some are concerned that we may be heading for another housing ‘boom & ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on July 27, 2018
What’s the Median Home Value in Your State?
If you’ve entered the real estate market as a buyer or a seller, you’ve inevitably heard the mantra “location, location, ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on July 3, 2018