6 tips for selling in today’s real estate market

Buying after relocating may not be best financial move Some homeowners have been waiting for years for a better housing market and a good time to sell. Is it better to wait a few more years and see if you can realize a higher sale price, or sell now and move on with your life? …

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2012 Housing Market Prediction by CoreLogic

Two prominent home-price indices continued to show declines in September and October, with one outlook indicating no more than flat growth in the next two years. A home-price index report from loan data aggregator Lender Processing Services showed the national average sales price for single-family homes fell 4.4 percent year over year and 1.2 percent …

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All-Cash is King for the Distressed Market

For many homebuyers, mortgage financing is hard to come by these days. Lenders have tightened up credit requirements in an about-face from the lax lending of pre-crisis days that put people into mortgages they couldn’t afford and fueled record-high delinquencies. Evidence of constricted mortgage credit was highlighted in the latest HousingPulse report from Campbell Surveys …

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Foreclosure Home Sales Decline

RealtyTrac has released its year-end 2010 foreclosure sales report, which shows that foreclosure homes accounted for nearly 26 percent of all U.S. residential sales last year, down from 29 percent of all sales in 2009 but up from 23 percent in 2008. The tracking firm defines a foreclosure sale as the sale of a property …

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