Homeownership Rate Increases For First Time This Decade
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Homeownership Rate Increases For First Time This Decade

Tweet More good news from the housing market. For the first time in several years, the homeownership rate has increased. According to the US Census, in the second quarter of 2017 the homeownership rate increased to 63.7%, the highest level in 3 years. In the past several years that number had been in decline: So...

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4 Reasons You Should Sell Your House
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4 Reasons You Should Sell Your House

Tweet Given the current state of the real estate market, it is a good time to sell a home. Here are 4 reasons you should sell your house. 1. Significant Equity Gains Since the real estate market started to recover in 2013, there have been significant gains in home values across the United States. This...

Real Estate Bubble 2017: 6 Reasons This Is Not A Bubble
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Real Estate Bubble 2017: 6 Reasons This Is Not A Bubble

Tweet With the real estate bubble from 2008 still fresh in many American’s minds, people believe that we are heading towards another real estate bubble in 2017. Rising home values have hit or exceeded their pre-crash peaks in many markets, fueling fears that we are just around the corner from another crash. According to a...

4 Reasons Millennials Are First Time Home Buyers (And 2 Reasons They Are Not)
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4 Reasons Millennials Are First Time Home Buyers (And 2 Reasons They Are Not)

Tweet According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), Millennials make up the largest segment of the first time home buyers. Besides being the largest generation, there are several reasons Millennials are the majority of buyers buying their first home. 1. Rent Vs. Buy and Net Worth Despite rising home values, in many markets across...

More Renters Are Looking To Buy A Home
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More Renters Are Looking To Buy A Home

Tweet In my last post I looked at the rent vs. buy debate to show why buying a home makes sense for non owners. According to recent reports, many people are realizing that renting has many disadvantages, and are looking to buy a home. A recent report from Transunion shows that more renters are actively...

Is It Better To Rent Or Buy A Home?
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Is It Better To Rent Or Buy A Home?

Tweet If you are currently renting, then the thought has probably crossed your mind on whether or not you should continue to rent or buy a home. Chances are you have felt the pain of increasing rents, limited availability, and the joy of having to move. The current real estate market is fairly hot–home sales...

Home Sales And Home Values Continue To Increase
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Home Sales And Home Values Continue To Increase

Tweet The most recent reports indicate home sales and home values continue to increase. Buyer demand remains strong, but a historically low inventory of homes for sale keep driving home values upward. Home Sales 2017 Here is the latest look at overall home sales, compared to last year: So far in the first quarter of...

New Construction Homes and Tight Inventory
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New Construction Homes and Tight Inventory

Tweet It is well known knowledge that the housing market is suffering from a crisis of inventory–there simply isn’t enough homes to meet the overwhelming demand for them. Builders have seen the disparity and have been building new construction homes rapidly to meet the demand. It certainly would help if more home owners were aware...

Homes For Sale In Hanahan SC: 2017 Stats
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Homes For Sale In Hanahan SC: 2017 Stats

Tweet Today I am looking at the 2017 stats for the Hanahan real estate market. Let’s see how homes for sale in Hanahan SC stack up to the rest of the Charleston SC market. Homes For Sale In Hanahan SC: Buying Stats First up is a look at Closed Sales: January kicked off the New...

Isle Of Palms Real Estate Stats 2017
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Isle Of Palms Real Estate Stats 2017

Tweet Over the last month or so I have looked at the 2017 stats for various towns in the Charleston SC real estate market, so today I am continuing with a look at the Isle Of Palms real estate market. Isle Of Palms Real Estate: Buying Stats Closed Sales First, let’s see how Isle of...