How Much Has Your Home Increased in Value Over the Last Year?

Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months.¬†In¬†CoreLogic‚Äôs¬†most recent¬†Home Price Index Report,¬†they revealed that national home prices have increased by 6.7% year-over-year. CoreLogic¬†broke down appreciation even further into four price ranges, giving us a more detailed view than if we had simply looked at the year-over-year increases in national median home price. The … Continued

How Much Do You Need to Make to Buy a Home in Your State?

It‚Äôs no mystery that cost of living varies drastically depending on where you live, so a new¬†study¬†by¬†GOBankingRates¬†set out to find out what minimum salary you would need to make in order to buy a median-priced home in each of the 50 states, and Washington, D.C. States in the Midwest came out on top as most … Continued

What Is Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)?

When it comes to buying a home, whether it is your first time or your fifth, it is always important to know all the facts. With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to purchase homes with down payments below 20%, you can never have¬†too much information about¬†Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI). What … Continued

Buyer Demand Still Outpacing the Supply of Homes for Sale

The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as market demand.¬†The¬†National Association of REALTORS¬†(NAR)¬†surveys¬†‚Äúover 50,000 real estate practitioners about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions‚Ä̬†for their monthly¬†REALTORS Confidence Index. Their latest edition sheds some light on the relationship between Seller Traffic (supply) and Buyer Traffic … Continued

Rising Mortgage Rates Do Not Lead to Falling Home Prices

Recently,¬†Freddie Mac¬†published an¬†Insight Report¬†titled¬†Nowhere to go but up? How increasing mortgage rates could affect housing. The report focused on the impact the projected rise in mortgage rates might have on the housing market this year. Many believe that an increase in mortgage rates will cause a slowdown in purchases which would, in turn, lead to … Continued

Is A Home Inspection Required?

So you made an¬†offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. More often than not, your agent may have made your offer contingent on a clean home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price paid for the home, ask the sellers to cover … Continued

Are Home Values Really Overinflated?

Last week, the¬†National Association of Realtors¬†(NAR) released their most recent¬†Existing Home Sales Report.¬†According to the report: ‚ÄúThe median existing-home price for all housing types in January was $240,500, up 5.8 percent from January 2017 ($227,300).¬†January‚Äôs price increase marks the 71st straight month of year-over-year gains.‚ÄĚ Seventy-one consecutive months of price increases may have some concerned … Continued

5 Reasons I Might Not Be The Right Realtor For You

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What is my home worth in Hooksett NH

If you are looking to sell your home in Hooksett NH, the first thing you need to find out is “What Is My Home Worth In Hooksett NH“?¬† Once you get that piece of information, you can make the decision to sell your home or not.¬† I can help you do that!¬† I will perform … Continued

Homeownership Is Part Of The American Dream

According to the latest¬†Aspiring Home Buyers Profile¬†by the¬†National Association of Realtors¬†(NAR), 82% of surveyed renters desire to own a home in the future, with 80% believing homeownership is a big part of achieving their American Dream. The profile went on to state that 50% of millennials believe that their rent will increase, with 20% believing … Continued