Over 10% of all residential homes are purchased by investors, and that number continues to rise. Who are these investors? Many have speculated that the large institutional conglomerates such as Blackstone, American Homes 4 Rent, and Colony Starwood dominate investor purchases. … [Read more...] about The Surprising Profile of the Real Estate Investor
Q: My in-laws are selling a shore home and had a contract. Monday would have been the closing and the buyer has backed out. Who is responsible for any fees incurred during the transactions to this point? A: Your answer is contained in the purchase agreement which you all … [Read more...] about Buyer Backed Out At Closing
Over the last few years, many sellers have been hesitant to put their houses on the market because they feared not being able to find another home to buy. We’ve reported on inventory shortages in the past, and it’s been a constant concern for potential buyers throughout recent … [Read more...] about What a Difference a Year Makes for Sellers
With the recent lower interest rates, many homeowners are wondering if they should refinance. To decide if refinancing is the best option for your family, start by asking yourself these questions: Why do you want to refinance? There are many reasons to refinance, but here are … [Read more...] about Should I Refinance My Home?
Questions continue to come up about where home prices will head throughout the rest of this year, as well as where they may be going over the few years beyond. We’ve gathered current data from the industry’s most reliable sources to help answer these questions: The Home Price … [Read more...] about Home Price Appreciation Forecast