Buyer Urgency Expected to Drive 2013

Buyer Urgency Expected to Drive 2013 Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, December 19, 2012 Home shoppers will likely have more urgency in the new year, wanting to buy before home prices rise even more. Home prices are edging up in most markets, and buyers are taking notice. Buyer surveys recently have shown that home…

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Investors See Rising Profits From Rental Properties

Investors See Rising Profits From Rental Properties Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Rental income produced by residential properties rose 12 percent year-over-year in September 2012, CoreLogic reports. “The rapid growth in rental income is a byproduct of fundamental shifts in the housing market, driven by a large increase in affordable investment…

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Barclays: ‘Turning Point’ for Home Owners in 2013

Barclays: ‘Turning Point’ for Home Owners in 2013 Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Falling housing inventories and an increase in demand bode well for the market’s recovery next year, according to Barclays 2013 housing outlook report. Real estate wealth is expected to give a long-awaited boost to consumer spending in 2013.…

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Mortgage Rates Continue to Fall

Mortgage Rates Continue to Fall Daily Real Estate News | Friday, December 14, 2012 Fixed-rate mortgages sank down near their record lows last week , according to Freddie Mac’s weekly mortgage market survey. The low mortgage rates are helping to keep homebuyer affordability high and unlock savings for home owners. Freddie Mac reported the following…

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Investors to Boost Housing Market Again in 2013

Investors to Boost Housing Market Again in 2013 Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, December 13, 2012 Investors have had a big appetite for real estate lately, and they are expected to continue to snatch up homes in 2013 and help push home prices higher, according to real estate analysts with DBRS. But their projections…

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More Americans Say Now Is a Good Time to Sell

More Americans Say Now Is a Good Time to Sell Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 11, 2012 More Americans are growing confident about selling, with the share of those who say now is a good time to sell rising 5 percentage points in November to 23 percent and reaching its highest level since…

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Rents to Keep Rising

Rents to Keep Rising Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Rents are forecasted to rise nationally 4.6 percent next year, and that’s following a 4.1 percent increase this year, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. What’s more, rents are expected to continue to climb for the foreseeable future, rising more than…

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