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When will the Fed raise interest rates?
  • Post By : New Home Ambassador
  • interest rates,economy,rate hike,janet yellen

Disappointing job growth in May combined with other economic factors seem to have caused the Fed to reconsider a June rate hike.

The Federal Reserve's April meeting minutes suggested that a strengthening economy could bring about the decision to raise interest rates at the June meeting. However, disappointing job growth in May combined with other global and domestic factors seem to have caused the Fed to reconsider. 

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Housing Preferences of Millennials vs. Baby Boomers
  • Post By : New Home Ambassador
  • housing preferences,millennials and home buying,new home versus resale

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released a study entitled: Housing Preferences of the Boomer Generation: How They Compare to Other Home Buyers. The study compared the house preferences of seniors, boomers, gen X-ers, and millennials.

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The New Housing Opportunities and Market Experience Report
  • Post By : New Home Ambassador
  • home buyer,time to buy a new home,housing market

 

The new Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) report was created to monitor consumer sentiment about the housing market. 

 

This new report covers core topics that are tracked on a monthly basis such as - Is now a good time to buy or sell?

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New home sales hit 619,000 in April, versus 520,000 estimate
  • Post By : New Home Ambassador
  • new home sales,housing market,labor market,housing supply

New U.S. single-family home sales surged to a more than eight-year high in April and prices hit a record high, offering further evidence of a pick-up in economic growth early in the second quarter.

The Commerce Department said on Tuesday new home sales jumped 16.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 619,000 units, the highest level since January 2008. The percent increase was the largest since January 1992.

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The market is falling! The market is falling!
  • Post By : New Home Ambassador
  • Real estate investing,buy a new home,new home construction,new home ambasssador

 

If you have not noticed, there are signs in the real estate market that indicate the market is slowing down and will slow down for a minimum of a year or two. As you well know, all markets go in cycles, and we have been in recovery mode for the last seven years!

 

 

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Best markets for buyers and sellers
  • Post By : New Home Ambassador
  • Real Estate Market,buyers market,sellers market,best markets for real estate

The ease of buying or selling real estate depends largely on the local market conditions.

 

 

The ease of buying or selling real estate depends largely on the local market conditions. A buyer's market indicates there is a high volume of inventory and not as many interested buyers, while a seller's market favors those who sell their homes, because demand is high and supply is low. 

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Best markets for buyers and sellers
  • Post By : New Home Ambassador
  • Real Estate Market,buyers market,sellers market,best markets for real estate

The ease of buying or selling real estate depends largely on the local market conditions.

 

 

The ease of buying or selling real estate depends largely on the local market conditions. A buyer's market indicates there is a high volume of inventory and not as many interested buyers, while a seller's market favors those who sell their homes, because demand is high and supply is low. 

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Adding To Your New Construction Wish List!
  • Post By : New Home Ambassador
  • new home construction,home design,new home

10 Home Design Improvement ideas you should consider when you are having a new home built.  These simple gems will return huge dividends and may increase your home's value!

 

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Decisions: Should You Buy a New Construction Home or a Resale?
  • Post By : New Home Ambassador
  • home improvement,new construction,resale

 

The choices are endless...should you buy new or buy a resale?  Purchasing a new construction home is very different from buying a resale home.  According to a survey by Trulia, twice as many people prefer new homes to existing homes.  Let’s look at the differences.

 

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Creative Ways to Save for a Down Payment on a Home
  • Post By : New Home Ambassador
  • downpayment,mortgage

One of the biggest obstacles deterring hopeful home shoppers from buying a new home is the down payment. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Once you’ve figured out how much of a down payment you really need, the only step left is to find out how you’re going to start saving.

For those who don’t have an overflowing piggy bank, below are a few creative ways to save for a down payment.

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