Monday, February 11th, 2013

As we take our first gentle steps into the first year of predicted housing market improvement in many years, let’s look at why we’re feeling bullish. Affordability is high; coupled with historically low interest rates, people are ready to…

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Monday, February 4th, 2013

You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data. In real estate, numbers aren’t just numbers. Numbers tell consumers how much house they can afford. Numbers tell agents whether their customers are buying into…

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Monday, January 28th, 2013

The best real estate professionals leverage the power of data to deliver excellent value and real market understanding to customers. With the exceptional tools at their disposal, they can help buyers and sellers understand market trends and make impo…

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Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

The first full week of 2013 market data looks a lot like most of 2012 did. But let’s go beyond the obvious. Consider this: Americans formed substantially more new households in 2012 than we built, which is partly responsible for the ongoing dec…

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Monday, January 14th, 2013

With 2012 in the books, we’re starting to see some 2013 activity trickle in. Watch for continuations of last year’s trends: less inventory, strong buyer activity and firmer prices. It’s hard to believe spring is just around the corn…

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