Category: @RINEHARTREALTY 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 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 How Supply & Demand Impacts the Real Estate Market [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The concept of Supply & Demand is a simple one. The best time to sell something is when supply of that item is low & demand for that… Written by Steve Baker September 2, 2016 No Comments Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap! There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top ones is being able to protect yourself from rising rents and lock in your housing cost for the life of… Written by Steve Baker September 2, 2016 No Comments Why Is There So Much Paperwork to Sign to Get a Mortgage? We are often asked why there is so much paperwork mandated by the bank for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today. It seems that the bank needs… Written by Steve Baker September 2, 2016 No Comments Home Values: DEFINITELY NOT in Bubble Range!! There are some industry pundits claiming that residential home values have risen too quickly and that current levels are on the verge of another housing bubble. It is easy to… 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 123 Contact Us Now First Name Last Name Email Address Phone Number Message Any questions, comments, or feedback Submit Now!