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Five Signs of a Competitive Market

August 23, 2016 by Leave a comment

Affordable starter homes for first-time buyers are in great demand this year, leading to shrinking inventories and a competitive market. That means that buyers’ options are limited. This leads to increased competition for those homes that are available, spurring bidding wars and pricing out entry-level buyers. A recent analysis by Zillow found that there were 8.6... View Article

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What Housing Market Stability Means for You

April 26, 2016 by Leave a comment

After three years of rising prices and increasing sales, will the nation’s housing markets quiet down and return to something resembling normalcy in 2016? Jonathan Smoke, chief economist at Realtor.com, thinks so. “This slowdown is not an indication of a problem—it’s just a return to normalcy,” says Smoke. “We’ve lived through 15 years of truly... View Article

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