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10 Ways to Determine if a Home Will Grow with Your Future Needs

No matter what demographic a homebuyer belongs to, there are key features to consider not only for the short-term, but also for several years down the road. Here, Inman.com shares several factors that homebuyers should take into account during their…

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How to Sell Your House if you Work from Home

When your personal residence also serves as your office space, selling a home can be challenging. Working from a home that is on the market means keeping everything clean at all times and often having to vacate at a moment’s…

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Existing Home Sales Post Fourth Straight Annual Increase in July

With the Southern California region leading the way, California’s statewide pending home sales continued to build momentum in July, posting an increase from both the previous month and year, according to the California Association of Realtors (CAR).   Despite an…

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How to Investigate a Home Before You Buy

When it comes to assessing a potential new home, a savvy buyer knows it’s best to look beneath the surface so they won’t be faced with any unfortunate surprises down the road. From testing the water pressure to scoping out the…

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The Best Things About Buying A House In The Fall

While the spring months are typically considered the best time to purchase a home, fall is quickly becoming the new ideal season to buy. According to Trulia.com, here are some expert insights on why you should consider a real estate…

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Mortgage Rates See Little Change

Freddie Mac’s most recent Primary Mortgage Market Survey shows average fixed-mortgage rates little changed from the previous week and remaining near historic lows. “A surprisingly strong July jobs report showed 255,000 jobs added and 0.3 percent wage growth from last…

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Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index Surpasses Survey High

Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) increased 3.3 points to 86.5 in July, reaching a new all-time survey high and indicating a more positive outlook in the housing market-specific HPSI components. Each of the six HPSI components grew in July. The largest increases were seen…

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California’s Housing Market Remains Highly Competitive

California’s pending home sales continued to rise in June, marking three consecutive months of annual increases. According to the California Association of Realtors’ (C.A.R.) June Market Pulse Survey—an analysis of more than 70 associations of Realtors and MLS databases statewide—the…

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