Monthly Archive:: June 2012

Harvard: Home Sales Finally Poised to Improve

Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies released its annual State of the Nation’s Housing report for 2012 and it very closely tracks comments made by NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun earlier this week at a CRE conference on...
June 14, 2012

Housing Recovery: The Pieces Are There, But the Certainty Isn’t

Pieces are in place for housing to continue on its road to recovery but there remain plenty of uncertainties that can derail the market, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said at a conference earlier this week. Yun told more...
June 13, 2012

International Sales: $252,000 vs. $165,000

NAR released its annual report on international buyers today and the clear result is that working with buyers from outside the United States is becoming a key part of the real estate business and will only get more important....
June 11, 2012

Lenders: Staffing, Appraisals Hold Back Loans

Insufficient staff to process loan applications and to get timely and accurate appraisals are two of the reasons lenders say are impeding their ability to originate and purchase more home loans, results from the Federal Reserve’s most recent quarterly...

What to Make of Reverse Mortgages?

With baby boomers now well into their retirement years and many of them with elderly parents who are ready to move into a nursing home or assisted living facility, the likelihood of you listing or selling a home with...
June 7, 2012