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Howard County Real Estate Predictions for 2015

Howard County Real Estate Predictions for 2015

What an interesting year for Howard County home sales!  In defiance of the laws of economics, an increased supply of homes on the market (we’re talking 30-40% increase!) did NOT… Read more ⇢
Mortgage Debt Down, Other Types of Debt Up, Fed Study Finds

Mortgage Debt Down, Other Types of Debt Up, Fed Study Finds

An article by Michael Neal published on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) website, reveals that overall consumer debt fell in the second quarter of this year, but only due… Read more ⇢
2012 – Best Annual Improvement in Home Prices Since The Bubble Popped

2012 – Best Annual Improvement in Home Prices Since The Bubble Popped

The residential property analytics company CoreLogic® just released their December numbers. The big news item – nationwide home prices increased by an impressive 8.3 percent from December 2011 to December 2012. Read more ⇢
Owners Title Insurance – Not All Policies are the Same

Owners Title Insurance – Not All Policies are the Same

Owners Title Insurance is something most people think about only a few times during their lives. It is purchased when they buy real estate, then it is mostly forgotten unless there… Read more ⇢
Why, Oh Why, Do They Buy?

Why, Oh Why, Do They Buy?

According to the NAR 2012 Survey of Home Buyers and Sellers, here are the top reasons why buyers purchase a home:   Desire to own a home of my own… Read more ⇢
Gazing into 2013’s Real Estate Crystal Ball

Gazing into 2013’s Real Estate Crystal Ball

‘Tis the season for prognostication about the 2013 real estate market. We track home sale and pricing numbers closely, from national numbers to regional, state, county, and neighborhoods. We also read… Read more ⇢
Yes, You CAN Afford It

Yes, You CAN Afford It

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has a measure called the “Housing Affordability Index,” a gauge for how well the median family’s income can afford a median priced home. There are… Read more ⇢

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