Category : Real Estate Update

Whenever there is talk about an improving housing market, some begin to show concern that we may be headed toward another housing bubble that will be followed by a crash similar to the one we saw last decade. Here are five data points that show the housing market will continue to recover, and that a […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners September 22, 2016 0 comments

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

People often ask whether or not now is a good time to buy a home. No one ever asks when a good time to rent is. However, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent. The Census Bureau recently released their first quarter median rent numbers. Here is […]

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

With the overall economy just inching along, some experts are questioning whether the housing market can continue its momentum throughout the rest of the year. People are beginning to ask questions such as: Will disappointing economic news adversely impact housing? Is affordability a major concern in today’s real estate market? Are we approaching a new […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners May 20, 2016 0 comments

 Renting v. Owning 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 […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners April 22, 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

Distressed Property A Thing of the Past? The National Association of Realtors (NAR) in their Existing Home Sales Report revealed that distressed property sales accounted for 6% of sales in October. This is down from 9% in 2014 and the lowest figure since NAR began tracking distressed sales in October 2008. Below is a graph […]

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

What Impact will Boomerang Buyers Have? TransUnion recently released the results of a new study titled “The Bubble, the Burst and Now – What Happened to the Consumer?” The study revealed that 1.5 million boomerang homeowners that were negatively impacted by the housing crisis could re-enter the housing market in the next three years. TransUnion defined “negatively […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners January 29, 2016 0 comments

Some Highlights: 30-year fixed mortgage rates are projected to increase steadily over the next year. Housing Starts will well surpass 2015 numbers. Home Sales will reach an annual rate of over 6 million by the fourth quarter of 2016. If you are interested in where the Bluffton / Hilton Head Island real estate market is […]

by Hilton Head Real Estate Partners November 14, 2015 0 comments

It’s that time of year; the seasons are changing and with them bring thoughts of the upcoming holidays, family get-togethers, and planning for a new year. Those who are on the fence about whether now is the right time to buy don’t have to look much farther to find four great reasons to consider buying […]

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