Category: rinehart realty Home Sales Expected to Increase Nicely in 2017 The National Association of Realtors, The Mortgage Bankers’ Association, Freddie Macand Fannie Mae are all projecting that home sales will increase in 2017. Here is a chart showing what each… Written by Steve Baker September 29, 2016 2 Comments New Construction Numbers: Now Versus 2005 There is some thinking that the pace of the housing recovery is unsustainable and that we may be heading for another housing bubble. However, Jonathan Smoke, the Chief Economist of… Written by Steve Baker September 9, 2016 No Comments Understanding Home Repair Requests for Home Buyers A home inspection report will highlight a list of home repair issues needing attention before you complete the purchase transaction. Regardless of whether the house you want to buy is a… Written by Steve Baker September 9, 2016 1 Comment Is the Current Pace of Home Sales Sustainable? 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… Written by Steve Baker September 7, 2016 No Comments How Scary is the Housing Affordability Index? Some industry pundits are saying that the housing market may be heading for a slowdown. One of the data points they use is the falling numbers of the Housing Affordability… Written by Steve Baker September 2, 2016 No Comments Want to Get an A? Hire A Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Hiring a Real Estate Professional to buy your dream home, or sell your current house, is one of the most ‘educated’ decisions you can make! A Real Estate… Written by Steve Baker September 2, 2016 No Comments The Housing Market is Doing Just Fine There are some that think that housing affordability is a challenge. Historically, that’s not true. Others think that home prices are approaching bubble values. If we look back over the… Written by Steve Baker September 1, 2016 No Comments Real Life vs. Reality TV: 5 Myths Explained Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV ‘show hole’*? We’ve all been there… watching entire seasons of“Love it… Written by Steve Baker August 24, 2016 No Comments Luxury Home Sales & the Impact of the Stock Market In a recent post, CoreLogic looked at the correlation between stocks and the sales of upper-end properties ($1 Million+ sales price). The report revealed: “The powerful ‘wealth effects’ generated by… Written by Steve Baker August 15, 2016 No Comments If You Want to Sell Your House This Year, Start Doing These Things Now With home prices recovering and interest rates still low, now may be the time to act. Here are 8 things successful sellers need to know. If you haven’t sold a… Written by Steve Baker August 15, 2016 No Comments 12 Contact Us Now First Name Last Name Email Address Phone Number Message Any questions, comments, or feedback Submit Now!