Ehren Alessi's Blog Posts

Home Buyers Finally Beginning To See Options

Finding the right home involves a little bit of luck. After all, the chances that there'll be a place in your price range, with all of the features you desire, in the neighborhood you want to live,

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Number Of Equity Rich Properties On the Rise

Buying a home means making an investment in the real estate market. And, while it may not be your main motivation for buying, the chance that you'll see a return on that investment is undoubtedly a

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Americans See Affordability Conditions Improving

Last year's housing market had its challenges. Though there was plenty of interest from home buyers, too few homes for sale, rising interest rates, and high prices dampened some of the enthusiasm.

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Average Home Seller Profit Hits 12-Year High

Homeowners who sold a house in 2018 saw an average gain since purchase of $61,000, according to new numbers from ATTOM Data Solutions. ATTOM's Year-End 2018 U.S. Home Sales Report found that home

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Fewer Buyers Pay Above Asking Price In December

Potential spring home buyers may find that they've regained some negotiating power when they head out to shop for a house to buy. That's because, after a few years where sellers held all the cards,

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Pending Sales Slow But Inventory Improves

The National Association of Realtors' Pending Home Sales Index measures the number of contracts signed to buy homes during a given month. Since it measures signings, and not closings, it can be an

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Forecast Sees Steadier Mortgage Rates In 2019

When prospective home buyers think about whether or not they can afford to buy a home, the first thing they look at is prices. But, after that, mortgage rates run a close second. That's because they

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New Numbers Show Home Prices Slowing

Home buyers hoping for some good news heading into the spring buying season may find it in the Federal Housing Finance Agency's most recent House Price Index. That's because, after increasing for

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