Tag Archives: market value

Home Sales Down Again

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareAccording to the Case-Shiller Home-Price Index home prices for the most part continued to call throughout the United States, only in a few markets was there any price appreciation. Most of that appreciation stems from real-estate investors purchasing investment properties …

Mortgage Write-Downs Good or Bad?

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareSome things sound great in theory, but many times have unintended consequences that people don’t consider. Mortgage write-downs, the act of a bank lowering the principle balance due in order to lower the home-owner’s debt and payment is no different. …

Shadow Inventory Growing – Foreclosures

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareWe’ve been saying that despite media reports that the worst of the Housing Market is behind us, that’s just not how we see it. Though real estate has been and always will be a “Local” market there are many places …

5 Things That Could Help Sell Your Home

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareGreat article from our friends at Trulia.com on new tips for selling your home. What are buyers looking for or in a new home. We all know buyers care about beds, baths, square feet and location, location, location. But inside the …

How Sellers Price Their Home For Sale

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareThe best way to understand market value is through comparative research.  Professional real estate consultants review and study at least 40 to 60 listings, visit 10 to 20, and inspect 5 to10 properties to develop a sense of relative worth …

How Can I Be Sure That I Will Be Listing With a Superior Agent?

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareTo help you answer this question, Flagstone Financial in association with By Referral Only has listed thirteen questions you can ask prospective listing agents. The answers to these questions should tell you how professional the agent is compared to others in …