Category : Home Sales

There are some experts questioning whether the current pace of residential home sales is sustainable. Are too many people buying homes like in 2004-2006? Are we headed for another housing crisis? Actually, if we look closely at the numbers, we can see that we are looking at a very healthy real estate market. Why the […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners September 10, 2016 0 comments

Recent research by the realtor.com examined certain red flags that caused the housing crisis in 2005, and then compared them to today’s real estate market. Today, we want to concentrate on four of those red flags. Price to Rent Ratio Price to Income Ratio Mortgage Transactions House Flipping All four categories were outside historical norms […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners August 19, 2016 0 comments

Today, more and more sellers are stepping back, taking a look at the advice real estate professionals give them, and asking themselves whether they can trust that advice. And that is exactly what they should do. The most important question you can ask when you are choosing a real estate agent is whether you feel […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners August 11, 2016 0 comments

According to the latest Census Bureau Report, sales of newly constructed homes soared to new heights in June to a seasonally adjusted rate of 592,000. This marks the highest annual rate in 8 years. Trulia’s Chief Economist, Ralph McLaughlin had this to say: “New home sales jumped sharply in June, and marked the best month […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners August 10, 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

In their current edition of the Home Price Expectation Survey released last week, Pulsenomics asked this question of the 100+ economists, real estate experts and investment & market strategists they surveyed: “In your opinion, what is the primary driver of recent home value growth in the U.S.?” Here are the top four reasons given by […]

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

More than you Think are Planning on Buying According to the BMO Harris Bank Home Buying Report, 52% of Americans say they are looking into buying a home in the next five years. Over half of Americans surveyed for the report said that they would be willing to pay an average of $296,000 for a […]

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

Housing is the right step to personal wealth How Housing Matters is a joint project of the Urban Land Institute and the MacArthur Foundation. It is “an online resource for the most rigorous research and practical information on how a quality, stable, affordable home in a vibrant community contributes to individual and community success”. A […]

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

 No, a New Housing Bubble is NOT Forming We recently reported that home prices are continuing to rise across most of the nation. This has created concern in some pundits that a housing bubble, like we saw ten years ago, is forming again. We want to explain why these concerns are unfounded. The current increase […]

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

Spring has Sprung Just like our clocks this weekend, the housing market will soon “spring forward!”  The lack of inventory available for sale in the market right now is what is holding back the market. Many potential sellers believe that waiting until Spring is in their best interest, and traditionally they would have been right. […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners March 10, 2016 0 comments
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