Will Home Prices Continue to Increase?
There are many unsubstantiated theories about what is happening with home prices. From those who are worried that prices are falling (data shows this is untrue), to those who are concerned that prices are again approaching boom peaks because of ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 25, 2018 in Josh's Blog
5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search
In today’s real estate market, with low inventory dominating the conversation in many areas of the country, it can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared.
In a recent realtor.com article entitled, ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 23, 2018 in Josh's Blog
Pre-Approval: Your 1st Step in Buying a Home
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 19, 2018 in Josh's Blog
What’s Going On With Home Prices?
According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights Report, national home prices in August were up 5.5% from August 2017. This marks the first time since June 2016 that home prices did not appreciate by at least 6.0% year-over-year....
Posted by Josh Barker on October 15, 2018 in Josh's Blog
New Home Sales Up 12.7% From Last Year
According to the latest New Residential Sales Report from the Census Bureau, new construction sales in August were up 3.5% from July and 12.7% from last year! This marks the second consecutive month with double-digit year-over-year growth (12.8% in ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 11, 2018 in Josh's Blog
The True Cost of NOT Owning Your Home
Owning a home in Shasta County has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent in the Redding area and beyond! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for the ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 8, 2018 in Josh's Blog
How Does the Supply of Homes for Sale Impact Buyer Demand?
The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as the market’s demand for it. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate practitioners about their expectations for home sales, ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 4, 2018 in Josh's Blog
Shasta County Market Update - October 2018
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From The Desk Of Josh Barker @ RE/MAX
Homes sales for the month of September totaled approximately 261 properties sold, down from 292 properties sold in August 2018 and ...
Posted by Josh Barker on October 2, 2018 in Market Updates