Family Wealth Grows as Home Equity Builds

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With residential real estate values rising quite substantially in most parts of the country over the last few years, many homeowners are seeing a major increase in their family’s wealth as equity continues to build in their house. A recent study by the Joint Center of...

Buying a Home Remains 35% Less Expensive than Renting!

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In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage throughout the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The updated numbers actually show that the range is from an average of 16%...

New Home Sales Surge

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According to the latest report from the US Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, newly constructed home sales jumped 5.7% month-over-month and 21.6% year-over-year to an annual pace of 552,000. Many buyers are looking to the new homes market to make up...

4 Reasons to Buy BEFORE Winter Hits

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It's that time of year; the seasons are changing and with them bring thoughts of the upcoming holidays, family get-togethers, and planning for a new year. Those who are on the fence about whether now is the right time to buy don't have to look...

Sales Up In (Almost) Every Price Range!

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The National Association of Realtors’ most recent Existing Home Sales Report revealed that home sales were up rather dramatically over last year in five of the six price ranges they measure. Only those homes priced under $100,000 showed a decline (-7.7%). The decline in this price...

#1 Reason to List Your House Today

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If you are debating listing your house for sale this year or even early next year, here is the #1 reason not to wait! Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes For Sale According to the National Association of REALTORS’ (NAR) Foot Traffic report, there...

Don’t Wait To Buy Your Dream Home

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As a seller, you will be most concerned about ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As either a first-time or repeat buyer, you must not be concerned only about price but also about the ‘long term cost’...

Is it Time to Downsize your Home?

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A recent study by Edelman Berland revealed that of homeowners who are contemplating selling their house in the near future 33% plan to scale down. Let’s look at a few reasons why that would make sense to many Americans. In a recent blog post, Dave Ramsey,...

The San Francisco Real Estate Market

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Median Sales Prices, Neighborhood Values, Seasonality & Demand, Condo Construction, New SF “Airbnb” Law, Appreciation vs. Inflation February 2015, Paragon Real Estate Group The market just begins to wake up in January, so its statistics are not particularly illuminating. The last 3 springs in San Francisco saw...

Is video art as a form obsolete?

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The term ‘minimalism’ is a trend from early 19th century and gradually became an important movement in response to the over decorated design of the previous period. Minimalist architecture became popular in the late 1980s in London and New York....