Tag Archive: Home Values

Dec 14

Do You Know Your Home’s Value?

The latest edition of CoreLogic’s Home Price Index shows that nationally, home prices have appreciated 6.7% over the last year and 0.9% month-over-month. The release of the report included this headline, “National Home Prices Now 50% Above March 2011 Bottom” The real estate market has come a long way since 2011, which is great news for homeowners! Nearly …

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Nov 28

The High Cost of NOT Owning a Home

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for as long as America has existed. Zillow recently reported that: “In reality, buying or renting a home is an intensely personal decision, with …

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Nov 27

Should I Buy a Home This Fall?

  Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.7% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 5.0% over the next year. The …

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Nov 27

3 Questions to Ask Before You Buy

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Ask yourself the following 3 questions to …

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Mar 01

Case-Shiller Index Shows Home Values Rising In 2 Major Markets

Standard & Poors released its December 2011 Case-Shiller Index this week.

Feb 01

Case-Shiller Index Says Detroit And Washington DC Lead The Market

According to the Case-Shiller Index, home values fell in 19 of 20 tracked markets in November 2011.

Jan 18

Ada County December Real Estate Market Report is in…and it looks pretty darn good!

Marc Lebowitz, ACAR Executive Officer

By: Marc Lebowitz, Director, ACAR (Ada County (Idaho) Association of Realtors) 2011 December sales were 477 in AdaCounty, a decrease of 9% over December 2010. Total sales for 2011 are 6,299; up 7% over 2010. In July of 2011, we exceeded YTD 2010 sales for the first time in 2011. This is our first year-over-year …

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Jan 13

Will Home Values Rise This Year?

Will your home gain value over the next 12 months? Nobody can know for sure, but should recent housing trends continue, there’s concrete cause for optimism.

Jan 04

Housing And Mortgage : The Experts Make Their 2012 Predictions

As the new year begins, there are no shortage of stories telling us what to expect in 2012.

Nov 30

Case-Shiller Index : 17 Of 20 U.S. Housing Markets Slipped In September

Standard & Poor’s released its September 2011 Case-Shiller Index this week. The index tracks home price changes in select cities between months, quarters, and years. The Case-Shiller Index for September showed drastic devaluations nationwide.

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