Category : Home Owner Resources

According to a recent report by Trulia, “buying is cheaper than renting in 100 of the largest metro areas by an average of 37.7%.” That may have some thinking about buying a home instead of signing another lease extension, but does that make sense from a financial perspective? In the report, Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia’s Chief […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners December 08, 2016 0 comments

There are some industry pundits claiming that residential home values have risen too quickly and that current levels are on the verge of another housing bubble. It is easy to see how this thinking has taken form if we look at a graph of home prices from 2000 to today. The graph definitely looks like […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners September 02, 2016 0 comments

Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV ‘show hole’*? We’ve all been there… watching entire seasons of “Love it or List it,” “Fixer Upper,” “House Hunters,” “Flip or Flop,” “Property Brothers,” and so many more, just in one sitting. When you’re in the […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners August 18, 2016 0 comments

In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The updated numbers actually show that the range is an average of 5% less expensive in Orange County (CA) all the way up to […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners August 12, 2016 0 comments

No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of home can mean different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain scent or a favorite chair, the emotional reasons why we choose to buy our own home are, more often than not, the more powerful or compelling ones. Every […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners August 09, 2016 0 comments

Many people wonder whether they should hire a real estate professional to assist them in buying their dream home or if they should first try to go it on their own. In today’s market: you need an experienced professional! You Need an Expert Guide if You Are Traveling a Dangerous Path The field of real […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners August 03, 2016 0 comments

The housing market is hot, with prices rising as demand far outpaces supply in almost every region. However, when it comes to luxury real estate, things are quite different. In the upper-end market, inventory is plentiful in most locations. For that reason, prices haven’t skyrocketed as they have in the lower and mid-tier markets. This, […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners July 06, 2016 0 comments

CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 256,000 homes regained equity in the third quarter of 2015. This is great news for the country, as 92% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation. Price Appreciation = Good News For Homeowners Frank Nothaft, CoreLogic’s Chief Economist, explains: “Home price growth continued to lift […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners February 15, 2016 0 comments

Real Estate Seen as a Top Investment? True or False? We are almost back to ‘pre-housing crash’ home values. The inventories of distressed properties (foreclosures & short sales) are shrinking dramatically, the economy is improving, the job numbers are headed in the right direction but the big questions remain: Have Americans regained their confidence in […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners January 06, 2016 0 comments

Consider Cost v. Price As a seller, you will be most concerned about ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As a buyer, you must consider cost not just price. That means you need to be concerned not about price but instead about the ‘long term cost’ of […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners December 15, 2015 0 comments
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