3 Big Predictions for Real Estate

3 Big Predictions for Real Estate Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, August 02, 2012 A few major predictions came out of the panel discussion that kicked off Inman’s Real Estate Connect event yesterday morning in San Francisco. The session, moderated by Inman News founder Brad Inman, featured experts from the worlds of real estate…

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In Nearly Every Major City, Buying Trumps Renting

In Nearly Every Major City, Buying Trumps Renting Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, August 02, 2012 A new study shows that in more than three-fourths of 200 metro areas in the U.S., home owners would “break even” financially by owning a home after three years or less than if they opted to rent instead.…

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Rental Vacancies at 2002 Lows

Rental Vacancies at 2002 Lows Daily Real Estate News | Monday, July 30, 2012 Renters may struggle to find available apartments and rental homes in the current market. Nationally, the rental vacancy rate fell to 8.6 percent in the second quarter, the lowest second-quarter reading since 2002, the Department of Commerce Census Bureau reports. The…

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Rising Rents Make Buying More Attractive

Salesman Jim Weichert An internal message especially for the Weichert sales team. If you’re like me, you’ve been hearing a lot in the news lately about limited rental vacancies and rental rates that are quickly rising. It’s true. According to real estate website Trulia, U.S. rents rose an average of 5.4 percent over the 12 months…

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Home Prices Perk Up

Home Prices Perk Up Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, July 26, 2012 For the last 12 months ending in May, U.S. home prices have increased 3.7 percent, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s latest House Price Index. Home prices increased 0.8 percent from April to May on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to…

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New Fed Stimulus Could Send Loan Rates Lower

New Fed Stimulus Could Send Loan Rates Lower Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, July 25, 2012 The economy is still struggling to gain its footing, prompting several Federal Reserve officials to push for a new stimulus campaign, which could include a move that would push mortgage rates even lower. The Fed will discuss such…

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Weichert’s Internet Strategy Works for Sellers

As we continue our ongoing series about the ways that Weichert Lead Network helps the web work for you, I want to focus on how Internet exposure benefits sellers. In our connected world, sellers know that exposure on the Internet is more important than ever when it comes to selling their home. That’s where Weichert.com…

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