Real Estate Advice

‘Hotness Index’ Shows Bay Area Home Buyers Expanding Search Area

Realtor.com released its latest “Hotness Index” and once again Bay Area real estate markets dominate the rankings. The San Francisco-Oakland metroplex was rated the hottest real estate market in the country in January, and ranking second was the nearby San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara metro area. Realtor.com's “Hotness Index” identifies where houses are selling most quickly, as [...]

5 Trends That Will Impact the Housing Market in 2017

With the new year rapidly approaching, various news outlets have rolled out their predictions for the housing market in 2017. Among these is Forbes, which recently released its five trends that will “shape the housing market” in the new year. They are: Rising Interest Rates More Credit Available More New Homes The Continued Rise of [...]

By |2016-12-30T21:36:10+00:00December 30th, 2016|Real Estate Advice, Real Estate News, Real Estate Tips|

New Home Sales in U.S. Surged Past Projections in November

November marked a revival of new home sales in the U.S. According to the Commerce Department, new home sales spiked by 5.2 percent last month to an annual rate of 592,000. This was up from 563,000 new home sales in October and easily surpassed the November projection of 580,000 new units sold. New home sales last [...]

By |2016-12-23T19:22:41+00:00December 23rd, 2016|Real Estate Advice, Real Estate News, Real Estate Sales|