Texas A&M Real Estate Center – Existing single-family home sales and prices in Texas were up last month from a year ago, according to the latest Multiple Listing Service data compiled by the Real Estate Center. More than 23,300 homes were sold in December compared with 20,775 a year ago — a 12 percent jump.… Continue reading Existing Home Sales, Prices Up in December
Home ownership is even more affordable! Obama is instructing the Federal Housing Administration to reduce mortgage insurance 50 points – from 1.35% to 0.85%. This decrease is available for new home loans or refinances. Read more here. For more information on building, buying, selling or leasing commercial or residential property anywhere in the world, contact… Continue reading Home ownership is even more affordable! FHA reducing MI
Posted from RECON: Real Estate Center Online News DALLAS (Dallas Morning News) – North Texas preowned home sales were up 7 percent in June — the largest year-over-year monthly gain so far in 2014. Median sales prices rose 10 percent from a year ago to a record $199,900. Real estate agents sold 9,841 home last… Continue reading North Texas June Home Sales Up 7 Percent
“One data and technology firm reported home prices increased 0.8% in February, up 12.2% from a year ago, which represents 24 months in a row of year over year price gains nationally. Their chief economist commented: ‘Although prices should remain strong in the near term due to a short supply of homes on the market, price increases… Continue reading Quick Real Estate Market Update
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Ready. Set. Buy a new house! Forbes says Fort Worth and Dallas are the the number one and two best investments for real estate in the nation! 1. Fort Worth-Arlington, Tex. 2. Dallas-Plano-Irving, Tex. And Houston hits the list at #5. THREE Texas cities are on the list of the top 20 cities in the… Continue reading Forbes’ list of “Where To Invest In 2014”
DFW loan limits for 2014 will be $287,500 for a single family home! For more information on building, buying, selling or leasing commercial or residential property anywhere in the world, contact Nicole Tucker, licensed agent with Keller Williams Realty Central at 972-992-8204 or visit my website at http://FindHomesInDFW.com Nicole Tucker ~ Making Real Estate… Continue reading New Higher FHA Loan Limits for DFW beginning January 1, 2014
The past week can be characterized by its lack of significant economic news, and there has been no apparent progress in Congress in reaching an agreement on critical fiscal issues. Economic reports normally produced by the government are not being released during the shutdown. Without much new information, mortgage rates ended the week with little… Continue reading Shutdown Continues – How does it impact buying a home?
Number of 2012 home buyers rejected by the top 10 mortgage lenders *Applications denied for these lenders includes preapprovals denied Source for data: Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Source for largest lenders: Inside Mortgage Finance A home loan refused by one bank might be approved by another! If you have been denied an approval from… Continue reading The bank that rejects the most mortgages
With mortgage interest rates and home sales prices rising, some may think that it is cheaper to rent than to buy. In almost all cases, this is not true. While interest rates have risen in the last few months, they are still at very low levels. And, home sales prices have increased too but most… Continue reading Is it still cheaper to buy vs renting?