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  • How Much Has Your Home Increased in Value?
    by simplify on September 24, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. In CoreLogic’s most recent Home Price Index Report, they revealed that national home prices have increased by 6.2% year-over-year. CoreLogic broke down appreciation even further into four price ranges, giving us a more detailed view than if we had simply looked at the year-over-year increases in national median home price. The […]

  • 4 Reasons to Sell This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]
    by simplify on September 21, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Some Highlights: Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply that is needed for a normal housing market. Buyers are often competing with one another for the listings that are available. Perhaps the time has come for you and your family to move on and start living the life you desire. […]

  • Is the Real Estate Market Finally Getting Back to Normal?
    by simplify on September 20, 2018 at 10:00 am

    The housing market has been anything but normal for the last eleven years. In a normal real estate market, home prices appreciate 3.7% annually. Below, however, are the price swings since 2007 according to the latest Home Price Expectation Survey: After the bubble burst in June 2007, values depreciated 6.1% annually until February 2012. From […]

  • 25% of Homes with a Mortgage are Now Equity Rich!
    by simplify on September 19, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Rising home prices have been in the news a lot lately and much of the focus has been on whether home prices are accelerating too quickly, as well as how sustainable the growth in prices really is. One of the often-overlooked benefits of rising prices, however, is the impact that they have on a homeowner’s […]

  • Home Prices: The Difference 5 Years Makes
    by simplify on September 18, 2018 at 10:00 am

    CoreLogic recently released their Home Price Index Report. One of the key indicators used in the report to determine the health of the housing market was home price appreciation. CoreLogic focused on appreciation from July 2013 to July 2018 to show how prices over the last five years have fared. The graph below was created to show the […]