Category : Home Seller Resources

You and your family have decided to sell your house. It is now time to choose a real estate professional to help with the process. One of the major attributes this agent must possess is trustworthiness. To what degree do you need to trust them? You must have enough trust in them that you feel […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners June 01, 2016 0 comments

Mortgage Rates Low Again A couple of weeks ago, we posted an article discussing where mortgage rates may be heading over the next twelve months. We quoted projections from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the Mortgage Bankers’ Association and the National Association of Realtors. Each predicted that mortgage rates would begin to rise slowly and steadily […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners February 26, 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

People across the country are beginning to think about what their life will look like next year. It happens every Fall. We ponder whether we should relocate to a different part of the country to find better year-round weather or perhaps move across the state for better job opportunities. Homeowners in this situation must consider […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners November 17, 2015 0 comments

The National Association of REALTORS’ just released the results of their latest Pending Home Sales Index, which showed a small 1.4% decline in signed contracts in August. Pending sales remain strong year-over-year as they were 6.1% higher than August ’14 and have now risen for 12 consecutive months.  What is the Pending Home Sales Index […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners October 11, 2015 0 comments

CoreLogic recently released their 2015 2nd Quarter Equity Report which revealed that 759,000 properties had regained equity in the last quarter. That means that 91% of allmortgaged properties (approximately 45.9 million) are now in a positive equity position. Anand Nallathambi, president and CEO of CoreLogic, reported: “For much of the country, the negative equity epidemic […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners October 09, 2015 0 comments

In today’s market, with homes selling quickly and prices rising some homeowners might consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. Here are five reasons: 1. […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners October 07, 2015 0 comments

A recent study by Edelman Berland revealed that 33% of homeowners are contemplating selling their house in the near future to scale down. What’s driving many Americans in this direction? In a recent blog post, Dave Ramsey, the financial guru, discussed the advantages of selling your current house and downsizing into a smaller home that better serves […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners October 01, 2015 0 comments

Last month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that housing inventory was down 4.7% from the same time last year and that the month’s inventory of homes for sale stood at 4.8 – far below the six months necessary for a normal housing market. Why is there such a shortage of inventory? The recently […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners September 21, 2015 0 comments
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