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Home Prices Up 5.76% Across The Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Home Prices Up 5.76% Across The Country! | Simplifying The Market

Home Is Where The Heart Is

Home Is Where The Heart Is | Simplifying The MarketYesterday, we discussed the reasons why homeownership makes sense, financially. Today we wanted to touch on the emotional or ‘real’ reasons that many Americans strive to become homeowners. 

14,986 Homes Sold Yesterday… Did Yours?

14,986 Homes Sold Yesterday... Did Yours? | Simplifying The MarketThere are some homeowners that have been waiting for months to get a price they hoped for when they originally listed their house for sale. The only thing they might want to consider is… If it hasn’t sold yet, maybe it’s not priced properly.

How To Get The Most Money When Selling Your House

How To Get The Most Money When Selling Your House | Simplifying The MarketEvery homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible.

Thinking of Buying A Home? What Are You Waiting For?

Thinking of Buying A Home? What Are You Waiting For? | Simplifying The MarketWith spring right around the corner, you may be wondering if you should wait to enter the housing market. Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.

Future Home Values: Where Do The Experts Think They Are Headed?

Future Home Values: Where Do The Experts Think They Are Headed? | Simplifying The MarketToday, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey.

Existing Home Sales Inch Up In January [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:

Existing Home Sales rose to an annual rate of 5.47 million, representing an 11% increase year-over-year.
Inventory levels remain below the 6-month supply needed for a normal market at a 4.0-month supply.
Lawrence Yun, NAR’s Chief Ec…

Are the Kids Finally Moving Out?

Are the Kids Finally Moving Out? | Simplifying The MarketDuring the recession, many young adults graduating from college were forced to move back in with their parents. This caused new household formations to drop dramatically from the long term average of 1.2 million formations annually to half that number. However, this may be the year this turns back around.

Low Inventory Causes Home Prices to Accelerate

Low Inventory Causes Home Prices to Accelerate | Simplifying The MarketThe National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their latest Quarterly Metro Home Price report earlier this month. The report revealed that home prices are not only continuing to rise but that the increases are accelerating. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at NAR, discussed the impact of low inventory on buyers in the report:

How To Create Real Family Wealth [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:

Buying a home is often the biggest financial decision that any family will make.
The average net worth of a homeowner is 45x greater than that of a renter.
Homeownership puts your housing costs to work for you.
Infographic was creat…