Tag Archives: Home Ownership

Sound Off: What to consider in a seller’s market

Q: How does the lack of inventory affect potential sellers? A: This is a concern that often leads sellers to sit on the sidelines rather than call their Realtor and put that “For Sale” sign in front of their house. … Continue reading

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They Bailed on Their Homes—Now They Want Back In

While home ownership has fallen dramatically since the recent housing boom, from a high of 69.2 percent in 2004 to 65.4 percent at the end of 2012, according to the U.S. Census, the desire to own a home is still … Continue reading

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What Tops Home Buyers’ Wish List Now

Perhaps the most surprising finding of the NAHB survey is not what we want in our homes, but where we want our homes to be. Just 8 percent of those surveyed want to live in a city center, 36 percent … Continue reading

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They Bailed On Their Homes

A new survey of past clients by YouWalkAway.com, a website that assists borrowers in the legal pitfalls of strategic default, found that nearly 80 percent expressed a desire to buy a home again within the next twelve months. It also … Continue reading

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If You’re in the Market For a Home in the Bay Area, Yes You Missed the Boat …

If you’re in the market for a house or condo, first the bad news: real estate prices in the Bay Area are climbing,  as much as 16 percent over last year in some areas. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images “We … Continue reading

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