Category Archive: Housing Analysis

Nov 28

No… You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy NOW!

The Aspiring Home Buyers Profile from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The results of the survey show that non-homeowners cite the main reason for not currently owning a home, as not being able to …

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Dec 29

Harvard vs. Realtors: Who’s Right About Investing in Real Estate?

The real estate market has been on quite a roller coaster ride. Chances are that either you or your loved ones have experienced both the ups and downs of the real estate market. The question on many potential homebuyer’s minds is whether buying real estate is really safe… or even better than safe… is it a good investment?

Talk to Boise real estate experts and they will espouse the benefits of home ownership. But what does the Ivy League crowd think?

May 10

8-Fold Increase In “Improving Markets” Since September

The economic and housing recovery continues nationwide, but the recovery is an uneven one.

May 02

Home Values Start The Year Strong

According to the Federal Home Finance Agency’s Home Price Index, home prices rose a seasonally-adjusted 0.3 percent between January and February 2012.

Apr 27

Pending Home Sales Index Crosses The 100 Barrier

After a series of worse-than-expected data last month, the housing market appears to be back on track.

Apr 25

New Home Sales Revised Higher In February; Slip 7% In March

Sales of new homes ticked lower in March, unexpectedly.

Apr 20

Existing Home Sales Slip In March

In March, for the second straight month, home resales slipped nationwide.

Apr 19

Nevada Relinquishes “Top Foreclosure State” Title

Last month marks the first time since July 2007 that foreclosure filings numbered less than 200,000 on a monthly basis — a span of nearly 5 years.

Apr 18

Single-Family Housing Starts Slip 0.2% In March

In March, single-family Housing Starts were down 0.2% from the month prior, or just 1,000 units on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis.

Apr 17

Homebuilder Confidence Slips 3 Points In April

For the first time in 3 months, homebuilder confidence has slipped.

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