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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Will The Foreclosure Cycle Be Broken Soon?

Good news below!  Nationally, the numbers are all pointing in the right direction.  Locally, we still have a ways to go as nearly 1 out of every 3 homes that sold in Leon County the past 12 months were distressed, meaning they … Continue reading

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Appraisal Issues are Hurting the Market

According to a recent survey by the National Association of Realtors, appraisals are definitely having a negative effect on the market.   Keeping Current Matters October 2012

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Home Prices: Annual Appreciation for last 25 Years

Here’s an informative illustration of home appreciation for the last 25 years.  What can we conclude?  For one, the demise of the housing market which began in 2006 happened because homes appreciated TOO RAPIDLY, at UNREASONABLE levels during the immediate years … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Buy Now

  Based on prices, mortgage ratesand soaring rents, there may have never been a better time in real estate history to purchase a home than right now. Here are five major reasons purchasers should consider buying: Supply is Shrinking With … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Sell Now

      Many sellers feel that the Spring is the best time to place their home on the market as buyer demand increases at that time of year. However, the Fall and Winter have their own advantages. Here are … Continue reading

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The Latest Home Sales Information

Here’s some important national home sales information: Source:  Keeping Current Matters   Locally (Leon County), sales numbers for detached single family homes show improvement: 2012 Year to date (Jan – Sep) sales are up 6% compared to same time period in 2011 2012 … Continue reading

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