The headlines in real estate today all revolve around one major point: there is a shortage of Raleigh homes for sale. Price appreciation is accelerating again because there is a shortage of homes for sale in the Raleigh area. First-time buyers in the are taking longer to purchase a home in the Triangle area because there [...]
Home values in the Triangle area have been increasing for 93 consecutive months, according to the National Association of Realtors. If you’re a homeowner in the Triangle area, particularly one looking to downsize your living space, that’s great news, as you’ve likely built significant equity in your home. Here’s some more good news: mortgage rates are expected to remain [...]
If you’ve entered the real estate market, as a buyer or a seller, you’ve inevitably heard the real estate mantra, “location, location, location” in reference to how identical homes can increase or decrease in value due to where they’re located. Well, a new survey shows that when it comes to choosing a real estate agent, the [...]
Some Highlights: Real estate has outranked stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, and bonds as the best long-term investment among Americans for the last 5 years! The generations agree! Real estate is the best investment! Generation X leads the way with 37% believing in real estate as the top investment.