All-Cash Home Sales Down Sharply

A third of home sales in March were all-cash transactions according to CoreLogic.  This was a decrease of 2.8 percentages points, the company termed it a sharp drop, from February.  CoreLogic also said that the average cash share of sales over the first three months of 2016 was 34.7 percent, the lowest for a first […]

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Student Loans Delay Homeownership

Not only is student loan debt delaying first-time homebuyers, it is delaying them for a long time. Seventy-one percent of non-homeowners with debts from student loans said the burden of those monthly payments was keeping them from buying a home. More than half said it would likely continue do so for more than five years, […]

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North Lake Tahoe May 2016 Real Estate Sales Comparison

North Lake Tahoe May 2016 Real Estate Sales Comparison The charts bellow reflect Incline Village real estate sales for the month of May in the past 5 years. These reports we’re created individually for Residential Home sales and Condominium Sales. Residential Home Sales Report Click here for larger image – Please note that the report above was created using data extracted […]

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4 Tips to Maintain Your New Home’s Value

Unfortunately, you can’t just expect to buy a home and have its value automatically rise along with inflation and the home market as a whole – Unless you live in downtown Manhattan! Maintaining the value of your home is all about making sensible improvements and getting into the habit of smart maintenance. We’ve put together […]

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Mortgage Rates Drop Sharply After Employment Data

Mortgage rates plummeted today, relatively speaking, fully erasing the damage done 2 weeks ago after the Fed Minutes sent rates higher at the fastest pace in months.  Let’s continue with that same logic.  If rates moved quickly higher 2 weeks ago because the Fed Minutes suggested increased chances of a June hike, it would stand to reason […]

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