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Lawrence Yun is the Chief Economist for THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
Tom Kraeutler is the host of the popular radio show “The Money Pit.” The Money Pit is a nationally syndicated, radio show that helps listeners with their home repair and home improvement problems. The show has been on the air for over ten years, and is now carried on over 300 of the best radio stations in America. Each week, Tom and his co-host Leslie Segrete take calls from listeners and offer solutions to a wide range of home fix-up problems.
Franklin Codel is the Executive Vice President of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, the nation’s number one mortgage originator. As the head of home mortgage production at Wells Fargo, Franklin oversees all functions of sales, operations, quality, compliance, underwriting and support
Gerri Detweiler is the Director of Consumer Education at Credit.com. Gerri’s also an author who’s written extensively on budgeting, debt recovery and consumer savings information.
We wanted to ask you a question. One that you might not hear a lot. And that question is:
Do you live in a haunted house?
Yes? No? Maybe?
Well obviously, answering a question like that depends on what you believe. Some people think ghosts really exist…while others are sure – they don’t. Just your imagination.
However, regardless of whether you believe in ghosts, haunted houses and the paranormal in general – here’s a fact:
Battles over the sale and purchase of alleged haunted houses have gone all the way to the courts – as buyers and sellers duke it out!
Continue reading “Stigmatized Properties” »
Ryan McGurl is a REALTOR® with Sleepy Hollow REALTORS® in Plainfield, New Jersey. Ryan is also active in his local association, serving on the board of the North Central Jersey Board of REALTORS®.
Elisabeth Leamy is a financial expert. We’ve all seen her on Good Morning, America, World News Tonight and Nightline on ABC and now the DOCTOR OZ show and she’s also the author of several books about personal finance.
HouseLogic.com is a free source of information and tools—from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® — that can help you make smart and timely decisions about your home.
Have you ever had that feeling that there’s something spooky out there? And then then suddenly you hear one of those things that go bump in the night? Scary noises around the house can make you jump out of your skin… but are they really what we think they might be? Real Estate Today’s Stevie Lee Webb takes a look.
Many of us can relate to THIS feeling. A cold chill running up our spine. Heart pounding. Adrenaline pumping through our veins.
No, we’re not talking about walking through a haunted house. We’re talking about the feeling you get as a renter when you’re considering buying a home for the first time.
Now THAT – can be pretty frightening!
Some younger people, who are renting – tell us one thing in particular is especially scary: and that is, not knowing all the expenses involved in buying a home. Are there hidden expenses? Will they be writing check after check – and end up regretting their decision to buy?
Continue reading “Moving From Renting to Owning” »
- Existing Home Sales
- Mortgage Refinancing Coming Back
- Singles Will Change Housing
- How Homeowners Spend Their Cash
- Mortgage Credit is Tight
- Existing Home Sales
- The Priciest New Homes
- Spiders Drive Homeowners Out
- Highest/Lowest Real Estate Taxes
- Confusion About Credit Scores
Continue reading “Top News Of The Week” »
It’s time to take a look at the latest real estate information from across the country, and today we’ll be looking at the latest report released this week by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® detailing Existing Home Sales for the month of September.
After several back-to-back month increases in Existing Home Sales, August saw a slight downturn and some people were wondering if this was an aberration or the beginning of a new trend in the housing market.
Well, September’s Existing Home Sales put an end to that speculation as we saw a month to month increase of 2.4%. Now in August, home sales were at an annualized pace of just a hair above 5,000,000 units. In September, that number increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5,170,000 homes.
Continue reading “Local Market Conditions” »