Real Estate Market Trends

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By Cathy Perry
(Keller Williams Realty)
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The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing (of which I am a member) defines the luxury real estate market as the top ten percent of residential home sales over the last year in a given area, which in St. Louis starts at about $500,000. How did these homes fare in the 2014 real estate market? In a nu...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
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Fannie Mae's Collateral Underwriter previous 21 messages now become hard stops.  What's a hard stop?  The under writing process stops until the appraisal stop is addressed.  This will take time.  There is going to be a learning curve.  This is going to become a vexing issue. They are going to add...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Are Austin Homes Overpriced?   According to Trulia in October 2014 “Austin Homes are overpriced and we have entered a home price bubble.” Really, interesting concept, I wonder who took the time to do the research and ask the right questions to determine if our market is in a bubble.       October...
By Kent Temple, Specializing in Lake Norman Real Estate
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Homeowners who lost their homes during the housing meltdown are starting to get their credit on track, and they're ready to get back into the market. Consumers — Generation Xers and baby boomers, for the most part — who ran into trouble early in the housing crisis are moving past the seven-year w...
By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner ; Antonelli Realty
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If you enjoyed reading the post please give it a LIKE, every little bit helps. Thank You. From RealtyTrac's U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report for the fourth quarter of 2014 found fewer seriously underwater home (a combined loan amount at least 25 percent higher than estimated market value) in ...
By Cathy Starkweather
(La Rosa Realty, LLC. )
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While the stated purchase price of a home in Central Florida is the starting point in an offer to purchase, other details of the offer determine the true costs to the buyer and the true proceeds to the seller. These details, along with the price, become points of negotiation.The most obvious, com...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Pasadena CA Bungalow Heaven Landmark District Homes 2014 Market Update   This is a recap of homes for sale along with a 2014 real estate market update for the Bungalow Heaven neighborhood in Pasadena.  Established in 1989 as the city’s first historic landmark district, the boundaries are roughly ...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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  Lack of Insurance Trend   When hiring a local company to do work on your home, be sure to verify that the company has proper insurance coverage to handle any problems that may occur during the repairs and improvements done by the contractors. Many will assume that if the contractor is licensed ...
By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
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 Westport, Ct Real Estate Market Update 2014. Jan 28,2015. Westport, Connecticut single family home averaged home sales price for 2014 is at $1,551,542 which is up compared to 2013 value of $1,533,045 with an average home size of 4116 square feet. In 2014 single family homes units sold are down 1...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
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Housing Trends Newsletter From Carolinas Realty Partners January 2015 Newsletter   Welcome to the January 2015 edition of the Carolinas Realty Partners' Housing Trends eNewsletter. The current edition of the Housing Trends eNewsletter provides updates on real estate trends in 150 metropolitan hou...
By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
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Shaker Heights real estate update for 01/28/15 - let's see what's happened since our last report on Shaker Heights market.  A lot of activity to report!  Tons of beautiful new listings, high buyers' activity - offers accepted and deals closed. Sellers are actively reducing the prices in order to ...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
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The Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR) announced that pending home sales were up for the 22nd straight month.  There are so many towns in Massachusetts that inventory levels are at historic lows.  I am surprised to see pending sales continuing to be up over last year levels. Single famil...
By Christopher Lotte, Call (614) 835-7151 For Your Real Estate Needs
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty -
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  Today's Market Trends for Utica * Median Listing Price: $194,390 -0.03% Median Listing Price/Sq Ft: $93.0000 0.09% Total Listings: 14 -0.07% Total Listings Previous Months: December November   15 17   -0.12% -0.15% * All data pertains to single-family homes   Utica Ohio Real Estate Market Repor...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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I have only been saying this for the last 6 months, and now that the best economists now agree with me, maybe our sellers will start calling and get ready to move out of their existing homes and into a brand new home.  With new construction sales at record growth, and prices rising 11.6% last mo...
By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent,Waukesha
(Re/Max Realty 100 262-377-1459)
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The following is the real estate market activity for the last thirty days in Waukesha County Real Estate . Waukesha County Real Estate is great. The following MLS information is for 12/27/2014 to 1/27/2015   In the Waukesha County Real Estate market 205 homes sold; 36 were list and sold by the sa...
By Tim Stoll, Results That Move You
(Urban Dallas)
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Real Estate Minute | Tim Stoll Dallas TX NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES IN DECEMBER 2014 In yet another sign that the housing market and economy continue to strengthen, new home sales hit their highest level in more than six years, according to December estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the...
By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - BRE #01368971)
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Simply Click on the 2014 4th Quarter Remax Market Report Desired Below:Palos Verdes Peninsula 2014 Year End Market Information Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach 2014 Year End Market InformationRedondo Beach 2014 Year End Market Information Torrance 2014 Year End Market Information San Pedro 2014 ...
By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
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Greenwich Real Estate Market Up 19% Year End 2014. Jan. 28, 2015 Greenwich, Connecticut single family home sold prices are up 19.8% in 2014 compared to 2013. The average sold home in Greenwich for 2014 is at $2,688,867 with an average of 4,068 square feet of living space at 95% sale to listing pr...
By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
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New Canaan Real Estate Market Up 16% for 2014. Jan 28, 2015. New Canaan, Connecticut has seen an increase in value of single family home sales in 2014. The average 2014 home sale price for New Canaan is at $1,929,472 up 16.2% from 2013 which was at $1,661,172. Average days on the market came in a...
By Jim Patton, Realtor - Stanislaus & Merced county Realtor.
(Century 21 M&M - 209-633-2839 )
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Patterson Ca Home Sales -  December 2014     The sales figures for Patterson Ca for December 2014 are in.  The totals below are for single family homes sold in Patterson.   Totals for December 2014: 21 Total Sales 1 Bank Owned Sales (4% of all sales) 1 Short Sales  (4% of all sales) 8% of all sal...