Hurry Up and List Your House TODAY!!

That headline might be a little aggressive. However, as the data on the 2016 housing market begins to roll in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME! The May numbers are not in yet, but the April numbers were … [Read more...]

Wall Street Journal: Housing Recovery Picks Up Steam

Yesterday, we ran a post quoting major housing experts on the increasing strength of the U.S. housing market. We were pleasantly surprised that, on the same day, the Wall Street Journal decided to run a front page story titled, “Housing Recovery Picks Up Steam” (article … [Read more...]

Location, Location, Location!

        A recent Demand Institute report revealed “nearly half of all American households plan to move at some point in the future.” Seventy-five percent of those surveyed in the report cited one or more ‘location-related reasons’ for their … [Read more...]

Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed?

Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed? The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the rate the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to look at where rates are headed when deciding to buy now or … [Read more...]

Foreclosure Inventory Down 34.3% Nationwide from Last Year!

Foreclosure Inventory Down 34.3% from Last Year!             According to the latest CoreLogic National Foreclosure Report, “approximately 552,000 homes in the US were in some state of foreclosure as of … [Read more...]

Why Have Interest Rates Dropped?

Why Have Interest Rates Dropped?           The headlines agree mortgage interest rates have dropped substantially below initial projections. Many who are considering purchasing a home, or moving up to their dream home, might … [Read more...]

Chicagoland Home Sales Up 25.6% in September

After hitting 36.1% higher in July’s home sales,  housing activities remained very strong in the nine-county Chicago Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area (PMSA), home sales (single-family and condominiums) in September 2013 up 25.6 percent from September 2012 sales, … [Read more...]