Home Price Appreciation Strong in 2nd Quarter

Home prices continued their strong two year-long national trajectory by increasing 2.1 percent in the second quarter and 0.7 percent from May to June, the last month of that quarter.  The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) said the second quarter was the eighth consecutive one in which its purchase only Home Price Index (HPI) had […]

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Home Sales up. Prices Nearing Pre-Crash Peak.

Sales of existing home increased strongly in July and median home prices are now nearing their pre-crash peak National Association of Realtors® (NAR) said today.  Sales in July rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.39 million units.  This represented an increase of 6.5 percent from the revised (from 5.08 million) estimate for June […]

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Mortgage Loans for People With Bad Credit

  Have you declared bankruptcy? Foreclosed on a home? Taken a hit on your credit score because of late or missed payments? If you have credit problems, do not despair: It is possible to improve your credit score and eventually qualify for a new mortgage loan. Also, boosting your credit score is not the only […]

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Sold Properties by Lakeshore Realty Agents and Sold Lakeshore Realty Listings in July 2013

Sold Properties by Lakeshore Realty Agents and Sold Lakeshore Realty Listings in July 2013 Below we have a list of properties that were sold in July 2013 by Lakeshore Realty Real Estate Agents and properties that were listed by Lakeshore Realty agents and were sold on the North Lake Tahoe, Incline Village and Crystal Bay real estate market. […]

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Do’s and Don’t’s For a Smooth Mortgage Process

Here’s another installment of Do’s and Don’t’s for prospective borrowers embarking on, or already engaged in the home mortgage process.  In case it needs to be said, the “Don’t’s” are strictly for comedy (though most are based on real world examples of things that will kill or greatly delay the mortgage process). The “Do’s,” on […]

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Is It Too Late to Get a Good Mortgage Rate?

  Freddie Mac released the results of its  Primary Mortgage Market Survey week, which indicated that average fixed mortgage rates have declined slightly in the wake of the sharp increase after the Federal Reserve’s announcement that it will slow its bond-buying program in the near future. Average interest rates on a 30-year fixed mortgage have […]

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North Lake Tahoe July 2013 Real Estate Sales Comparison

  ↵ North Lake Tahoe July 2013 Real Estate Sales Comparison July 2012 was the beginning of the Lake Tahoe, and specifically Incline Village real estate market rally.  The historically low prices and interest rates were a contributing factor in this increase.  While July 2013 had the same number of homes sold as July 2012,  the median price jumped 54.16% for residential home sales, and 245.20% […]

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